By Monica Herrera | 02/23/2009 - 10:34
While half of our Oscar fantasy came true last night thanks to Penelope Cruz's big win, we're still bummed that Javier Bardem was not there to witness his girlfriend's historic moment. What happened to the onstage embrace we were all dying to see?
By Monica Herrera | 02/20/2009 - 15:00
Time flies when you're having a baby! Paz Vega is already four months pregnant with her second child with husband Orson Salazar, and the Spanish actress tells Europa Press that although her first trimester was a bit bumpy, she is now doing great.
"All the troubles of the first three months have passed. They were a couple of difficult months, but now I'm enjoying it."
By Miranda Noland | 02/20/2009 - 09:00
As we gear up for Penelope Cruz's big win on Sunday night at the Academy Awards (fingers crossed!), we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of her most memorable moments in fashion. Because let's be honest, although we're all praying she's named Best Supporting Actress for her role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, isn't it all really about the red carpet?
By Monica Herrera | 02/13/2009 - 16:15
Here's a first look at the stunning Cruz sisters, Penélope and Monica, in their new spring ad campaign for Mango. The ladies have been designing for this Spanish fashion line for two years now, and their spring 2009 collection features flirty dresses, separates and other bargain chic items. Head over to mangoshop.com to see more of these hermanas at their most gorgeous and browse through their latest designs.
By Monica Herrera | 02/05/2009 - 11:02
Tom Cruise isn't the only one committing linguistic screw-ups these days! In an appearance on the Tonight show this week, Penelope Cruz admitted to Jay Leno that while adjusting to life in English-dominant Los Angeles, she once asked for a blow dry at the peluquería in a completely innocent-yet-inappropriate way:
By Monica Herrera | 02/04/2009 - 10:21
Penelope Cruz rapping is not something we ever thought we'd have to imagine, until now. On today's episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, the Oscar-nominated actress says that one of her favorite ways to kick back is to do karaoke. "You know I'm a big fan," she tells DeGeneres. "I have one at home. I even do it alone sometimes."
By Monica Herrera | 02/03/2009 - 10:38
Woody Allen is a very lucky man. The Vicky Cristina Barcelona director just cozied up with Penelope Cruz for Vanity Fair's 2009 Hollywood Portofolio, an Annie Liebovitz-photographed spread pairing the top Oscar-nominated actors with the directors who guided them behind the camera.
By Monica Herrera | 02/02/2009 - 10:11
Penelope Cruz isn't just raking in awards in the U.S. these days. The actress was in top form at Spain's 23rd annual Goya Awards on Sunday, winning Best Supporting Actress for—what else?—her performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona. In her acceptance speech, Cruz returned the love to her home country and thanked VCB helmer Woody Allen for the role.
"I've always been a fan of Woody Allen, and that my peers honor me
for a Spanish film made by him makes me very happy," said Cruz. "Thanks Woody for believing in me."