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Eva Longoria Details How She Landed The Director Role For 'Flamin' Hot'

Eva Longoria Details How She Landed The Director Role For 'Flamin' Hot'

Eva Longoria steps out in a white tank and flowy skirt while heading to an appointment in Los Angeles on Tuesday (May 26).

The -year-old actress has recently opened up about how she landed the director role for Flamin’ Hot, which centers on Richard Montanez, who worked as a Frito-Lay janitor and created the beloved Flamin’ Hot Cheetos snack for the company.

Eva had advice from Desperate Housewives producer Brian Tanen, who told her to think like a “white man.”

“I was practicing pitching [for the job] with him and he said, ‘Stop right there. Put on your male privilege pants and stop asking to do this movie. Walk in the room as if that movie’s yours and you’re directing it and tell them this is how you’re going to cast it, this is how you’re going to shoot it,” she recalled to The Sun.

Eva continued, “And I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, yeah! I’m not a man and I’m not white, so I wouldn’t think to do that’. It was a change in approach to every sentence that came out of my mouth.”

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