Category Archives: Latin celebrities

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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Michelle Obama Does ‘Sábado Gigante;’ Alas, not for ‘Miss Colita’ Pageant

You might dismiss Don Francisco as your abuela television icon, but his star power seems to be at its highest (and his energy certainly surpasses that of the “other aged Cuban“). Proof of this is tomorrow’s show, which will feature … Continue reading

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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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