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Salma Hayek says there's a 'good thing' about Donald Trump's anti-Mexican comments

Salma Hayek sounds almost thankful for Donald Trump. “The good thing about what Trump did,” Hayek told Fusion’s Jorge Ramos in an interview, “is that [his comments] shone a light to the level of the problem of racism. The minute he attacked the Mexicans, his numbers went up.”

Hayek believes we’ve been blind to just how racist this country really is: “I think that we’ve been navigating, for a long time, with this idea of America — that it’s inclusive. That it’s a place where there’s no discrimination. In fact, it is a very serious problem.”

 

Watch the full interview: Salma Hayek refuses to turn a blind eye to racial and gender stereotypes

Salma Hayek says there's a 'good thing' about Donald Trump's anti-Mexican comments

Salma Hayek sounds almost thankful for Donald Trump. “The good thing about what Trump did,” Hayek told Fusion’s Jorge Ramos in an interview, “is that [his comments] shone a light to the level of the problem of racism. The minute he attacked the Mexicans, his numbers went up.”

Hayek believes we’ve been blind to just how racist this country really is: “I think that we’ve been navigating, for a long time, with this idea of America — that it’s inclusive. That it’s a place where there’s no discrimination. In fact, it is a very serious problem.”

 

Watch the full interview: Salma Hayek refuses to turn a blind eye to racial and gender stereotypes

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