Netflix show 'Uncoupled' cuts a Latina housekeeper character that was criticized as offensive

다가오는 넷플릭스 코미디 시리즈 “커플링 해제,” 주연 닐 패트릭 해리스, 배우가 고정 관념적이고 평면적이라는 역할을 공개적으로 비판한 후 더 이상 라티나 가정부 캐릭터가 등장하지 않습니다..

Ada Maris, known for her roles in TV series such asMayans MC” 과 “간호사” 그리고 1986 필름 “About Last Night,” 말했다 종류 that she considered the character to be demeaning and one-dimensional and that she was surprised to see such a role after a few recent strides in Latinx representation.
When I opened it and saw that it wasn’t even funnyit was hurtful and derogatoryI was shocked because I walked in expecting something very different given the way things are nowadays and the progress we’ve made,” Maris said in an interview with the publication.
      “커플링 해제” was created by Darren Star, who is also behind the TV shows “비벌리 힐스, 90210,” “섹스 앤 더 시티” 과 “파리의 에밀리.” It follows a man named Michael, played by Harris, who is blindsided when his husband of 17 years walks out on him and now must navigate both the dissolution of his marriage and single life in New York City as a gay man in his 40s.
        Maris was shown portions of the script from the first episode featuring a character named Carmen, who is a housekeeper for the character Michael. In the first scene, 다양성에 따라, Carmen is introduced as beingnearly hysterical on the phone,” calling Michael to tell him in broken English that she suspects his apartment has been robbed.
          Mister, I just get here and they stole!” her line said. “They stole! They rob you! I don’t know how they get in.
          Ada Maris, pictured in 2019, spoke to Variety about her frustration with the role of Carmen in a script for the series "Uncoupled.&인용;

          In the second scene, 보고 된 다양성, Carmen berates Michael for the way he washed a glass, 속담, “아니, 나는 그것을한다. You don’t clean good, you always leave a ring.
          Reading the part for Carmen left Maris so outraged that she wrote an open letter to Star and Harris.
          I’m just fed up,” 그녀가 말했다. “If I’m not going to say anything now, when am I going to say something? 난 그냥 원해 (작가) to think the next time they write a character like that. I’m speaking out for the younger actors coming up so they face even less of that than my generation has.
            Harris is an executive producer for the series, but was not involved in writing or casting the role of the Latina housekeeper, 보고 된 다양성.
            CNN has reached out to Netflix for comment. The streaming service said in a statement to Variety that it apologized to Maris and that the character had been dropped from the show.

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