Category Archives: Beauty Queens

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Mariachi Version, Because Why Not?

It was bound to happen. A mariachi version remake of the famous ballroom scene in Beauty and the Beast quickly became a viral hit, because apparently there is nothing Hispanics love more than seeing their favorite mainstream characters recreated á la mexicana. The … Continue reading

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Alicia Machado Moves On: Launches Male Fragrance, Develops Extra Limbs, Writes Book

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who this year jumped to non-Hispanic fame after confessing to having being called horrible things like Miss Piggy and Miss Housekeeping by Horrible-Person Donald Trump (HPDT), is apparently moving on. The Venezuela native this week took to Twitter to promote her … Continue reading

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Salma Hayek to Star as a Lesbian Taco in Upcoming Movie, Because Hollywood

Hold on to your sombreros! If you thought Hollywood was running out of awesome ideas, think again. Coming this summer to a movie theatre near you is The Sausage Party, an “adult animated film with talking food,” starring Seth Rogen as Frank, … Continue reading

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JOB ALERT: Cinco de Mayo Ass Models Needed in Miami

Awwww, America: The land of the free, home of the brave — and the Milwaukee Taco Fest — is also the place to go to advance your career. Take the above job opportunity hailing from — where else? — Florida, where some dude needs to hire 4 women for … Continue reading

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The Milwaukee Taco Fest Is all that Is Wrong with America

If you thought Cinco de Mayo was the ultimate Mexican-themed ridiculousness in America, wait till you see the inner workings of the Milwaukee Taco Fest, an annual extravaganza promising attendees “a day of taco tasting, tequila, margaritas, cervezas and tons of … Continue reading

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Univision Launches Dolls Inspired by Univision’s Latin Beauty Pageant, because Univision

Move over, Mexican Barbie! Here come Nuestra Belleza Latina-inspired dolls, Univision’s latest marketing effort to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its very own Latin beauty pageant. The six dolls — Dulce, Yaritza, Sol, Niki, Odalys and Paola —have all been inspired by the “diverse and compelling … Continue reading

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Miss Colombia Loses Miss Universe Crown, Hilarity Ensues

Sunday night Miss Colombia was crowned Miss Universe at the Miss Universe pageant for, like two seconds…. Turns out the crown was actually for Miss Philippines but host Steve Harvey read the cue card wrong, and then everything went to hell for la colombiana — and for … Continue reading

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