October 4, 2022
Destiny: On the Beach saga’s Paulina Chavez explains why Flora is so important to the Latino community

Destiny: The Beach Saga It still has a lot of magic up its sleeve.

In season two of the Netflix teen drama, more magical mischief is brewing — and a very important character is along for the ride.

The second season features the much-anticipated arrival of Flora, played by Paulina Chavezoa favorite character of Winx ClubNickelodeon animated series on beach saga is based. It is being said that Flora was not seen in season one.

Some fans accused the series of whitewashing after the emergence of a new character named Terra, who was played by eliot saltThe Latina angel seemed to take the place of Flora.

In playing the role, Chávez knew that expectations were high—particularly what it meant to represent Flora.

“I really felt so supported,” Chavez exclusively told E! News of joining the series. “Yes, it was nerve-wracking. But a lot of people were excited. I was excited.”

In fact, the online response even extended it to Chavez, who noted that she “doesn’t read tweets.”

“But my mom found one and someone tweeted, ‘The girl who’s playing Flora is actually Latina, we win,'” she continued. “I remember the first time I saw that I started crying a little because it meant something to the people, it really meant something to the Latino community.”

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