J.R. Martinez
EXCLUSIVE: 'Dancing with the Stars' Contestant J.R. Martinez: "I Want To Make My Latin Community Proud!"
By Lee Hernandez | 09/26/2011 - 15:38

With the second episode of ABC's Dancing with the Stars airing tonight (8/7c), we caught up with this season's Latino standout J.R. Martinez. The Army Veteran and former All My Children star spoke to Latina.com about his Latino roots, what it's like to be on Dancing with the Stars, and why he wants to win the whole thing for his fellow Latinos!

Tell us about your Latin roots!


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Star Tracker: J.R. Martinez, Charlie Sheen, Selena Gomez and more!
Star Tracker: J.R. Martinez, Charlie Sheen, Selena Gomez and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 09/20/2011 - 14:00

— Salvadorian-American actor J.R. Martinez stole the show during last night’s premiere of Dancing with the Stars. The 28-year-old star of All My Children scored 22 out of 30 for his freshman dance! The show returns tonight at 9/8c on ABC for a behind-the-scenes special.


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VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
By Amaris Castillo | 09/19/2011 - 12:57

This week, we’re eyeing two fine actors and a stud who makes his living by dancing his heart out. Tell us who your favorite crush is below: 

Eddie Cibrian

The 38-year-old Cuban-American actor is dreamy in the NBC 1960s-set drama The Playboy Club, which premieres tonight at 9 p.m. EST.

Mark Ballas

Watch more of the part-Mexican dancer in tonight’s premiere of Dancing with the Stars (8/7c on ABC).

Wilmer Valderrama


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Introducing J.R. Martinez
Introducing 'Dancing With the Stars' Contestant J.R. Martinez
By Amaris Castillo | 09/19/2011 - 09:59

For J.R. Martinez, drama is an occupation – and a part of his past. The 28-year-old actor stars in the ABC soap, All My Children. A large part of Martinez’s face is scarred, which serve as clues to a life-altering accident he had while serving in the U.S. Army years ago. The Salvadorian actor has overcome a great deal since then, including more than 30 surgeries and physical therapy.


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Mark Ballas & Pia Toscano Break Up
Mark Ballas & Pia Toscano Break Up
By Amaris Castillo | 09/15/2011 - 15:10

Hollywood breakups are rampant these days! We just reported that Cameron Diaz and A-Rod have reportedly split up and now we can add Mark Ballas and Pia Toscano to the list.


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TV Calendar: Premiere Dates for 30 Shows Starring Latinos!
Fall TV Calendar: Premiere Dates for 30 Shows Starring Latinos!
By Lee Hernandez | 09/07/2011 - 10:51

Want to know where (and when) you can watch the hottest new and returning TV shows starring Latinos this Fall? We've got you covered! Check out our Fall TV Calendar, which has all the info you need to know about 30 Fall TV shows. Happy watching! 


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Erik Estrada
EXCLUSIVE: ¡Mira Quién Baila! Star Erik Estrada on 'Dancing with the Stars:' “I Turned That Down Twice Already"
By Lee Hernandez | 09/02/2011 - 12:03

Puerto Rican actor Erik Estrada (CHiPs) was all smiles last night as he made his dancing debut on the season premiere of Univision's hit show, ¡Mira Quién Baila! (AKA the Spanish-language version of Dancing with the Stars). But don't expect to see Estrada doing the pasodoble on ABC's Dancing with the Stars anytime soon. "I turned that down twice already," Estrada tells Latina.com exclusively.


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DWTS news
J.R. Martinez and Mark Ballas Get Paired Up on 'Dancing with the Stars'
By Lee Hernandez | 08/31/2011 - 17:15

Yesterday, we reported that Salvadorean soap star J.R. Martinez (All My Children) will be one of the stars competing on the 13th season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars (premiering Sept. 19th on ABC).


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Star Tracker: Jenni Rivera
Star Tracker: Antonio Banderas, Jenni Rivera, Adamari Lopez and more!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/31/2011 - 14:30

—Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera is switching things up a bit with her new album. Instead of the banda music we have long associated the 42-year-old with, Rivera’s new single, Basta Ya, is a pop tune off her new album, Joyas Prestadas (Borrowed Jewels).


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J.R. Martinez from 'Dancing With the Stars'
Meet J.R. Martinez: New 'Dancing With the Stars' Contestant
By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 15:00

ABC announced the cast of the 13th season of Dancing With The Stars, and J.R. Martinez will be samba dancing his way to a first place finish if he gets his way. The 28-year-old El Salvadorean stars in the network’s award-winning drama All My Children as Brot Monroe, an Iraq veteran.


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