Los Angeles: Gina Rodriguez says her Deepwater Horizon co-star Mark Wahlberg has empowered her.
- Disaster movie Deepwater Horizon will release on 30 September
- It co-stars Kurt Russell, John Malkovich and Kate Hudson
- Gina is best known for her TV series Jane The Virgin
Gina feels that Mark "got her" and understood all that she has been through before becoming a Hollywood star, reports eonline.com.
"One thing I find extremely empowering about Mark is that he doesn't want to do it alone. He wants to help everyone around him, uplift everyone around him. Mark understands that he got to where he was because of all the people that helped him get there, including himself," Rodriguez said in an interview with Latina magazine.
"He got me. He got the idea that s**t was hard and I pushed through. It wasn't just hard as a Latina, it wasn't just hard as a curvy leading lady, but it was hard as a woman. It was hard as somebody that came from the hood. He gets the struggle, and he could see it in someone else," she added.
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