By Latina Staff | 05/07/2013 - 07:40
Soap opera star and Dancing With the Stars runner-up William Levy discusses his new series, La Tempestad; his upbringing in Cuba and emigration to the United States; and why he loves playing the Latin lover in the June/July 2013 issue of Latina, which hits newsstands and Nook Newsstand on May 14, 2013.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/11/2010 - 14:00
The name is Arlenis Sosa. Like Gisele or Tyra, this 20-year-old Dominican beauty is on a first-name basis with everyone from Oscar de la Renta to Anna Wintour. But don’t mistake her meteoric rise in fashion for luck. Sosa was born to do this—even if she still gets homesick. Latina contributing editor Damarys Ocaña spoke to the stunning model about the meeting that launched her career, her friendship with fellow Dominican Sessilee Lopez and why black models have to stick together.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/15/2009 - 08:00
América Ferrera went from the token curvy girl to the boss on the set of Ugly Betty. Some have even cast her as a diva. But this strong, determined woman has a bright career ahead of her—hit TV show or not. What could be wrong with that? Writer Eric Parker speaks to Ferrera about her early school days, the challenges of working with her boyfriend, her "feud" with Lindsay Lohan, and her attraction to playing strong Latinas on screen.
HER EARLY SCHOOL DAYS:
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/13/2009 - 09:00
In the September issue of Latina, cover girl Shakira opened up to Entertainment Editor Angie Romero about her passion for education and her commitment to giving back through her Fundación Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Foundation). Earlier this year, Shakira, 32, opened her fifth school in the La Playa district of her native Barranquilla, Colombia. Her schools currently serve some 5,000 children—as well as their parents—who have been displaced as a result of the long-standing war between the Colombian government and revolutionary armed forces.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/07/2009 - 11:00
Actress Zoe Saldana, 31, wants you to know three things about her. 1) She's a leader, not a follower 2) She works very hard at her craft. And 3) She was "not born to follow or cater to a man." Got that? Good. The Queens, N.Y.-bred dominicana sat down with Latina contributor Damarys Ocaña for the June/July cover story to discuss her distaste for the Hollywood scene, her upbringing in a house full of strong women, and why she's not ashamed to admit she wants an Oscar, coño! Read on for the juicy highlights.
By Angie Romero | 04/15/2009 - 19:00
She’s been labeled insane, tough, controversial and bisexual. All of these things Michelle Rodriguez can neither confirm nor deny. But Latina’s May cover star does talk openly about her hard partying past, the stereotypes she battles in Hollywood, and what she finds attractive in a mate. Read on for some of Rodriguez’s choice quotes, and pickup the new issue of Latina, on newsstands April 22nd.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/06/2009 - 16:15
Our favorite new "It Girl" and cover model, Sessilee Lopez, spoke to us during her shoot for Latina's March cover. Take a look at Lopez in action, and find out why people used to call her elephant man!
By Latina Staff | 02/05/2009 - 15:46
Dominican and Portuguese model Sessilee Lopez, 20, graces the March cover of Latina. Inside, she opens up to contributing writer Michael A. Gonzales about her rocky journey into the predominately white fashion inner-circle. She also addresses the rumors linking her to rapper Kanye West and the skin condition that almost kept her from modeling. Take a look at Lopez's stunning fashion spread in Latina, and read more of her insights on life as one of the beautiful people.
By smundhra | 07/15/2008 - 12:51
Alice Braga may have hit the big time in Hollywood, but her heart is rooted in Brazil. Favorite beach? Ipanema. Favorite designer? Maria Garciel. Favorite director? Fernando Meirelles, who gave Alice her breakthrough role in his Oscar-nominated film City of God (and did for her career what Pedro Almodóvar did for Penelope Cruz).
Latina's August covergirl lets us in to her inner world and shares her rules to live by—including the ones handed down from her I Am Legend co-star Will Smith.