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Gina Rodriguez says no to Photoshopping: 'Let me keep my curves'

/ Source: TODAY

If you take a photo of "Jane the Virgin's" Gina Rodriguez, don't break out the editing tools. The Golden Globe-winning actress would like to be shown exactly how she is, curves and all.

Gina Rodriguez at the "Deepwater Horizon" premiere party in Toronto, Canada.Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images

As she told Women's Health in its October issue (as reported by People), "In this day and age of Photoshopping and transforming oneself and filtering and filtering and filtering, it really feels good when a photo can capture my heart, my body, my spirit, without having to gloss over it."

"Let me keep my curves, you know? My birthmark. I want to look like myself," she said.


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The 32-year-old actress noted later in the interview that people are always going to find ways to pick on your body — no matter how it looks.

"People will say you are not attractive. People will say you are not skinny enough, not tall enough, not thick enough, not curvy enough, not white enough, not brown enough, not this enough," she said. "Well, I really hope you don't feel that way about yourself, because then we're all screwed."

And this is not a new stance for Rodriguez, who back in May spoke to Women's Health and noted how she's trying to be part of the change she seeks.

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"I'm trying to use my social media as a way to communicate that I'm flawed and that I'm OK with it," she said. "It's a very strange feeling to be OK with a little cellulite or a little extra anything. I don’t look at it and feel terrified anymore, and my confidence changed because of that. I carry myself differently."

And we like it all!

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