US magazine deletes article calling Priyanka Chopra a 'scam artist'

the Guardian | 12/6/2018 | Michael Safi

New York magazine has deleted an article that labelled the actor Priyanka Chopra a “global scam artist” who had conned musician Nick Jonas into marrying her after it was widely panned, especially by Indian readers.

The piece, published on the magazine’s the Cut website, a spinoff aimed at female readers, painted Chopra, 36, as a calculating figure whose relationship with Jonas was influenced more by a desire to further her career than love.

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“Nicholas Jonas married into a fraudulent relationship against his will this past Saturday,” the author, Mariah Smith, wrote.

“All Nick wanted was a possible fling with Hollywood’s latest It Woman, but instead he wound up staring straight at a life sentence with a global scam artist,” the piece added.

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It likened Chopra’s relationship with Jonas, a former boyband star turned solo musician and actor, to a business decision and a splurge on luxury items.

The piece ended: “Nick, if you’re reading this, find that horse and gallop away as fast as you can!”

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Chopra, a former Miss World and the most successful Indian actor to cross over into the American entertainment industry, married Jonas, 26, in a lavish four-day ceremony in Rajasthan state over the weekend.

She told the Hindustan Times on Thursday: “I don’t even want to react or comment [on the article]. It’s not even in my stratosphere. I’m in a happy place at this moment. These kind of random things can’t disturb it.”

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Chopra’s acting career started a few years after she rose to prominence as the winner of the 2000 Miss World pageant. By 2015 she had established herself as a major Bollywood star and made the jump to the US, where she headlined the now-cancelled TV drama Quantico.

Jonas was the youngest member of the boyband the Jonas Brothers, who shot to fame in 2007 and became staples of various Disney...
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