Priyanka Chopra Slams Journalist For Questioning Her Credentials To Announce Oscar Nominations

Priyanka Chopra Jonas gave a befitting reply to an Aussie journalist, questioning her credentials to announce the Oscar nominations breaks the internet, makes actress' fans proud.

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Priyanka Chopra Slams Journalist For Questioning Her Credentials To Announce Oscar Nominations

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by renowned Bollywood actress, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her husband and popular singer, Nick Jonas on March 15, 2021, and the elite couple had broken the headlines with their amazing camaraderie at the Oscars 2021. The whole internet was in awe of Priyanka and her husband, Nick's amazing achievement to announce the prestigious Oscars' nominations. However, an Australian journalist named Peter Ford had questioned Nick and Priyanka's credentials to announce the Oscars nominations. Soon, the actress gave a befitting reply to Peter, and it simply broke the internet, as everyone lauded Priyanka's decision to give it back to the doubters, inside of ignoring it. (Recommended Read: Smriti Irani Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Hubby Zubin, BFF, Ekta Kapoor Shares Their Young Photo)

Talking about Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas' respective outfits, the couple had looked nothing less than a match made-in-heaven and had complemented each other with their colour-coordinating outfits. On one side, Priyanka had opted for a violet-blue dress with a layered skirt and textured top tied off into a halter-style bow. She had paired her outfit with pink stilettoes and had completed her look with diamond teardrop earrings, a sleek ponytail and subtle makeup. On the other side, Nick had looked handsome as always in a plain white shirt styled with a golden tuxedo.

Priyanka Chopra With Nick Jonas Oscar 2021

Priyanka Chopra With Nick Jonas Oscar 2021

On March 16, 2021, popular Australian journalist, Peter Ford took to his Twitter handle and showed his displeasure after seeing Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announcing the Oscar nominees. The journalist stated that he doesn't think Nick and Priyanka are worthy of giving this honour of announcing the nominations of the most prestigious awards on the planet, as he questioned Priyanka's credentials. Peter Ford's tweet can be read as "No disrespect to these two, but I'm not sure their contribution to movies qualifies them to be announcing Oscar nominees." After which, Priyanka Chopra took to her Twitter handle and gave a fiery response to him and posted a video of her filmography along with a tweet that reads, "Would love your thoughts on what qualifies someone. Here are my 60+ film credentials for your adept consideration."

Peter Ford Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas Oscars 2021

After Priyanka Chopra Jonas' befitting reply to Peter Ford's remarks, the journalist clearly stated that he still thinks her credentials aren't enough to make her worthy of announcing the nomination of the Academy Awards. Peter quoted Priyanka's reply and penned a tweet in which he stated that the actress' fans have started abusing him for his remarks. His tweet can be read as "@priyankachopra was kind enough to remind me of her movie credentials. They are way more extensive than I knew - I fully accept that. However, my opinion hasn't changed. But way new experience to have someone with 27,000,000 followers coming after me-many of them angry & abusive." After some hours, Peter restricted his account in order to avoid more replies and reactions from Priyanka's fans and admirers. (Don't Miss: Aayush Sharma Shares Beautiful Pictures Of His 'Love' Arpita Khan From Their Maldivian Vacation)

Peter Ford Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas Oscars 2021

Peter Ford Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas Oscars 2021

For the unversed, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has inspired everyone with her success in Hollywood and is regarded as one of the world's most popular international celebrities. Along with that, the actress has made her fans and country proud many times by standing-up for underprivileged people worldwide. From being in the headlines for her incredible performances in movies and web series to being adored and respected for the way she is leading her marital life with her hubby, Nick Jonas, the actress is simply a power lady. Talking about her upcoming projects, Priyanka is in the headlines for her much-hyped role in the legendary movie series, Matrix's fourth installation, The Matrix 4. Her recently-released film, The White Tiger, had gotten nominated at the prestigious BAFTA awards for two categories: Adapted Screenplay and Leading Actor, which speaks enough about her surreal success in her career. (Also Read: Urvashi Rautela's Mom Sends Her An Unseen Photo Of Virat Kohli, Scared Actress Seeks Netizens' Help)

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