Of course, TV audiences don't want to actually watch real ugly people. There is a subconscious reaction to appearance that will either keep people looking or turn them away. If the actors where truly ugly, say, Helen Thomas ugly, they wouldn't watch.
Well shee-it. Us greasy, dumpy chulos aren’t going to watch las telenovelas to see people who look just like ourselves?
Those Bollywood actors are whiter than us gringos.
As seen on her show
Wiki file photo of her
Yep, she’s pretty cute. A raving O-bot, unfortunately, but still cute.