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Disney Star Lalaine Vergara-Paras Claims She Was “Forced to Look as ‘White’ as Possible” on Set of ‘Lizzie McGuire’

Lizzie McGuire MirandaActress Lalaine Vergara-Paras took to Instagram to come out about the white-washing she felt as a young Disney actress. Probably best known for her role playing the role of Miranda Sanchez Lizzie McGuire, Lalaine posted a pic and shared her feelings about having to deal with what she saw as a manipulation of her image to make her appear “white.”

“Most of my life growing up,” Lalaine wrote,”I was forced to look as ‘white’ as possible. These days I struggle to find photos where I look as ethnic as possible.”

Referring to the photo that she posted, Lalaine continued Continue Reading →