Christine Estevez

50 Cent in Talks to Star in Movie with Benicio del Toro

Rapper/actor Curtis Jackson, commonly known as 50 Cent, is set to costar in an upcoming poker-themed movie feauturing Puerto Rico’s sexiest and most talented actor, Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro. And if that's not enough Latin flavor, reggaeton sensations Wisin & Yandel are also said to be making an appearance in the still-unnamed film.


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Will Jessica Alba Be the New Barbarella?

Hot on the heels of rumors of a remake of the 1968 sci-fi cult classic Barbarella comes chatter about which Hollywood starlet may be tapped to reprise Jane Fonda's classic role. A movie insider confirms, “The script is underway and John Carpenter is set to direct so now it's all about finding the new Barbarella.”


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Judy Reyes Expecting a Baby Girl

Judy Reyes had some practice playing Mommy when her Scrubs character, Nurse Carla Espinosa, had a daughter. But now it's the actress's turn in real life! Heading into her third trimester, Reyes told People.com that she is feeling “wonderful” and, other than some morning sickness early on in the pregnancy, her experience has been complication-free.


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"America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio Faces a Tough Choice

Although President Obama has come under fire in recent days for dragging his feet on promised immigration reform, his administration just announced an effort to transform the nation’s immigration detention centers into a “truly civil detention system.” Specifics haven't been announced, but the main goals of the plan are to establish a centralized authority over the system and to create more humane detention facilities suitable for detainees facing deportation.


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Fort Hood Soldier Faces Jail time for Opposing War

Victor Agosto, a 24-year-old soldier with the III Corps, found himself in military court on Wednesday for disobeying orders that would have sent him to Afghanistan. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and demoted to private. Rather than refusing to go overseas, Agosto just never went to the office that takes care of the deployment paperwork, which the Army only considers a minor offense. If he had directly refused an order to deploy the repercussions would have been much more severe.


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Daisy Fuentes is Heading Back to Television!

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Latina's August issue, cover girl Daisy Fuentes spelled out her secrets of success and one of them was to give 110 percent. Well, Jersey’s favorite cubana is definitely taking her own advice. Now a full fledged business mogul with her own line of clothes, fragrances and hair products, Miss Daisy is returning to her television roots with a new project as host and co–executive producer of American Latino TV this coming fall.


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VIDEO: Police Taser Pregnant Woman, Grandfather

What started out as an innocent backyard celebration ended with Tasers, tears, and handcuffs for one Virginia family. Prince William County Police responded to a noise complaint at the home of Edgar Rodriguez, a 55-year-old grandfather celebrating his grandchildren's Baptism—'cause we all know how crazy our Baptisms can get! What happened afterward is at the heart of the matter and is still not clear because the police and the family have very different accounts of the ensuing events.


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J. Lo's Roman Holiday

As if two star-studded birthday parties weren’t enough, Jennifer Lopez decided to continue the celebration with an impromptu family vacation. In true diva style, La Lopez packed up 17-month-old twins Emme and Max and hubby Marc Anthony and set off for Rome in their private jet.


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Cameron Diaz Is Afraid of Her Own Shadow

Have you ever just wanted to curl up on the couch and watch a really good scary movie? Well, Cameron Diaz hasn’t!

Despite starring in the upcoming horror flick, The Box, the actress confessed to being too frightened to actually watch scary movies. In fact, just the previews are enough to freak her out. While at Comic-Con to promote the new film, Diaz admitted to People.com, "You know what terrifies me? Trailers to horror movies! I just can't watch them. I hate horror movies. I'm always afraid."


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Racist Texan Incites Outrage Over "Hispanics Keep Out" Sign

A "Hispanics Keep Out" sign has proudly been displayed on the front of a home in Azle, Texas, for the last several months. It has caused tension in the neighborhood, with many residents expressing a desire to see it taken down. The mayor of Azle also spoke out against the sign, assuring residents that it is not a view shared by most in the town.


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