US magazine deletes article calling Priyanka Chopra a scam artist
New York magazine apologises for piece, attacked as racist, about actor's marriage to Nick Jonas
New York magazine has deleted an article that labelled the actor Priyanka Chopra a 'global scam artist' who had conned musician Nick Jonas into marrying her after it was widely panned, especially by Indian readers.
The piece, published on the magazine's the Cut website, a spinoff aimed at female readers, painted Chopra, 36, as a calculating figure whose relationship with Jonas was influenced more by a desire to further her career than love.
'Nicholas Jonas married into a fraudulent relationship against his will this past Saturday,' the author, Mariah Smith, wrote.
'All Nick wanted was a possible fling with Hollywood's latest It Woman, but instead he wound up staring straight at a life sentence with a global scam artist,' the piece added.
It likened Chopra's relationship with Jonas, a former boyband star turned solo musician and actor, to a business decision and a splurge on luxury items.....
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