Actor Preity Zinta had a fairly tough week with sure incidents that led to her privateness being violated – not as soon as however twice. Shaken by the harrowing experiences, she shared particulars about how an unknown lady “scooped and kissed” her daughter Gia in a backyard, a person in a wheelchair repeatedly requested for cash and have become aggressive when he was given some however not sufficient.
On Saturday, Preity took to Instagram to share particulars in regards to the incidents. “Two occasions this week have left me a bit shaken. One relating to my daughter Gia-where a lady tried to take her picture. After we politely requested her to not, she walked away, however then out of the blue scooped my daughter in her arms, planted a giant moist kiss subsequent to her mouth and ran off saying, ‘what a cute child,’” she wrote.
The actor exclaimed that she selected to maintain her calm when she may’ve created a scene. “This lady lives in an elite constructing and occurred to be within the backyard the place my youngsters had been enjoying. If I wasn’t a celeb, I in all probability would have reacted badly however saved my cool as I didn’t need to make a scene.”
The submit additionally contained a video the place Preity will be seen sitting in her automotive and attempting to shut the door, whereas somebody saved saying “please”. The actor politely stated that she has a flight to catch however an individual in a wheelchair saved asking for cash. Whereas the automotive tried to go away the realm, the person knocked on the door, shouted at them, and even adopted the car.
Speaking about the identical, she shared that she knew the person and has helped him in her personal capability for years. “You may see the second incident right here. I had a aircraft to catch and this handicapped man saved attempting to cease me. Through the years, he has harassed me for cash and I’ve given it to him once I may. This time when he requested for cash I stated, ‘Sorry, at present I’ve no money, only a bank card.’ The woman with me gave him some cash from her purse. He threw it again at her as a result of it wasn’t sufficient and began getting aggressive. As you’ll be able to see, he adopted us for a while and acquired extra aggressive,” she wrote.
Greater than the incident, what bothered Preity extra was how nobody thought of serving to her and her daughter however as a substitute discovered the scene entertaining. “The photographers discovered this incident humorous. As an alternative of serving to us, they filmed and laughed. Nobody advised him to not observe the automotive or harass us as anybody may have gotten damage. Had there been an accident, I’d have been blamed. My being a celeb would have been questioned. Bollywood would have been blamed and numerous negativity would have unfold,” she exclaimed.
The Kal Ho Naa Ho star demanded to be handled like a human first, a mother second after which a celeb. “I believe it’s excessive time folks realise that I’m a human being first, then a mother after which a celeb. I additionally don’t have to apologise for my success always and be bullied for it as a result of I’ve labored very exhausting to get the place I’m,” she stated. “I’ve an equal proper like anybody else on this nation to dwell the best way I would like. So, please suppose earlier than you decide and cease blaming celebrities for every part. There are all the time two sides to a narrative.”
Preity concluded by saying that her kids will not be a part of a “bundle deal” and shouldn’t be preyed upon by photographers or touched/grabbed. “Most significantly my kids are NOT a part of a bundle deal and will not be meant to be preyed on so please, go away my youngsters alone and don’t come to them for pictures or contact/seize them. They’re infants and should be handled like infants, not celebrities.” she asserted. The actor additionally urged photographers to behave with “grace, humanity, and maturity” sooner or later and assist fairly than simply report the state of affairs.
Preity, who lately travelled to India, lives together with her husband Gene Goodenough and their kids, Gia and Jai, in Los Angeles.