Last week, the 'How to Get Away With Murder' actress Karla Souza revealed that she was raped by a well-known Mexican Director. Since coming forward with her story, many have voiced their support for Souza, including fellow Latina Gina Rodriguez.
— Gina Rodriguez (@HereIsGina) February 24, 2018
"We support our sister Karla Souza and all the brave Mexican women who have raised their voices."
America Ferrera also supported Souza by tweeting, "Our remarkable sister speaking her truth and giving voice to so many women's silenced experience. #TIMESUP"
Karla Souza says she was raped by a director early in her career https://t.co/DjrBaq2psW
— America Ferrera (@AmericaFerrera) February 23, 2018
Many other celebs showed solidarity with Souza, including Anjelah Johnson, Brie Larson, Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Shonda Rhimes, and Tony Goldwyn.
— Anjelah Johnson (@anjelahjohnson) February 23, 2018
— Brie Larson (@brielarson) February 24, 2018
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) February 24, 2018
— Ellen Pompeo (@EllenPompeo) February 24, 2018
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) February 24, 2018
— Tony Goldwyn (@tonygoldwyn) February 24, 2018
Souza's 'How to Get Away with Murder' costars Jack Falahee and Viola Davis also voiced their solidarity.
TW: story contains violent sexual recounts. https://t.co/B6qVZkin27
— Jack Falahee (@RestingPlatypus) February 24, 2018
Love to @KarlaSouza7...for your courage, your heart and for standing in your WORTH!
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) February 21, 2018
This outpouring of support, love, and compassion is helping to shine a much-needed light on the sexual harassment and assault many women face in the workplace across the world. We at Latina also stand with the brave women in Mexico who are standing up and saying #TimesUp.