The Colombian telenovela ‘I am Betty, the ugly one’, has transcended borders since its premiere on the country’s television 24 years ago; the series has been broadcast in countless countries around the world and has been dubbed in up to 20 languages.

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In recent days, a famous Hollywood actress surprised several of her followers by making a confession on the show SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show. Is about Elizabeth Olsen, who declared herself a big fan of the Colombian telenovela ‘I am Betty, la Fea’.

When asked about her favorite television series and that have marked her professional life, the actress who gave life to Wanda Maximoff in the world of Marvel, expressed that as a child I was a great follower of the Colombian production written by Fernando Gaitán.

My friends and I would watch ‘Ugly Betty’ on TV and pretend to translate it

In fact, Olsen confessed that together with her Spanish classmates they made a whole staging from a musical based on ‘I am Ugly Betty’.

“We made ‘Ugly Betty’ before ‘Ugly Betty’ was an American show.’ My friends and I would watch ‘Ugly Betty’ on TV and pretend to translate it, so we we created a whole musical of ‘Ugly Betty’ in Spanish class“said the actress.

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Laughing, the protagonist of the Marvel series, ‘Wanda Vision’ indicated that initially he thought the musical was ‘quite sophisticated’, but he revealed that over time he realized that he changed the meaning of several words.

Designer illustrates what ‘Ugly Betty’ would look like if she were a Disney princess.

Appearance in the Marvel world

elizabeth olsen He managed to make the leap to fame after starring in ‘Scarlet Witch’ in the world of Marvel. The 34-year-old actress has appeared in movies such as: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ (2015), ‘Captain America: Civil War’ (2016), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), ‘Avengers: Endgame ‘ (2019) and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ (2022)


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