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Celebrity Sightings In Los Angeles - September 28, 2015

Priyanka Chopra covers the September 2016 issue of Flare magazine in a beautiful Loewe dress and that gorgeous hair we love to love.

We’ve quickly learned there are levels to the Quantico star. She wears many hats, and in Flare, you’ll see ‘feminist’ is one of ’em. Inside, she talks about the state of women of color in film, a woman’s right to make her own decisions, and more.

Overall, Priyanka thinks it’s a great time to be an actress. Here are some interesting excerpts, courtesy of Just Jared:

On women of color needing better roles in film:

“Storytelling cannot be based on what someone looks like. Everyone has stories: you have a story; I have a story. They just need to be written. And casting needs to happen based on the best person for the job, not the Indian girl or the black girl. The girl next door is no longer blonde-haired and blue-eyed, nor is she brown-haired and brown-eyed. She’s not one person. And our entertainment needs to be a representation of that.”

On feminism:

“We’ve been told for eons that a woman should be a certain way, dress a certain way, behave a certain way. That’s what the fight of feminism is for: we’re asking for the opportunity to make our own choices without being judged—a freedom that men have enjoyed for centuries.”

On choosing roles:

“I always look for parts that make an impact. It’s a great time to be a female actor right now, especially if you stand your ground. I won’t settle.”

Check out Priyanka’s photo shoot above, plus 21 times she proved she was just like us in the gallery below.

SOURCE: Just Jared | PHOTO & VIDEO CREDIT: Getty, Instagram

Priyanka Chopra Talks Being A Woman Of Color In Entertainment: ‘I Won’t Settle’  was originally published on