Eva Longoria Apologizes after Backlash over Calling Latina’s ‘the Real Heroines’ of the Election

Desperate Housewives’ Eva Longoria is in hot water with fellow liberals after making a comment that “Latina women were the real heroines” in the election process, which drew heavy criticism from the black community.  

Longoria walked back her statement on Twitter later that night. “About my MSNBC interview, Black women have long been the backbone of the Democratic Party, something we have seen played out in this election as well as previous ones,” she wrote. “Black women absolutely should be applauded and lifted up! They brought this victory home in a BIG way!”  

In an interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber Sunday night, the Democratic activist was discussing how women of color were responsible for casting a large amount of the votes that helped elect Joe Biden into office.  

“Does the Democratic Party understand why it’s back in power?” Melber asked and cited “the power of young voters and particularly the diverse coalition and really the people of color, and specifically women of color, putting Joe Biden over the top and what that means.”

Longoria responded with commentary about Latina women that simultaneously discounted the voting contributions of black women. “The women, of color, showed up in big ways. Of course you saw in Georgia what black women have done, but Latina women were the real heroines here, beating men in turnout in every state, voting for Biden-Harris at an average rate close to 3 to 1.” 

Longoria’s soundbite also downplayed the role of Hispanic men’s decisiveness in the home, business, and at the polls. “Latinas are the CEOs of the households; they make all the financial decisions and health care decisions and educational decisions,” she said. “Many Latinas are small business owners and they wanted a plan for recovery for themselves, not for Wall Street, and so Trump’s policies were never aimed at the struggling Latina community.”

She claimed Latina’s rose above voter suppression by driving long distances to wait in long voting lines, despite the restrictions placed on them by the pandemic. “That spirit and perseverance that Latinas use in their daily life, the struggle to pay their bills and the struggle to show up to their jobs and homeschool their kids and take care of their elders, that’s the same perseverance and spirit they used to show up to the polls,” she added.

Twitter users responded to MSNBC’s post by blasting Longoria for her remarks. Here are the best posts:

https://twitter.com/_kkeilaa/status/1325624666027921416

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Judy
3 months ago

Joe Biden is not even the President-elect. Which states have certified his election? Until certification occurs, he is just a candidate. Hey, maybe many blacks and Hispanics voted for Trump. Time to wait for recounts, since so many “anomalies” have occurred.

Donald Merrill
Donald Merrill
3 months ago
Reply to  Judy

It makes me sick that all the media are calling him president elect, including Fox News. I turned them off because it’s disgusting to hear them say that and I got sick of their people asking where’s the proof of voter fraud. Geez give it a bit of time. It can’t all be found in one night.

Ellen
3 months ago
Reply to  Donald Merrill

Try OAN … One America News on the cable channels .. they are right leaning and not LAMESTREAM media !

Steve
Steve
3 months ago
Reply to  Judy

AUDIT and RECOUNTS! If we rely on the very same systems that Deceptively Fooled the American People will be just another BS Game on us!
*******DOMINION HAMMER” software and “SCORECARD” and the ACL-CIO LABORERS UNION HAS MANY MANY MANY UNIONS PULLING THE SHADY!

Rastus
Rastus
3 months ago
Reply to  Judy

It will take a few years but the Hispanics will realize the GOP is behind the working people in our country and not the elite and scammers. The DNC is the free shiiit party. MOST Hispanics I have known over the decades are hard working people who get up early and are not afraid to get their hands dirty and work hard for long periods of time. They will come around in due time to the GOP.
As much as Trump did over 4 years for the black population it was not realized in the vote totals. As poor and racist as a candidate Biden was they still voted for him in droves. Did they vote for Harris because she is black? Anyone reading this will be long dead and gone and blacks will still be voting for a (D).

Eliot
Eliot
3 months ago

Take that Eva Longoria you goof!!!
Black women control Latina women….and don’t YOU EVER FORGET THAT!!!!
lol lol lol lol lol
Walk back those words and do it now!! lol lol
One thing for sure… black women, Latina women and too many college educated young white women…. YOU ALL ARE SHOWING US WHY IT TOOK SO LONG FOR YOU TO GET THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

Eliot
Eliot
3 months ago
Reply to  Eliot

Exceptions noted for Cuban voters!!!!

Liberty Rising
Liberty Rising
3 months ago
Reply to  Eliot

Notice how people who have experienced TRUE socialism voted overwhelmingly for Trump.

andy
andy
3 months ago

roflmao
Their “diverse” coalition hates each other…

Daisy
Daisy
3 months ago

Ever notice how leftists are always offended? If that is the way she feels that’s up to her. Other people don’t agree. So what? Everyone has a right to their own opinion. No need to apologize. Personally, I don’t understand why anyone would vote for Biden.

Steve
Steve
3 months ago
Reply to  Daisy

MOST BLACK, LATINO, HISPANIC, INDIAN, ASIAN AND WHITE DID NOT.
ONLY ONES THAT WERE LIKELY TO WERE THE UNIONS “ARRANGED” INCLUDING POSTAL WORKERS AND ACTORS GUILD ALL THRU THE PROMPTINGS OF THE ACL-CIO LABOR 2020 ORGS!!!

stevo
stevo
3 months ago

now all you black and hispanic voters thanks for your votes.we will contact you again in 4 years for your vote.now go back to the chitholes that we created for you!

libssaythedumbestthings
libssaythedumbestthings
3 months ago

What a ignorant piece of RACIST trash! I am SO SICK of these liberal types claiming they are not RACIST and all they do is BOAST about their COLOR. If every thing your involved with, you have to assess how YOUR COLOR is doing, THAT MAKES YOU A RACIST! This woman is so washed up even the black basketball players don’t want her any more!

Ellen
3 months ago

They are right….. it seems that Black woman and Black men have been the “ Back Bone” of the Democratic Party with their “ stealing and ballot harvesting and Ballot changing in favor of Harris/Biden ! Every video has been of the Black ballot counters with their Biden / Harris tee shirts on , while destroying Trump ballots ! The Wolves were in charge of watching the “CHICKEN COOP”! Schmmmmm !

Liberty Rising
Liberty Rising
3 months ago

Notice how people who have experienced TRUE socialism voted overwhelmingly for Trump.