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'Dancing with the Stars' Winner Helio Castroneves Indicted for Tax Fraud
By smundhra | 10/03/2008 - 11:52

Looks like Dancing with the Stars champ Helio Castroneves has been spending too much time in the fast lane. The professional race-car driver was indicted Thursday in a federal income tax case in Florida, and is accused by a federal grand jury of siphoning millions of dollars in income to a Panamanian shell company from 1999 to 2004, People reports.

Brazilian-born Helio is expected to appear in a Miami court on Friday to face charges of conspiracy and tax evasion. If convicted of all charges, he faces a maximum penalty of 35 years in prison.


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Cristian de la Fuente's Back on His Feet
By Latina Staff | 06/06/2008 - 16:10

It's been just two weeks since Cristian De La Fuente underwent surgery for a torn tendon in his bicep but don’t expect to find him in bed! Just one day after his stitches were removed, the Dancing with the Stars third-placer was spotted rocking a brace in Disneyland while posing for pics with his dancing partner, Cheryl Burke. "The doctor said it was a perfect repair," stated publicist Cynthia Snyder.


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Kristi Yamaguchi Beats Out Cristian de la Fuente, Jason Taylor on 'Dancing with the Stars'
By Latina Staff | 05/21/2008 - 11:38

She already conquered the ice-skating rink, and now Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi has won the battle of the dance floor and become only the second female ever to win Dancing with the Stars. Kristi and her partner Mark Ballas beat out pro-footballer Jason Taylor, who came in second, and telenovela star Cristian de la Fuente, who was the first to be given the boot in last nights finale.


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MUSIC ROUNDUP: Enrique Rules, Gloria and Ozo Do Reality TV, and Calle 13’s Back!
By Monica Herrera | 03/25/2008 - 21:56

Cop It: Enrique Iglesias’ 95/08

Enrique’s latest release is more than just a greatest hits collection. Here are the top three reasons why it’s our album pick of the week:

Reason #1 – The disc features all of his chart-topping hits in Spanish, so instead of drowning in the sappiness of “Hero” and the cheesiness of “Rhythm Divine, you can bask in the romanticism of “Héroe” and the euphoria of “Ritmo Divino.” Bottom line: Everything sounds better in español.


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Christian de la Fuente to Join 'Dancing With the Stars'
By Latina Staff | 03/06/2008 - 15:38

As if the hit celeb ballroom show Dancing with the Stars didn't have enough drama, now a telenovela star is joining the competition. The celebrity contestants and partners for season six, which kicks off off March 17 on ABC, were announced on Tuesday morning's episode of Good Morning America, and Chilean actor/certified hottie Cristian de la Fuente is officially joining the cast. Not only that, his professional partner is show favorite Cheryl Burke--she's a two-time DWTS champion, so he's definitely going into the competition with an advantage.


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Mario Lopez Joins 'A Chorus Line' on Broadway
By Latina Staff | 03/05/2008 - 08:18

Mario Lopez has managed to crank out another 15 minutes of fame by landing himself a role in the hit Broadway musical A Chorus Line. The Saved by the Bell and Dancing with the Stars alum, who really should have drifted off into obscurity in the late-90s, will play the role of Zach (hah!), the demanding director who is casting the chorus roles for a new Broadway musical. Mario's run starts on April 15 and will go until Sept. 7.


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Is Mario Lopez a Prima Donna?
By admin | 01/08/2008 - 16:53

Looks like Mario Lopez is a bossy guy: In helping plan a housewarming bash for his friend, hotelier Gavin Maloof. Mario killed just about every entertainment idea Maloof had, according to New York's Daily News. First, Mario barred his ex-wife Ali Landry from hosting a bikini fashion show (remember, they were married for two weeks until Ali dumped him and asked for an annulment, allegedly because Mario cheated?).


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