By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 15:53
We can all agree that Latinas are some of the most beautiful women on the planet -- right?! And this probably explains why there have been tons of us in beauty pageants throughout history. But it's not just your everyday beauty who walks the pageant runway, celebrities have too!
Here are 10 stars who were beauty queens before they became famous:
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/30/2012 - 17:39
Glamorous. Sexy. Fearless. Iconic. Any of these words can be used to describe an actress, but put them all together, add lots of talent, a penchant for ballsy roles and a little off-screen drama and you've built a big-screen goddess. From silent film stars to action-flick babes, these 20 Latina actresses have more than proved through their work, style and sass that they belong in the same Hollywood pantheon as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/09/2012 - 14:34
Thank you, Xtina. Every once in a while, a celeb gets real about what a real woman looks like, public pressure be damned. This weekend, the singer told reporters that the “massive scrutiny” about her not-stick-thin weight would not be keeping her from feeling good about herself and her curves. "As long as I'm happy in my own skin, that's all I need," she said. "I have a boyfriend that loves my body.
By Latina Staff | 11/08/2011 - 16:00
Our very own October cover girl Shakira received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today—and we must say, it's about time! The Colombian singer has not only worked her way towards international stardom, but has also dedicated her life to philanthropic causes. If anyone deserves to have her name cemented in the legendary walkway, it’s Shakira.
By Irasema Romero | 04/28/2011 - 13:25
— It’s a signed deal for Chilean actress Cote de Pablo! She was the last cast member to sign a contract with CBS, and our favorite NCIS agent has agreed to another two years.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/02/2011 - 12:50
ABC's Cougar Town is looking to cast the role of Andy's (Ian Gomez) mom, a 60-70ish Latina with a personality that's strong enough to bust daughter-in-law Ellie’s (Christa Miller) chops and live to tell about it.
By Lee Hernandez | 08/06/2010 - 09:00
Greece, Turkey, Russia, the U.K. and various Latin American countries have remade the classic 80s sitcom, The Golden Girls, and this fall—Spain will join the party with a remake entitled, Las Chicas de Oro. All of these re-imaginings got us thinking about how The Golden Girls would look with our dream cast.
In the words of Sophia Petrillo: “Picture this!”