Gina Rodriguez Returns to Instagram After Social Media Break
The Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez was recently under major fire for a mistake she made. On one of her Instagram stories, she was singing a song that contained the offensive “n-word”. That word, while common in hip hop songs, is offensive to use. Especially if you are not from the African-American community. Rodriguez made a mistake and sang the word alongside the rest of the song. The internet was quick to call her out on her problematic behavior.
Rodriguez did not waste any time in making an apology video as well as a statement:
Rodriguez’s Social Media Break
After that incident, Gina Rodriguez ended up taking a social media break. For a long while, she did not post anything on Instagram. Though, she broke this spell by posting a picture with her husband Joe LoCicero:
She was also seen in Gloria Calderon Kellet’s Instagram post where all the Latina women of Hollywood were gathered:
Though, the backlash did cause the actress to switch off her Instagram comments. This is probably due to the stream of hate comments she would be receiving after she made the mistake.
Did Gina Rodriguez’s Career Take a Hit?
After this incident, people speculated and some haters even hoped that her career would be negatively affected. Though, it doesn’t seem like it did.
The star still has plenty of projects lined up. Her upcoming movies are Scoob, Kajillionaire, Awake, Bobbie Sue and a live-action movie of Carmen Sandiego. She’s also producing as well as starring in Diary of a Female President which revolves around a young Latina girl hoping to become the president of the USA.