Star Tracker: Zoe Saldana, Lourdes Leon, Ricky Martin and More!
08/19/2011 - 15:03 ||
— In Zoe Saldana’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, the 30-year-old actress spoke about her belated driving skills. Our September cover girl, who looked very classy in a form-fitting white dress, told Kimmel that after having her mother and sisters drove her around everywhere, she finally obtained her driver’s license three years ago. “Once I stopped shooting the movie [Avatar], I was relying on the kindness of my family and friends to take me to the supermarket so I can go buy eggs and milk,” Saldana said. “And then they got tired of it and I went to the DMV and got my license.” Her film, Colombiana hits theaters next Friday.
— Lourdes Leon, whose Material Girl collection with mom Madonna recently debuted, spoke to People about her favorite items from the new brand. Vanilla body lotion and labyrinth nail enamel were two of the 14-year-old’s favorite picks. Of her line, which includes denim, dresses, and makeup, the teenager had plenty to say. “I like when everything is done and I get to see it, and I’m like, ‘Oh, that’s cool,’” she said. “This is a fine finished product, and it’s going in stores. I like to see what it looks like at the end.”
— This year’s National Indigenous Queen of Guatemala has been crowned. The title went to 23-year-old Rosa Lidia Aguare Castro, from Santa Lucia La Reforma, about four hours from Guatemala City. During the competition, which honors the country’s Mayan history, Castro spoke about how she and those in her town speak the language of K’iche’, part of the Mayan language family. Rodrigo Abd, a photographer from the Associated Press, took photographs of the pageant contestants with a vintage camera.
— Ricky Martin recently took to Twitter to share his involvement in the Broadway play, Evita. “Hello my people,” the 36-year-old Puerto Rican singer wrote. “Today is an intense one. I begin with #Evita in front of the piano! And I end in a plane to Italy.” Accompanying the tweet was a photo of a thick manuscript titled Evita. Martin will play Che alongside Argentine actress Elena Roger.
— LatinGossip is reporting that Thalia is recording a duet with Canadian crooner Michael Bublé. The 39-year-old Mexican singer/actress’ song with Buble is for her new album. Not many details have been released about the album, but the singer seemed excited when she Tweeted earlier this month about starting her song selection in New York.