Dona Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, or the 18th Duchess of Alba, Grandee of Spain took a fall while on a trip in Rome. It had to be a pretty bad because the royal highness had to have emergency surgery and is currently hospitalized. The procedure was for a broken femur due to the fall. Doctors placed a screw in her leg. Spanish media reports that she is recovering and doing fine. Her younger husband was by her side. This is her third marriage.
The Hollywood Reporter confirms that American Idol producers were in negotiations to bring back Jennifer Lopez mid-season to replace Mariah Carey. When Carey found out of the possible change, she threatened to sue. The show's ratings have dropped 17 percent since it premiered this season and it seems that producers are getting desperate. A Fox spokesperson has denied the reports on Mariah being replaced by Jen saying, "This is just another ridiculous Idol judge rumor, likely started by talks of Jennifer performing on the finale." Sources connected to the network have confirmed to TMZ that execs have approached JLo about returning for the remainder of the season.
The 75-year-old Beatrix of the Netherlands will publicly sign her abdication and pass the throne to her eldest son, Prince Willem-Alexander, husband of Maxima and father of her three daughters. Maxima and Willem married in 2002. The anticipation in the Netherlands is growing by the second as Maximamania is in the air. Merchants are selling scarves, mugs, pillows and dishes with the new king and queenâs faces printed on them. The Dutch Royal house reports that the royal couple already has a full agenda of activities following the coronation. The new queen, her majesty Queen of the Netherlands, will inaugurate the first hospital for breast cancer patients in the country.
Actor Juan Soler and singer Ana Barbara will join Daniel Sarcos on stage hosting this years Billboard Latin Music Awards. The show will have the three hosts taking the stage presenting everything for the likes Marc Anthony, Daddy Yankee, Tito El Bambino, Juan Luis Guerra, Don Omar and Lucero, among others. And leading in nominations are Don Omar with 18, Romeo with 12, and the late Jenni Rivera and Wisin y Windel each tie with with 11 noms. This will be the 24th annual Billboard Latin Music Awards.
Christian Chavez was a regular on the telenovela Rebelde, and then became a member of the showâs spin-off band RBD. Now he's making news for being arrested and booked for suspicion of felony domestic violence. TMZ reports that Chavez and his boyfriend got into a fight, which did not seem one sided because they both had visible injuries, and that is why each was taken into custody. It is now in the hands of the District Attorney as to whether or not they will end up with charges. The couple has been dating for a year and a half.
Chiquis Rivera told People En Espanol that her dream is to have a talk show, but before that can happen, she needs to improve her Spanish. The 27 year old sat down with Don Francisco and he gave her some tips when it comes to Spanish. In order to improve your Spanish, you have to read and read out loud, and also watch my show. Before any talk shows or second languages, Chiquis confessed to the Huffington Post that she has other priorities, like her younger siblings. She says that they need her right now with the absence of her legendary mom. She said that her late mom, Jenni Rivera gave her a piece of unforgettable advice, which is to never give up. If you fall, you have to get back up.
Ainhoa Arbizu nos cuenta la actualidad deportiva en Antena 3 Deportes. Brutal, como siempre nos tiene acostumbrados con su vestuario y estilismo flamante semana tras semana. No solo está buena con falda de cuero, está más que buena.
¡¡Que no falte nunca el cuero en su vestuario!!
Latin Grammy-winner Miguel Bose was chosen as the recipient of the Person of the Year award at the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards. The academy chose him because of his philanthropic and professional accomplishments which range over three decades. President and CEO of the Latin Academy expressed that everyone is very excited to give Bose this award, being that he is a respected artist, and a man that cares about world issues. Bose has released over 30 albums and has appeared in more than 35 movies. With the honor of Person of the Year, Miguel joins the ranks of Placido Domingo, Gloria Estefan, Vicente Fernandez, Juan Luis Guerra, Carlos Santana, Shakira and Caetano Veloso among others.
Thereâs a new movie in the works about exotic dancers in Mexico, and who better to ask to participate than exotic dancing icon, Tongolele. Yolanda Ivonne Montes Farrington, or Tongolele, became a professional dancer when she was only 15 years old. She starred in several films from the 1940âs through the 1980âs but most people remember her from the classic film Isle of the Snake People starring Boris Karloff. Tongolele is still active in television, theater and nightclubs. She is well known in Spain and Latin America.
Mariah Carey is said to have had it with Nicki Minaj and sheâs allegedly threatening to leave American Idol before the finale, leaving Idol producers looking to see who might replace the legendary diva next season. Radar Online claims that executives in the singing competition show are thinking of Selena Gomez as a candidate to be on the judging panel. Producers of the show are desperate to find new judges, who will not only increase the ratings, but will also get along. A source close to the show says that Idol has lost some of the spark it had with Jennifer Lopez, and thatâs why producers want to make a drastic change.
Ricky Martin started off his singing career in 1984 as a member of the teen group Menudo. He rocked some hip hairstyles. From a front swoop style to the classic 80âs mullet. In 1988 he released his self- titled debut album, and followed that up with his second album, Me Amaras. As his career progressed, Rickyâs look also changed. He grew out his hair and rocked long wavy locks. After a star making Grammy performance, Ricky released his first English single, "Living la Vida Loca." With his flipped up hair and frosted tips, Ricky was rarely seen without leather pants, or a tight shirt. These days he's more of a loose fitting clothes type of guy.
Sesame Street has announced the addition of a new Hispanic neighbor, Armando. Played by actor Ismael Cruz Cordova, Mando is a Puerto Rican writer, who will be moving into the neighborhood this fall. Ismael was chosen to join the cast after Sesame Street held its first ever open castings. In a statement released by PBS, Ismael says to be incredibly proud to be a part of a show that acknowledges and celebrates diversity so whole-heartedly and he's grateful to have been given the opportunity to represent Latino-Americans on Sesame Street. The new season will have a special focus on Hispanic Heritage with lessons and new songs. Mando is just one of several neighbors who make up Sesame Streets growing bilingual community.
Natalie Cole is presenting the world with a Spanish language album titled Natalie Cole En Espanol. The album will have a mix of the old and the new, and will include easily recognizable Latin romantic standards along with new versions of classics recorded by her father, Nat King Cole. Her father released three Spanish albums throughout his career that gained him a lot of Latin music fans from around the world. He became the first American star to record an entire album of Spanish standards. With the release of Natalie's this new project, she made sure to share her excitement via her personal website by saying that she's passionate about Latin music and inspired by her fatherâs Spanish-language albums. She canât wait for you to hear it.
Lupillo Rivera is putting his acting skills on the small screen. He joins the cast of Libre Para Amara telenovela trying to conquer the heart of Gloria Trevi. Lupillo tells Hoy that all he knows about his role is that Gloria Trevi plays a taxi driver named Aurora, whom he falls in love with. When he heard that he would be acting alongside Trevi, Rivera said that it should be very interesting being that its Gloriaâs first telenovela role, and heâs glad to be working with the rock star herself. Other leading names in the production are Eduardo Santamarina and Gabriel Soto.
During a sit-down dinner with hosts of Australiaâs The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Gwyneth Paltrow shared all you ever wanted to know or not know about her privates. Host Kyle asked Gwyneth about her half-Cuban bestie, Cameron Diaz, being that Diaz holds her down during wax sessions. Gwyneth drunkenly confessed that every time that she has a bikini wax, Cameron Diaz holds her down.
Mexican publishing company Grijaldo has confirmed that it will release Jenni Rivera's life story titled Inquebrantable. It will include stories that were written by the late singer throughout the years, leading up to the airplane accident that took her life last December. There are currently three published books about the singers life. Jenni Rivera, The Incredible Story of a Warrior Butterfly, We Love Jenni, An Unauthorized Biography of Jenni Rivera, and Unbreakable, My Story, My way, but none have the personal stories written by Jenni herself.