London, Jan 27 (IANS) Singer FKA Twigs has claimed she faced racist abuse when she was in a relationship with actor Robert Pattinson.
The singer, who was engaged to the Hollywood star before their split in 2017, has opened up on the "hurtful and ignorant" comments she received from some of his fans back then."
"People just called me the most hurtful and ignorant and horrible names on the planet. He was their white prince charming and they considered he should be with someone white and blonde," she said during a podcast, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
She shared the trolls made her hate her own appearance, and that the bullying had a psychological impact.
"It's essentially bullying and it does affect you psychologically," she said.
Twigs also shared that while she would never "deny" her past, including her previous relationship with Pattinson, she is keen to point out that neither of them should be "defined by it".
She ‘xplained: "I'm not trying to deny my history, I 'ust think it's imp'rtant that I'm not defined by it, bec'use he doesn't have to be d"fined by it."
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Oil marketing companies have spared consumers of yet another petrol and diesel price hike even though the global oil market is on the boil with crude reaching within touching distance of year-high-level of $70 a barrel.
Petrol continues to be priced at Rs 91.17 a litre and diesel Rs 81.47 a litre in the capital on Saturday. Across the country too, the petrol and diesel price remained unchanged.
This is seventh consecutive day when pump prices of auto fuels have remains unchanged.
After a spike in global oil prices seen over last two weeks with crude price jumping close to $67 a barrel, prices had fallen to around $63 a barrel but it rose again to cross $69 a barrel mark now after after the OPEC+ decision to continue with crude production cut in April.
Petrol and diesel prices have been rising continuously since February 9. In the 14 increases since then, price have gone up by Rs 4.22 per litre for petrol while diesel rate has risen by Rs 4.34 a litre in Delhi.
The increase in the previous weeks has taken petrol to cross historic high levels of Rs 100 a litre in several cities across the country.
The petrol and diesel prices have increased 26 times in 2021 with the two auto fuels increasing by Rs 7.46 and Rs 7.60 per litre, respectively so far this year.
Oil companies executives said that petrol and diesel prices may increase further in coming days as retail prices may have to be balanced in line with global developments to prevent OMCs from making loss on sale of auto fuels.