‘Roma’ actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur

Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio, who is nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for "Roma," poses for a portrait in West Hollywood, California, U.S., February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film “Roma,” said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her. “I am proud to be an Oaxacan indigenous woman, and it saddens me that there […]

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