Vas o No Vas?

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.28.2006 - Televisión

Vas o no vas.jpgTelemundo is using its NBC connections to crossover their successful show Deal or No Deal to Latin America. Here are the biggest differences:

  1. It’s in Spanish – Duh
  2. It’s called Vas o No Vas? Which literally translated means – Are you going or not?
  3. No Howie Mandel - Thank goodness
  4. Instead of one million dollars, contestants have a chance at $250,000.

While this may be the biggest cash prize in Latin TV game show history – someone correct this if it is blatantly wrong – it is still disappointing to know that NBC contestants have a chance at becoming millionaires while the Telemundo contestants have a chance of attaining 25 percent of that. A comment about Hispanic viewers being only 25% as important as mainstream audiences to NBC/Telemundo would fit well here, but…nah…pass.

[tags]telemundo, nbc, latin, latino, latina, music, musica, farandula, chisme, gossip, celebrity, celebridad, famosos, vas o no vas, deal or no deal, howie mandel[/tags]

Penelope Could be Next For Oscar Nomination

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.28.2006 - Penelope Cruz

Penelope.jpgTwo years ago it was Catalina Sandino Moreno, and this year the Spanish-speaking world may have another representative for the Best Actress nod at the Academy Awards. Oscar buzz is coming in from all directions about Penelope Cruz‘s performance in Pedro Aldomovar‘s Volver. According to Semana:

“The actress is calm, but happy with the results of the film”

Which is the classy way of saying – The actress is crapping her pants because she can’t contain her happiness.

[tags]oscar buzz, volver, pedro aldomovar, films, movies, academy awards, chisme, gossip, latin, latino, latina , farandula, famosos[/tags]

Compare Your Week to Paulina Rubio’s

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.28.2006 - Musica, Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio proves that not only does she still have it, she’s got it more than ever before! This is what she accomplished in the last seven days.

  • The biggest debut of her career. Number one in sales in The United States and Puerto Rico according to Nielsen Soundscan
  • More than 200,000 copies sold, meaning a platinum certification, in only one week
  • The Latin artist with the highest position on Billboard’s Top 200, coming in at #25
  • Number one on national radio for the second week in a row.
  • Number one in digital albums on iTunes Latin Charts
  • Number one in digital albums and singles on
  • More than 15,000 people showed up to her autograph signings in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and San Antonio last week
  • Platinum certification in Spain and number one in iTunes Spain
  • Gold certification in Mexico

Paulina had tremendous success with Pau-Latina and it is apparent that the same success will follow her with Ananda. Paulina has found her groove and nobody wants her to lose it!

[tags]latin, latina, latino, billboard, nielsen soundscan, universal music, hispanic, hispana, hispano, ananda, pau-latina, chisme, gossip, farandula, famosos, celebrity, celebridad[/tags]

Shakira Hits The Clubs in Page Six

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.28.2006 - Shakira

SHakira.jpgWe have always known that Shakira isn’t into the club scene. It’s just not her thing. according to Page Six, she decided to hit the club circuit with her buddy Wyclef Jean. Here are the details:

Shakira may shake her hips like she’s been dancing in clubs all of her life – but the saucy singer actually hates the venues and generally refuses to go to any of them. But she made an exception when Wyclef Jean personally asked her to his bash at Suite last Saturday. Still, she had a few rules – such as insisting on a space free of cocktail glasses so she could go barefoot and demanded to have eight bottles of Herradura tequila on hand. When Shakira did show, it caused such a ruckus extra security had to be called. One love-struck guy offered $3,000 to enter her area – but was rebuffed.

Eight bottles of tequila? A little excessive, don’t you think? And about the glasses. She either had plastic cups or drank straight from the bottle. Which is such a crucial detail, because plastic cup equals lame-o, but out of the bottle is totally rad college frat party-like, man!

[tags]latin, latina, latino, page six, new york post, wyclef jean, suite, new york.gossip, chisme, farandula, celebrity, celebridad, famosos, hispanic, hispano, hispana, herrradura, tequila[/tags]

Ugly Betty Premieres Today!

by Latin Gossip Staff on 09.28.2006 - Chisme, Salma Hayek, Televisión

Ugly Betty2.jpgDon’t forget to watch Ugly Betty tonight on ABC. The show promises many funny moments, especially some referring to Latin culture – hey, it’s okay to laugh at ourselves – it’s healthy.

America is going to fall in love with America Ferrera. Gotta love the Guadalajara poncho![tags]latin, latina, latino, hispanic, hispano, hispana, america ferrera, ugly betty, betty la fea, abc, famosos, farandula, gossip, chisme[/tags]