—Glee star Naya Rivera shared her excitement about her debut album with EW. The 24-year-old recently signed a record deal and said she won’t hunker down and hammer out the details of the album until after the show’s tour is over. “I know what I sound good on, and I know what I like to write,” she said.
—William Levy slipped away when asked by reporters about rumors that he’s dating Uruguayan-Mexican actress Bárbara Mori, Celestrellas reports. The Triunfo del Amor actor completely evaded the question before was escorted out of by his assistants and production team.
—Marco Antonio Solís spoke out against narcocorridos, which are drug ballads with lyrics about illegal criminal activities. According to Batanga.com, the Mexican composer and record producer said “In this era, young people aren’t prepared to receive those messages. They don’t have the criterion to discern between good and bad. It’s better to talk to them about love and beautiful things.”
—Eva Mendes has joined actors Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper in The Place Beyond the Pines, Collider.com reports. The movie, which begins filming next month, is a follow-up to Blue Valentine and will star Mendes as the love interest of a biker-turned-robber (Gosling) and the mother of his child.
Mark Ballas was spotted with girlfriend and former American Idol contestant Pia Toscano recently at a dinner in Beverly Hills. The Dancing with the Stars dancer, who is of Mexican, Spanish, and Greek descent, was quick to open the car door for Toscano after retrieving it from the valet.