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Priyanka Chopra responds to criticism over the Marchesa dress she wore to her bridal shower

"It was the right choice."

01 Nov 2018

As we know, actress Priyanka Chopra is set to marry Nick Jonas any day now (eeeek!).

She recently celebrated with some of her closet friends and family members at Tiffany's Blue Box Café in New York City. For the evening part of her bridal shower, she decided to wear a gorgeous strapless dress with feathered detail skirt. Her dress sent social media fans into a frenzy - although not for the reasons you would expect. Why? The frock was a Marchesa gown.

Georgina Chapman, the co-founder of Marchesa, is the ex-wife of Harvey Weinstein. Some celebrities have shied away from wearing the brand in the wake of the number of assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

However, Priyanka defending her decision to wear the gown during an interview with

She said:

“Georgina’s a friend of mine - and it’s not her fault."

Chopra continued: “I don’t think it is right to take it out on a self-made woman what somebody in her life did. That’s the wrong attitude. [And] that was a beautiful gown and deserved to be worn by a bride-to-be.

“It made me feel like a princess. It was the right choice.”

Whether you agree with Priyanka's choice or not, we think it's good to see women supporting one another.