Priyanka Chopra is Oprah Winfrey's guest in her new show Super Soul Sunday which will air tomorrow. But a few snippets are being released to amp up the hype. So when a new video of Priyanka tells Winfrey about connect with Christianity, Islam, or Hinduism, nobody thought it would create such chaos on social media. Her comment on how her father sang at mosques and that made her aware of Islam is not going down well with people on Twitter. Apparently, singing is not allowed at Mosques. Priyanka Chopra-Oprah Winfrey Interview Promo Out! The Actress Talks About Leaving Behind Her ‘Insecurities of 20s’ (Watch Video)
Priyanka says, "With the swirling number of religions that we have, that live within the country as well. I grew up in a convent school. I was aware of Christianity. My dad used to sing in a mosque, I was aware of Islam. I grew up in a Hindu family, I was aware of that. Spirituality is such a large part of India that you really cannot ignore it." Twitterati is apalled that she would say something like that without the basic knowledge of Islam. Some also couldn't understand how dad's singing at mosques made her aware of a religion and its principles.
Check out the video snippet of Priyanka Chopra and Oprah Winfrey from Super Soul Sunday here...
Now check out how people reacted to Priyanka Chopra's Islam comment...
Which mosque allowed music?
Or was it a daragah??
...aware of islam?
— Surabhi Sharma (@DrSurabhiS) March 20, 2021
The utter disbelief that it actually happened
Did I seriously just wake up to @priyankachopra saying her dad sang in a mosque and that made her aware of Islam?
— Kamlee (@MainKamlee) March 20, 2021
— Tweetinder (@TweetInder) March 20, 2021
Let's be logical here...
How is singing in a mosque makes one aware of Islam? Do many years in India didn't let you know about muslims around you? By this logic- my dad argues cases in court so I am aware of the law. #PriyankaChopra #Oprah 😂 pic.twitter.com/gDbVG5aZT1
— Chayan Sarkar (@chayansarkar87) March 20, 2021
Some more disbelief!
— Umm al-hussan (@UmalHussain11) March 20, 2021
The memes followed sooner than later
— sherry (@CherieDamour_) March 19, 2021
This happens when you try to win Muslim fans without having rudimentary knowledge of #islam 😂.@priyankachopra I sympathize with you but believe you me it's been one of your worst attempts to increase your fan base. #PriyankaChopra #botchedattempt @irenaakbar pic.twitter.com/w1vdO93VDg
— Usama Malick (@UsamaMalick10) March 19, 2021
Well, Priyanka Chopra might have made a guffaw here but guess when it's a global celebrity like her, it becomes unpardonable.
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