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.
Disney admits it darkened the skin tone of extras for the live-action remake of ‘Aladdin’ currently being filmed in London.
British actor Ed Skrein has stepped down from his role as the Japanese-American character Ben Daimio in the upcoming "Hellboy" reboot in hopes of giving "voice to inclusivity" in the arts.
"Representation of ethnic diversity is important."