Sofia Vergara Talks Latino Representation On Television

October 23, 2014 9:15 PM

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Over the years Sofía Vergara’s “Modern Family” character, Gloria, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of Latinas. But now the Colombian actress is saying she helped the show’s writers become more culturally aware and that television could use more Latin writers.

The actress spoke to Time Magazine as part of the Follow The Script campaign, which raises awareness about hypothyroidism, recently and discussed the kinds of cultural mishaps she initially experienced on set and the state of Latino representation in Hollywood.

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