Shakira and America Ferrera are the latest celebrities who speak out against Donald Trump?s recent ?hateful and racist? comment about Mexican immigrants. While Shakira called out the billionaire on Twitter, America Ferrera chose to pen a satiric letter published in The Huffington Post.

In her tweet posted on Tuesday, July 2, the ?Dare? songstress said, ?This is a hateful and racist speech that attempts to divide a country that for years has promoted diversity and democracy!? She followed up the tweet with footage of Trump?s speech alongside a message that read, ?No one living in this century should stand behind so much ignorance.?

While Shakira kept it short, Ferrera chose to write a lengthy letter dissing Trump and saying he would never won the upcoming presidential election due to his remarks. ?Anyway, I heard what you said about the kind of people you think Latino immigrants are ? people with problems, who bring drugs, crime and rape to America,? Ferrera started out her extensive letter titled ?Thank You, Donald Trump!?

?While your comments are incredibly ignorant and racist, I don?t want to spend my time chastising you. I?ll leave that to your business partners like Univision and NBC, who have the power to scold you where it hurts. Instead, I?m writing to say thank you!? she continued.

?You see, what you just did with your straight talk was send more Latino voters to the polls than several registration rallies combined! Thank you for that,? she went on writing. ?Here we are pounding the pavement to get American Latinos to the polls, while your tactic proves most effective. Remarks like yours will serve brilliantly to energize Latino voters and increase turnout on election day against you and any other candidate who runs on a platform of hateful rhetoric.?

Ferrera concluded, ?This is the America we are actually living in. I hope by now you understand that without the Latino vote, there is no chance of you ever winning this election. If you don?t believe me, you could ask President Bush or you could even ask President Obama.?



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