Becky G returned to Mexico, her grandfather’s country of origin, and faced hot topics. AP photo
Visit Mexico before his participation as MTV MIAW Awards host Becky G spoke about the recent revocation of the “Roe v. Wade” ruling which decriminalized abortion at the federal level in the United States and an older one need for gun control after the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, a tragedy that hit her mainly because she is a Latin community like her.
In addition to being a presenter of the MIAW airing this Sunday on MTVBecky G is nominated for the MIAW Artist and Viral Anthem category for mommy‘.
“Women’s rights are human rights”the 25-year-old Californian artist said at a press conference in Mexico City on Tuesday.
“I would like to say to men: you must also educate yourself and learn,” said Becky G in Mexico. AFP photo
“I would tell all men here if they have daughters, if they have wives, if they know someone who, with these laws that exist, which are changing and not so much towards the empowerment of women, you too should educate yourself and learn how can we work together because it’s a human rights issue. ”
Becky G, whose grandparents are Mexican and is proud of her Latin rootsshared a heartfelt message on Twitter calling for an end to gun violence following the shooting at the elementary school of the Hispanic community in Uvalde, Texas, in which 19 minors and two teachers died.
Just Monday (July 4) there was another mass shooting in an Illinois suburb during an Independence Day parade that has so far killed seven people.
“It’s something that hurts me a lot, especially what happened in Texas because it was in a 100% Latin community and (because of) the way they handled the situation,” he said.
Gun control now!
“I think what we deserve is gun control (gun control) is super obvious, we need more things more broadly. I also believe that we shouldn’t focus on the sides (bandos) and focus on the problem we face, because together we are more, united we are more … and there are people who are dying, children. ”
Becky G said she likes to represent second and third generation Latin youth, like her: “We should be excited to continue with the traditions, to practice them with pride,” she said.
She also shared that her grandfather Miguel, who was Mexican, passed away last year, so this visit was truly special.
“Being here in your country, celebrating and being part of the culture means a lot to me, because it reminds me of it,” he said.
His most recent album is schemes‘, released in mid-May, and the second of his career after his debut bad santa claus‘. The new album has invited to Natti Natasha a aries pam pam and Karol G inside mommya song they sang together at the latest edition of the Coachella festival.
“This record, schemes, had to continue my way of being, there is no genre in this album, it is a mixture of sounds, production, even different lyrics. Demonstrate that women can feel empowered in our sexuality, but also vulnerable, ” said the interpreter of without pajamas Y Greater.
own makeup line
Becky G, who has her own makeup line Tresluce Beauty and he also ventured into music production and acting, shared that he started his career at the age of nine and didn’t have time to stop and think about his priorities, until the pandemic arrived.
“There are things in life that are more important, our health, our mental health, our families, for me it was focusing more on my community,” he said.
“It’s not wrong to say: I need help”
The artist underlined this after suffering from anxiety, she started therapy five years agowith which he learned to be patient and accept himself.
“I think there is nothing wrong with saying ‘OK, I need help’ and that helped me a lot, ” he said. “I will not have all the perfect or right answers and this is also a good example, because being a good example is not being perfect.”
This new approach allows you better deal with negative comments that may be found on social networks her.
“It’s something that happens with artists or with influencers, we have many followers (followers) that people think “I can throw these words away” … without knowing that the person on the other side is receiving them, “he said.” It affects me, it affects me tremendously and I think people should know. “