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And The New Cantinflas…. Will be a Spaniard!

Well at least one person very close to the original Mexican legend himself, Mr. Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes (a.k.a. Cantinflas), has already expressed their dissatisfaction with this selection.  We’re talking about none other than Cantinflas’ own son, Mario Moreno Ivano who told members of the press recently that he would […]

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Good for Salma Hayek! Kudos to her for Standing Up to MTV

I’m kind of proud of our mexicana Salma Hayek today for refusing to pre-record a video acceptance speech for April’s MTV Movie Awards. She was nominated for the category of Best Latin Actor for her role in Savages, but refused to record an acceptance speech just in case she would […]

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Pau, Pau, Pau-Latina Paulina is Coming to the X-Factor

So either there’s more to this recent influx of Latina judges on mainstream television shows or Simon Cowell is just plain losing his touch.  Why else would the “larger than life” and smaller than his ego celebrity producer of X-Factor select Mexico’s very own Chica Dorada to replace pop princess […]

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Not Jenny From The Block… Becky G From The Barrio!

Forget Jenny from the Block!  Well at least until you get to 3:02 on the video below.  Oops, did I just ruin the surprise ending?!  Maybe it’s just me, but I’m kind of hooked on the infectious sound of up and coming singer, songwriter and rapper teen Becky G.  Well […]

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Why All Latinas In Hollywood Should Learn Conversational Spanish

It wasn’t too long ago that celebrities like Eva Longoria, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Alba, and yes even La Diva Del Bronx Jennifer Lopez could speak only a couple of words of Spanish before staring blankly into space in confusion and resorting back to their more comfortable tongue of English.  They […]