By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00
Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 13:25
Thalía is better than ever—or so she says on the cover of November’s People en Español. Considering the turbulent year she has had after the death of her mother earlier this year, we're happy to hear that the Mexican singer/actress is feeling good!
By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 13:15
Cheech Marin has just been confirmed to play the patriarch of a close-knit Mexican American family for a new sitcom. Deadline is reporting that the Mexican American funny man has signed on as father-in-law to Rob Schneider’s character in the new CBS comedy. The project, which is still untitled, is co-written by Schneider and based on the actor’s real life.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 17:17
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 25-year-old Lucy and 26-year-old Jorge. The Californian couple met as teenagers and dated for a decade before they tied the knot. For a while, the young couple was chaperoned by Lucy’s nephews and nieces during dates. For Lucy, who was born in Mexico, the date chaperoning was just an expectation placed by her parents, but for Jorge, who is Mexican-American, it took some getting used to.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/30/2011 - 12:20
Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez turns 36 tomorrow, and the Mexican actress told Latina.com exclusively how it feels to be celebrating her cumples años. “I feel grateful to be alive!” said Ramirez, who is always appreciative of her blessings. “Another year gone by is reason to celebrate.”
By Amaris Castillo | 08/29/2011 - 18:00
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 28-year-old Michael and 29-year-old Kristopher. The couple met on a study abroad trip but did not officially date until a year and a half later. Since then, several more years passed before this couple decided to take the plunge. The wedding planning proved extremely challenging because Kristopher was in Mexico at the time and Michael was in Texas. Michael found herself planning the wedding mostly alone.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/29/2011 - 17:24
With Basketball Wives LA premiering tonight at 8/7c on VH1, we called up the show's half-Mexican star, Gloria Govan to find out if we can expect the show to be just as dramatic as the original Basketball Wives, which is set in Miami. And Govan, who is engaged to NBA player Matt Barnes, told us how the two shows, which both air on VH1, are different.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/29/2011 - 16:22
Minutes—that’s all it takes to sell out Demi Lovato’s concerts from coast to coast!
This morning, tickets went on sale for Lovato’s new concert dates and it took all of 15 minutes for her show at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom on September 17th to sell out. The singer's September 23rd show at Club Nokia in Los Angeles also sold out in just 30 minutes! Talk about having a strong fan base.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/22/2011 - 16:23
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 27-year-old Kendra and 28-year-old Moises. The couple, who live in Texas, met three years ago while Kendra, now a nurse, was studying abroad in Mexico for several months. A musician in a local club, Moises eventually became what Kendra called her ‘computer boyfriend’. The couple spent countless hours communicating via Internet and phone until Moises moved to Texas to be with Kendra.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/18/2011 - 11:30
It has been widely reported that on the day she turns 19 (Saturday, August 20th), Demi Lovato will be attending her friend Kim Kardashian's wedding in Montecito, California.