Yalitza Aparicio, the Mexican actress who gained international recognition for her performance in director Alfonso Cuaron's film Roma, has become one of the new models for fashion company Victoria's Secret.
Aparicio, 29, who was nominated for an Oscar for best actress for her performance in the film, where she plays Cleo, a domestic worker in Mexico City's Roma neighborhood in the early 1970s, recently appeared in a fashion house video wearing black lingerie.
The fact that Aparicio has been chosen as the angel of the renowned brand is an important turn in the career of the young actress, who has already participated in advertising campaigns for other firms such as Rodarte and Prada.
In the Victoria's Secret video, Aparicio is confident and confident and breaks beauty stereotypes, said users on social networks, who also stressed her bravery.
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Aparicio follows in the footsteps of Mexican model Elsa Benitez, who modeled for the magazine in the 90s.
"I would love for the new generations to accept themselves as they are, and to realize that diversity is also beautiful. Wearing Victoria's Secret lingerie makes me feel confident, unique and powerful," Aparicio said.
The actress is part of a new project, La Gran Seducción, where she is the protagonist and shares the screen with actors Memo Villegas and Pierre Louis. The film is available on Netflix and revolves around what you are willing to do in order to get what you want.
Aparicio also has Midnight Family in the door, the fictional adaptation of a documentary by Luke Lorentzen, where he will share credits with Diego Calva, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosío, José María de Tavira and Óscar Jaenada.
With information from El Norte and Infobae