'Hollywood Heights' Star Brittany Underwood: 'No One Ever Assumes I'm Latina'
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She's best known for playing Willow Palin, Sarah Palin's daughter in the Emmy-nominated HBO movie "Game Change," and for her starring role as an All-American teenager on the new Nick at Nite drama, "Hollywood Heights." But most people don't know that 24-year-old actress Brittany Underwood, is a proud Latina!
"I'm half-Colombian and my mother is from Bogota," Underwood told The Huffington Post in an email. The talented actress added that people are often surprised to learn about her Latin roots. "My dad is of English descent so, nobody ever assumes I'm Latina. They always think I'm Irish or Italian," she says.
Read on to find out what else Brittany had to say about her Latin roots, why she thinks everyone should teach their kids a second language, and why everyone should check out her new show "Hollywood Heights," which airs weekdays at 9 EST/8 CST on Nick at Nite.
Tell us about your character on "Hollywood Heights!"
I play an 18 year-old-girl named Loren. She love
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