ABC Apologizes To ‘Quantico’ Fans Offended By The Portrayal Of Indians In ‘The Blood of Romeo’ Episode

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Priyanka Chopra in 'Quantico'

Priyanka Chopra in ‘Quantico’ (ABC)

ABC is providing up an apology to followers who have been offended by a latest episode of “Quantico,” that portrayed Indians as terrorists who have been making an attempt to border Pakistan in a terror plot.

In the episode, “The Blood of Romeo,” Priyanka Chopra’s character Alex Parrish stops a plot by Indian nationalists to hold out a nuclear assault in NYC and body Pakistan for the assault. The terror plot unfolds simply days earlier than a summit is supposed to occur in Kashmir, a area that has been fought over on a number of events by India and Pakistan. Some followers of the present across the globe have been upset with the portrayal of Indians within the plot and took to Twitter to hold forth. 

Many followers instantly known as out Priyanka, who’s a beloved actresses from India, for willingly going together with  such a controversial plot line.   

ABC issued the next assertion to Entry addressing the controversial episode. 

“ABC Studios and the chief producers of  ‘Quantico’ want to prolong an apology to our viewers who have been offended by the latest episode, ‘The Blood of Romeo.’ The episode has stirred lots of emotion, a lot of which is unfairly aimed toward Priyanka Chopra, who didn’t create the present, nor does she write or direct it. She has no involvement within the casting of the present or the storylines depicted within the collection,” the ABC assertion learn. 

“‘Quantico’ is a piece of fiction. The present has featured antagonists of many various ethnicities and backgrounds, however on this case we inadvertently and regrettably stepped into a fancy political difficulty. It was actually not our intention to offend anybody,” ABC continued. 

The video beneath about fan reactions was created previous to ABC issuing their assertion of apology, 

http://feeds.accesshollywood.com/~r/AccessHollywood/LatestNews/~3/JNpheBB6TGc/

 

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