Ariel Winter at a 2012 Emmy Party
Ariel Winter and 31 MORE Stars You Thought Were Latino—But Aren't!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2013 - 00:13

Ariel Winter, 14, may play Dora The Explorer for the College Humor spoof and star as Princess Sofia in the new Disney series Sofia The First, but you would be surprised to know that the Modern Family star, who plays Alex Dunphy, is not Latina!


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Lack of Gay Latino Characters
Where Are the Gay Latino Characters on TV?
By Lee Hernandez | 02/22/2012 - 12:19

Last night’s winter finale of FOX’s hit show Glee—entitled “On My Way”—addressed the issue of gay teen suicide. After being outed and bullied by his football teammates at school, a tortured and hopeless Dave Karofsky (Max Adler) attempted to take his own life by hanging himself in his closet. The scene, which was scored with Darren Criss’s performance of Young and the Giant’s “Cough Syrup,” was gripping, heartbreaking—and in light of the gay teen suicides of the last few years—ripped from the headlines.


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15 Stars You Thought Were Latino-But Aren't
15 MORE Stars You Thought Were Latino—But Aren't!
By Lee Hernandez | 10/06/2011 - 07:30

They have common Latino last names like Esposito and Fernandez, they've played Latino characters on TV and in movies—heck, they've even dated (and in some cases, married) Latino stars. And yet, despite their affinity for Latin culture, they're not Latin. Here's a look at 15 more celebs that people assume as Hispanic, but aren't. 


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