By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 15:10
Because Nicole Richie was raised by an adoptive father (soul singer Lionel Richie), and his then-wife Brenda Harvey—but her biological parents are musician named Peter Michael Escovedo and her Aunt Sheila Escovedo's then executive assistant named Karen—people always wonder if the socialite/reality star identifies as Latina.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/03/2011 - 16:30
As one of ten children, Luz Rios grew up immersed in music – mariachi in particular. The sounds familiar to the Mexican-born singer would influence her music career tremendously – landing her a hit single titled Aire with legendary singer/songwriter Joan Sebastian and Latin Grammy nods.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/19/2011 - 18:19
Mexican Vampire Diaries star Michael Trevino recently stripped down to his underwear (David Beckham-style) to endorse Bench—a new line of underwear from the Philippines. When we spoke to the hunky, chiseled actor this afternoon, we asked Michael why he agreed to endorse the line. “They approached me and wanted me to endorse their denim line, as well as their new underwear line,” explained the humble Trevino.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/19/2011 - 09:30
We knew George Lopez couldn’t stay away from television for too long. It's barely been two months since the cancellation of the comedian’s late-night show and he already seems ready to dive back in to the game with a sitcom.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 08:00
Marcela Valladolid grew up with her feet firmly planted in two worlds—she was raised in Tijuana, Mexico but attended school in San Diego, California. This melding of two cultures would later serve as the seed for the Mexican American chef’s culinary career. At 18, Valladolid was an architecture student but after working as an assistant at her aunt’s culinary school in Mexico, she dropped out to pursue her dream.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 13:25
Thalía is better than ever—or so she says on the cover of November’s People en Español. Considering the turbulent year she has had after the death of her mother earlier this year, we're happy to hear that the Mexican singer/actress is feeling good!
By Amaris Castillo | 09/27/2011 - 13:15
Cheech Marin has just been confirmed to play the patriarch of a close-knit Mexican American family for a new sitcom. Deadline is reporting that the Mexican American funny man has signed on as father-in-law to Rob Schneider’s character in the new CBS comedy. The project, which is still untitled, is co-written by Schneider and based on the actor’s real life.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/12/2011 - 17:17
Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 25-year-old Lucy and 26-year-old Jorge. The Californian couple met as teenagers and dated for a decade before they tied the knot. For a while, the young couple was chaperoned by Lucy’s nephews and nieces during dates. For Lucy, who was born in Mexico, the date chaperoning was just an expectation placed by her parents, but for Jorge, who is Mexican-American, it took some getting used to.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/30/2011 - 12:20
Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez turns 36 tomorrow, and the Mexican actress told Latina.com exclusively how it feels to be celebrating her cumples años. “I feel grateful to be alive!” said Ramirez, who is always appreciative of her blessings. “Another year gone by is reason to celebrate.”