Gina Rodriquez turned down stereotyped Latina roles

In a too short interview with Parade Magazine, Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriquez revels she turned down roles she felt stereotyped Latinas, even when she was struggling to break into the biz.

When you were a struggling actress, why did you turn down roles that you felt were stereotypes for Latina actresses?
It was important to reflect the life on screen that I had inside my home. I just had to be patient. Luckily, I waited.

Read more here.  Looks like waiting paid off!

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11:  Actress Gina Rodriguez, winner of Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for 'Jane the Virgin,' poses in the press room during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: Actress Gina Rodriguez, winner of Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for ‘Jane the Virgin,’ poses in the press room during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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