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!