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Priyanka Chopra looked ready for spring in a pretty pink scoop-necked, sleeveless, fit and flare dress at SXSW.
The Citadel star, 42, sat down with Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios for a panel on pay parity for actresses at the annual conference in Austin, Texas.
The mom of Malti Marie - who had a date night with her husband Thursday night - wore ivory pointy toed pumps.
She accessorized with chunky sliver hoop earrings.
The Quantico star wore her lush brown locks parted on the side and loose and wavy around her shoulders.
Pay Equality: Priyanka Chopra sat down with Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios for a panel on pay parity for actresses at the annual conference in Austin, Texas
Her new spy series, Citadel, drops on its first two episodes on Prime on April 28, followed by a new episode released weekly on Fridays.
During the conversation with Salke, Priyanka revealed that she was being paid the same as the series' male lead, Richard Madden.
'I’ve been working in the entertainment industry for 22 years. I have done about 70-plus features, and two TV shows,' she said. 'When I did Citadel, I had pay parity with my male actor for the first time in 22 years.'
In many cases, pay parity is used to describe equal pay for work of equal value for employees, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, or nationality.
'I’m laughing about this, but it’s kind of nuts,' she added. 'I put in the same amount of investment and work, but I get paid much less. But the ease in which Amazon Studios said, "That’s what you deserve, you are co-leads, that’s just fair," and I was like, "You’re right, it’s fair."'
She got direct with Salke, asking her if that happened because a woman is running the studio.
'There was no question to me that it