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  • Longoria, Saldana among A-listers in Miami pushing Latina vote [Democrat Commercial]

    11/05/2018 1:41:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 11/4/18
    ....High-profile actors like Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, Gina Rodriguez and Zoe Saldana got the crows fired up at event held at Ball & Chain along Southwest 8th Street in Little Havana, Sunday....
  • #DearProfessorFord: Actresses support Brett Kavanaugh's accuser ahead of hearings

    09/20/2018 9:00:02 PM PDT · by bgill · 47 replies
    mashable ^ | Sept. 19, 2013 | Shannon Connellan
    Hollywood actresses and women from around the U.S., some being key members of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements, have shown their support for Christine Blasey Ford.... Now, the likes of Julianne Moore, America Ferrera, Gabrielle Union, Amber Tamblyn, Eva Longoria, Jamia Wilson, and Marisa Tomei, along with many other women from different situations, all read the same supportive letter to Ford, in a video posted to Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday with the hashtag #DearProfessorFord. It's signed collectively from "your sisters."
  • #DearProfessorFord: Actresses support Brett Kavanaugh's accuser ahead of hearings

    09/19/2018 10:50:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Mashable ^ | September 20, 2018 | Shannon Connellan
    Hollywood actresses and women from around the U.S., some being key members of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements, have shown their support for Christine Blasey Ford. Blasey, a professor at California's Palo Alto University, who recently accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has seen significant public support after she made the difficult decision to publicly share her story. Now, the likes of Julianne Moore, America Ferrera, Gabrielle Union, Amber Tamblyn, Eva Longoria, Jamia Wilson, and Marisa Tomei, along with many other women from different situations, all read the same supportive letter to Ford, in a video...
  • Oprah Winfrey Asks Powerful Hollywood Women About Woody Allen in Time's Up Interview

    01/14/2018 11:08:31 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/14/2018 | Ryan Parker
    Winfrey sat down with Reese Witherspoon, Kathleen Kennedy, Natalie Portman, America Ferrera, Nina Shaw, Tracee Ellis Ross and producer Shonda Rhimes to discuss the impact their campaign has had in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Among the topics discussed during a CBS Sunday Morning segment hosted by Oprah Winfrey on the Time's Up initiative was director and accused sexual predator Woody Allen. Winfrey sat down with Reese Witherspoon, Kathleen Kennedy, Natalie Portman, America Ferrera, attorney Nina Shaw, Tracee Ellis Ross and producer Shonda Rhimes to discuss the impact their campaign has had in the wake of the Harvey...
  • Stars Black Out Golden Globes Red Carpet in Support of Time’s Up Movement

    01/08/2018 2:40:59 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 73 replies
    Variety ^ | 7 Jan 18 | ten Chuba
    As expected, stars of film and television blacked out the red carpet of the Golden Globes on Sunday. Women and men across the industry wore black in support of the #MeToo movement and gender equality in light of the recent wave of Hollywood sexual harassment allegations. Many on the carpet also wore pins supporting Time’s Up, an initiative recently founded by 300 prominent women in entertainment to fight harassment and abuse in the workplace. The group, led by stars like Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington and America Ferrera, was the one to organize the all-black carpet and took...
  • America Ferrera Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted at 9 Years Old

    10/17/2017 7:34:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    breitbart.com/big-hollywood ^ | October 17, 2017 | Ben Kew
    America Ferrera claims in an Instagram post that a grown man sexually assaulted her at the age of nine. “First time I can remember being sexually assaulted I was 9-years-old,” the actress, who is best known for her role in Ugly Betty, wrote on Instagram. “I told no one and lived with the shame and guilt thinking all along that I, a 9-year-old child, was somehow responsible for the actions of a grown man.” “I had to see this man on a daily basis for years to come,” she continued. “He would smile at me and wave, and I would...
  • America Ferrera Says She Was Sexually Assaulted at Age 9

    10/17/2017 11:35:29 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 17, 2017 | Jackie Strause
    America Ferrera has added her voice to the growing list of women, from Hollywood and everywhere else alike, who are speaking out about sexual harassment and assault in the wake of Harvey Weinstein's alleged abuse. Spurred by the #MeToo movement that was started by Alyssa Milano on Sunday, the 33-year-old star of NBC's Superstore took to her Instagram account Monday night to reveal that she was sexually assaulted by a man she knew when she was nine years old. “First time I can remember being sexually assaulted I was 9-years-old,” she wrote. “I told no one and lived with the...
  • RAPE-HOAXER LENA DUNHAM AT DNC: HILLARY SUPPORTS ‘MY FELLOW SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS’

    07/27/2016 3:46:56 AM PDT · by detective · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 26, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Actresses Lena Dunham and America Ferrera teamed up for a joint speech in support of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, during which Dunham said that Clinton has stood up for her “fellow sexual assault survivors” in her home state of New York. “I am a pro-choice, feminist sexual assault survivor with a chronic reproductive illness, the 30-year-old Girls star and creator said. “Donald Trump and his party think I should be punished for exercising my Constitutional rights. His rhetoric about women takes us back to a time when we were meant to be beautiful...
  • America Ferrera to Donald Trump: ‘No Chance of You Ever Winning This Election’

    07/02/2015 4:07:28 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 53 replies
    Yahoo TV ^ | July 2, 2015 | Joe Otterson
    “You see, what you just did with your straight talk was send more Latino voters to the polls than several registration rallies combined! Thank you for that,” Ferrerra wrote in a guest blog for the Huffington Post. “Here we are pounding the pavement to get American Latinos to the polls, while your tactic proves most effective,” she continued. “Remarks like yours will serve brilliantly to energize Latino voters and increase turnout on election day against you and any other candidate who runs on a platform of hateful rhetoric.”
  • At 'Spirit Awards,' Star of ABC's 'Ugly Betty' Quips U.S. Won't Be 'Free' Until Bush Gone

    02/25/2007 11:11:17 AM PST · by JohnSheppard · 82 replies · 2,562+ views
    News Busters ^ | 02/24/2007 | Brent Baker
    A preview of the political commentary we can expect at Sunday night's Academy Awards? As a presenter at Saturday's “Film Independent's Spirit Awards” carried live at 2pm PST/5pm EST on the Independent Film Channel (IFC), actress America Ferrera (IMDb page), the title role star of ABC's Ugly Betty, interjected a bit of political commentary suggesting the U.S. will not be “the land of the free” again until President Bush leaves office. Taking the stage inside a tent on the Santa Monica beach, Ferrera was joined by actor Zach Braff, a star on NBC's Scrubs, to present the award for the...