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Priyanka Chopra recalls being sent out by a film producer beyond equal pay for equal work

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During a chat on the “Skimm’d from the Couch” podcast, the actress of “The White Tiger” further admits that it took about 15 years to gain the confidence to stand up for herself.

AceShowbiz -actress Priyanka Chopra Once upon a time, I was told to leave a movie set after requesting equal pay for equal work.

“”White Tiger“The star revealed that he approached filmmakers early in his career after discovering how much his male opponent was making, but she was shut down shortly afterwards. ..

Recalling what the producer said to her, she shared, “They said they would receive a nominal paid check (compared to a male actor) … (because) take advantage of this opportunity. Because there are so many other girls, the women in the movie are interchangeable … ”

“I didn’t do anything about it. I had to work in the system because that’s what we’re told.” If you need this job … this is the only way. is.”

And Priyanka admitted that it took a long time for her to be able to stand up for herself.

In her “Skimm’d from the Couch” podcast, she said, “It took me nearly 15 years to get to a place where I could stand. It took me some time to hear other women in a band together. It took me. It gives me the confidence to stand up for myself. ”

Prior to this, “Quantico“Alum also shared in her autobiography” Untitled “that the director told her to undergo” breast augmentation surgery “for her future. After a few minutes of small talk, the director / producer told me to stand up and spin for him. I did, “she put a 38-year-old on the plate about the incident in her memoirs. “He stared at me, evaluated me, and suggested that I have breast augmentation surgery, fix my chin, and add a little more cushioning to my butt.”

The actress who played Victoria Leeds in 2017’Baywatch’luckily ignored the proposal and decided to part with the former manager who “agreeed with the evaluation” at the time.

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