—You wouldn't know it by looking at her, but Eva Mendes says she used to eat tons of fatty foods when she was getting started in the entertainment business. “I used to love fast food because I had no money, and I was a struggling actor,” she said.
— Reports that Eva Longoria is planning to adopt a child from Haiti are "not true," a source close to the star tells People.com.
— After the Thanksgiving holiday, Christina Aguilera visited the family of her rumored boyfriend, Matt Rutler in Rhode Island and spent time with his mom, Kathleen.
—Jenny Gago (Freddie, The Closer) has been tapped to star on the TNT drama, Southland. She'll play an investigator named Josie Ochoa, who becomes Lydia Adams' (Regina King) new partner.
—The 2011 Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced this morning, and Latin actors John Ortiz and Daphne Rubin-Vega were both nominated for their supporting performances in the indie film, Jack Goes Boating.