"Do you think a Japanese person stops being Japanese if he or she doesn't speak the language?" Dawson asks in the interview with the magazine. "Of course not! I am Latina from New York."
The "Unstoppable" Puerto Rican/Cuban actress also added how members of her family didn't want her to learn Spanish so she would not understand "the bochinche" discussed.
"I'm always trying to reinvent myself," Iglesias said in the exclusive interview. "Always trying to learn."
Dawson also talked about her relationship with Mathieu Schreyer, aka DJ Mr. French.
Despite alleged rumors of a breakup, Dawson opened up about how and where they met. She also urges Latinas to open up their hearts and find true love.