‘Jane the Virgin’ Star Gina Rodriguez Urges Networks to ‘Write for Human Beings’ in Quest for Diversity

March 16, 2015 9:03 AM

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‘Jane the Virgin’ Star Gina Rodriguez Urges Networks to ‘Write for Human Beings’ in Quest for Diversity

When the “Jane the Virgin” cast took to the PaleyFest stage at the Dolby Theater on Sunday, the result was every bit as humorous, engaging and inspiring as quirky The CW show itself, touching on everything from star Justin Baldoni’s enviable abs to the ongoing struggle for immigration reform, prompting the cast to joke that they’d soon embark on a motivational speaking tour.

Golden Globe-winning star Gina Rodriguez kicked things off by eloquently discussing what the role of Jane meant to her, admitting, “Jane is a woman I wish I was more like… You seldom get the opportunity to even audition for a woman who is so strong and empowering and fearless and driven and a virgin...

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