America Ferrera: 'Gossip Girl' Teaches Us "To Be Mean"
By smundhra | 09/11/2008 - 17:53

Though most of us look at it as a guilty pleasure, América Ferrera believes there's nothing positive about teen soap dramas like Gossip Girl. "Like, if you're watching The Hills or 90210, all the backstabbing shapes the way we act," the star muses in the October issue of Seventeen. "I mean, I love Blake [Lively]; she's a wonderful friend of mine, but shows like Gossip Girl kind of condition us to be mean."


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Adriana Lima to Guest Star on 'Ugly Betty'
By smundhra | 09/05/2008 - 11:01

Adriana Lima will make Ugly Betty a whole lot prettier when she guest stars on the show in an upcoming episode. The Brazilian supermodel will play a—wait for it—Victoria's Secret model hired to pose for Mode's Sizzling Hot Issue and will share scenes with América Ferrera's character, Betty Suarez.

"Adriana has always been a huge fan of Ugly Betty and is thrilled for the opportunity to make a guest star appearance," says her rep Liza Anderson.


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Best Dressed: America Ferrera in Emerald
By Latina Staff | 08/22/2008 - 13:33
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Latina.com Exclusive: Dania Ramirez Says Imagen Awards Were "Truly Amazing!"
By smundhra | 08/22/2008 - 12:35

The stars came out in their red-carpet worthiest digs last night for the Imagen Foundation Awards, honoring the crème de la creme of Latinos in the entertainment industry.

Not surprisingly, we learned that everyone loves Ugly Betty, which snagged Best Primetime Series and Tony Plana as Best Supporting Actor and also took home a Lifetime Achievement Award. However, we’re massively confused as to how Christina Milian, who apparently starred in some show called Snowglobe, beat America Ferrera for Best TV Actress.


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Red Carpet Roundup: ALMA Awards
By Monica Herrera | 08/19/2008 - 12:49

Sunday night's ALMA Awards abounded with fashion scores and strikes, but we came away learning two things from the show's celebrity attendees: 1) Color is our friend, and 2) Shiny satin is not.

Go to the slideshow!

 


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Who Won Big at the ALMA Awards? (Warning: Spoilers!)
By smundhra | 08/18/2008 - 13:23

Dozens of Hollywood's biggest celebrities—Latino and otherwise—stepped out on the red carpet for the ALMA awards last night. Host/producer Eva Longoria Parker dazzled in an array of gowns, but her best accessory was definitely her husband Tony Parker.


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America Ferrera Not Impressed with 'Gossip Girl'
By smundhra | 08/11/2008 - 11:59

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this video is worth at least a million. América Ferrera let her real feelings for her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants costar Blake Lively and her show Gossip Girl peek though when the pair were interviewed on the Fox network this weekend. The real hilarity comes in around 0:48. Enjoy!

 


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Mark Consuelos to Guest Star on 'Ugly Betty'
By smundhra | 08/01/2008 - 14:46

The hotness void Gio left at Mode when he flew off to Rome in the season finale of Ugly Betty will be filled with überhunk Mark Consuelos, sources reveal to TV Guide. The former soap star, who is married to perky talk show host Kelly Ripa, will only appear in one episode, but his character's arrival "plays into a major story arc," according to the magazine.


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'Ugly Betty' Scores Big, America Ferrera Gets Snubbed for ALMA Award Nominations
By smundhra | 07/22/2008 - 09:21

The race to the ALMA Awards (kind of like the all-Latino Golden Globes) kicked off this week with the announcement of this year's nominees by host/executive producer Eva Longoria Parker and Dancing with the Stars finalist Cristian de la Fuente.


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'Ugly Betty' Moves in to New York Neighborhood
By smundhra | 07/21/2008 - 10:09

For New Yorkers, the neighborhood just got a little uglier. The cast and crew of the hit show Ugly Betty have officially moved in. For the show's third season, ABC has relocated the entire production from Los Angeles to New York, where the show takes place.

"I'm totally not unpacked and still living out of a suitcase," Ana Ortiz told People magazine at the Ugly Betty block party in the Jackson Heights neighborhood in Queens, New York, Thursday. "But I'm crashing at my mom's place right now."


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