ABC’s Desperate Housewives star and Democratic party surrogate Eva Longoria has slammed the mainstream news media and Hollywood for continuing to villainize minorities, especially Latinos, saying brown-skinned people are regularly portrayed as murderers and rapists.
“We’re like, ‘That’s not who we are,’” she said during an appearance at the Produced By conference in Los Angeles over the weekend, according to a report from The Wrap.
Eva Longoria said Hollywood treats white talent differently than minority talent.
“You get one bite of the apple, and if it fails then all brown projects fail. That’s the thing that really bugged me,” she said. “I remember, I won’t say names, but there’s a guy that directed one of those superhero movies and it failed. Literally, he got