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Would 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' be the same if Det. Rosa Diaz was a white girl named Meghan?

Melissa Fumero on the unsurprising similarities between her and her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' character

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez talks to one of Brooklyn’s [fictional] finest, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actress Melissa Fumero. The real woman behind the high-strung and hilarious detective talks about the subtlety and power of the hit series’ diverse cast, why she was worried about getting fired after they finished filming the pilot, and her Cuban-Jersey roots.

MORE: Would ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ be the same if Det. Rosa Diaz was a white girl named Meghan?

Brooklyn Nine-Nine airs Sundays on Fox.

Credit: Victoria Moreno

Melissa Fumero on the unsurprising similarities between her and her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' character

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez talks to one of Brooklyn’s [fictional] finest, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actress Melissa Fumero. The real woman behind the high-strung and hilarious detective talks about the subtlety and power of the hit series’ diverse cast, why she was worried about getting fired after they finished filming the pilot, and her Cuban-Jersey roots.

MORE: Would ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ be the same if Det. Rosa Diaz was a white girl named Meghan?

Brooklyn Nine-Nine airs Sundays on Fox.

Credit: Victoria Moreno

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