Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) made the remark an event celebrating the Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of Congress.
“This happens to be the third Hispanic I’ve played,” the actress told Entertainment Weekly.
Lifetime cast the Welsh actress to portray a real-life Colombian drug lord.
"Representation of ethnic diversity is important."
An Oregon theater producer claims that Edward Albee's estate refused to grant him the rights to present "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" with a black actor.
Entertainment industry discrimination gets the silent treatment from Michele Selene Ang.
Speaking out on gender equality is great, but the actress missed an opportunity to comment on Hollywood whitewashing.
"I was so flabbergasted that I couldn't come back with an answer."