Priyanka Chopra drops out of Obama’s White House dinner at last moment?

  • Agencies, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 27, 2016 17:41 IST
Priyanka Chopra attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday. (AFP)

Priyanka Chopra was supposed to be seated next to Kim Kardashian’s model sister Kendall and actors Rosario Dawson, Alan Cumming, MilesTeller, and Neve Campbell, but she has dropped out of the event at the last moment., popular Hollywood news portal, is reporting that the Quantico star will not be attending the dinner because of work commitments.

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“The DC shindig is just days away, but the guest list for this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner is still in flux. On the dropping-off list is Quantico‘s Priyanka Chopra and The Good Wife‘s Alan Cumming. Both have had to miss out on being USA Today‘s guests at the 90th annual dinner due to production scheduling issues,” writes Deadline’s Dominic Patten.

Pranab Mukherjee presents The Padma Shri Award to Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra during a Civil Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. (AFP)

Men In Black star Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith however, have been confirmed as guests of ABC News bosses, who have also invited Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and her leading stars Kerry, Tony Goldwyn, and Scott Foley to attend, reported Deadline.

Smith will also be reunited with his Independence Day co-stars Jeff Goldblum and Vivica A Fox, as the actors have been invited to join the Fox News party.

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The movie stars, who have both reprised their roles for the forthcoming Independence Day: Resurgence, will be seated alongside the likes of wrestler-turned-actor John Cena, former N’Sync singer JC Chasez, and Oscars president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

President Obama cracks a joke at last year’s Correspondent’s Dinner.

The 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, which will be Obama’s last in office, will be hosted by comedian Larry Wilmore and take place at the Washington Hilton.

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