"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Star Talks Diversity in Hollywood

December 6, 2017

The Emmy Award-winning comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" is changing things up in its third season. Actor Vincent Rodriguez III joins Cheddar to discuss why he thinks the show has been so successful. The triple-threat actor, singer, and dancer reveals what it was like to serve as assistant choreographer on one of his big musical numbers this season.

Rodriguez III says its been inspiring getting to work alongside series creator Rachel Bloom. He explains how the experience readied him to move outside his comfort zone and work behind the scenes. The triple threat also considers whether he'd ever return to New York to star on Broadway.

Finally, Rodriguez discusses what it's like being one of the few Asian-American actors portraying a romantic lead in Hollywood. The entertainment industry has seen its share of controversy for casting white actors as Asian characters. The actor says it's a fantastic time to be diverse in the industry.