4 stupid stereotypes Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are shattering with their relationship Advertisement

4 stupid stereotypes Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are shattering with their relationship

You go, girl

By Shweta Gandhi  June 14th, 2018

It’s not every day that you see a celebrity couple breaking pre-conceived notions and societal stereotypes that you’ve grown up listening to. Case in point — the internet’s current favourite celebrity couple, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. First spotted cozying up on a yacht with their friends during the Memorial Day weekend last year, the two escalated their courtship quickly, with Priyanka going as Nick’s official date for his cousin’s wedding in New Jersey, where she met his family. The couple tied the knot in two beautiful ceremonies in Jodhpur last December.

Priyanka and Nick have also been showing each other some love on social media, which has attracted plenty of eyeballs (read: trolls) and opinions. And whatever the traditionalists and naysayers are saying, we’re rooting for Priyanka following her heart and doing what feels right. Especially when she’s crushing idiotic stereotypes under those six-inch designer heels…

4 stupid stereotypes Priyanka Chopra is shattering by dating Nick Jonas 

1. Don't date a man who is shorter than you

Priyanka is taller than Nick for starters, and she still wears heels. Let's just say that height is a taboo that needs to be struck off our books, stat. Take a look at celebrity couple Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja — the Bollywood star is taller than her businessman husband, but that hasn't interfered with their relationship at all. 

2. Don't date a man who's younger than you

Society thinks it's perfectly fine, even normal, for there to be huge age differences between partners – just as long as the man is older. It's completely normal for Bollywood actors to be seen courting women two decades younger than them onscreen (not to mention off it). But women who date younger men get saddled with unfortunate nicknames and raised eyebrows. Priyanka is not here for these double standards, and has zero interest in what you think of the 10-year age gap between her and Nick. That's commendable, especially when every move you make is going to be documented and dissected by 7.6 billion people. Take it from the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, who's three years older than her new husband, Prince Harry. 


3. The man should be the breadwinner in the relationship

Let's make it clear, Priyanka was never going to sit back and let a man pay for her. What's cooler here is that, by all accounts, she's more famous, makes more money and is more influential than her date. Just looking at their social media, the Quantico actor has over 59 million followers hanging on to her every word and following her fashion choices, while the singer-songwriter's clout stands at a powerful but smaller 25.2 million. Kudos to Nick for not being threatened by a woman who is more successful than him. 

4. Don't date a man from a different culture

She's 100% desi. He's American, born and bred. But does that matter? Not really. In fact, it's an opportunity to learn more about each other's culture and traditions, and soaking in the best of both worlds. Nick even commented on one of Priyanka's Instagram posts with a cheesy but 100% accurate "Mujhse shaadi karogi?" Another great example? American actress Meghan Markle, who's a member of the British Royal Family now. Here's to successful and long-lasting relationships.