Critics say these Bollywood celebrities are fair skinned – and two-faced.
Even when commercials recognize skin glowing facial creams, Indian film stars are attracting heat to support the online Black Lives Matter movement.
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, 37 – wife of singer Nick Jonas and one of India’s highest-paid entertainers – Post it on Instagram It urged people to end the “ethnic war” after the death of George Floyd last week.
“No matter where you live or what your circumstances are, no one deserves to die, especially because of the color of their skin on the hands of another,” he wrote under one picture, “” Please, I cannot breathe. “
But viewers quickly shot down her comments, calling her “hypocrisy” for the appearance of “honesty” cream in the Garnier ad, which is used by some people of color to lighten their skin tone.
“Bri is the face of skin lightening creams in India. Bri is part of the problem,” one commenter Published on Twitter With the ad.
In the ad, the star is shown next to the face lotion, which is described as “ultra-light honesty and dark spots reduction cream.”
The Indian actress was criticized for avoiding racism while promoting skin lightening cream.
“All colors are beautiful,” She wrote On Twitter – he is only known for appearing in an ad for a product like Bond’s “Honesty” Cream.
Commentator Satyam Shivam says, “Contradiction is a popular ad for fair creams voicing the #BlackLivesMatter! Change yourself first, then you can only change the world.” Speaking of slander on Twitter.
Indian actor Abhay Deol has criticized fellow celebrities, saying, “Now awake. Indian celebrities and the middle class are united in fighting the systematic racism in the US. Maybe they will see how it manifests in their own backyard?” According to the UK metro.
Other Indian celebrities, including actresses Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor, have been slandered for speaking about the Black Lives Matter movement while promoting skin lightening creams.