The Lifetime series is yet to hit the air but already multiple sources have begun criticising it for stereotyping Latino women as housekeepers in the US.
“[These maids are] the moral compass of the show,” executive producer Longoria said. “For our show to even have five Latino women … The fact is that we do make up a large part of the domestic workers. When someone criticizes that, it’s saying why are you showing your story? That’s so stereotypical, I always think. You’re telling me their story’s not worth telling. That means they’re not complex. That they don’t have a life, that they don’t have a story to tell. They do.” Continue reading »