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Priyanka Chopra blasts Australian reporter Peter Ford for Oscars jibe

Priyanka Chopra blasts Australian reporter Peter Ford for Oscars jibe

An Australian leisure reporter has been compelled to set his Twitter account to non-public after being savaged by Priyanka Chopra’s 27 million followers.

The Morning Present contributor Peter Ford questioned on Tuesday whether or not the Indian actress, 38, and her pop star husband Nick Jonas, 28, have been certified for their current function saying Academy Award nominees.

The Baywatch star retweeted Ford, and famous her intensive record of movie credit. 

Powerful foe: An Australian entertainment reporter has been forced to set his Twitter account to private after being savaged by Priyanka Chopra's 27 million followers. Priyanka (left) is seen here with husband Nick Jonas (right) on Tuesday

Highly effective foe: An Australian leisure reporter has been compelled to set his Twitter account to non-public after being savaged by Priyanka Chopra’s 27 million followers. Priyanka (left) is seen right here with husband Nick Jonas (proper) on Tuesday

The altercation started when Ford tweeted a promotional picture of Chopra and Jonas with an Oscars statue forward of their official function.

He wrote: ‘No disrespect to those two however I’m undecided their contribution to the films qualifies them to be saying Oscar nominees.’

A day later, Priyanka responded: ‘Would love your ideas on what qualifies somebody. Listed below are my 60+ movie credentials for your adept consideration.’

Chopra’s IMDb web page lists 78 initiatives during which she’s carried out as an actress, together with TV reveals, music movies and a videogame.

Mistake: Peter Ford questioned on Tuesday whether the actress, 38, and her pop star husband Nick Jonas, 28, were qualified for their recent role announcing Academy Award nominees

Mistake: Peter Ford questioned on Tuesday whether or not the actress, 38, and her pop star husband Nick Jonas, 28, have been certified for their current function saying Academy Award nominees

Response: The Baywatch star retweeted Ford, and noted her extensive list of film credits

Response: The Baywatch star retweeted Ford, and famous her intensive record of movie credit 

Ducking for cover: Ford (pictured) subsequently 'protected' his tweets, meaning only approved users can view his account

Ducking for cowl: Ford (pictured) subsequently ‘protected’ his tweets, which means solely authorized customers can view his account

The Bollywood star’s 27.1 million Twitter followers shortly descended on Ford, attacking the veteran reporter.

Stranger Issues star Michael Park wrote, ‘Simply so occurs, I do know a physician that may take away that foot out of your mouth. Her title’s Madhu.’

Dr Madhu Chopra is the actress’ mom.

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Under attack: The Bollywood star's 27.1 million Twitter followers quickly descended on Ford, attacking the veteran reporter

Underneath assault: The Bollywood star’s 27.1 million Twitter followers shortly descended on Ford, attacking the veteran reporter

‘Who’s this man from down beneath claiming to be “most well-known leisure reporter from Aus and NZ??”‘ requested one in every of Chopra’s defenders. 

One other wrote: ‘By no means begin a sentence with ” no disrespect” and nonetheless disrespect anyone. PC nor Nick owe u any clarification.’

‘Ignore Ford. He has three-minute phase on morning TV that nobody watches,’ tweeted one other.

Savage: One Twitter user was ruthless in their assessment of Ford's own credentials

Savage: One Twitter person was ruthless of their evaluation of Ford’s personal credentials

Accomplished: Chopra's IMDb page lists 78 projects in which she's performed as an actress, including TV shows, music videos and a videogame

Achieved: Chopra’s IMDb web page lists 78 initiatives during which she’s carried out as an actress, together with TV reveals, music movies and a videogame

Veteran: Beginning her career in her native India, Chopra made her movie debut in the 2002 film Thamizhan after winning the Miss World pageant in 2000. Pictured here in the 2020 Netflix film We Can Be Heroes

Veteran: Starting her profession in her native India, Chopra made her film debut within the 2002 movie Thamizhan after profitable the Miss World pageant in 2000. Seen right here within the 2020 Netflix movie We Can Be Heroes

Nonetheless, some individuals leaped to Ford’s defence.

‘Whereas I like your response because it reveals you are greater than certified, what I do not love is the way in which a few of your followers are sending vile messages of hate to somebody who dared to have an opinion that wasn’t beneficial to you,’ one Twitter person replied to Priyanka’s tweet.

Ford subsequently ‘protected’ his tweets, which means solely authorized customers can view his account.

‘All of a sudden you could have 27 million individuals tweeting you about what a horrible individual you’re,’ the journalist advised 6PR Breakfast host Gareth Parker of the net skirmish. 

Ford’s 25-plus yr profession in leisure journalism contains stints on high Australian discuss stations reminiscent of 3AW, 2GB, 6PR & 5AA.

He’s additionally a daily speaking head on Channel Seven’s Dawn and The Morning Present. 

Not so fast: Some people leaped to Ford's defence, saying it was unfair for Priyanka to direct her fans to abuse him

Not so quick: Some individuals leaped to Ford’s defence, saying it was unfair for Priyanka to direct her followers to abuse him

Experience: Ford's 25-plus year career in entertainment journalism includes stints on top Australian talk stations such as 3AW, 2GB, 6PR and 5AA

Expertise: Ford’s 25-plus yr profession in leisure journalism contains stints on high Australian discuss stations reminiscent of 3AW, 2GB, 6PR and 5AA

Additionally on Chopra’s intensive movie résumé are quite a lot of upcoming initiatives, together with the excessive profile Matrix 4.

She has moreover served as a producer on 13 initiatives.

Starting her profession in her native India, Chopra made her film debut in the 2002 movie Thamizhan after profitable the Miss World pageant in 2000. 

Coincidentally, Jonas’ IMDb additionally lists 78 initiatives as an ‘actor’ –  though lots of these have been music movies during which he carried out with The Jonas Brothers.

Nonetheless he has additionally acted in quite a lot of movies, together with the not too long ago launched Chaos Strolling and each of latest Jumanji movies.

On Tuesday, the high-profile couple introduced the nominees for the forthcoming 93rd Academy Awards in a 21-minute streamed presentation.

Priyanka and Nick married in 2018 in a collection of lavish ceremonies happening in each India and the US. 

Excited: On Tuesday, the high-profile couple announced the nominees for the forthcoming 93rd Academy Awards in a 21-minute streamed presentation

Excited: On Tuesday, the high-profile couple introduced the nominees for the forthcoming 93rd Academy Awards in a 21-minute streamed presentation

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