Gina Rodriguez's Wonderful Wisdom On Body Image

April 21, 2015 4:23 PM

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Like any actress, Gina Rodriguez can't always escape the pressures of Hollywood beauty standards. But she's well-prepared to deal with them constructively, she told HuffPost Live.

The breakout star of The CW's "Jane The Virgin" has struggled with thyroid disease since she was 19, and last year she was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, both of which affect her metabolism. Rodriguez, 30, described hearing that diagnosis -- particularly as she aspired to an industry where waif...

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