Maria Conchita Alonso bowed out of "The Vagina Monologues" after her support for a Tea Party candidate sparked outrage.

The Latina actress was set to star in a Spanish-language version of Eve Ensler's ever-popular play in San Francisco next month. But in light of recent protests, and threats of a boycott, she backed out.

"Monologos de la Vagina" is set to run Feb. 14-16 at The Brava Theater Center in the Mission district.

Alonso, who has starred in movies such as "Moscow on the Hudson" and "The Running Man," was in the line of fire after backing California Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly in a bilingual Internet campaign video. Donnelly is the founder of a Minuteman border patrol chapter.

"They were saying they were going to burn down the theater, they were going to boycott the show," the 56-year-old Venezuelan-born actress told Fox News.

Certainly Alonso is no stranger to political debates. She once got in a tussle with Sean Penn at LAX over his support for Socialist Hugo Chavez.

In this video, the outspoken actress appeared with her beloved pet Chihuahua Tequila and translates some of Donnelly's campaign slogans into Spanish.



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