Zoe Saldana Rips Racist Hollywood Casting Execs
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2010 - 19:00

Zoe Saldana recently graced the cover of Nylon and gave a candid and revealing interview to the magazine. She talked about everything from the culture shock of moving between the United States and the Dominican Republic to her love of "sex and rock 'n roll." But things really got interesting when the star was asked about race in Hollywood.


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Recasting "Alice in Wonderland"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/09/2010 - 13:00

Alice in Wonderland is an eye-popping, trippy ride, but looking over the cast makes you wonder: Why is every single last person white? For that matter, why is nearly everyone in Tim Burton’s 14 feature films white? For a guy who makes heroes out of the marginalized and overlooked, we would think he'd take diversity into consideration when it came to casting.


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America Ferrera on Racism in Hollywood and Why Her Man "Better Write an Effing Good Role for a Woman"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/12/2010 - 10:24

America Ferrera sat down with her best friend Amber Tamblyn for a refreshingly honest interview running now in Bust magazine, and boy did she open up. She dished with Tamblyn about everything from wearing "white face" for a Hollywood audition, to acting in her boyfriend's new film and how she feels about the end of Ugly Betty ("I love the show, but I so hope that at the end of that run, I'll have more to show for it than box sets"). It's a really great conversation between two women who obviously love and respect each other dearly.


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Sofia Vergara on Skinny Starlets: "I Look Better Naked!"
By Mariela Rosario | 12/07/2009 - 12:38

Sofia Vergara recently sat down with LA Times writer Maria Elena Fernandez for an in-depth interview about her starring role on the hit TV show, Modern Family, and how being Latina makes everything a little different in Hollywood. From body image issues to hair dye, Vergara no tiene pelo en la lengua and we love it! Here are some of her most memorable answers:

On dyeing her hair dark brown again in order to land "Latina" parts:


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Salma Hayek: Hollywood's Seven Billion Dollar Woman
By Mariela Rosario | 10/19/2009 - 09:37

Salma Hayek is officially Hollywood's richest woman, with an estimated net worth of aproximately seven billion dollars.

Much of Hayek's current wealth comes thanks to her marriage last year to Francois-Henri Pinault, a billionaire whose family has owned PPR (Pinault-Printemps-Redoute), a French luxury goods company, for decades. But aside from getting married, Hayek also managed to produce an award-winning television show and become one of the industries hottest mommy's in just a few short years.


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America Ferrera to Host AIDS Gala
By Latina Staff | 04/10/2008 - 09:53

América Ferrera is taking time off from campaigning for Hillary Clinton to lend her name to another worthy cause: hosting the third annual Hot in Hollywood charity event in L.A. to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Real Medicine, a disaster relief organization.


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