America Ferrera doesn’t want to represent every latina-click here to see why


The actress opened up to ET about always being cast as the Latina in roles, and her latest gig in Netflix’s Special Correspondents. “As an actor of color, I really, every now and then, would love the freedom to play a character that doesn’t have to represent every single Latina out there,” she explained.

“That’s not a freedom, as actors of color, we feel the right to take, because there is so much pressure on every single role that does represent people of color or women that we put a burden on those roles to say something or to represent us or to stand for us.”

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