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I’m not selling my stake or settling in the US: Preity Zinta

The Ness Wadia molestation controversy has been hogging media limelight for quite some time now. Ever since the actress lodged an FIR against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, new facts have been making their way into the media. After reading various reports about her migration to US and selling her stake in the IPL, Preity decided to tweet on the entire issue and clear her stand.
Preity tweeted, “A big Thank U 2 all the people 4the support. Amazed at how much speculation in the media. No I’m not selling my stake or settling in the US.”

“SO called sources says anything & its getting reported. Pls No hearsay. There are many IMP Issues in India which are much more news worthy.”

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who shocked everyone by filing a molestation case against her former businessman boyfriend Ness Wadia now speaks her heart out on the issue. The actress, who made her debut in Bollywood with Dil Se lodged a written complaint against Wadia with the Marine Drive police station on Thursday night. After the entire hullabaloo, Preity chose social media to explain her stand on the issue.
From my heart- (Facebook and Twitter)
I may not be super wealthy and powerful but I have truth by my side and I’ve worked very hard all my life and tried to earn respect for myself as a self made professional.

It saddens me that no one at work or around ever stood up for me in the past when I was abused and insulted publicly. This time I was left with no option but to take this stern step as this incident happened in front of way too many people.

Sometimes we are so ashamed and humiliated that we fool ourselves to believe that no one saw what happened . Everyone always looks away as if they don’t exist or then we don’t exist. People are embarrassed just enough to look away, but not too embarrassed to intervene.

Ironically what happened at Wankade is being diluted by every other fabricated story about my character except the truth of what happened. I’m sure the witnesses will speak the truth and I trust and believe that the police will do their job fairly and quickly.No woman likes to be involved in a controversy like this which makes her open and vulnerable for all to take a dig at.

I have worked for over 15 years in the film industry and have never been subject to such humiliating behaviour and for that I really want to thank all the men that worked with me. Through all our highs and lows my head was always held high.

Every human being has a limit to how much they can take; some of us foolishly call it strength and try to look ahead focusing on the positives of work and life.

All these years I have never said anything about him in the media but now I have no choice.

I humbly request the media and my supporters to pls focus on the issue and the incident that happened in Wankade and not turn this and me into a TV soap. This is not easy for me and my intention is not to harm anyone but simply to protect myself and to stand up for myself. I don’t want any sympathy from anyone but I will sincerely appreciate it if people do not try to take away my dignity in the process of my fight for respect at my workplace. I think after all these years I deserve it and I’m not asking for too much.
Thank you.


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