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VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Human Rights, the Oscars, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

"I’m Black, I’m Afro-Latina, I’m a woman and I’m queer. My country is at war with me," she stated.

Ariana DeBose appeared on The Tonight Show last night, where she talked about the moving speech she delivered at the Oscars, what people can do to protect human rights in the United States and joining the cast of Westworld.

"I'(M) Black, I'm Afro-Latina, I'm a woman and I'm queer. My country is at war with me," she stated.

Watch the full video below!

Ariana DeBose recently made history as the first openly queer woman of color to win an Academy Award for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg's new film adaption of West Side Story.

In addition to the Oscar, DeBose recently won a BAFTA Award, Critics Choice Award, SAG Award, Golden Globe Award for her performance in West Side Story. She has previously been seen as Alyssa Green in Ryan Murphy's film adaption of The Prom on Netfilx and in Apple's musical series Schmigadoon! DeBose received a Tony Award nomination in 2018 for her performance in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

DeBose was also seen on Broadway in Hamilton, Pippin, A Bronx Musical, Motown, and Bring It On. DeBose's other television credits include So You Think You Can Dance, Blue Bloods, and The Breaks. Most recently she hosted the 2022 Tony Awards.




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