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Salma Hayek has clarified her recent comments that she "hardly [has] any memories of what it is to be Mexican". Hayek caused controversy this month while speaking to Vogue Deutsch about playing a Mexican drug cartel leader in the new film Savages. "I am proud to have been involved in this film with all these great actors. Honestly, I hardly had any memories of what it is to be Mexican. My life is completely different now," Hayek is alleged to have said. Hayek's representative later attempted to clarify that the star's comments were translated from German incorrectly and added that she was "not disparaging Mexico in any way". The actress has now released her own statement to insist that she is very proud of her Mexican heritage. Hayek said in a press release to The AP: "I have never denied (more) »


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