EXCLUSIVE: Latino Celebs Give Thanks

In honor of Turkey day, we asked some of our favorite celebs to tell us what they’re most thankful for this year. Like true Latinos, they all said they are most thankful for their family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!

1. Thanksgiving: Mario Lopez

“I am most thankful for my daughter, Gia Francesca.” (Mario Lopez, Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby)

2. Thanksgiving: Maiara Walsh

“I am thankful for my family, my boyfriend and my friends, who I'm lucky enough to share laughter and love with. I'm grateful for every moment in life, because each one is such a gift. I'm also grateful to surround myself with people who care about me, and for my team who work their butts off!” (Maiara Walsh, Desperate Housewives)

3. Thanksgiving: Victoria Justice

“I am very thankful for being given this amazing opportunity by Dan Schneider
and Nickelodeon. This has been an incredible year for me. I'm thankful to all the fans that support me, but most of all I'm thankful for my family.” (Victoria Justice, Victorious)

4. Thanksgiving: Mark Indelicato

“I am thankful for my health, my loving family and for being fortunate to spend my thanksgiving with people I love.” (Mark Indelicato, Ugly Betty)

5. Thanksgiving: Josie Loren

“This year I’m thankful for being surrounded by such incredible people that enrich my life every day. God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don't know what I'd do without them.” (Josie Loren, Make it or Break It)

6. Thanksgiving: Kat Von D

“I’m thankful for the present moment. I’m just happy to be able to enjoy life as it comes.” (Kat Von D, LA Ink)

7. Thanksgiving: Francia Raisa

“I've made some amazing friends this year and I am so thankful to have them as part of my life, because they are such inspirational and incredible human beings. I'm also thankful for my family. They've been supporting me so much with my career and I wouldn't be able to work as hard as I do if it wasn't for them." (Francia Raisa, The Secret Life of the American Teenager)

8. Thanksgiving: Cote de Pablo

“This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful that I have two days off [laughs] and I am thankful that I can sleep in and sort of take in the beauty of the weather that’s in California right now. It’s sunny but it’s like a little chill in the air, and just being able to take it all in is really nice and kind of a luxury given the schedule that we have at NCIS. And I’m thankful to get to hang out with the people I love.” (Cote de Pablo, NCIS)

9. Thanksgiving: April Lee Hernandez

“I’m thankful that I was able to work on an amazing show, but most of all I’m thankful that I come home to a healthy family. I get to kick it, relax and just really take it easy and be with my family. I’m thankful to God for being alive.” (April Lee Hernandez, Dexter)

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