Gina Rodriguez Releases ‘Shaken’ Statement After N-Word Backlash

Actress Gina Rodriguez is still in a media firestorm after saying the N-word in a video she posted on her Instagram story where she rapped along to the Fugees‘ 1996 song “Ready or Not”.

Gina Rodriguez has fallen victim to a hypersensitive society that is making it clear that ONLY African American people can use the N-Word, but what makes no sense because she is Puerto Rican. Read on for more on Gina Rodriguez N-Word Backlash… wants to point out that the ethnicity of Puerto Ricans is made up of Spanish, black, Amerindian, and Asian, so if she uses the N-Word, there should be an issue.

This is the same drama that was brought up by OG who said the Evelyn Lozada had no right to use the N-word, but the problem is getting your fact right before you make a dim-witted statement as OG did.

That also goes with the backlash against Gina Rodriguez where she rapping along to the Fugees‘ 1996 song “Ready or Not”. SMH

Anyways, the CW show “Jane the Virgin,” released a video apology, which many thoughts was disingenuous, now she has released a statement.

Gina Rodriguez said:

In song or in real life, the words that I spoke, should not have been spoken. I grew up loving the Fugees and Lauryn Hill. I thoughtlessly sang along to the lyrics of a favorite song, and even worse, I posted it.

She continued:

The word I sang, carries with it a legacy of hurt and pain that I cannot even imagine. Whatever consequences I face for my actions today, none will be more hurtful than the personal remorse I feel.

The Golden Globe winner also added that she is “shaken,” stating:

Watching my own video playing back at me, has shaken me to my core. It is humiliating that this has to be a public lesson but it is indeed a much-deserved lesson. I feel so deeply protective and responsible to the community of color but I have let this community down. I have some serious learning and growing to do and I am so deeply sorry for the pain I have caused.

Gina Rodriguez Releases ‘Shaken’ Statement After N-Word Backlash

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