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Do not get it twisted: Chrissie Match is pleased with her roots, her household, and her final title.
An performing coach as soon as suggested the Pitch Good star that she ought to change her final title as a result of it simply wasn’t reflective of her background. The actress admits that she weighed out the choices however finally made one other choice.
Her former performing coach prompt that she modified her final title from Match to her mom’s maiden title, Guiterrez so as to sound extra Latina.
“I thought of altering it for a second,” the Miami native admitted to Folks. “However then I made a decision to drop the performing class as an alternative. Simply because my title is not a typical Latino title does not make me any much less Latina. That is my father’s title, and I really like him a lot, so I am glad I did not change it.”
Chrissie made a sensible selection as a result of she’s making her mark in Hollywood all of the whereas proudly utilizing her father’s final title.
The Cuban-American star landed roles in Pitch Good 2, Normal Hospital and far more to return in 2018.
Match, who performs Flo within the Pitch Good franchise, says that she has hope that Hollywood will change the best way that they write for Latinas.
“My greatest battle is in opposition to the Hollywood picture of a Latina. Or what they suppose it needs to be. The pores and skin shade, intercourse attraction, and physique sort they’re comfy with. I’ve heard issues like, ‘We would like somebody that is simply Latina sufficient.’ It is such BS!” the star explains to Folks. “We are available in all shapes, colours, and sizes. That is why I feel we’d like extra Latinas behind the digital camera and making choices.”