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International magazine removes article calling Priyanka Chopra 'a scam artist'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

After widespread criticism by celebrities, an international magazine removed its article which termed as a "global scam artist" following her marriage to American

The magazine published its article claiming that tricked Jonas into a lifetime commitment.

celebrities took to to criticise the article.

took to her official handle to express her rage over the article, and wrote, "For a publication that "shows women's what they are made of" @TheCut has a lot to answer for . The article on @priyankachopra was sexist , racist and disgusting. Also it's written by a woman which is so sad. It reeks of envy and bitterness. @mRiah shame on you!"

Swara Bhasker too slammed the absurdly offensive article, writing, "Depressed with the state of the world & current affairs? Here's some good ol' fashioned puerile filth published by @TheCut 2 add some pointless venom 2 ur day. Also someone invite @mRiah to an Indian wedding Might assuage some of her misguided angst! #yellowjournalism ."

also expressed her disappointment and tweeted, "Deeply disgusting. To character assassinate a hardworking, driven, achiever like in this warped,petty manner & for @TheCut to publish such a low-brow piece is the lowest of the lows. "Priyanka's plan to make this opportunity her forever bitch" ?!!? Sick."

According to media reports, the article, titled as 'Is and Nick Jonas's Love for Real?' suggested that Priyanka was a gold digger and further claimed that Priyanka and Nick's wedding was just a way for them to make money.

The article has been highly criticised on by many people, accusing it of being racist, sexist and baseless.

However, the magazine has now removed the piece and apologised for the same on their official website. "Upon further editorial review, we found this story did not meet our standards. We've removed it and apologize," the website mentioned.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 22:30 IST