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: So many -- Shakira, Romeo Santos, Prince Royce, Pitbull, Becky G, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez to name a few.

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

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

Sofia Vergara attends the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Grants Banquet
Sofia Vergara Stuns In Red Dress At HFPA Grants Banquet

Red hot! 

Sofia Vergara showed off her infamous curves in a skintight red dress at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet on Thursday, August 15.

The Modern Family actress arrived at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in a scarlet, floor-length Andrew Gin evening gown with a fishnet portion that gave fans a glimpse of her toned thighs and midriff. 


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Fifth Harmony Reflections Album Cover Art
Fifth Harmony Reveal Cover Art & Title For Their Debut Album!

Yo ass betta show 'em some respect!

The "BO$$" ladies of Fifth Harmony — Mexican-American Ally Brooke Hernandez, Cubans Camila Cabello and Lauren Jauregui, and Normani Kordei and Dinah Hansen — unveiled the fierce cover art for their forthcoming debut album.


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Celebrities & Their Favorite Latin Dishes!
Celebrities & Their Favorite Latin Dishes!

Are you loco for Latin food? It's hard not to be! From Mexico to Cuba and everywhere in between, each culture and country possesses their own unique (and delicious!) flavor. 
From Beyonce to Pitbull, these stars all love Latin comida, and even revealed their favorite dish: 


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Jennifer Lopez Celebrates Her Birthday (Again!) With A Surprise Party
Jennifer Lopez Celebrates Her Birthday (Again!) With A Surprise Party

It's been two weeks since Jennifer Lopez's birthday, but the party is still going strong!

More than 150 close friends gathered at a private estate in Calabasas, California to surprise Lopez with a 45th birthday bash earlier this week. 


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Residente at The 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards
Calle 13's Residente Welcomes A Baby Boy!

Congratulations to René Pérez!

The Calle 13 frontman, better known at Residente, welcomed a baby boy with his wife, Argentine model Soledad Fandiño, earlier this week.


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Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara at the Justin Timberlake concert
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello Danced Up A Storm At Justin Timberlake Concert!

They're bringing sexy back! 

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello enjoyed a hot date at Justin Timberlake's Los Angeles concert earlier this week. 


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Jessica Alba and Oscar de la Hoya
Left-Handers Day: 7 Stars Who Are Lefties

Happy Left-Handers Day

Lefties comprise just 10 percent of the population, but a surprising number of celebs, innovators, politicians, and influencers write with their left — not their right — hand. 

Did you know? From Jessica Alba to Oscar de la Hoya, these seven stars are southpaws: 


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Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini attend the 15th annual Women In Hollywood Tribute hosted by ELLE Magazine
Leah Remini Admits to Staring at J.Lo's Naked Body: "I'm Looking for Cellulite"

Leah Remini admitted that she occassionally sneaks a peek at her best friend Jennifer Lopez's naked body. And seriously: who can blame her?! 

"I do stare at her naked — and not in a crazy way. But I'm like what a bitch," Remini joked. "And I'll tell her, too! Disclaimer: I'm staring at you. I'm looking for cellulite, and looking for things that my mind could compute. And she's like, 'Well, just look and try to find it.'"


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Gene Simmons speaks onstage at the '4th and Loud' panel
KISS Rocker Gene Simmons To Immigrants: "Learn To Speak Goddamn English."

KISS frontman Gene Simmons voiced some strong opinions about immigrants in the United States on a recent episode of HuffPost Live


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