Gina Rodriguez helps make a teen's prom dreams come true.
This is, to be sure, hardly an Important News Story — but it just might make somebody’s day. Back in January, a Buffalo, New York high school student named Jessica Casanova sent a tweet to Gina Rodriguez (star of TV’s “Jane the Virgin”), saying that she would love to wear Rodriguez’s Golden Globes dress to the prom. Rodriguez, surprisingly, responded; saying that she owned her 2015 Globes dress (most red-carpet dresses for such events are borrowed) and “maybe we can make this happen.” Here’s the result:
Indeed. Would somebody please cast Rodriguez as Fairy Godmother in the next “Cinderella” remake? She’s already playing the role quite nicely in life.