J.R. Martinez Is Going to be a Papi!
J.R. Martinez Is Going to be a Papi!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/19/2011 - 09:30

Pretty soon, J.R. Martinez will have an even better prize in his arms than his Dancing with the Stars trophy!

People is reporting that the DWTS champ is expecting his first child with girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones. In an interview with the magazine, the part-Salvadorian Army veteran-turned actor said he and Gonzalez-Jones found out the sex of the baby last week.

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Guess Which Latino Legend Gets His Own Video Game?
Which Latino Star Is Getting His Own Video Game?
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 10:44

How cool would it be to see yourself in a video game?

Tr3s is reporting that 82-year-old legendary comedian/actor Chespirito (whose government name is Roberto Gómez Bolaños) will have a video game based on one of his most beloved characters. Can you take a guess who it is?

None other than our favorite Latino orphan – El Chavo from El Chavo del Ocho!

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WATCH: Selena Gomez in 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Finale Clip
WATCH: Selena Gomez in 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Finale Clip
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 08:56

It’s less than a month away from the series finale of Selena Gomez’s Wizards of Waverly Place. The Emmy-winning Disney show, which helped catapult the part-Mexican teen singer/actress to superstardom, will end on January 6, 2012. When news first broke that season four would be the show’s last, Gomez spoke exclusively to Latina about it.

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Grading the Networks: Diversity Report Card Series
7 Reasons There Aren’t Enough Latinos on TV
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 13:07

Why aren't there more Latinos on TV? That's a question we ask often here at Latina. So this fall, we set out to grade the major TV networks (and some cable networks, too) to find out if they're featuring enough Latinos in their primetime shows. Read on to find out which networks made the grade (and which ones failed). 

Do the Emmy Awards Only Reward Latina Stereotypes?

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Is Christina Aguilera Coming Out with a New Single?
Is Christina Aguilera Coming Out with a New Single?
By Amaris Castillo | 12/14/2011 - 17:08

We hope this rumor is true!

Perez Hilton is reporting that Christina Aguilera is returning to music and, best of all, a single by the half-Ecuadorian songstress is coming out… soon.

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Sara Ramirez to Lend Voice in New Disney Series About a Little Girl Princess
Sara Ramirez to Lend Voice in New Disney Princess Series
By Amaris Castillo | 12/13/2011 - 12:10

We’ll soon be introduced to a new Disney princess – and this one is much, much younger. We’re talking about a niña here.

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EXCLUSIVE: Olivia Longott from 'Love & Hip Hop'
EXCLUSIVE: Olivia Longott from 'Love & Hip Hop' On Her Relationship With Her Mother
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 17:00

The second season of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop is still underway – and we caught up with one of its stars today about her time on the show so far.

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EXCLUSIVE: Stephanie from 'Quiero Mis Quinces'
EXCLUSIVE: Stephanie from 'Quiero Mis Quinces' On Fighting to Have Her Party 'Her' Way
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 16:00

Tonight on MTV Tr3s’ hit show, Quiero Mis Quinces, we meet Stephanie – an Ecuadorian American teenager who found her own quinces party plans slightly overshadowed by plans made by her mami and sister.

With her strong personality, the 15-year-old New Jersey teen did her best to wrestle her way through her party planning to make it the way she’d hoped. Did Stephanie succeed?

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‘CNN Heroes’ Recap: J.R. Martinez, Sofia Vergara, & George Lopez
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 09:54

Some of our favorite Latino stars attended this weekend’s fifth annual CNN Heroes event!

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'¡Rob!' With Eugenio Derbez & Rob Schneider Is Finally Here!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/09/2011 - 11:15

Eugenio Derbez was right – his new CBS comedy ¡Rob! is like Meet the Mexicans! In an interview with Latina.com earlier this fall, the Mexican actor likened the upcoming show (which premieres on Thursday, Jan. 12.) to the hit movie Meet the Parents. ¡Rob! centers on an architect named Rob (played by Schneider) who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family. 

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