LATINO VOICES
10/30/2013 10:45 am ET | Updated Jul 28, 2014

Kate Del Castillo Gets Vocal About Human Trafficking And Animal Abuse (VIDEO)

By Michael Lopez

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You’ve got to admire Kate del Castillo. Every chance she gets, the famed novela star speaks out about issues that are close to her heart. Recently, she brought up the subject of human trafficking.

At a special "People en Español" luncheon, La Reina del Sur became very vocal about the epidemic of sex slavery. And if that wasn’t enough, she also spoke out about animal abuse.

“There are triggers that affect me and make me upset,” she explained. “Trafficking and animal abuse. Abuse in general is something that gets me very emotional.”

And Kate made sure to back up her words, supporting human rights advocate Marian Gonzalez, who was also present at the lunch. Let’s hope her celebrity influence helps bring more attention to the cause.

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