Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Might ‘Take Action’ Over Elle India Cover: Report (PHOTOS)

Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan might sue over the color of her skin on Elle India’s most recent issue, the Times of India reports. A source told the newspaper that “Aishwarya’s first reaction was disbelief,” when…

Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan might sue over the color of her skin on Elle India’s most recent issue, the Times of India reports.

A source told the newspaper that “Aishwarya’s first reaction was disbelief,” when she saw the image of herself with lighter skin, adding, Aishwarya “believed that these things don’t happen anymore. Not in this day and age when women are recognized for their merit, and not for the colour of their skin. She is currently verifying this skin-whitening allegation. If there is any proof of this, she might even take action.”

Another source said, “She is clearly the global face of the contemporary Indian woman. The last thing she’d want is to have a global image coloured by a racial suggestion.”

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