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Stephanie Beatriz Held Nothing Back When Shutting Down Disrespect On Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Set

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" fans are shocked whenever they hear Stephanie Beatriz's real voice, as opposed to the low-pitch, gruff tone she uses when playing her most well-known character, the badass Rosa Diaz. However, for all that Beatriz has become synonymous with the leather-clad Rosa, she admitted that her most recent role — the voice of Mirabel in Disney's "Encanto" — is her character most like herself. Though she and Mirabel share similar insecurities, Beatriz has shown that she shares Rosa's propensity to take no crap.

When a guest star was disrespectful to her and other people on the set of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," Beatriz didn't hesitate in speaking up to him about it, though with more tact than Rosa probably would have used. It's probably for the best that she didn't smash any stray printers or chairs in the process, but she made sure to get the point across regardless.

Beatriz was up front with a disrespectful guest star

In an interview with Vulture, when talking about advocating for herself, Stephanie Beatriz recalled one time when an older, male guest star — she didn't say who — was calling people on set "babe" and "honey." When he talked to Beatriz that way, she simply asked him to call her by her name, but he responded with: "All right, sweetie." Rather than accept that, she doubled down, saying, "No. I am actually serious. I am not sweetie. My name is Stephanie, and I'd like you to call me by my actual name."

It's the kind of thing that could have been dangerous for her job in other circumstances, but she was supported by the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" cast and crew, who said she did the right thing and thanked her for "speaking up and making sure that [she] felt comfortable in [her] work environment." In the past, Beatriz said didn't have as easy a time advocating for herself while on the job, but now she's not afraid to get fired if she feels the need to stick up for herself. "That was our show," she said. "It's our house, and I wasn't going to let him come into our house and disrespect the crew, the other actors, myself." Evidently, Beatriz is just as much a badass as Rosa is.