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Shakira to Build School in Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2010 - 10:50

Shakira is putting her money where her mouth is, as she so often does, by stepping up to the plate and announcing that her children's education non-profit Pies Descalzos will be helping to build a new school in Haiti. The Colombian pop star is partnering up with Pies Descalzos board member Howard Buffett (also the World Food Program Ambassador Against Hunger) and Architecture for Humanity to build the school.


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Watch: Sofia Vergara Pays a Hysterical Visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
By Mariela Rosario | 01/21/2010 - 15:45

Sofia Vergara is quickly becoming one of our fave celebs to cyberstalk. She makes innapropriate jokes (ahem, The View), has an adorable accent and inspires obvious jealousy in her coworkers—it is truly never a dull moment.


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Christina Aguilera's Having a Hard Time Selling her House
By Mariela Rosario | 01/21/2010 - 11:42

The recent financial crisis has hit everyone hard, even super celebs like Christina Aguilera. The "Beautiful" pop star has been struggling to sell her house since April 2008. The 6,500-square-foot house, built in 1960, boasts views of downtown Los Angeles and the ocean and was originally put on the market for $7,995,000.


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Aventura Brings Superstar Power to Fundraising Efforts for Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 01/20/2010 - 14:50

Though Lady Gaga has been getting a ton of the attention from the media these days, she is going to be forced to share the international spotlight when her Monster Ball tour stops in NYC tonight. Gaga is scheduled to play four (impressively) sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall, but Bronx-born bachata group Aventura managed to one-up her, selling out Madison Square Garden (which holds more than double the capacity of Radio City) for a quartet of concerts also kicking off this evening.


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Jennifer Lopez May Guest Star on "Glee"
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/20/2010 - 10:31

Jennifer Lopez could soon be trading in her diamonds for a hair net to play a lunch lady on the hit show Glee.

Show creator Ryan Murphy spoke to People backstage at the Golden Globes after Glee won for best comedy or musical TV series and said that he’s hoping Lopez will agree to make an appearance.


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Ricky Martin Lends a Helping Hand in Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 01/20/2010 - 09:57

Ricky Martin landed in Haiti yesterday to do some hands-on volunteering in the shaken country. Martin traveled with Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford to the capital city of Port-Au-Prince and was deeply effected by all that he saw.


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Twit Chat: Ricky Martin Lands in Port-au-Prince, Soledad Tweets From Jacmel, Haiti Hospital
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/19/2010 - 15:15

A lot of stars are focused on Haiti in their most recent twitter updates, while others are talking about work and other random musings. Here’s a small sample of what’s going on in Twitterville.


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Video: Jennifer Lopez Steals the "Lopez Tonight" Show
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2010 - 09:54

The wrong Lopez stole the show last night! Jennifer Lopez made a hysterical visit to the Lopez Tonight show yesterday and impressed everyone with a five minute stand-up routine.


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Personal Essay: Yo Soy Boricua
By La La Vazquez | 01/18/2010 - 15:00

A lot of people don’t realize that I’m Latina, which is fine. One thing about being Latina is that there isn’t one look that comes with the territory. I don’t expect people to know my cultural background just by glancing at me. I do, however, expect that when I tell people my family is from Puerto Rico, that I will be believed and not accused of trying to be something that I’m not. It usually goes something like this: a person having a conversation with me discovers one way or another that I’m Puerto Rican and fluent in Spanish.


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The Top Weekend Parties: NYC and Las Vegas
By nochelatino | 01/15/2010 - 18:00

NEW YORK:

#1 Top Weekend Party in New York: Sizzling Saturdays with Jowell y Randy @ HK Lounge

Saturday, January 16


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