Jennifer Lopez Exclusive: "I Can't Regret the Things I Did in the Past"
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/05/2010 - 15:24

As Jennifer Lopez gears up for the next phase of her career, Latina Editor-in-Chief, Mimi Valdés, sat down with the icon in the spacious guest house of her and husband Marc Anthony’s French chateau–style home in Bel-Air, Calif. Lopez didn't hold back when discussing the realities of marriage, why she doesn't live with regrets, and which acting role should have earned her an Oscar. Read on for some of the juicy quotes:

On Her Feelings While Seeing Former Romantic Interests Featured in Her Work:


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Her Honor: A Portrait of Justice Sonia Sotomayor
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/11/2009 - 12:00

America has never before met a wise Latina like Sonia Sotomayor. Latina contributor and former Editor-in-Chief Sandra Guzmán offers the first glimpse of the woman behind the robe in this exclusive profile of the newly minted Supreme Court justice.

Here is an excerpt from this fascinating story:


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Exclusive: George Lopez is Back with a Vengeance
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/22/2009 - 18:00

As part of our special November issue, dedicated to celebrating the culture, people and beauty of Mexico, we had to speak to Chicano comedian George Lopez. Latina contributor Erik Parker sat down with Lopez to talk about his chummy relationship with President Obama, his Latino pride and his new talk show, Lopez Tonight. Here are some of Lopez's funniest and most insightful quotes:

On incorporating Spanish into his comedy routines:


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Inside Latina Video: Guess Our December Issue Cover Star!
By Mimi Valdés Ryan | 09/17/2009 - 11:00

I don't think anything in my journalism career can top what I experienced yesterday. I still can't believe it really happened. I'm often excited after our cover shoots, but nothing compares to this. Take a look at my video message and see if you can guess who I'm gushing about!

 


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Behind the Scenes Video: The Making of a Beauty Feature
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/16/2009 - 12:00

Ever wonder how we conceptualize and create our stunning photo shoots? Join Latina Beauty and Fashion Director Angelique Serrano as she helps bring the magazine to life during a shoot for the October issue's beauty feature, "Locks on the Loose."

Take a look and tell us what you think! And don't forget to pick up the Oct. issue of Latina, on newsstands now.

 


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Shakira Cover Exclusive: "I Want to Have a Huge Belly"
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.


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Daisy Fuentes: "Frijoles Negros Meets Apple Pie"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/14/2009 - 14:20

In the August issue of Latina, covergirl Daisy Fuentes—the 42-year-old former MTV VJ and current founder of a multimillion-dollar fashion and beauty empire—dishes about how she got started in retail, her take on motherhood and her perky boobs, of course. Read on for some of Fuentes's choice quotes.


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Poll: Revisiting the Jessica Alba Controversy
By Latina Staff | 07/13/2009 - 18:09

It’s been over a year since Latina put Jessica Alba on the cover to address widespread rumors that she wasn’t proud of her Mexican heritage and didn’t want to be called Latina. At the time, many readers were angry that we featured the actress, accusing her of being a bad role model for Latinas. Others were grateful to finally hear Alba’s side of the story, and were relieved to learn that she is, in fact, very proud of who she is.


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Want to Be a Model in Latina Magazine?
By Angelique Serrano | 07/13/2009 - 11:04

We’re always looking for fabulous Latinas to feature in our fashion pages! If you live in the New York City area and are interested in being featured on the “Real Women” fashion page in Latina, here’s how you can submit yourself to our editors:


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Robert Rodriguez: “I’m Very Difficult to Live With”
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 07/07/2009 - 15:30

Robert Rodriguez—who famously funded his first film by taking part in paid medical experiments—may be fiercely independent from Hollywood, but at home, it’s a different story. The Grindhouse and Spy Kids director still works side-by-side with ex-wife and producing partner Elizabeth Avellán at their Austin, Texas, studio.


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