Cristina Arreola Editorial Assistant

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Editorial Assistant at Latina.com, where she manages the site's social media, writes articles, and creates content, with a focus on entertainment news. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

 

Favorite Latina fashionista: Selena Gomez. She's beautiful, classy, and trendy.

The Latino celeb I'd want to be best friends with: I fantisize about being best friends with Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez.

My first celebrity crush: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 10 Things I Hate About You. I was eight-years-old. I’m now 22, and he’s still my celebrity crush.

Something people don't know about me: I wrote a fake obituary about myself as an assignment in high school. I stumbled upon it while packing for my move to NYC. The obituary said that I graduated from Northwestern, started my career at a magazine in New York City, and eventually settled down in London. I’ve conquered the first two! I visited London for the first time this summer, and I absolutely fell in love! Hopefully, I’ll achieve that final goal in ten or twenty years.

Guilty pop culture addiction:  I’m shamelessly addicted to boy bands: One Direction, Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, The Wanted, Aventura. I love them all.

Celebrity I'd switch teams for: Naya Rivera.

Latino artist on my iPod right now: Right now, J Balvin is on repeat. 

Favorite Latin dish: My mom's rajas con queso.

Favorite Spanish-Language Song: Soy El Mismo - Prince Royce

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10 Things You Never Knew About 'Zorro'

Created in 1919, Zorro — the original caped crusader — has been a pop culture icon for over 100 years. The swashbuckling, sword-wielding vigilante became a household name in 1998 when the movie, The Mask of Zorro, hit theaters. Audiences fell in love with the debonair masked outlaw, portrayed by Antonio Banderas
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Enrique Iglesias, Neymar & Shakira Among YouTube's Top Searches For 2014
Enrique Iglesias, Neymar & Shakira Among YouTube's Top Searches For 2014

What did you watch in 2014? According to YouTube, Katy Perry boasts the most-watched music video of the past year. Her quirky take on ancient Egypt in "Dark Horse" feat. Juicy J tallied upwards of 700 million views since its release in February.


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Snooki Launches Etsy Shop and It Sells Out in 24 Hours
Snooki Launches Etsy Shop and It Sells Out in 24 Hours

Who knew Snooki was an avid crafter?!

The DIY Queen launched an Etsy shop to sell her homemade goods earlier this week, and much to her surprise, the shop sold out in less than 24 hours!

What's even more impressive, the 27-year-old mother-of-two handcrafted and inscribed all the items in her shop herself — from the candleholders to the mugs to vases and wine glasses with sassy or motivational sayings.


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Prince Royce Goes Shirtless In New "Stuck On A Feeling" Video
Prince Royce Goes Shirtless in New "Stuck On A Feeling" Video

Prince Royce just dropped the sexy new video for his debut English crossover single "Stuck On A Feeling," and it's even better than we could have possibly imagined.


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Golden Globes 2014: Gina Rodriguez, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu Pick Up Nominations!
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Awards season has officially begun!

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for the 72nd Annual Golden Globes this morning, and several Latino actors and filmmakers will be vying for awards at the ceremony on January 11, 2015.  


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Facebook Trends 2014: Game of Thrones, Frozen, and Beyoncé On Top!
Facebook Trends 2014: Game of Thrones, Frozen, and Beyoncé On Top!

Facebook has announced its highly-anticipated Year In Review 2014 results, and, unsurprisingly, FrozenGame of Thrones and Beyoncé ranked as the top trending movie, TV show, and


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Santa's List: The Nicest Celebrities of 2014!
Santa's List: The Nicest Celebrities of 2014!

Santa is coming, and he wants to know: have you been naughty or nice?

We've already told you which stars can expect a lump of coal in their stocking, but the following celebs will be getting lots of goodies underneath their Christmas tree. From Shakira to Gina Rodriguez, check out the nicest stars of 2014: 


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Diddy Drake Miami Nightclub Brawl
P. Diddy Allegedly Punches Drake; Accuses Him Of Stealing His Beat

More drama for Drizzy Drake!

TMZ reports that the "0 to 100" rapper got into a heated altercation with Diddy early Monday morning at a Miami nightclub. 

MORE: Celebrity feuds we secretly love to watch!


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Shakira, Jennifer Garner and John Legend Are Lending Their Voices For…
Shakira, Jennifer Garner and John Legend Are Lending Their Voices For…

Shakira, John Legend and Jennifer Garner are lending their voices to an important new campaign intended to bolster funding for early childhood education.


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