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Gina Rodriguez Says She Questioned Her Worth 'As A Brown Woman' in Hollywood

Gina Rodriguez Says She Questioned Her Worth 'As A Brown Woman' in Hollywood

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Gina Rodriguez has proudly advocated on behalf of the Latino community on numerous occasions. Most recently, she called for more studios to cast Latinos in their projects. In an interview with Self.com, the star is now opening up about her personal journey as a woman of color in Hollywood, equal pay and her fight for better representations of Latinos in popular culture. The 33-year-old, who won a Golden Globe in 2015 for Best Actress in comedy series Jane the Virgin and stars alongside Oscar winner Natalie Portman in the newly released film Annihilation, admits she didn’t have confidence at the beginning of her career. “I didn’t know my worth because the industry had such a specific perspective on what it should be as a brown woman,” Rodriguez told the website, “I had to start saying, ‘We
How Gina Rodriguez Learned to Stop Ignoring Her Hashimoto's Disease and Put Her Health First

How Gina Rodriguez Learned to Stop Ignoring Her Hashimoto's Disease and Put Her Health First

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Gina Rodriguez was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism at 19 and Hashimoto’s disease at 26, but she spent many of her adult years trying to pretend her health issues didn’t exist. The Jane the Virgin star says the disease — which causes weight gain, memory issues, fatigue and more — felt too enormous to manage, so she didn’t try. “To the core of my being, I know what it’s like to feel like there is no way I can win this, so where do I even begin,” Rodriguez, 33, told Self.com of her diagnosis. But as her career soared — including big movie opportunities and the chance to direct — so did her stress levels, which added to her health problems. “I’ve just recently started getting really debilitating panic attacks and anxiety,” Rodriguez said. She thought it was just general stress — “balancing real
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Go Jewelry Shopping Together on Valentine's Day

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Go Jewelry Shopping Together on Valentine's Day

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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez treated each other to a special shopping trip this Valentine’s Day. The couple was spotted jewelry shopping on Wednesday in Miami at Mayors jewelry store and Tourneau, which specializes in watches, for what was likely gifts for each other in honor of their first official Valentine’s Day together as a couple. Lopez and Rodriguez looked happier than ever and didn’t hold back the PDA as they scoped out the jewelry. The singer wore a nude bodycon turtleneck Naked Wardrobe dress, pumps and gold hoops and the former Yankee sported a gray suit and black tie. Looking for more style content? Click here to subscribe to the PeopleStyle Newsletter for amazing shopping discounts, can’t-live-without beauty products and more. After their shopping spree, J-Rod celebrated
'Papi, Besos!' Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate Their Valentine's Day with a Kiss

'Papi, Besos!' Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate Their Valentine's Day with a Kiss

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It’s been a year since Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez started dating, and the cute couple celebrated their love on Valentine’s Day with a kiss! The 48-year-old “If You Had My Love” singer posted an adorable video of she and her baseball player boyfriend to Instagram early Thursday morning. “Papi, besos!” Lopez tells Rodriguez, 42, in the clip — using the Spanish word for “kiss,” He obliged, leaning over and kissing his sweet Valentine. “Hope everyone got lots of sweet Valentine’s Day ,” Lopez wrote in the caption to the video, which used a heart-themed filter.  “#Besos #myoneandonly #myvalentine #lovemymacho” were all added as hashtags, as was “#13,” a callout to when Rodriguez wore number 13 when he played for the New York Yankees. RELATED: Everything We Know About Jennifer Lopez and