Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she had a panic attack moments before walking down the aisle

'I kind of had a freak out moment'

Sarah Young
Friday 08 February 2019 10:17
Priyanka Chopra describes the 'freak-out moment' she had before she married Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has revealed she had a panic attack moments before walking down the aisle.

Chopra and Nick Jonas’s nuptials at the end of last year comprised of a lavish three-day affair that featured a number of traditional outfit changes, a larger-than-life bridal party and a host of celebrity guests.

But it seems the fact it was such a big event, and one of the most highly-publicised weddings of the year, took its toll on The Jungle Book actor.

During an appearance on Good Morning America, Chopra Jonas revealed she had a “freak out”, right at the point they attached her 75-feet veil.

“I kind of had a freak out moment right before I was supposed to walk down the aisle,” she said.

“I remember them putting the veil on me and the veil was like 75-feet, but I had a freak out moment when I was standing behind the curtains.

“They were going to tell me when to walk out and the music was going to start playing… I just started having a panic attack.

“Then the doors opened and I saw [Nick] and I cannot forget that moment.”

Chopra Jonas also spoke about life after marriage, adding: “Married life is different. There's a big difference between a husband and a boyfriend, even a husband and a fiancé.

“I didn't understand the gravity of that when I got married.

“But it's a good thing to be married to a good husband. That makes it easy.“

The actor also revealed that the reason their wedding had such a big guest list was in part due to her mother.

“I wanted our wedding to be a very intimate affair. We had just about 200 people, which is very less for an Indian wedding – that’s usually like 1,000 people," she said.

Chopra Jonas went on to explain that her mother objected as she wanted to invite more people, such as her jeweller.

“So we had to do a bunch of receptions for everyone and family and friends. I was just wedding-ed out by the last one."

During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the Bollywood actor opened up about why she chose to have a double-barrelled surname.

I always wanted to add his name to mine because I feel, like, you know, we’re becoming family, and I’m a little traditional and old school like that,” she said.

“But I don’t take away my identity. He gets added to who I am."

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