Hannah Jaff

Netflix Series 'Made in Mexico' Star, Hanna Jaff--the Next Meghan Markle?

Recently, British aristocrat Henry Roper-Curzon announced he got engaged--wait for it--in the Swiss Alps! Get to know this mysterious woman who stole his heart.
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Univision and Variety Announce Creation of 'Variety Latino' Entertainment News Outlet

Spanish language broadcast network Univision and U.S. showbiz publication Variety announced a new Spanish-based entertainment news outlet, "Variety Latino - Powered by Univision," Tuesday. The joint venture is currently slated for a Feb. 27 debut.
Iris Almario

More Than a Credit on the Screen: Former Miss Latina US and Actress Iris Almario

Sex and the City. Season 5, episode 3: "Luck Be an Old Lady," is where America first laid eyes on Iris Almario, the actress, host and model. She played the role of Terry, an attractive maid in a high-end Atlanta City hotel, who Samantha Jones' beau, Richard, couldn't resist. However, prior to being an actress, the Queens-native fiercely worked the pageant circuit, where she was more than once hailed queen; and she worked within the modeling industry, employed by one of the biggest agencies in the world. Through copious amounts of work on and off screen, she's collected rich, once-in-a-lifetime experiences while progressively moving toward her Hollywood ambitions.
Anjelah Johnson

Anjelah Johnson, Fred Armisen & More Latin Post Picks for Great Latino Comedians

George Lopez, Paul Rodriguez and Carlos Mencia's names are some of the first to come to mind when thinking of Latino comedians, but there's a number of valuable comedians with Latin roots who are brazen and brilliant, and offer stellar commentary on la raza's experience in America, or are just plain ol' hilarious.

Carmen Miranda's Brazilian Beginning and Hollywood Ending as a Latin Star

“The Brazilian Bombshell” to some and “The Chiquita Banana Girl” to others, Carmen Miranda (born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha) was a bonafide star to all who knew her name. Frequently clad in exotic costumes and hats made of fruit, the Portuguese-Brazilian singer and actress rose to fame in Brazil before she became an international film and stage star.

Latinos are Still Playing Maids, Criminals and Characters That Aren't "Real"

Latinos are likely to find a familiar faces on nearly every network. Yet, Latinos continue to be bound by stereotypical roles. Latinos remain playing the role of ditsy but forgivable housewife, confident but compassionate prison inmate, cold-blooded and calculating drug dealers, and devious and seductive housemaids.

Mexico's Gael Garcia Bernal: From Humble Beginnings to Hollywood Stardom

Gael Garcia Bernal began his career as a teen, playing dime roles on telenovelas, before coming into his own as a 19-year-old soap opera heartthrob, compelling women of all ages with his attractiveness and raw talent.
William Levy

Cuban Actor William Levy Wants to Leave Telenovelas for Strictly Hollywood Roles

The Cuban-American former model and telenovela star William Levy is leaving the telenova scene and has set his sights on Hollywood films, he recently told People En Español. He's currently in post-production for the films Addicted and Single Mom's Clubs, and is still filming La Tempestad (The Tempest) in Mexico.
Christina Milian

Christina Milian was Eliminated From Dancing with the Stars, But Reflects Positively

Christina Milian and Mark Ballas were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars this week after receiving the night’s top scores, and severe criticism from guest judge Julianne Hough. The 32-year-old Afro-Cuban songstress expressed that she was saddened and shocked by the results that pulled her and her partner from the competition.
Album cover of 'Por la Noche' by Mala Rodriguez

Mala Rodriguez & the Rise of Latina Hip-Hop Artists

Latin entertainment has introduced audiences to true performers and artistic legends. Icons such as Jenni Rivera and Celina Cruz are some of the fierce faces that led a community of creative and active performers. And, while Latin women have made terrific strides in music, there's a distinct and clear absence of Latin women functioning and succeeding in the music industry in an iconic & exemplary way.

'Latina' talks with Christina Milian and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi About DWTS

Christina Milian and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, who are both current contestants on this season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, spoke to Latina Magazine and dished about technique, congrats, and the difficulties of the dance.
Alfonso Cauron

Space Drama 'Gravity' Sets October Record with $55.8 Million

Alfonso Cauron's Gravity, the 3D science fiction thriller, raked in a record-breaking $55.8 million during its debut weekend, and that's just in North America.
Charo, Sofia Vergara

Sofia is Dissed By Charo on ALMA Awards Red Carpet

Though seemingly similar, Charo seems to think, "Sofia Vergara is Charo with Diarrhea."
Ana Ortiz

'Devious Maids' Ana Ortiz Finds Role on 'Revenge'

'Ugly Betty' and 'Devious Maids' star, Ana Ortiz is to appear on the third season of ABC’s Revenge.
Speedy Gonzales

Speedy Gonzales: U.S. Latino Folk Hero Co-opted Racist Stereotypes

Speedy Gonzales, with an exaggerated Mexican accent, somehow strayed away from his animators' racist intentions to become a symbol and an icon to Hispanics in the U.S.

Rosario Dawson Admitted that Fear Kept Her From Sex as a Teen

'Kids' star, Rosario Dawson explains remaining a virgin until she was 20.
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