Singer Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato on Being Latina: "I'm Proud of my Culture and Ethnicity"
By Sugey Palomares | 10/07/2012 - 11:00

Demi Lovato always honors her roots and where she comes from.

The 20-year-old star is having one of the best year's in her career thanks to her chart-topping track, "Give Your Heart a Break." Demi is also ruling the judge's table on X Factor, which she shares with Simon Cowell, LA Reid, and Britney Spears


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Eva Longoria onstage at the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards
Eva Longoria on Being Latina: "I Embrace It All!"
By Sugey Palomares | 09/23/2012 - 11:00

Eva Longoria shined at the star-studded 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards, which celebrates Latino influence in media and entertainment.

When it comes to being prideful of her identity, Eva exclusively chatted with us about what she loves most about being Latina. "I love being rooted in your culture, but not being constrained by it. I love being celebratory, bold, and independent. I embrace it all!" she expressed.


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Alexis Bledel at Save the Children event
Alexis Bledel on Being Latina: "Most People Think I'm Irish"
By Latina Staff | 09/16/2012 - 11:00

The Mad Men actress, who turns 31-years-old today, will be showing a bit more of her humanitarian spirit.

She is joining forces with America Ferrera for The Social Good Summit, a three-day conference starting on September 22 to help discuss how social media can help end poverty worldwide.


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Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez On Being Latina: "I Feel Very Proud"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/29/2012 - 11:00

Avatar actress Michelle Rodriguez, born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez, has always wanted to be seen as just an actress not a Latina actress. But this doesn't mean that Michelle doesn't love her Dominican and Puerto Rican roots.


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EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Trina Breaks Down Her Latina Roots
EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Trina Breaks Down Her Latina Roots
By Sugey Palomares | 06/28/2012 - 18:00

Hip-hop artist, Trina established herself as the "Diamond Princess" after the release of her sophomore album, sharing the same title, dropped in 2005. Since then, the rapper has produced several hits including her fourth album, Still The Baddest, which debuted at number one on the Billboard charts.

We heard the Florida-based artist is Latina, so we tracked her down to get a breakdown of her roots. Find out what she had to say below:

What is your ethnic background?

"My dad is Dominican and my mom is from the Bahamas."


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Ana de la Reguera
EXCLUSIVE: Ana De La Reguera on Being Latina in America: "It Makes You Different and Special"
By Lee Hernandez | 10/07/2011 - 12:00

When Ana de la Reguera showed up at our 15th Anniversary party in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, we asked the stunning Mexican actress what being Latina means to her. “Here in this country, it makes you different and special,” said de la Reguera, who was born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico.

The actress added that her Latino heritage is something she wears proudly. “It’s like a flag that you bring with you all the time. It’s a positive thing and it’s something you want to be proud of," she said. 


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