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America Ferrera on Diversity in Television at Emmys: 'We Have a Long Way To Go'

Originally posted 09/18/2016 07:40PM

America Ferrera was one of the first stars to arrive at the 2016 Emmy Awards and the Superstore star spoke out about diversity when she hit the red carpet.

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Does What Happens in the Olympic Village Really Stay in the Olympic Village?

Originally posted 08/15/2016 02:10PM

Is all that Tinder usage at the Olympics leading to actual romance? Inquiring minds want to know – well, mainly Superstore's Dina.

In an exclusive clip from the NBC series' upcoming Olympics-themed episode, Amy (America Ferrera) is hesitant to approach her childhood hero, fictional Olympian Missy Jones (Cecily Strong), who is signing books at the store.

Dina (Lauren Ash), however, has no reservations, and even is poised with a question for the friendly Jones.

"Is it true that the Olympic village is basically just a three-week long slam-a-rama?" Dina questions, as an embarrassed Amy shyly looks on.

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2016 Presidential Elections

UpdatePosted 07/27/2016 03:45PM

Lena Dunham and America Ferrera Slam Donald Trump at Convention: 'He's Making America Hate Again'

Originally posted 07/26/2016 09:45PM

It was Hillary Clinton's night but Donald Trump weighed heavily on the minds of many on Day 2 of the Democratic convention – including two of Clinton's biggest celebrity supporters, Lena Dunham and America Ferrera, who opened a powerful joint speech with the words:

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Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn and Alexis Bledel Are Together Again in This Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Photo

Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn and Alexis Bledel Are Together Again in This Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Photo

Originally posted 07/09/2016 12:35AM

Could another Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants reunion be another step closer to a possible franchise film?

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Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan and John Boyega Among 683 Invited to Join Academy in Largest, Most Diverse Class Yet

Originally posted 06/30/2016 07:55AM

Less than a year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy has invited a record 683 new members in what is being called its largest and most diverse class ever.

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If the Jeans Fit: Why Blake Lively's Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Costars Are Still Her BFFs

If the Jeans Fit: Why Blake Lively's Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Costars Are Still Her BFFs

Originally posted 06/23/2016 12:30PM

A lot has changed since 2005, but Blake Lively's relationship with her The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants costars? Steadfast.

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How America Ferrera Survives Red Carpets (Hint: It's Not Almonds in Her Purse)

How America Ferrera Survives Red Carpets (Hint: It's Not Almonds in Her Purse)

Originally posted 02/22/2016 09:00AM

Amercia Ferrera admits the red carpet has not always been her favorite place to spend an afternoon.

"When I started out, every red carpet or photo shoot felt like a stressful, momentous occasion," the Superstore actress – who got her big break in 2002's Real Women Have Curves before starring on ABC's Ugly Betty – says in the current issue of PEOPLE.

But now, Ferrera has discovered the key to enjoying her time in the spotlight.

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You'll Never Guess What America Ferrera Did for Her First Job

You'll Never Guess What America Ferrera Did for Her First Job

Originally posted 02/21/2016 01:50PM

America Ferrera has always worked hard for her money.

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Superstore's America Ferrera: America the Beautiful

Superstore's America Ferrera: America the Beautiful

Originally posted 02/19/2016 10:40AM

After a decade spent in a love-hate relationship with fame, the star is learning to embrace the spotlight

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