It is no secret that Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle are something of a BFF Mutual admiration society so we cannot really be blamed for thinking that Ms Chopra might have been asked to be a bridesmaid at the Royal Wedding happening on May 19th.
C’mon they have gone to see theatre together and even gone on holidays.
However, the Quantico actress has categorically denied this in an interview with People.
Answering the question that has been on everyone’s mind, Priyanka clarified that she is ‘not a bridesmaid’ at Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry.
Speaking about her friend, Priyanka added, ‘It’s not just going to be life-changing for both of them, it’s life-changing for the world that needs to see strong women as icons, and I think Meghan has the potential to be that.”
Priyanka added that she thinks Markle is just a ‘really real girl.’
“She’s a girl’s girl. She’s a really relatable young woman who is concerned about the world just like you and I are. That’s what I love the most about her. I feel like her authenticity is what’s going to make her really stand out in this new life she’s going to take on.”
Chopra had recently also written an introduction for the Duchess to be as she welcomed her to the TIME 100 Most Influential People list.
‘Somewhere among biryani, poutine and endless conversations, I realized just how deeply Meghan Markle cares for the world. With her, what you see is real, and what you get is a relatable young woman with her heart and mind in the right place. Her compassion, evident in the causes she supports, and her drive to break down stereotypes—obvious in her actions—will connect her to a generation in much need of kindness.
This ever-smiling, strong free spirit found her prince, fell in love and in turn made a cynical world believe in fairy tales again. But more than anything else, Meghan is an important influencer in a world that needs strong public figures to respect and look up to. People the world can be inspired by. Meghan, standing shoulder to shoulder with Harry, will be a princess for the people.’
She ended her introduction by wishing her friend all the best for her new life.
‘Love always, my friend. Live happily ever after.’