Saturday, February 27, 2016

““I had just won [a top award at @sundanceinstitute], and...

""I had just won [a top award at @sundanceinstitute], and [my manager] wanted me to audition for the Latina chubby girl in a pilot. She wasn't even the lead; she was just the sidekick, with the same joke in every scene. I said, 'I'm not going in for that.' When I ultimately left him, he [told] another of my reps, 'Somebody should tell that girl that she has an unrealistic idea of what she can accomplish in this industry.' That was someone I was paying to represent me." — @americaferrera, producer of @nbcsuperstore

In #Hollywood, exclusion goes far beyond #OscarsSoWhite. This #nytweekender, we'll be sharing industry players' personal experiences of not feeling seen, heard or accepted. Follow along to see more portraits, like this one taken by @brinsonbanks, of women and minorities who are vastly underrepresented in Hollywood." By nytimes on Instagram.

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