Being nominated among great actresses in amazing performances is a great honor in itself. That makes winning the award all the more substantial for one CW star.
Congratulations to “Jane The Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez for taking home the first ever Golden Globes award for The CW.READ MORE: Sabrina Spellman Makes An Appearance On The CW's Riverdale; Kiernan Shipka Reveals 'Fans Will Get Some Clarity'
The Golden Globes awards are selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and often selects up and coming talent.
Competing for Best Actress, Musical or Comedy with Rodriguez were well-known actresses in popular roles including Lena Dunham (Girls), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black).READ MORE: Brittany Adebumola And Joseph David-Jones Say 'The 4400' Is 'A Beautiful Companion To The Original'
Gina was one of the favorite moments of the evening according to fans on social media. Her uplifting message to the Latino community resonated with many.
During her acceptance speech Rodriguez tells the story of how every day her father would repeat this mantra, “It’s a great day. I can and I will.” As a nod to her dad, Rodriguez closed her speech with “I can and I did.”MORE NEWS: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
Watch “Jane The Virgin” Mondays at 9/8c on The CW.