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Writer of The Cut apologises for article on Priyanka

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Three days after receiving severe backlash for her article on and Nick Jonas, the of The Cut, an American magazine, apologised to the newly-weds.

The article, which was published days back, sparked rage across social media, after it called Priyanka a 'global scam artist' and accused her of 'defrauding' Nick into a relationship. The also wrote in her article that PeeCee married Nick to get a foothold in Hollywood.

Taking to Twitter, (writer) took full responsibility of the article and wrote an apology to the couple and the readers.

"I want to sincerely apologise to and and to the readers I offended and hurt with my words. I do not condone racism, xenophobia, or sexism. I take full responsibility for what I wrote and I was wrong, I am truly sorry."

Earlier, The also tweeted an apology saying, "An earlier story about and did not meet our standards. We've removed it and apologize."

Supporting their brother and sister-in-law, Nick's brother and his fiancee also slammed the publication.

Joe wrote, "This is disgusting. @TheCut should be ashamed to have someone write such evil words. What Nick & Pri have is Beautiful Love. Thank u, Next."

Sophie tweeted, "This is wildly inappropriate and totally disgusting. Very disappointed that The would give anyone a platform to spew such bullshit."

Priyanka's Bollywood buddies, including and Arjun Kapoor, also lend their support to the 'Quantico' star.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 18:10 IST