Category Archives: Latin celebrities

Empire State Building Goes Red to Honor Hispanics [Sort of]

If you still don’t believe me when I say Spanish-speakers rule New York, you might want to keep an eye on the Empire State building this coming Sunday, April 26, when it is set to go totally red in celebration of Telemundo 47 New York’s 50 year anniversary. … Continue reading

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What’s this Blogger Supposed to Do without Don Francisco?

What???!!! After 53 years on the air, Univision today confirmed that Sábado Gigante, that weekly extravaganza featuring humor, music, contests and many, many scantily-clad Latinas will end its current cycle on Sept. 19, 2015, to coincide with the end of the 2014-2015 broadcast … Continue reading

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Watch Reese Witherspoon and Ellen DeGeneres Imitate Sofía Vergara [Video]

This happened this week on The Ellen Show. The sketch is funny, alright, but it’s interesting in that it’s further proof that Sofía’s “dimples” and strong “Latin accent” (fake or not) can be a real asset for so-called mainstream television outlets. Via: The Ellen Show

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Sofía Vergara Transitions from ‘Rotating’ to ‘Leaning In’

Last time the Colombian (not Columbian) bombshell was featured on this blog, she had been put to rotate 360 degrees during the annual EMMY’s award ceremony, because apparently that’s what you are supposed to do with hot, Latin women onstage. This time, … Continue reading

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Latina Bloggers Now Come with a Dose of Tabasco Sauce

OK, shame on me, but given the fact they will never invite me again, my very busy schedule, this year I was not able to attend Hispanicize, that smoochfest between Mommy Bloggers and their Corporate Sugar Daddys I once had the fortune to … Continue reading

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Internet User in L.A. Poses Excellent Question about Mexicans

The Internet is an oasis of information, entertainment, endless time-wasting and — more importantly — thought-provoking inquiries. Take Username_2000, a ‘Daily Mail Online’ reader in Los Angeles, California, who took to that empowering tool known as the “comments box” to ponder … Continue reading

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Rodner Figueroa: Hispanic Media’s Convenient Scapegoat

Much has been written this week about the precipitous downfall of Venezuelan TV host Rodner Figueroa, who was fired from his high-paying job in Univision after making an inexcusable, racist comment about Michelle Obama live, during the superpopular daytime show El gordo y … Continue reading

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