Priyanka Chopra’s feminism: Not ‘bond girl’, I want to be James Bond instead

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New Delhi | Published: September 9, 2016 5:18:48 AM

Bollywood actress, who is set to appear in her upcoming flick 'Baywatch' alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, has said that she has no wishes to appear as a 'Bond Girl' in the popular James Bond movie series.

Bollywood actress, who is set to appear in her upcoming flick 'Baywatch' alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, has said that she has no wishes to appear as a 'Bond Girl' in the popular James Bond movie series. (Reuters)Bollywood actress, who is set to appear in her upcoming flick ?Baywatch? alongside Dwayne ?The Rock? Johnson, has said that she has no wishes to appear as a ?Bond Girl? in the popular James Bond movie series. (Reuters)

Priyanka Chopra, who has been rocking Hollywood industry for quite a long now, has given yet another statement which proves that the actress is a beauty with a brain. Bollywood actress, who is set to appear in her upcoming flick ‘Baywatch’ alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, has said that she has no wishes to appear as a ‘Bond Girl’ in the popular James Bond movie series. The actress made the statements during a photoshoot for the cover of Refinery29 magazine. During her interview with magazine, the actress voiced her opinions on feminism and girl power in a detailed manner. Priyanka opened up about what it means to be a woman, staying close to her roots and her plans for wanting a ‘legacy over a record’. Replying to a question, PC said that she wants to be the next James Bond, and not the next ‘Bond Girl’.

Explaining her view, Priyanka says, “Look. It’s a story about a British guy who happens to be a white dude. There’s nothing wrong with that, whoever came up with it.” “And not Jane,” she adds. “She should be James Bond, and she should be able to sell it. Why not?” Elaborating viewpoint on feminism, Priyanka says that men should stand by woman when needed. “Feminism needs men to understand that we on’t want to berate you or kill you or hate you. We just need you to stand by us,” Priyanka was quoted as saying in the interview.

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