Roselyn Sanchez Exits as Miss USA Co-Host in Wake of Donald Trump's Anti-Immigration Comments

The fallout from Donald Trump's controversial anti-immigration comments continues.

Hours after Univision announced they are ending their partnership with the Miss Universe Organization -- which is co-owned by Trump and NBC Universal -- actress Roselyn Sanchez has now bowed out from co-hosting this year's Miss USA pageant.

The Devious Maids star released a statement to Billboard on Thursday saying, "I was very excited and proud to have been invited to participate in Miss USA, but as a Latina, that is now inconceivable."

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The comments that have stirred this recent storm of controversy were made during Trump's presidential campaign announcement on June 16.

"The U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems. When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump told the audience. "They're sending people that have lots of problems. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists."

These comments are among several Trump made during his speech that many have criticized for being racially insensitive.

"Although I am not Mexican, I am Puerto Rican and a proud Latina, and his comments were an insult to our culture," Sanchez said in her statement. "I won't sponsor anything produced by Donald Trump."

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The 42-year-old actress was set to co-host the Spanish-language simulcast of the upcoming simulcast of Miss USA -- which is operated by the Miss Universe Organization -- alongside actor Cristian De La Fuente, who has also bowed out of participating.

Meanwhile, NBC -- who have long had business ties with Trump, including their partnership in the Miss Universe Organization -- has also taken steps to distance themselves from Trump.

NBC released a statement to Entertainment Weekly on Thursday, stressing, "Donald Trump’s opinions do not represent those of NBC, and we do not agree with his positions on a number of issues, including his recent comments on immigration."

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