Gina Rodriguez Gets Slammed Again For Erasing Black Issues In Resurfaced Video

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 30:  Actress Gina Rodriguez attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Miss Bala' after party on January 30, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)

Gina Rodriguez Gets Slammed Again For Erasing Black Issues In Resurfaced Video

"This is becoming a habit."

Published 3 weeks ago

Written by Moriba Cummings

Gina Rodriguez is back in the headlines for a reason with which she's become quite familiar.

As previously reported, the Jane the Virgin star came under fire in October 2019 for saying the N-word while rapping along to a Fugees song on her Instagram Live. Before then, she was criticized for repeatedly trying to insert herself into Black issues — from this "All Lives Matter" moment to unnecessarily rallying for Latinx inclusion when Black Panther was announced.

Now, a clip from a 2015 The Hollywood Reporter roundtable discussion about representation has resurfaced showing the actress mirroring the actions she's quickly become known for.

In the clip, while the group discussed the lack of Black female representation in movies, Rodriguez quickly interjected that Latinos should not be left out of the conversation.

"Chris Rock talked about how you can go to the movies once a week for many months and never really see a Black woman on screen in a substantial way," the moderator said.

Before she could continue, Rodriguez interrupted, adding, "I think that also goes for Latinos as well."

Take a look, below:

  1. The resurfacing of this clip only further angered those who are yet to move past the actress' most recent incident. Take a look at their reactions, below:

(Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)

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