WATCH: J.Lo Dances Backup for New Kids on the Block
By Lee Hernandez | 05/10/2011 - 12:03

Today, Jennifer Lopez is a celebrated singer, actress, trendsetter and a judge on television's most popular show, American Idol. But back in 1991, Lopez was still the new kid on the block — literally.

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Star Tracker: Selena Gomez, Eva Longoria, and Jessica Alba
Star Tracker: Selena Gomez, Eva Longoria, and Jessica Alba
By Lee Hernandez | 05/09/2011 - 12:30

— Last week, Selena Gomez told Seventeen magazine she doesn't like hiding her relationship with Justin Bieber, and this week a new video of Selenita locking lips in public with the Biebs in Jakarta, Indonesia popped up. Too cute!

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Animal Kingdom and John Velazquez Win Big at the Derby
Puerto Rican Jockey John Velazquez Wins Big at the Kentucky Derby with Animal Kingdom
By Mariela Rosario | 05/09/2011 - 10:45

Talk about being at the right place, at the right time! Puerto Rican jockey John Velazquez took home the first place prize at the famed Kentucky Derby horse race over the weekend, riding long shot Animal Kingdom to his very first win on a dirt track.

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Mother's Day Shout Outs
Celebrity Mother's Day Shout-Outs
By Latina Staff | 05/07/2011 - 14:00

Just in time for Mother's Day, a few of our favorite celebs shared their sweetest memories and the best lessons they learned from the mamis (and abuelas) who raised them right. 

Click through our slideshow for all of their Mother's Day shout-outs!


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First Mother's Day
Happy First Mother's Day!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2011 - 15:45

Some of our favorite Latina stars are new to motherhood this year and we wanted to wish them a Happy Mother's Day for the very first time!

For these starlets and all of our readers who have had a baby recently, Happy Mother's Day and congratulations!

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Paz Vega
Paz Vega on Being Compared to Penelope Cruz: "I'm Honored"
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2011 - 11:42

Paz Vega recently replaced Penélope Cruz as the face for L'oreal Spain and during a recent press conference she addressed the inevitable comparisons that many have made between the two beautiful Spanish actresses.

“Penélope is a wonderful actress," gushed Vega, effectively ending any rumors of a rivalry. "She's a true representative of Spanish beauty, she's a fighter worthy of admiration and for me, it's an honor to be compared to her."

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EXCLUSIVE: Michael Trevino Reveals His Crush on Minka Kelly
EXCLUSIVE: Michael Trevino Reveals His Crush on Minka Kelly, Wants a Girl To Whip His Butt
By Lee Hernandez | 05/06/2011 - 10:45

A few weeks ago, Vampire Diaries star (and heartthrob) Michael Trevino was 80,000 feet in the air on a plane when he spotted actress Minka Kelly (Charlie’s Angels) on his flight, and liked what he saw. “If this flight attendant keeps feeding me drinks then I'm def going to start hitting on Minka Kelly whose [sic] sitting right behind me,” the Mexican actor tweeted.

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EXCLUSIVE: Susie Castillo on Her TSA Pat Down: "I Don't Want to Be Touched That Way Again"
EXCLUSIVE: Susie Castillo on Her TSA Pat Down: "I Don't Want to Be Touched That Way Again"
By Lee Hernandez | 05/05/2011 - 18:25

Last week, actress (and former Miss USA) Susie Castillo made an emotional video at Dallas Airport after she went through security and got a pat down that she says made her feel sexually violated. We called the 31-year-old actress, who's part Puerto Rican and part Dominican, to hear her story for ourselves. 

Tell us what happened at Dallas Airport.

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Star Tracker: Sara Ramirez
Star Tracker: Sara Ramirez, Naya Rivera and Shakira
By Lee Hernandez | 05/05/2011 - 13:59

According to Grey's Anatomy writer Stacy McKee, things are going to get a whole lot easier for Callie (Sara Ramirez) and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) on the hit ABC drama. McKee says Callie and Arizona have "reached a very happy place that we'll hang onto for a while."

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