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Misconceptions Everyone (And Their Mami) Has About Colombian Chicas

As if it wasn’t enough having to deal with the cocaine-addict stereotype that haunts every Colombian, there are some specific misconceptions that particularly affect us Colombian chicas. Which of these are you guilty of thinking, and you now. Can you not?

1. That we’re all operadas.

2. That we’re all wanna-be-Shakis!

3. That we’re “sluts.”

4. We all sound like we could star in “El Cartel.”

5. That we don’t leave the house without plastering our faces with makeup first.

6. That we’re all gold diggers.

7. That we’re all “gasolineras.”

8. That we’re all party beasts.

9. That we’re all sex machines.