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'Diary of a Future President' Star Tess Romero Jokes About This 'Unhealthy Obsession'

'Diary of a Future President' Star Tess Romero Jokes About This 'Unhealthy Obsession'

Who else has been loving Tess Romero on Diary of a Future President?! Same!

The young actress stars as Elena, a 12-year-old Cuban American and future leader, through the narration from her diary, the series follows those awkward middle school years which set Elena up to become the president of the United States.

Tess recently shared 10 Fun Facts with JJJ and we got to know the star a little bit more, including what she has an “unhealthy obsession” with.

“I’ve even lost a few close friends and family members over this as they attempted to let me hit rock bottom,” she joked with us. “Every time I think it’s behind me, I just continue to relapse.”

Don’t forget to watch Tess Romero in the complete first season of Diary of a Future President streaming NOW on Disney+!

Click inside to find out what Tess is talking about, and more fun facts about her… More Here! »

Diary of Future President's Tess Romero Would Not Want to Be President In Real Life

Diary of Future President's Tess Romero Would Not Want to Be President In Real Life

Tess Romero makes some funny faces while making an appearance Build by Yahoo last week in New York City.

During the interview, the star of Diary of a Future President was asked if maybe she would ever want to be president some day or run for office.

“Oh god no! That seems like so much work, that’s like the hardest job!” she said.

She also shared the two Nickelodeon shows that inspired her to get into acting.

The Fresh Beat Band and Dora The Explorer,” Tess revealed. “I love Dora, and I love The Fresh Beat Band, and one day I asked my mom, ‘How can I be in The Fresh Beat Band? How can we make this happen?’ And she had to explain to me, ‘Okay, they’re not real, they’re actors.’ And I was like, ‘Great! Let’s do that then.’”

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Tess Romero, Gina Rodriguez & More Premiere Disney+ Series 'Diary of a Future President'

Tess Romero, Gina Rodriguez & More Premiere Disney+ Series 'Diary of a Future President'

Tess Romero and Gina Rodriguez snap a fun photo together at the premiere of their new series Diary of a Future President held at Arclight Cinemas on Tuesday (January 14) in Hollywood.

The two ladies play the younger and older version of the main character, Elena. Gina also serves as an executive producer.

Also in attendance were their co-stars Carmina Garay, Selenis Leyva, Charlie Bushnell, Sean Glasgow, Nathan Arenas, Tiernan Jones, Jessica Marie Garcia, Harmeet Pandey, Jazzy Jade, Kyan Zielinski, Travis Burnett, Michael Weaver, Brandon Severs, and Chiara D’Ambrosio.

Ariana Greenblatt, Dara Renee, Rachel Bloom, and Gina‘s husband Joe Locicero also stepped out to show their support.

Diary of a Future President premieres THIS Friday (January 17) on Disney+. Check out the trailer here!

FYI: Gina is wearing a Silvia Tcherassi dress.

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Tess Romero & Gina Rodriguez Star in First Trailer for 'Diary of a Future President' - Watch!

Tess Romero & Gina Rodriguez Star in First Trailer for 'Diary of a Future President' - Watch!

Tess Romero hides underneath the lunch table in the first trailer for Diary of a Future President.

The upcoming Disney+ series is “told from the narration of her diary, follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States. Unabashed, semi-dweeby, ultra-observant and with a strong point of view, she walks through the world with purpose and confidence.”

Gina Rodriguez stars as the future president, with Selenis Leyva, Michael Weaver and Charlie Bushnell also starring.

Diary of a Future President premieres on Friday, January 17th on Disney+.

Check out the trailer below!

Grace VanderWaal & Graham Verchere Preview 'Stargirl' at D23!

Grace VanderWaal & Graham Verchere Preview 'Stargirl' at D23!

Grace VanderWaal and her Stargirl co-star Graham Verchere step out for the Disney+ panel at Disney’s D23 Expo on Friday (August 23) in Anaheim, Calif.

The young stars were there to talk about their upcoming movie, which they announced will launch on the new streaming service in early 2020.

Gina Rodriguez was also there to talk about a new series called Diary of a Female President, which she is executive producing. She’ll also be a recurring guest star on the show. She was joined by star Tess Romero to announce that the series will premiere on Disney+ in January. Told using the narration from her diary, this half-hour single camera comedy follows 12-year-old Cuban-American girl Elena’s journey through the trials of middle school, which set her on the path to ultimately become president of the United States.

FYI: Grace is wearing a Jonathan Cohen dress. Gina and Tess are matching in their Ellie Mae Studios blazer and pants.

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'Diary of a Female President': Get the Scoop on Gina Rodriguez's New Disney+ Series

'Diary of a Female President': Get the Scoop on Gina Rodriguez's New Disney+ Series

Get excited for Gina Rodriguez‘s brand-new Disney+ series, Diary of a Female President!

The Jane the Virgin and Carmen Sandiego actress – who recently got married – will both executive produce and have a recurring role as the President of the United States, Deadline reports.

She’ll also direct the first episode.

Selenis Leyva and Michael Weaver will star along with young newcomers Tess Romero and Charlie Bushnell.

The series, “told from the narration of her diary, follows 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena (Romero) as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States. Unabashed, semi-dweeby, ultra-observant and with a strong point of view, she walks through the world with purpose and confidence.”

Charlie will play Bobby, Elena’s “sweet-faced but mischievous older brother.” Selenis will play Gabi, their “intelligent and loving mom.” Michael will portray Sam, “a lawyer at Gabi’s firm who is in the beginnings of a relationship with her.”

Gina, meanwhile, will recur as the adult version of Elena, currently on the campaign trail.

“I established my production company as a vehicle to tell stories for and by the underrepresented,” Gina Rodriguez said. “Bringing this story to Disney+ is a dream come true not to mention hope for our future.”

The 10-episoide Diary of a Female President will premiere on Disney’s streaming service in 2020! Production is currently kicking off.

READ MORE: Gina Rodriguez Had To Stop Filming ‘Jane The Virgin’ During Its’ Final Season For Her Mental Health