By Lee Hernandez | 12/29/2011 - 13:57
Puerto Rican actress Naya Rivera made us split our sides all year long as the bitchy cheerio Santana Lopez on FOX's hit show, Glee. Here are our ten favorite Santana-isms of the year! Happy New Year, Naya!
1. "Only straight I am is straight-up bitch."
2. “I’m not interested in any labels—unless it’s on something I shoplift.”
3. "Holy crap!—I'm a closet Lesbian and a judgmental bitch, which means one thing: i have awesome gaydar."
By Amaris Castillo | 12/22/2011 - 10:50
One of Naya Rivera’s dreams will soon come true!
By Latina Staff | 12/20/2011 - 08:27
We all know Latin women are badasses: we're strong, educated, voracious for success and no-nonsense. But television hasn't always portrayed us accurately—that is, until 2011! This was the year that Latina TV stars got to play the role of "badass" on the small screen. Here are the five biggest Latina TV badasses of 2011!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/06/2011 - 08:03
Part-Boricua actress Naya Rivera is a survivor!
Well, not exactly – but in tonight's episode of Glee, it looks as though her character is set to do one heck of a mash-up of “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child and Gloria Gaynor’s 70s classic hit “I Will Survive.”
By Amaris Castillo | 11/30/2011 - 09:15
It was a very difficult time for Santana Lopez (played by part-Boricua actress Naya Rivera) on Glee last night.
If you haven’t watched last night’s episode yet, this is a spoiler alert warning!
The McKinley High cheerleader on the hit FOX show finally came out to her family – and was kicked out of the house by her abuela for her honesty. It was a touching and incredibly moving moment, made all the more poignant by her grandmother's harsh reaction.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/28/2011 - 16:05
Is it just us, or is Naya Rivera getting better and better on Glee?
After leading an all-girl mash-up of two Adele songs ("Someone Like You" and the yet-to-be-singled "Rumor Has It") last week, the Puerto Rican actress/singer is back this week with yet another brilliant vocal performance (this time she leads an all-girl cover of Katy Perry's hit song, "I Kissed A Girl").
By Latina Staff | 11/22/2011 - 14:30
—Part-Puerto Rican Glee star Naya Rivera and her co-star Amber Riley stepped onto the red carpet for the 10th Annual Celebration of Dreams last Friday. According to JustJared.com, the gala benefits The Dream Foundation, an organization that grants wishes to adults with life-threatening diseases.
By Adriana Rivera | 11/15/2011 - 16:00
— Evelyn Lozada, star of VH1’s Basketball Wives, is the new face of Secret Kisses lipstick and lipgloss. According to s2smagazine.com, the Puerto Rican fiancé of Chad Ochocinco will promote the makeup brand through ads and event appearances.
By Latina Staff | 10/25/2011 - 16:29
Something awesome happened in the season six premiere of Showtime's hit serial killer drama Dexter (Oct. 2)—Lauren Velez's character (the ambitious and tough Maria Laguerta), was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain of Miami Metro Homicide! And if you thought Laguerta was tough before her big promotion, then get ready, because Laguerta is loving her new promotion and the power that comes with it.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 15:31
In a new Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) PSA campaign, Mario Lopez and Naya Rivera speak out against bullying gay and transgender youth. The Mexican American actor and Puerto Rican actress join a diverse group of celebrities in the campaign titled Amplify Your Voice!