This news immediately sent chills down my spine, and I still can’t get over it. Our little Gina Rodriguez, star of Jane the Virgin, snatched up a Golden Globe Nomination! We will now pause and reflect on the gravity of this situation…

(Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)

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Okay, now we celebrate! We could not be more proud of the breakout star as we’ve watched her take the TV world by storm in just one, short season. This is wonderful news. Her competition is stiff. The category is packed with stellar actresses. Take a look at the nominees:

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –COMEDY OR MUSICAL
LENA DUNHAM: GIRLS
EDIE FALCO: NURSE JACKIE
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS: VEEP
GINA RODRIGUEZ : JANE THE VIRGIN
TAYLOR SCHILLING: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

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Somehow, we’re not worried. Yes, the category is full of amazing actresses who have filled amazing roles, but Gina is just better!

Gina’s reaction to the news will really make your heart swell! Check out her tweet following the announcement:

No matter the outcome, we feel like proud mommas. Congrats Gina and good luck!

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