By Lee Hernandez | 12/27/2011 - 20:58
Latinos are winners—no one knows that better than we do! But never before have Latinos won as many reality shows as we did this year! Not only did we win all of the major singing competitions (American Idol, The Voice, The Sing-Off), but we also won TV”s biggest dancing show (Dancing With the Stars)! Check out the five talented Latinos who won reality shows this year!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/19/2011 - 09:30
Pretty soon, J.R. Martinez will have an even better prize in his arms than his Dancing with the Stars trophy!
People is reporting that the DWTS champ is expecting his first child with girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones. In an interview with the magazine, the part-Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor said he and Gonzalez-Jones found out the sex of the baby last week.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 11:00
This week, we’re crushing on an array of men; the first surrounded by buzz, the second who’s one of our favorite military heroes, and the last who may be taken (to his female fans’ great disappointment) already.
Check out our crushes below and vote for your fave:
The seasoned Boricua actor has already garnered buzz for his performance in HBO's Luck – and for only a preview! The show’s sneak peek aired on the network last night and we look forward to seeing more of the 42-year-old.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/02/2011 - 13:40
By now, many know people know about the struggles that J.R. Martinez went through in Iraq.
During a deployment in 2003, the part-Salvadorian Army veteran and new champion of Dancing With the Stars drove over a landmine and found himself trapped inside. Martinez suffered burns that covered 40 percent of his body and had to undergo a physical surgery and more than 30 surgeries and physical therapy.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 09:00
J.R. Martinez’s list of admirers keeps growing!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/22/2011 - 11:15
Last night was the first part of ABC's Dancing With the Stars season finale, and our man J.R. Martinez landed a perfect score!
Despite his recent ankle injury, the part-Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor pushed through last night during his freestyle performances with partner Karina Smirnoff—and his hip-hop/samba mash-up (his second performance of the night) earned the actor a perfect 30 score!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/22/2011 - 11:00
ABC's Dancing With the Stars is coming down to the wire and one star whose fancy footwork has left the greatest imprint in our hearts is none other than J.R. Martinez. The part-Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor has definitely had his ups and downs on the dancing competition show, and we’re excited to see him give his all tonight. We're definitely rooting for him all the way!
In the meantime, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite J.R. moments on the dance floor. Enjoy!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/16/2011 - 10:45
J.R. Martinez is one step closer to (hopefully) winning Dancing With the Stars! The Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor made it to the final three of the dancing competition. Now, 28-year-old Martinez is pitted against Robert Kardashian and Ricki Lake for first place. DWTS contestant and soccer athlete Hope Solo was eliminated from the show.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/15/2011 - 09:44
It’s become a bumpy ride for J.R. Martinez on Dancing With the Stars. The Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor went from landing two perfect scores on the show last week to suffering an ankle injury.