Gina Rodriguez comes under fire over her use of the n-word

A video posted on her Instagram on Tuesday reveals Rodriguez getting her hair achieved as The Fugees observe “Ready or Not” performs in the background.

The “Jane the Virgin” star raps “I can do what you do … believe me. (N-word) give me heebie-jeebies,” sooner than chuckling out loud. She later deleted the video nevertheless not sooner than people saved it and shared it broadly on social media.

After a flurry of criticism, she posted one different video.

“I just wanted to reach out and apologize. I am sorry,” she acknowledged. “I am sorry if I offended anyone by singing along to The Fugees, to a song I love, that I grew up on. I love Lauryn Hill. And I really am sorry if I offended you.”

More backlash adopted from people who acknowledged the apology did not sound sincere. Hours later, she posted a followup apology early Wednesday on Instagram. “In song and in real life, the words that I spoke should not have been spoken,” she acknowledged in the extended message. “I thoughtlessly sang alongside the lyrics of a favorite observe and even worse, I posted it. The phrase I sang carries with it a legacy of harm and ache that I can not even take into consideration. … I’ve some extreme finding out and rising as a lot as doable and I’m so deeply sorry for the ache I’ve induced.

This is the latest criticism for the actress that focuses on racial factors. Last 12 months, she was accused of interrupting her “Smallfoot” co-star Yara Shahidi after an interviewer requested Shahidi how she feels about being a process model to so many youthful black girls.
“So many girls,” Rodriguez emphasized in response to the interviewer, sparking criticism from people who take into account Shahidi represents a bunch that is routinely ignored significantly in Hollywood. In one different incident last 12 months, she was criticized for her awkward misinterpretation of the wage gap in the television and movie enterprise all through a roundtable with actresses Gabrielle Union, Emma Roberts, and Ellen Pompeo.

Be the first to comment on "Gina Rodriguez comes under fire over her use of the n-word"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.