“I am a wild child, I do whatever I want”, Priyanka said

Saturday 13th April 2019 06:11 EDT

Priyanka Chopra has opened up about one of her first dates with now husband Nick Jonas, revealing how Nick proved he respects her hard work. Speaking at the Women in World Summit 2019, the actress shared an anecdote from one of their initial dates, she said they were out with a few friends and she kept dropping hints that she needs a reason to cancel a meeting she had. “I said it twice. I said it thrice. And finally he pulled me aside and was like, 'Look, I'm not stupid, I know what you're trying to do. But I will never be the one that tells you to cancel work, because I know how hard you work to be where you are. If you could have canceled the meeting, you would have done it.'”

Nick then offered to take the group out to dinner so they could wait for her to finish her meeting, Priyanka added, “I was like, this is the first (time) anyone has ever done that for me, the first person who gave me credit for what I have done.” She added, “I am a wild child, I do whatever I want whenever I want and he always supports me.” The 'Quantico' actress said she is glad that the #MeToo movement happened and women came together for each other. “Sexual harassment had become a norm with women. Now because of the support we are giving each other, people don't have the power to shut us down.”

When asked how she has managed transition into Hollywood, she said, “A lot of actors that I speak to don't have ambitions to move out of the industry. Bollywood is the biggest, if not the first industry to make films and the demographic is so large, they don't want to leave that.”

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