Salma Hayek expressed apologies in his social networks, after he recommended the book "American Dirt", which was sent to him from the preference of Oprah Winfrey's reading .
The book is considered by various experts as 'racist', presenting negatively to Mexicans and migrants.
“Yesterday I uploaded a message about a book, which I already removed from my Instagram. I want to tell you that when Oprah sent me this selection from her book club, I was excited to read in the description about a Mexican woman and hurried to share my emotion with you, ”Salma explained.
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“I confess that I had not read the book or was aware of the controversy it has generated. I want to thank all of you who caught my attention and scolded me for not having investigated well what I was recommending. That means they know me and gave me the benefit of the doubt. I apologize for talking about something without having experienced it or without having informed me better, ”he shared.
However, not only has she recommended it, thanks to the American television presenter, some other influencers and actress Yalitza Aparicio have uploaded it to Twitter and promoted it as a book that should be read this year.
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