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  • When you have a different name, people just kind of take the liberty to spell it how they want.

    Names   People   Liberty  
    "Five Things to Know About ABC's 'Cristela'" by Bryn Elise Sandberg, October 10, 2014.
  • Whatever you want to do with your life, you really got to want it. And if you want it, and you work hard, it will happen.

    "Cristela Alonzo, Making Funny Her Own Way". "Tell Me More" with Michel Martin, August 8, 2012.
  • We have to start calling sexual harassment out because only then can we start to make progress on it.

  • I think we need to have stories about women that don't necessarily fit the trope of the classic woman, because they do exist. We have to show real life on TV and film. And we don't. We only see maybe 5 percent of what real people are really like. I mean, movies set in Los Angeles that don't have any minorities in them - how does that happen?

    Real   Mean   Thinking  
  • It might sound dramatic and a little grandiose, but as a Latina, I would like to be someone that gives a voice to my culture.

    Voice   Giving   Sound  
  • I love the Rio Grande Valley. I always say it's home - Texas is home. I've been out in L.A. a little over ten years, and I still get so excited when I go back home. It just feels comfortable; it makes me smile.

    Home   Texas   Years  
    "Rio Grande Valley Girl". Interview with Jeff Salamon, October 2014.
  • Hollywood needs to make a better job of making sure we explore the other side the spectrum. If you have a very macho guy, maybe have more of the opposite who aren't like that, who can still get the girl.

    Girl   Guy   Macho  
  • My goal has always been to just kind of show how my family, we might be a different culture, but we're completely like everybody else.

  • Because I grew up in McAllen, we would watch Televisa a lot.

    Watches   Grew Up   Grew  
  • My stand-up has a lot of performance in it, and I loved doing it so much that, after years, I put the idea of having a show on the back burner.

    Years   Ideas   Shows  
  • I'm not trying to represent the whole Latino community. There are too many different cultures, and Latinos will always say, 'My family doesn't do that.'

  • I think social media can be harmful and helpful at the same time. I started in 2003 ... back then, we didn't have the connection to the rest of the world that we have now. The fact that we can make bad behavior more public, it makes us more aware.

  • There aren't any concrete steps to becoming a comic.

    Becoming   Steps   Comic  
    "Five Things to Know About ABC's 'Cristela'" by Bryn Elise Sandberg, October 10, 2014.
  • I understand a lot of celebrities lose weight because they have the opportunity to get in shape and become healthier, but when you get so polished, you can't tell the story of a blue-collar family anymore.

  • As a kid, I really wanted to have my own show. But when you grow up in poverty, people tell you nothing is possible. So I kind of gave up on that dream.

    Dream   Growing Up   Kids  
  • A lot of my material was based on my family.

  • My family doesn't understand trying to chase your dreams because they were all about survival.

    Dream   Survival   Trying  
  • I always knew, even as a kid, that my mom had a really rough life, and I always wanted to make her feel happy and to make her feel good.

    Mom   Kids   Feel Good  
  • The first eight years of my life, we lived in an abandoned diner - we were basically squatters.

    Eight   Years   Diners  
    "Rio Grande Valley Girl". Interview with Jeff Salamon, October 2014.
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