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Priyanka Chopra Is Being Called Out For Insensitivity Because Of Her T-Shirt On This Magazine Cover

"An appalling, dehumanising, privilege-strutting, racist message."

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The October-November issue of Condé Nast Traveller features Priyanka Chopra on its cover, wearing a top that has become the subject of some debate over the past few days.

People have been calling Chopra out for being insensitive towards refugees and immigrants, and showing off her own privilege.

Oh, I'm sorry, I wasn't aware that being a refugee is a matter of choice...What were you thinking?! @CNTIndia… https://t.co/I9fOaUrC8l

Appalling, dehumanising, privilege-strutting, racist message on Priyanka Chopra's tee on this mag cover.… https://t.co/ZA8XFQtzQw

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Since refugees and immigrants are victims of circumstances beyond their control, the cover is being called unkind and crass.

Of course, there are some readers who have defended Chopra by putting forth a different interpretation.

They believe that the struck out words represent groups that are already banned, and that the message is that travellers might be next.

@Anumero_1 @CNTIndia @priyankachopra that's not what the are trying to say, it's says refugees, immigrants outsiders are banned what's next

However, that message seems to have been lost, with publications such as The Ladies Finger and Dawn coming out with op-eds criticising Chopra.

The Ladies Finger even photoshopped the cover with their interpretation of it.
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The Ladies Finger even photoshopped the cover with their interpretation of it.

Chopra and Condé Nast Traveller are yet to respond to the outrage. You can read the magazine's interview with Chopra here.

'You don’t need a house. You just need a great travel agent,' says @priyankachopra. https://t.co/0dbWYJMIgX #PCinCNT #WhyWeTravel