# Supports Latino People
19 Jul 2019
In an interview with Variety, speaking out about the chant “send her back" targeted towards Rep. Ilhan Omar, America Ferrera said
It’s devastating and shocking and embarrassing and shameful. […] All of these issues have been there under the surface and they’re boiling up and it’s really hard to face and look at. But in order to solve the problem we have to be aware that the problem is there. I think we’re at a point where people are having to reckon with the reality of where we are at.
This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of America Ferrera's views on 14 Jul 2022.