EXCLUSIVE: Chrissie Fit Talks 'Teen Beach Movie,' Jenni Rivera, and Being a Latina in Hollywood

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Do you know Chrissie Fit? Well if you don't, you need to become acquainted this awesome actress right now!

The Cuban American beauty, who played Mercedes on General Hospital, is shifting gears and starring as Cheechee in Disney Channel's upcoming original movie, Teen Beach Movie.

Fit came by our offices to talk with us about Teen Beach Movie, being a Latina in Hollywood and working with Jenni Rivera.

Read on for our full interview with this rising starlet:

It's so great to meet you! Let's just jump right in. You started singing at five. How cute! What drew you to that?

My family is very creative. My grandfather played the guitar in Cuba. My sisters, my mom and two aunts would do harmonies so I would see them and think, “I want the attention.” I guess that’s where that came about, so they would just throw me in the parties and say “Dale, Chrissie, go!”

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Priscilla Rodriguez, Associate Editor

Priscilla Rodriguez is Latina.com’s Associate Editor. She provides coverage on nearly every topic with a focus on celebrity entertainment. Before hitting the pavement at Latina, Priscilla worked for various outlets including Teen.com, InStyle and Us Weekly. You can follow her on Twitter @priscilrodrig.

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