Priyanka Chopra: Botched cosmetic surgery brought about ‘deep despair’

Priyanka Chopra’s psychological well being was negatively affected after a doctor-recommended nostril job went awry.

“It was a darkish section,” the “Citadel” star admitted on “The Howard Stern Present” earlier this week from Sirius XM’s new Miami studios.

Chopra, now 40, mentioned she was beforehand suggested to get a polyp in her nasal cavity eliminated.

Nonetheless, she mentioned the process left her face wanting “utterly completely different” and he or she went right into a “deep, deep despair.”

Except for the consequences the rhinoplasty had on her bodily look and inside ideas, it additionally affected her livelihood.

The Miss World 2000 pageant winner mentioned she was fired from three completely different motion pictures after getting the cosmetic surgery and believed her performing profession was “over earlier than it began.”

Priyanka Chopra smiling as a contestant at the 2000 Miss World pageant.
Chopra received Miss World in 2000 at age 18.
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Chopra shared that she didn’t even need to depart her home at occasions, however her late father, who was a physician, inspired her to go beneath the knife once more to get corrective surgical procedure.

“I used to be scared of that, however he was like, ‘I will probably be within the room with you,’” the “Quantico” alum mentioned. “He held my arms by means of it and helped me construct again my confidence.”

Chopra mentioned that Bollywood movie director Anil Sharma additionally helped her get again on monitor by providing her a supporting character position in a film — regardless that she was purported to play “this lead.”

A photo of Priyanka Chopra smiling.
Chopra mentioned her face regarded “utterly completely different” after the surgical procedure.
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“He, whereas the tide was towards me, mentioned, ‘It is going to be a small half however give it your all.’ And I did,’” the Indian-born actress added.

Chopra has opened up about her damaging nostril job expertise prior to now.


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In her memoir, “Unfinished,” the Bollywood magnificence wrote about how the botched surgical procedure left her feeling “devastated and hopeless.”

“Each time I regarded within the mirror, a stranger regarded again at me, and I didn’t suppose my sense of self or my shallowness would ever get well from the blow,” she wrote within the ebook.

Priyanka Chopra walking in a black-and-white patterned outfit.
“I didn’t suppose my sense of self or my shallowness would ever get well,” Chopra beforehand wrote in her memoir.
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Nonetheless, Chopra additionally shared how she has modified her perspective.

“Now once I look within the mirror, I’m now not shocked; I’ve made peace with this barely completely different me,” she mentioned.

“I’m similar to everybody else: I have a look at myself within the mirror and suppose perhaps I can lose somewhat weight; I feel perhaps I can work out somewhat extra. However I’m additionally content material. That is my face. That is my physique. I is perhaps flawed, however I’m me.”