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Porn Star to Make Guest Appearance on "Ugly Betty"
By Mariela Rosario | 07/01/2009 - 09:49

We all know that Ugly Betty has never had any trouble attracting the boys, but now she better watch out because porn mogul Michael Lucas is set to guest-star on the hit ABC show next season.

Lucas won the walk-on role through a charity auction held by the Stonewall Community Foundation. "I paid $18,000 for the opportunity, and this is a chance for adult stars to step out of their box," said Lucas. "My appearance will also show American audiences that there is no reason a porn star can’t appear on national television."


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Ugly Betty is Back!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 04/24/2009 - 16:00

Those fans of Ugly Betty who were worried that the show might not return for a fourth season can officially relax. EW reports that ABC has picked up the show for the 2009-2010 TV season. But first, new episodes of the current season are returning to Thursday nights on April 30.


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America (the Beautiful) Turns 25!
By Ivana Cepeda | 04/20/2009 - 16:00

America Fererra celebrated her 25th Birthday at New York hot spot Kiss and Fly this past Saturday surrounded by friends and her Ugly Betty family.

The theme of her star studded bash, was “America the Beautiful” complete with a cake designed like a quarter (Get it? She’s a quarter of a century?) with her face on it.


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Ana Ortiz Gets Ready for the Birth of Her Daughter
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/30/2009 - 16:00

Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz and guitarist husband Noah Lebenzon are counting down the days until the birth of their first baby, a girl! The actress, who is due at the end of July, told People Saturday at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City that she feels "phenomenal."


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"Ugly Betty" is a Huge Hit in China
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/11/2009 - 16:45

While we anxiously wait to learn the fate of Ugly Betty here in the United States, audiences can’t get enough of the Mandarin-language version of the show, Variety reports.


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Recession Forces America Ferrera to Sell One of Her Two Homes
By Monica Herrera | 02/04/2009 - 10:55

Even TV stars are having money problems. América Ferrera owns two homes—one on the West Coast and one on the East—but the actress recently put her Hollywood Hills pad on the market for $1.5 million after Ugly Betty moved its set to New York City.

“She’s sad about it, but she doesn’t want to pay for two places,” says a source to Life & Style.


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ABC Benches "Ugly Betty"
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 01/26/2009 - 17:44

Uh-oh. Things are not looking pretty for Ugly Betty. EW reports ABC is benching Betty beginning March 26 and replacing it with episodes of Samantha Who? and the new Megan Mullally-Cheryl Hines comedy In the Motherhood. The network says, "Ugly Betty will return to Thursday nights at 8:00 p.m.


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EXCLUSIVE: Ana Ortiz - "Yes, I Am Preggers!"
By Monica Herrera | 01/13/2009 - 15:38

Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz has confirmed exclusively to Latina.com that she and husband Noah Lebenzon have a bundle of joy on the way.

"Yes, I am preggers. My family, friends and everyone at work knows
what's up, and I have gotten nuthin' but love and support," says the actress. "What a crazy
chapter of life this will be."


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Ana Ortiz Is Pregnant!
By Monica Herrera | 01/08/2009 - 16:10

Congrats are in order for Ana Ortiz! The Ugly Betty star is expecting her first baby with husband Noah Lebenzon, a chatty friend of the couple tells People. "They are thrilled and ecstatic. They can't wait to be parents," says the source, who also reveals that Ana is scheduled to give birth in July.


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Lauren Velez 's Top Secret Role on "Ugly Betty" Keeps Us Guessing
By Monica Herrera | 01/05/2009 - 16:00

Just before Christmas, it was announced that Lauren Velez, the boricua actress most known for her role on Showtime's Dexter, will join Ugly Betty as a guest star for multiple episodes in 2009. So far, all we know is that Velez will play Elena, a nurse who "enters the lives of the Saurez family"; the folks at ABC are keeping all other details under strict wraps because her role is directly tied to a major turn of events on the hit show--i.e., someone dies!


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