America Ferrera on Racism in Hollywood and Why Her Man "Better Write an Effing Good Role for a Woman"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/12/2010 - 10:24

America Ferrera sat down with her best friend Amber Tamblyn for a refreshingly honest interview running now in Bust magazine, and boy did she open up. She dished with Tamblyn about everything from wearing "white face" for a Hollywood audition, to acting in her boyfriend's new film and how she feels about the end of Ugly Betty ("I love the show, but I so hope that at the end of that run, I'll have more to show for it than box sets"). It's a really great conversation between two women who obviously love and respect each other dearly.


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How Will "Ugly Betty" End?
By Mariela Rosario | 01/29/2010 - 12:00

For all of you Betty Suarez fans out there destroyed by the show's eminent demise, we have got some juicy news. No, ABC hasn't had a sudden change of heart and decided to give Betty one more season to figure out how to match her outfits, get her braces removed and become the Editor-in-Chief of Mode (unfortunately). But, Michael Aussiello over at EW.com shared a scoop about how the writers plan on tying up the final season.


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"Ugly Betty" Canceled
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/27/2010 - 16:23

Bad news for all of the Betty Suarez fans out there. ABC announced Wednesday that it’s pulling the plug on Ugly Betty, People reports.


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"Ugly Betty" Gets Thrown a Possible Lifeline
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/10/2009 - 15:21

Now that ABC has confirmed they won’t renew Rebecca Romijn’s show Eastwick, E! is reporting that this could be great news for the folks over at Ugly Betty. Sources tell E! reporter Kristin Dos Santos, ABC higher-ups are considering moving Ugly Betty to Wednesdays at 10 in January as part of a flashy relaunch of the show in an effort to save it.


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Q&A: Ana Ortiz on the Future of "Ugly Betty"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/15/2009 - 18:13

Lovely actress Ana Ortiz spoke to Vivo Por TiVo about the new season of Ugly Betty (premiering tomorrow night at 8 p.m.), partying with the cast and crew in the Bahamas, and waking up in bed next to heartthrob Adam Rodriguez. Plus, she tells us what’s in store for Hilda this season, what it was like working with Shakira and Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and spills the beans about a top secret affair that will have audiences buzzing.

What’s coming up for Hilda this season?


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"Ugly Betty" Cast Fights Malaria
By Lee Hernandez | 10/07/2009 - 17:00

Move over Adam Rodriguez, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, and Shakira—looks like Malaria’s got the biggest guest-starring role on Ugly Betty this season—and that’s a very good thing!


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Ana Ortiz's Daughter Paloma is "Ugly Betty" Mascot
By Mariela Rosario | 09/21/2009 - 14:03

Ana Ortiz's three-month-old daughter Paloma is getting acting lessons at a very young age! The new mom gushes about bringing her new baby girl to the set. "Paloma's like a little Ugly Betty mascot," Ortiz, 38, tells people.com. "Everybody is constantly popping into my room to pick her up or talk to her. She has this whole other family at the show, and it's great."

While she is filming, Ortiz, 38, is more than covered. Both her own mom as well as Mark Indelicato's mother help out when necessary. 


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Paula Abdul to Guest Star on "Ugly Betty"
By Akanke Small | 08/12/2009 - 16:46

Ever since Paul Abdul abandoned her American Idol post, there's been chatter about where she could possibly end up. Abdul has reportedly been on a quest to remain in the spotlight and it seems like more than a few places are willing to give her a chance. First, ABC’s hit Dancing With the Stars made an offer and then So You Think You Can Dance producer Nigel Lithgow said he'd love to have her as a guest judge.


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"Ugly" Betty Gets a Makeover!
By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2009 - 15:17

Move over Ugly Betty and make room for Betty Suarez! Looks like the ABC television honchos weren't kidding when they told fans that America Ferrera's titular character was going to be debuting a new look this season.

The shift makes sense with the show's plot line as Betty has just been promoted to a job as Features Editor at Mode magazine. No longer a lowly assistant, she has to step up her style game in order to accurately reflect her new found status on the staff.


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Is "Ugly Betty" Star Ana Ortiz in a Love Triangle with a Firefighter and the Karate Kid?
By Lee Hernandez | 07/27/2009 - 18:00

When the fourth season of ABC's Ugly Betty premiers on Oct. 9, Hilda Suarez (Ana Ortiz)—who has a black belt in breaking hearts (seriously, Freddie Rodriguez, Kevin Alejandro, David Blue, Eddie Cibrian and Chris Gorham have all been dissed and dismissed by Hilda)—will be waxing poetic about not one, but two potential love interests, both of whom are Italianos!


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