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10 Stars You Never Knew Were Beauty Queens
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 15:53

We can all agree that Latinas are some of the most beautiful women on the planet -- right?! And this probably explains why there have been tons of us in beauty pageants throughout history. But it's not just your everyday beauty who walks the pageant runway, celebrities have too!

Here are 10 stars who were beauty queens before they became famous:


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Manny Perez Wants His New Film 'La Soga' to Bring Change to the DR
Manny Perez Wants His New Film 'La Soga' to Bring Change to the DR
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/20/2010 - 14:00

With his dark hair and brows and piercing green eyes, actor Manny Perez (Bella, El Cantante) is the perfect guy to play the intense, tortured title character in La Soga, open in limited theaters across the U.S. Luisito, a.k.a. La Soga, is a sensitive-soul-turned-government-assassin seeking revenge for his father’s death at the hands of drug dealers. Set in the Dominican Republic and New York, it’s action-packed and insightful, touching on themes of corruption and the redemptive power of love.


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Denise Quinones on 'La Soga' and Why She Loves Bad Boys
Denise Quinones on 'La Soga' and Why She Loves Bad Boys
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/19/2010 - 17:00

In her new film La Soga, Denise Quiñones plays the childhood sweetheart of a government assassin in the Dominican Republic (played by writer/actor Manny Perez). We talked to the former Miss Universe at the movie’s New York premiere last week and she told us about the latest projects and her love of bad boys.

What drew you to this project?


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Calle 13's René Pérez and Former Miss Universe Denise Quiñones Break Up
By Mariela Rosario | 10/14/2009 - 11:30

Another one bites the dust! The relationship between two of Puerto Rico's beloved stars, former Miss Universe 2001, Denise Quiñones and lead singer of Calle 13, René Pérez (aka Residente) is officially over. Shirley Rodríguez, publicist for Calle 13, confirmed the split, telling Puerto Rican newspaper Primera Hora, "Yes, it's true. Neither of them are trying to hide the fact that the relationship is over. I can't offer any more details, but I know that they will continue to be friends."


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