Category Archives: Latin celebrities

Argentine Sports Channel Puts Trump’s Insults to Good Use

Argentina’s TyC Sports channel is using extracts from Trump’s infamous “wall” speech to propose a wall in hopes to stop Argentina’s national team from coming to this year’s Copa América. “These are total killers,” says Trump, as the video shows Ángel Di María lashing … 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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Tostitos Telenovela Features Catalina Creel, and Lots of Shirtlessness

Tostitos, the brand that gave us a noseless Sevillana pitching spicy salsa, is back with a [Latin] vengeance; this time with Botanas del cielo, a :60 telenovela that incorporates its new products into a hilarious, over-the-top plotline. Among this blogger’s favorite: An English-speaking version of eye-patched … Continue reading

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Canelo Álvarez to Help Tecate ‘Amplify Modern Masculinity’

Tecate has launched its first national campaign in the U.S. featuring none other than Mexican boxing superstar Saúl “El Canelo” Álvarez. In a 30-second-spot, we see Mr. Álvarez being hailed — and carried (literally) — as some kind of King of bling bling … Continue reading

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¡Ándale, Ándale! Speedy Gonzales Preps for Hollywood Debut

If everything goes according to plan, my childhood hero will soon be the star of his own animated feature film. According to Deadline.com, Warner Bros. is already working on a Speedy Gonzales movie with producers Dylan Sellers and Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez, who will be … Continue reading

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In Light of Current Political Climate, Telemundo Hires Don Francisco as Senior News Correspondent

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. Almost one year after announcing his departure from Univision, the septuagenarian TV host Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, is making a comeback to Hispanic media. Oh, and it’s quite the comeback. Telemundo on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Here Is the Oscar-Winning Iñárritu Piñata: The Piñárritu

 Currently on sale at Piñatería Ramírez.

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