Category Archives: Latin celebrities

Eva Longoria to Star in NBC Show about a Latina who doesn’t Speak Spanish — of Course

Eva Longoria (aka as La Prieta Faya and this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) has been tapped as the star of Telenovela, a 13-episode NBC comedy slated for the 2015-2016 TV season. The decision to pick Longoria wouldn’t be more appropriate: The show tells … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Sofía Vergara’s “Latin” Accent

From the upcoming Mi vida con Toty, on YouTube’s NuevON channel.

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Eva Longoria to Produce TV Drama About the Castro Brothers

No… unfortunately not the ones pictured above, but the other Castro brothers. (To think I was already getting excited about the versatility of my favorite, retro-acculturated Latina) Sniff, sniff.

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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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