When actress Angela Means moved to Los Angeles with hopes to further her acting career, she had her goals all planned out. She planned to book global commercials and national spots, but at the top of her list was playing an “interesting” character. And when she got a call to play the role of Felicia on Friday, she thought, “This is it.”

But in an interview with Hype+, the actress said the mistreatment and misunderstanding of the character have been overwhelming.