Disney announces first Jewish Latina Princess
Disney is truly making strides when it comes to representation. The latest news of diverse Disney characters is the announcement of Disney’s first ever Jewish Latina Princess, and we can’t wait to meet her!
Jamie-Lynn Sigler, known for her role in “The Sopranos,” shared her excitement for her new role as Disney’s first Jewish Latina Princess. Sigler will guest star in season three of the hit Disney Channel show “Elena of Avalor,” which follows a Latina princess who Disney fans worldwide have fallen in love with over the past few years.
“I am to voice Disney’s first Jewish princess,” wrote Sigler, who is a Jewish Latina woman herself (her father is Jewish and her mother is Cuban and converted to Judaism).