Preity Zinta says she does not like the way photographers pounce on her to take pictures as it makes the actress uncomfortable. The 41-year-old star slammed the increasing paparazzi culture in the country, saying these days no one politely asks for a photograph, reports PTI.
In a series of tweets the actress wrote, “I would like to tell everyone (specially the photographers with big flashes ) that lurk in the dark a few things. Please don’t jump on us or push our parents or kids or friends and family for a photo. Ask politely or you will never get a proper photo!”
She further said that photographers should not “make news” saying that stars misbehaved with them, because if their bodyguards push lensmen, they have a valid reason. “If a star’s security pushes you there is a GOODENOUGH Reason that you deserved it so stop making news about how badly behaved we are.
“Please. If I don’t want to be photographed I will hide my face. Not becasue I have had a bad surgery, or have no make up or whatever. It just means NO. It’s my face, my life and my choice! If I’m dying to be photographed I will post it on twitter or Instagram so please be polite or okay bye.”
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Preity was quick to take on body shamers, writing, “Next time you take my picture don’t look for body parts you can circle or put in a loop later on to body shame me & make money for you ?? You & Me – we both have to live here.
“If you are more considerate & decent you will probably get great images and leave the kids alone.I hope I could represent every actor & star in this dialogue with the other side. I am making a genuine attempt so things can go smoothly,” she said.