Gina Rodriguez opens a support #MeToo and the country’s immigration policy.
NEW YORK – “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez wants to use her fame to promote the causes close to her heart.
The 34-year-old actress, born to Puerto Rican parents, opened on Fox News about the importance of empowerment of women at the height of the #MeToo movement and how they are working on the protection of the rights of immigrants.
“I’m all about the rights of man, and that is what I stand for,” Rodriguez told us at the P. S. 142 School in New York City. “Every country has immigration rights, each country has limits – each country does what America does, but we need to be humane.”
Rodriguez called Trump administration of the processing of immigration “horrible.”
“I’m very outspoken about the fact that good for the humanity, irrespective of where you come from, no matter what color or culture you are,” she shared.
The Chicago native recently made headlines after announcing she would be with her 2018 “For Your consideration” Emmy campaign money to send an undocumented student from the high school to the university.
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The CW star said that she is confident that her studio to turn the promotional money in a four-year scholarship to the young woman who, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“She got into Princeton! She’s unbelievable,” said Rodriguez of the unnamed student who will now get an Ivy League education. “I’m very outspoken about the protection of minority rights… We have to create a space that is equal to what they say-America is supposed to be.”
Rodriguez made history for the CW in 2015 after winning the network’s first Golden Globe for her starring role in “Jane the Virgin.” In the popular series, Rodriguez stars as Jane, a woman who has sworn off sex until marriage, but finds herself pregnant after her gynocologist confuses her with another patient and artificially inseminates her.
Rodriguez takes her “Jane the Virgin” role on and off the screen as an activist for woman’s integration and supporter of the #MeToo movement.
Rodriguez, who has previously said that her character is “funny and brave,” said Jane, herself, would say support for the current female-driven #MeToo movement in Hollywood.
“Before the Time is up… we just had no voice,” she explained. “Now we have a voice of all women who stand up and say ‘You are not alone in this fight.'”
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And as a staunch advocate for both immigrant and female rights, the star recently together with Brand is Always to bring an end to the period of poverty, a crisis as a result in women who have no access to the feminine product resources that they need.
“I was aware of the period of poverty, and I was aware of how it affects girls everywhere in the world, because there a third world countries that suffer greatly, but when I noticed that one in every five American girls leave school or miss out on school because they do not have the period of products – I said that bananas,” she shared.
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