Gina Rodriguez Gave Up Her Golden Globes Dress For The Best Reason

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Gina Rodriguez has won a Golden Globe and now the heart of a Buffalo, NY teen.

Jessica Casanova tweeted at the Jane the Virgin star asking if she could wear Rodriguez’s dress and Rodriguez responded in the affirmative.

It wasn’t the dress Casanova initially requested, but it was a black Badgley Mischka gown from the year prior. Casanova may have got the better deal: the Mischka was the dress that Rodriguez wore to win the Best Actress in a Comedy Series Globe in 2015. That dress has awards in it!

Rodriguez’ didn’t stop at the dress. She also paid for the zipper to be replaced with corset strings and made a personalized video, the Associated Press reports.

“I love you, I’m so proud of you,” Rodriguez says in the video. “I’m so excited for you. Dance like no one’s watching, have the time of your life. Enjoy every single moment. Make smart decisions and let loose, girl. You look beautiful.”

Casanova returned the dress to Rodriguez, who tweeted that she wants to want to pass it along to the next young woman who requests it.

Check out pictures and Rodriguez’s reaction below.


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