Actress Gina Rodriguez apologizes for using the word racist in the video


The actress Gina Rodriguez apologized Tuesday for using a the word racist while he sang in a video that he shared on his account of Instagram, and that after it was deleted before the rain of criticism.

The video shows the protagonist of “Jane Virgin” singing “Ready or Not” from the hip hop band Fugees while it was made-up and coiffed.

The lyrics of the song included the word “nigger” (black), in the united States is a serious offense to be racist.

The video reached to be not less than three hours in the account of Instagram of the actress unleashing a wave of criticism and comments.

Rodriguez erased the publication and placed it after another video apologizing. “I just wanted to reach out and apologize. I’m sorry,” he said.

“I am sorry to have offended someone singing along to the Fugees, a song that I love. I grew up wanting to Lauryn Hill (rapper and singer who became a part of the Fugees), and I’m sorry I have offended”, he added.

Born in Chicago (USA) in 1984 in a family with puerto rican roots, Rodriguez became famous in the u.s. entertainment thanks to his role in “Jane the Virgin”, a series which this year issued its fifth and final season.

This would not be the first time that the actress is criticized for comments considered insensitive against the african-american community.

In 2017, when it was announced the film “Black Panther” Rodriguez requested a movie of super heroes focused on latinos, which prompted some to ask whether the Latin not value the feat of the film by bringing together a cast african american.

A few months later, Rodriguez defended himself in the program “Sway in the Morning” and said that it was devastating to her than the catalogaran as “anti-black, that is to say that I am anti-family. My father is dark skin, is afro-latino. Is in my blood,” settled.