By Kamren Curiel | 01/23/2013 - 13:27
Jennifer Lopez defended Beyoncé’s now infamous national anthem rendition at President Obama's second inauguration Monday on The Daily Show last night. The performance, which has caused quite a stir after speculation that Beyoncé lip-synced "The Star Spangled Banner," was the first thing Jon Stewart asked Lopez about when she stopped by to promote her new film Parker.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/09/2009 - 15:30
Last week, Val Kilmer told the Associated Press that he is seriously considering running for Governor of New Mexico in 2010. Current Governor Bill Richardson's second term will end then and he is forbidden by New Mexico law to run again.
Kilmer was born in Los Angeles but has been living in New Mexico for over 20 years. He is a registered Democrat, and cast an absentee ballot for President Barack Obama while he was recently filming in Bulgaria. New Mexico was a key swing state in the recent presidential election and the Latino vote made a huge impact.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/05/2009 - 17:30
The iconic poster featuring an image of President Obama looking into the distance pensively, his face splashed in red, white and blue has become emblematic of the politician’s successful campaign. Most people remember the image with a caption at the bottom saying, Hope, Change or Progress. The image can be found on thousands of items from coffee mugs to buttons to T-shirts.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/23/2009 - 12:53
The owner of a Greenwich Village Bakery that sells "Drunken Negro Face" cookies, was shocked to find out that the name and the appearance of the treats offended many patrons.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/22/2009 - 17:30
After Michelle Obama chose Isabel Toledo’s lemongrass-colored design to wear to her husband’s swearing in ceremony, Creative Director of Barneys New York and personal friend of the designer, Simon Doonan, decided to tear down the window displays of the Madison Avenue store and replace them with an homage to Toledo.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2009 - 13:20
Oh, no she didn't! Jessica Alba got a little too honest on the red carpet for the Declare Yourself Inaugural Party. Alba was the face of the Declare Yourself campaign last year and although the actress is notoriously wary of the paparazzi, she stopped voluntarily to talk to the media at the event.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/21/2009 - 14:00
Marc Anthony treated the guests at the Western Inaugural Ball to a special surprise last night. Towards the end of his performance, he called out his wife, Jennifer Lopez for a romantic duet—and the crowd went wild!
Marc brought Jennifer up to the stage after admitting to the guests that "You Sang To Me" (a song he wrote 10 years ago) was about his wife, "I wrote this next song about Jennifer. I must have been psychic. She didn't get the point, but eventually it worked out," joked Anthony, as reported by the Associated Press.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/21/2009 - 13:15
Walking through the streets of DC this past weekend, you couldn't help but feel a rarefied sense of excitement in the air. For a city that has witnessed so many historical moments, none seem to have galvanized the population as much as President Barack Obama's inauguration to the highest office in the United States.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2009 - 14:01
Last night, the best and brightest Latino stars came out to celebrate the inauguration of President Elect Barack Obama. The Latino Inaugural Gala, co-hosted by Rosario Dawson's Voto Latino organization and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) garnered some serious star power. The list of celebs was a mile long and included, George Lopez, Luis Fonsi, and Lila Downs.
By Monica Herrera | 01/13/2009 - 09:33
As we first reported, Shakira will perform at the official kickoff celebration for the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. The Colombian songstress joins a long line of A-listers--including Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, Garth Brooks and Stevie Wonder--for a jampacked event dubbed We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.