20 Stars Who You Think Might Speak Spanish — But Don't!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 16:38

Many Latino celebrities in the U.S. struggle to speak Spanish and are often frustrated by the reaction of others when they say they don't speak the language. But not being able to speak Español does not make them any less Latino than those who speak it fluently.

In honor of non-Spanish speaking Latinos everywhere, we've rounded up 20 celebrities who don't speak the language either:


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Biracial Stars
15 Latino Stars You Never Knew Were Biracial
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 16:20

Latinos come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. That's because we're one of the most racially mixed groups around. Some of us are black, others white and most of us are also Indio thanks to the Tainos, Incas, Aztecas and other native indians of our lands.

With all this in mind, we decided to scope out which Latino stars were biracial, and we came across these 15:


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Gina Torres
Happy Birthday, Gina Torres: The 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55

Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!

Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood. 

Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!


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EXCLUSIVE: 9 Latino Celebs Who Are Learning Spanish
EXCLUSIVE: 9 Latino Celebs Who Are Learning Spanish
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2013 - 00:50

Here are nine Latino celebs who are brushing up on the mother tongue! Viva Español!


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Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59

As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012! 

6 Afro-Latinas Who Are Changing the World!


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Most Beautiful Stars Under 25
The 25 Most Beautiful Latino Stars Under 25
By Lee Hernandez | 08/17/2011 - 13:00

They're young, they're beautiful, and they're Latino! Our 25 Most Beautiful Latino Stars Under 25 represent the wide spectrum of beauty we've always celebrated: they're from Costa Rica, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Colombia (among other places) and they represent the truth about Latino beauty—that it is diverse. You'll find blondes, Afro-Latinos, curvy bodies and skinny bodies, but they all have one thing in common: They're as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside.


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Mother's Day Shout Outs
Celebrity Mother's Day Shout-Outs
By Latina Staff | 05/07/2011 - 14:00

Just in time for Mother's Day, a few of our favorite celebs shared their sweetest memories and the best lessons they learned from the mamis (and abuelas) who raised them right. 

Click through our slideshow for all of their Mother's Day shout-outs!

 


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Heather Hemmens
EXCLUSIVE: Heather Hemmens: "I Have This Skin Tone That's Kind of Unidentifiable But It's Great"
By Lee Hernandez | 04/19/2011 - 17:30

Scene-stealer Heather Hemmens stars as Alice Verdura, a Latina cheerleader, on the CW’s hit series, Hellcats. But despite the fact that her character is a favorite among the show’s fans — not even Heather knows what kind of Latina Alice is.


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Heather Hemmens
EXCLUSIVE: Heather Hemmens Spills Details on the Zombie Episode of 'Hellcats'
By Lee Hernandez | 04/18/2011 - 18:15

The CW's hit series, Hellcats returns this week with the first of five all-new episodes. We caught up with Costa Rican actress Heather Hemmens, 22 — who plays badass Latina cheerleader Alice Verdura on the show — to get some exclusive spoilers!

Tell us about your Hellcats character, Alice.


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Afro-Latina Beauty Week: Get Heather Hemmens's Golden Glow
Afro-Latina Beauty Week: Get Heather Hemmens's Golden Glow
By Kate Sandoval | 04/15/2011 - 18:10

For our last day of Afro-Latina week, we’re obsessing over Heather Hemmens’s pretty makeup from her appearance at OK! magazine’s Hollywood’s Sexiest Singles event. It’s the perfect look for a sexy summer night out—and the shades will look great on every Afro-Latina skin tone!

Here’s how to copy it:

1. Line your entire eye with a black liquid eyeliner and a black pencil eyeliner (stacking the formulas stops them from smudging), then apply mascara to top and bottom lashes.


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