Quotes of Rosie Perez

“ Certain people who care about me a lot have said 'You don't play the game, and if you don't play the game, you don't get picked for the team all the time. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The racism, the sexism, I never let it be my problem, it's their problem. If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. I'll never let it stop me from what I wanna do. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The racism, the sexism, I never let it be my problem, it's their problem. If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. I'll never let it stop me from what I wanna do. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The racism, the sexism, I never let it be my problem, it's their problem. If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. I'll never let it stop me from what I wanna do. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ Everyone was like 'Oh, you'd be a perfect Frankie, she's a working-class girl, ta da da da da,' and I was like 'I don't get her. She gave up. That's not me. That has never been me.' It took me a minute to figure out who she was. I was like 'Well, how come she doesn't have any joy in her life? How come she gave up?' I had a rough life too, and I didn't give up, and I have joy. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ Certain people who care about me a lot have said 'You don't play the game, and if you don't play the game, you don't get picked for the team all the time. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The majority of Latin actresses in Hollywood were always playing either spitfires or maids. Now here is a woman who comes in and does leads opposite white people and black people and other Spanish people, and she's comfortable in her skin? Gasp! How dare she? ”

- Rosie Perez

“ I can promote a cause, such as AIDS. I can promote a movie. But to promote myself just doesn't feel right. That's why you're not going to see me at awards shows, you're not going to see me at MTV functions, because I don't want to go. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The majority of Latin actresses in Hollywood were always playing either spitfires or maids. Now here is a woman who comes in and does leads opposite white people and black people and other Spanish people, and she's comfortable in her skin? Gasp! How dare she? ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The racism, the sexism, I never let it be my problem, it's their problem. If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. I'll never let it stop me from what I wanna do. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ I'm not satisfied. I'm happy with the opportunities that have been presented to me, but it's a shame that a lot of Latin actors out there are not being recognized for the work that they do. If Selma wasn't making WILD WILD WEST, if Jennifer wasn't making OUT OF SIGHT, if I wasn't making THE ROAD TO EL DORADO, they wouldn't really call it an explosion… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ If I see a door comin' my way, I'm knockin' it down. And if I can't knock down the door, I'm sliding through the window. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ The majority of Latin actresses in Hollywood were always playing either spitfires or maids. Now here is a woman who comes in and does leads opposite white people and black people and other Spanish people, and she's comfortable in her skin? Gasp! How dare she? ”

- Rosie Perez

“ I'm not satisfied. I'm happy with the opportunities that have been presented to me, but it's a shame that a lot of Latin actors out there are not being recognized for the work that they do. If Selma wasn't making WILD WILD WEST, if Jennifer wasn't making OUT OF SIGHT, if I wasn't making THE ROAD TO EL DORADO, they wouldn't really call it an explosion… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ Everyone was like 'Oh, you'd be a perfect Frankie, she's a working-class girl, ta da da da da,' and I was like 'I don't get her. She gave up. That's not me. That has never been me.' It took me a minute to figure out who she was. I was like 'Well, how come she doesn't have any joy in her life? How come she gave up?' I had a rough life too, and I didn't give up, and I have joy. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ I'm not satisfied. I'm happy with the opportunities that have been presented to me, but it's a shame that a lot of Latin actors out there are not being recognized for the work that they do. If Selma wasn't making WILD WILD WEST, if Jennifer wasn't making OUT OF SIGHT, if I wasn't making THE ROAD TO EL DORADO, they wouldn't really call it an explosion… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ In movies, you have a production assistant carrying your chair around and getting you coffee. In theater, no one carries your chair, no one gets you your coffee, there's no craft service, there's no per diem. The only thing that is provided for you is coffee, tea, sugar and milk… ”

- Rosie Perez

“ As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way. ”

- Rosie Perez

“ Certain people who care about me a lot have said 'You don't play the game, and if you don't play the game, you don't get picked for the team all the time. ”

- Rosie Perez
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