Salma Hayek: Beautiful in Black at the "Late Show with David Letterman"

Posted Wednesday October 10, 2012 4:50 PM GMT

Dressed head to toe in black, Salma Hayek arrived at the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York City on Wednesday (October 10).

The "Frida" star wore a black shiny top, matching fitted blazer, a knee-length skirt, black nylons and high heels as she showed off some ornate jewelry to cameras.

Though the 46-year-old Mexican-American actress is currently starring in the newly released comedy "Here Comes the Boom" with pal Kevin James, Univision wanted to ask her about a more serious topic at the premiere on Tuesday.

She was asked whether she has hope that her home country will ever go back to the way it was before the seemingly endless drug war escalated.

The lovely Latina earnestly replied, "Absolutely, yes, it can go back. Or perhaps it can even be a better version of itself. I can't tell you exactly how [it can get there], but we should never lose hope or forget to dream. We all need to change, one by one, and start to believe in it so that it can be possible. I have a lot of faith that it's possible."