Category Archives: Latin celebrities

It’s Retro Thursday: Meet Salma Hayek in Her Very Beginnings

Salma Hayek de Pinault was not always rich, fabulous and sophisticated. She used to make TV commercials in her native Mexico, like this one (my personal favorite) for the sadly extinct Burger Boy chain. Enjoy! Translation: “I am Little Red … Continue reading

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‘People en Español’ Picks 25 Most Powerful Latinas. Shockingly, I’m NOT One of Them

After years of not including this blogger in its list of the world’s most beautiful Latinos, People en Español has now unveiled its 25 U.S. most powerful Latinas list, which –unshockingly– includes a bunch of cute Latinas, clad in red, none of which are me. … Continue reading

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Unshocking Revelation: Sofía is ‘Variety Latino’ Top Latina

No Hispanic Heritage Month would be complete without a list of the most influential Latinos in Hollywood, so thanks Variety Latino, for putting that together. According to Variety Latino, which is like regular Variety, but Latino, there are 20 Latinos who … Continue reading

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‘Cristela’ is a Latin-themed TV Show I Might Actually Watch

Mexican-American comedienne Cristela Alonzo might not be as stunning as Sofía Vergara -and chances are the EMMY Academy will never put her on a rotating pedestal. However, judging from the following trailer -and description- of the upcoming ABC comedy Cristela, she has the potential to … Continue reading

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JLo’s ‘Booty’ Is Proof that Latinas are Proud of their Buttocks

Pay no attention to all the hoopla about stereotyping Latinas as sexy, hot and curvy individuals. In fact, and judging from Booty, the latest artistic creation of our own Jennifer Lopez, we are not only proud of our behinds, but spend quite a bit … Continue reading

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The EMMYs put Sofía Vergara on a Pedestal; Rotate her 360 Degrees to Show Commitment to Diversity

Bruce Rosenblum, chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, took the stage last night at the 2014 EMMY Award ceremony to talk about diversity in the television industry. And what better way of showing your commitment to diversity … Continue reading

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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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