If life imitates art, then surely watching telenovelas can be interpreted as an educational experience, arming us with the tools to guide us through our own tumultuous romances. One key lesson Latin soaps teach us is how to deliver a good slap, especially when tempers flare, voices rise and insults start to fly. For a demonstration of this “art form,” we’ve compiled a slideshow of face-smacking videos that will have you feeling the burn.
2. slaps: “Maria la del Barrio” (1996)
Telenovela: “Maria la del Barrio” (1996)
10. slaps: “Tormentas en el Paraiso” (2007)
Telenovela: “Tormentas en el Paraiso” (2007)