Cristina Arreola Editorial Assistant

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Editorial Assistant at Latina.com, where she manages the site's social media, writes articles, and creates content, with a focus on entertainment news. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

 

Favorite Latina fashionista: Selena Gomez. She's beautiful, classy, and trendy.

The Latino celeb I'd want to be best friends with: I fantisize about being best friends with Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez.

My first celebrity crush: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 10 Things I Hate About You. I was eight-years-old. I’m now 22, and he’s still my celebrity crush.

Something people don't know about me: I wrote a fake obituary about myself as an assignment in high school. I stumbled upon it while packing for my move to NYC. The obituary said that I graduated from Northwestern, started my career at a magazine in New York City, and eventually settled down in London. I’ve conquered the first two! I visited London for the first time this summer, and I absolutely fell in love! Hopefully, I’ll achieve that final goal in ten or twenty years.

Guilty pop culture addiction:  I’m shamelessly addicted to boy bands: One Direction, Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, The Wanted, Aventura. I love them all.

Celebrity I'd switch teams for: Naya Rivera.

Latino artist on my iPod right now: Right now, J Balvin is on repeat. 

Favorite Latin dish: My mom's rajas con queso.

Favorite Spanish-Language Song: Soy El Mismo - Prince Royce

TK Young Celebrity Couples Who Make Us Feel Warm And Fuzzy
8 Young Celebrity Couples Who Make Us Feel Warm And Fuzzy

With age comes wisdom, but that doesn't necessarily mean that young love isn't meant to last.
These eight Latino couples make us feel warm and fuzzy — and prove that young love can be true love!
MORE: Eight couples who have stood the test of time.


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Romeo Santos To Perform At The White House For Veterans Day
Romeo Santos To Perform At The White House For Veterans Day

Romeo Santos is headed to the White House!

The King of Bachata will perform for the President and First Lady during a PBS music special in advance of Veterans Day. 

MORE: 10 celebs with an Obama connection!


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OMG! Fifth Harmony Announces Their Next Single
OMG! Fifth Harmony Announces Their Next Single

The BO$$ ladies of 5H are movin' on... to the next single, that is! 

The chicas of Fifth Harmony teased their newest single on Thursday night — "Sledgehammer." 

 


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Elizabeth Vargas Returns To "20/20" Following Stint In Rehab
Elizabeth Vargas Returns To "20/20" Following Stint In Rehab

Elizabeth Vargas will return to 20/20 after seeking treatment for the second time for alcohol dependency.

ABC News confirms that Vargas, 52, will return as an anchor. Her first report will air at the beginning of November. 

MORE: 15 Latinas who have overcome struggles.


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Shakira Is Releasing Her Own Line of Baby Toys!
Shakira Is Releasing Her Own Line of Baby Toys!

From one mami to another!

Shakira has partnered with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys. The company announced the partnership on Friday, and revealed that the First Steps collection of toys will be available in stores in November.

READ: 10 celebrities give their BEST parenting advice.


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NYC Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola After Returning From West Africa
NYC Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola After Returning From West Africa

A New York City doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola — the fourth diagnosed case in the United States. 


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Tyler Posey & Fiancé Seana Gorlick Split
Tyler Posey & Fiancé Seana Gorlick Split

Tyler Posey is a single man — for the first time since middle school. 

The Teen Wolf star split from his fiancé, Seana Gorlick. The two began dating over 10 years ago, when they were both just 12-years-old.


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Christmas 2014: 10 Purrfectly Pawsome Gifts For Pets
10 Perfect Holiday Gifts For Your Pets

The holiday season is nearly upon us, which means its time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones: your parents, friends, siblings, significant other... and of course, your pet! 
This Christmas, make sure Santa leaves one of these purrfect presents for your pawsome BFF:
MORE: The Cutest Celebrity Pets on Social Media!


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EXCLUSIVE: Gabe Saporta Talks New Music, Salsa Dancing, Halloween Costumes & More
EXCLUSIVE: Gabe Saporta Talks New Music, Salsa Dancing, & Halloween Costumes

Latin American-born, Jersey-bred Gabe Saporta draws influences for his music in variety of eccentric places: freestyle music, his punk-rock past, his new wife, and his Latino culture...to name a few. 


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WATCH: NFL Players Come Together for Anti-Domestic Violence PSA
WATCH: NFL Players Come Together for Anti-Domestic Violence PSA

Eli Manning, Jason Witten, Antonio Gates and dozens more NFL players have come together to say "no more" domestic violence


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