I was upset and horrified at the end of the interview: Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone responds to her controversial interview with Bhupender Chaubey and the support she has received from the industry. She says she was upset at the end of the ordeal but support from her fans and Aamir Khan really helped.
Updated on Jan 22, 2016 08:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnjuri Nayar Singh, New Delhi

In a recent TV interview when actor Sunny Leone was subjected to aggressive questioning about her past as an adult film star, she took it all in her stride and answered without flinching, creating quite a stir in the industry. Sunny, who was a guest at HT City’s Stars In The City along with the director of her forthcoming movie (Mastizaade) — Milap Zaveri, says the interview showed a different side of her to the audience.

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Overwhelmed at the support from the film industry, she says, “It’s not the first time that I was answering these questions. Everyone has their own sensibilities and their own style of interviewing. I believe what got to people was the interviewer’s style of questioning. I’m happy that people are supporting me. I never thought this would happen. At the end of the interview, I was upset and horrified.”

Watch the interview here

Talking about the interview, Sunny says that all she could think of was a way to answer the questions. “I was just thinking of how to answer the questions to the best of my ability. And be sure that what I am saying is the same as what I believe in. Also, people don’t know this but I am not really the type who gets frazzled or upset very easily,” she says.

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Sunny says she gets this strength from the way she’s been brought up. “I’d never walk away and not face the person who asks me uncomfortable questions. I faced these questions head on because that’s how I am. My learning from this incident is don’t back down if somebody is trying to push you.” she says

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