Mendes Hails Ferrera03 March 2007
Mendes Hails Ferrera
Mendes, who has a Cuban background, loves the ABC comedy and is thrilled to see Latina actresses hitting the mainstream. Ferrera's parents are Honduran.
The Hitch beauty says, "I also love Ugly Betty. I didn't know America Ferrera and when she was nominated for a Golden Globe, I asked my agent for her phone number.
"I called to congratulate her and she is very sweet, so it would be a compliment to be compared to her as she is breaking down the boundaries and conventions for a lot of women."
Ferrera went on to win the Golden Globe for her role as BETTY SUAREZ at the January (07) ceremony.
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