From college to superstardom, this “Riverdale” star is opening up on her rise to fame!
In a recent interview, Camila Mendes – known for her role as leading lady Veronica Lodge – opened up not only about how she nabbed her iconic role on The CW hit show, but also got real about how her life has changed and even dished on what it’s like working with real-life boyfriend, Charles Melton.
The 24-year-old star reveals that she never thought she’d be able to play a role like Veronica and now, three years later, here we are! Camila is not holding anything back and it’s why we love her the most! Check out what she had to say about the first time she read the audition script for “Riverdale”!
“At first I was like, ‘I can’t go out for that role. That role is not for me.’ But I realized they were looking for Latina actresses. I was like, ‘Oh, great. Cool. I can do that.’”
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Camila recently got real about representing Latinas by playing Veronica!