Category Archives: Latin celebrities

Sofía Vergara has that ‘Latin Thing’ i.e. Curves and a Big Behind

Don’t you just love it when famous people fall in love? Take actor Joe Manganiello, who has been caught cozying up to Colombian bombshell Sofía Vergara. But how does he feel about her? “She has that Latin thing. She has … Continue reading

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The Mexican ‘Jersey Shore’ Looks Stupider than the Regular ‘Jersey Shore’

I thought it was going to be a while until I had to post something about silly Mexican spin-offs, but it looks like TV producers and creatives never stop, well, creating. On the heels of Gossip Girl Acapulco, comes Acapulco … Continue reading

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Thursday is National Tequila Day, and Some Flak Wants me to Drink Jenni Rivera Tequila

As if living in the U.S. weren’t hard enough, one has to keep track of all these national food and drink holidays, which are a lot, believe me. There’s National Vodka and Taco Day; National Tortilla Chip Day and even National Paella Day. And while I have missed a … Continue reading

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Telemundo’s Adaptation of ‘Les Miserables’ Features ‘La Chule’ as Jean Valjean

You can say anything about Hispanic TV networks, but they are a quite inventive bunch when it comes to Spanish-language adaptations of world-renowned dramas. Take Telemundo, which has kicked off production of its own version of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, considered one of … Continue reading

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Shakira and Activia Partner to Promote Lego and a Brand of Mexican Milk

Call me crazy, but I believe Shakira’s latest World Cup video does little to beat the drum for sponsor Activia, a Dannon Company. Instead, La La La (Brazil 2014) sounds like the perfect song to sell products from this Mexican food giant…. or even these other guys…. Watch … Continue reading

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Sofía Vergara Shows Twitter Critics What She’s Made of

The latest installment of Jimmy Kimmel‘s Celebrities Read Mean Tweets, included some hilarious segments, in which celebrities read mean-spirited tweets about themselves. My favorite was, of course, Sofía Vergara, who was criticized by user @mamaowl_kirby for her apparently impossible accent. Upon reading … Continue reading

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The perks of winning Univision’s ultimate beauty contest…

Aleyda Ortiz [center] on Sunday was crowned Univision’s 8th Nuestra Belleza Latina, a title I’m sure comes with tons of responsibilities but also many perks, including cash prizes and jumping into a hot tub with a 50-plus married Cuban-American man: … Continue reading

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