By Mariela Rosario | 09/16/2011 - 09:00
The beautiful Salma Hayek sat down for the cameras while shooting our historic 15th anniversary cover and told us all about how she is raising her daughter Valentina to love and appreciate all aspects of her culture. As Hayek has mentioned before, little Valentina is quite the talented linguist—she's mastered English, Spanish and French—but Salma is also making sure that her 3-year-old daughter understands what it means to be Mexican, and she thinks it's working!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/15/2011 - 17:19
By Mariela Rosario | 09/15/2011 - 14:30
It's hard to believe, but gorgeous Cuban beauty Daisy Fuentes has been in the game for over 20 years! She started her career as a model back in the 1980s and then proceeded to break down barriers for a whole new generation as the first ever Latina VJ on MTV. Since then, Fuentes has been building her brand with a fantastic fashion line for Kohl's, a beauty line and a set of exercise DVD's which turned into a super popular Nintendo Wii game. It is estimated that Fuentes sells about $300 million worth of clothing, accessories, and beauty products through Kohl’s every year!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/14/2011 - 16:15
We love Ana de la Reguera so much! She's a real, honest talent in a world of so many disposable starlets. Known for her serious turn in HBO Latino's critically acclaimed Capadocia, she kicked off her English-language career in Hollywood with a starring role a sexy nun in Nacho Libre opposite Jack Black and never looked back. But besides her talent, de la Reguera is unapologetically Latina in all facets of her life!
Watch the video below to see what she has to say about holding on to her roots and always being proud of who she is.
By Latina Staff | 09/12/2011 - 13:00
Did you know an Ecuadorian designer is behind some of the most beautiful dresses you have seen Miss Universe wear, including Mexican Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete? Gabriel Cadenas came to New York in 2009 and never looked back. Here, she talks to Fashion Editor Verky Arcos about her rise to fame and her latest Spring 2012 collection.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/09/2011 - 13:31
Salma Hayek recently paid a visit to Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa for their live morning show and she dished on everything from her adorable daughter Valentina to her nearly sold out new beauty line at CVS, Nuance to her new film Savages with Oliver Stone.
Here's what the 45-year-old Mexican actress had to say. Watch all three videos, Salma is still super charming and gracious for being the most powerful Latina in Hollywood.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/09/2011 - 12:30
Eva Longoria has always been an outspoken and proud Latina. She even went back to school a few years ago to get her MA in Chicano Studies and to brush up on her Spanish. We love that she is always so involved in political issues surrounding our community and that she is an outspoken advocate for countless organizations from MALDEF to the NCLR and the campaign to create a National Museum of the American Latino. Here's what she had to say about growing up Latina in Texas.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/07/2011 - 08:17
When Rosie Perez goes back to her home in Puerto Rico, she tells Access Hollywood it’s nothing like it is over here in the states! She dishes, “it really is a beautiful thing to go to relx and let go and when I go home, that’s exactly what I do.” And we may know her best as the lovely “Rosie Perez”, but when she’s in PR, it’s a different story! “Everybody just knows me as rose or rosie or lil rosie or Rosita” she says, “and nobody really gives two cents about rosie perez” Check out Rosie’s full interview below!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/07/2011 - 08:10
We’re not sure how she does it but super hot mamacita, Jessica Alba says she still saves room for her favorite comfort foods. Jess told Access Hollywood, “the thing that’s the most comforting, because we had it everyday is probably chorizo and eggs.” As for her little one, Honor, her tummy is starting to embrace her Latin roots too! Jess explains, “Honor likes tacos, anything with a tortilla pretty much but she doesn’t really like the spicy.” Check out everything Jessica had to say right here:
By Mariela Rosario | 09/07/2011 - 08:07
Turns out Gloria Estefan isn’t just a queen on the mic but in the kitchen too! Gloria tells Access Hollywood that she embraced her Latin culture in her restaurants too! “We wanted to promote our culture,” she says. But when it comes down to it, Gloria’s vocals are what we adore her for. Gloria tells AH, “the fact that we were Latin is what made our music stand out.” Check out her full interview below!