By Amaris Castillo | 06/20/2013 - 11:03
James Gandolfini’s sudden death has left all of Hollywood mourning. The beloved star of HBO’s acclaimed The Sopranos suffered a massive heart attack in Italy on Wednesday. According to the Associated Press, the 51-year-old actor behind the gruff Tony Soprano was visiting his family’s native country with his son, Michael.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 10:18
Once again, Sebastien De La Cruz sang the national anthem on Thursday night – the same song that brought him a flood of racist sentiments on social media earlier this week. Introduced by San Antonio’s mayor Julian Castro, the adorable 11-year-old mariachi singer sang the patriotic anthem again during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, complete with a traditional mariachi outfit.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/13/2013 - 17:50
Sebastien De La Cruz has spoken out about the flood of racist comments made about him during his recent national anthem performance. As the 11-year-old Mexican American mariachi singer belted out the patriotic song before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Heart and the Spurs, some Twitter users began to spew racial slurs and ant-Latino sentiments about him.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/06/2013 - 13:35
Blacks and Latinos are overwhelmingly responsible for crime in major cities, in Donald Trump’s eyes.
On Wednesday, the billionaire cited Fox’s beloved (or not so beloved, depending on who is reading this) Bill O’Reilly, who spoke recently about statistics from the 2012 New York City Enforcement Report.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/05/2013 - 15:39
Are you addicted to Pinterest? It's okay - we are too. There's an endless stream of beautiful things to look at on the photo-sharing website; you've got gorgeous hairdos, cool decoration ideas, moist cupcakes - all ripe for the picking. Err, pinning.
No wonder some of our celebrities have also jumped on the bandwagon (most recently, Naya Rivera). Below is an inside look into Latino celebs and their Pinterest pages:
By Amaris Castillo | 05/24/2013 - 09:55
We’ve told you how Ricky Martin often uses his fame to bring awareness to important issues via social media. This week, the Boricua superstar took to Twitter to ask his Puerto Rican fans to petition members of his native island’s House of Representatives.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/23/2013 - 17:31
Happy Internet Week! What would we do without the Internet? It’s so vast and beautiful.
It’s also the playground of some of our favorite celebrities. Whether they're posting about their newest projects, blasting rumors or spreading the word about philanthropic causes (our fave) there's a lot filling up our feeds. Without further ado, below is our list of the best celebs in social media:
By Amaris Castillo | 05/23/2013 - 14:39
We think it's safe to say that Jose Canseco will never get a social media job. The former All-Star outfielder actually live-tweeted the moment Las Vegas police arrived to his home after he was accused of rape and, get this, included the name of his apparent accuser.
In a series of poorly-written tweets, the Cuban-American former baseball slugger also included the apparent victim’s phone number and details such as “_____ told the police that i druged her and then raped her.hmmmmm.lets find out what really happened.”
By Amaris Castillo | 05/17/2013 - 14:40
Ever since Angelina Jolie revealed that she had a preventive double mastectomy surgery this spring, it seems like the whole world has commented on the shocking decision, including two of our fave Latina celebs – actress Zoë Saldaña and Colombian superstar Shaki
By Amaris Castillo | 05/12/2013 - 09:03
We were touched to receive a flood of comments filled with everything from tenderly sweet words to harsher stand-straight-and-face-this-God-forsaken-world kind of advice.