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The Most Spectacular Latino Celebrity Weddings

With the wedding season upon us, it’s safe to say that dusting off your LBDs and attending receptions left, right, and center has kept us all busy. To jump on the bandwagon, let’s look back at some of the most spectacular Latino celebrity weddings that have taken place in the past few years. Trust me, you will want to add some of these to your wedding-inspired Pinterest boards if you haven’t already.

1. To start with, #tbt JLo’s first marriage.

Credit: Jennifer Lopez and Ojani Noa. Digital Image. DailyMail. March 31, 2016.

JLo is one of the most famous Latino celebrities and this list won’t be complete without her. The fresh-faced bride wore a white embroidered sheath when she married Noa. Her luscious locks were pulled up into a neat bun that was adorned with matching white flowers.

2. She perfects the bridal glow at her second wedding to Cris Judd.

Credit: Jennifer Lopez & Cris Judd. Digital Image. POPSUGAR Inc. April 28, 2018.

When JLo walked down the aisle for the second time, it was an extravagant affair as she beamed radiantly in a Valentino Chantilly lace gown. She carried an overflowing bouquet of white flowers and wore a flowing veil in her hair.

3. Salma Hayek weds wealthy businessman François-Henri Pinault in Venice.

Credit: Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault tied the knot. Digital Image. AP. April 27, 2009.

After tying the knot with her husband on Valentine’s day in Paris, the couple followed up with a grander celebration that lasted all weekend in Italy. Hayek stunned in an exquisite Balenciaga wedding dress that was designed by Nicholas Ghesquiere. She also held a bouquet of orchids and stephanotis with crystals in one hand.

4. Recently, Hayek shared more memories of the 2009 Italian nuptials on Instagram, and we are totally digging the fairytale-like wedding vibes.

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The couple sharing a quiet moment as a crowd of 150 guests was present to witness the happy union.

5. And she showed us how to throw a wedding reception in style by having it at the oldest opera house in Venice.

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The venue was opulently decorated with glass candelabras and elegant florals as the guests sat down to dinner.

6. Former Desperate Housewives actress, Eva Longoria, married José “Pepe” Baston in a swoon-worthy sunset ceremony.

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Their special day took place in front of a large cross that was decorated in roses and lights in the seaside town of Valle de Bravo, Mexico. The lavish affair came complete with live performances and a dazzling fireworks display.

7. Longoria had her wedding dress custom designed by her famous friend, Victoria Beckham.

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Clearly, having a designer as one of your besties has its perks. Longoria’s silk crepe wedding gown was created by the fashion designer, Victoria Beckham.

8. The duo posed for a picture to commemorate the occasion.

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The bride sure looks happy with her dream dress!

9. For a modern fairytale ceremony, check out Mariah Carey’s vow renewal at Disneyland.

Credit: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon. Digital Image. Yahoo. May 2, 2013.

After five years of marriage, the couple renewed their vows at the Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland. Their children, Monroe and Roc, also joined in on the celebrations. The girls wore princessy gowns while the guys suit up in Prince Charming-inspired outfits.

10. Love is in the air at Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s wedding day.

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The couple embraced sweetly in front of the altar as they sealed the deal with a kiss.

11. Obviously, he knows how to sweep her off her feet.

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The happy bride showed off her shapely figure in a white slip dress as she danced with her new husband during their second ceremony in Costa Rica two months after the main event.

12. Sometimes you can have your cake AND eat it too.

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The bride does another wardrobe change, this time featuring a white sequined gown.

13. After a small wedding ceremony in 2005, Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso renewed their vows in a star-studded celebration at Sugar Beach resort.

Credit: Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso. Digital Image. Daily Mail. April 16, 2013.

Both the groom and bride were dressed casually as they walked towards the venue. Damon wore a tan-colored suit while Barroso opted for a low-key cream gown with a sequined belt around her waist. She also let down her hair for the occasion.

14. The invitation list was pretty exclusive and capped at 50 guests.

Credit: Guests at the ceremony. Digital Image. Daily Mail. April 16, 2013.

The intimate occasion was witnessed by only 50 guests, of which Chris Hemsworth and Jimmy Kimmel were noted to be present. These lucky invitees boarded a private aircraft on the Caribbean Island which then brought them to the resort. Most of them were in cream and white hues for the ceremony which seemed to be the requested color code.

15. Even though it was small scale, Damon went all out for the special occasion and was reported to spend $1 million for renting out the entire hotel.

Credit: The resort. Digital Image. Daily Mail. April 16, 2013.

Love knows no bounds, and Damon proved that as he spent a cool $1 million for the weekend’s celebrations. According to reports, he was said to have rented out all 78 rooms in the resort for a week. This was likely due to privacy and security reasons given that famous A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were also invited.

16. The ‘Despacito’ singer, Luis Fonsi, also tied the knot with model Agueda Lopez in a private ceremony.

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The joyous occasion took place at a vineyard in Napa Valley, California, in front of the couple’s family and friends. Their adorable two-year-old daughter was also present at the ceremony.

17. Sofia Vergara’s opulent $3 million wedding to Magic Mike actor, Joe Manganiello, has also made the headlines.

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The grandiose ceremony was held at the Breakers Palm Beach resort in Florida. Celebrity florist, Jeff Leatham, takes credit for the venue’s breathtaking floral displays which hung over everyone as the couple walked down the aisle.

18. The happy couple recited their vows in front of 400 guests.

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Still gushing about the absolute perfection in this picture!

19. And to keep up with the floral theme, the couple took their first dance among a sea of red roses that surrounded the dance floor.

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Can we just say #weddinggoals?

20. Stealing a smooch as they cut the towering confection that is the wedding cake.

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Delicately crafted by celebrity cake baker Sylvia Weinstock, this five-tiered masterpiece is covered with tasteful white blooms to go along with the overall theme.

21. The bride in all her glory.

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The Modern Family actress’ wedding gown is a gorgeous Zuhair Murad Couture creation. Made of silk-tulle, the strapless dress featured a sweetheart neckline. Vergara also donned on a pair of Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings.

Cardi B’s Jokes About ‘Sucking In Her Stomach’ For Pictures Is The Realist Thing I’ve Seen In Quarantine

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Cardi B’s Jokes About ‘Sucking In Her Stomach’ For Pictures Is The Realist Thing I’ve Seen In Quarantine

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Like us, Cardi B is about the “suck it in life” this quarantine.

We’ve always known that the rapper knew how to keep it real. Especially when it comes to body confidence. The beloved Domicanana with Trinidadian roots has been trying to live her best life while in quarantine and part of that has been showing off her body in a lineup of pretty impressive bathing suits.

Exhibit A: these stringy bikini looks show how divine and body pos she is.

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How y’all doing on this beautiful Monday ?

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The rapper posted this beautiful picture of herself earlier this week after revealing that she had a new tattoo finished on her back. “Okay guys! Soooo here it is! It took me several months but I’m finally finished. This is my back tattoo! It goes from the top of my back to the middle of my thigh,” Cardi wrote in a caption to her Instagram. In a separate clip to her Instagram, she credited tattoo artist Jamie Schene of Union3Tattoo for the work.

I mean… just look at her.

In a recent post to her Instagram page, the rapper got real about her pictures and admitted to being about that “suck it in life.”

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Suck it in life .

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“I suck the s–t out my stomach for this pic so appreciated,” she wrote in the caption to her Instagram post. In it, Cardi can be seen wearing a teeny bikini and lace-up stilettos. To follow up, the rapper shared another Instagram video, this time of herself walking towards the camera in her bikini, and faulting her body. When she turns she shows off her side profile and lets out her stomach. And tbh we love the natural curves!

Of course, it didn’t take long for fans to flock to the comments and gas up the rapper.

“Same here sis!!! ,” Antonique Smith the actress from “Notorious” wrote in the captions. “Thank you for the honesty!” “If this ain’t da realest shii,” sevyn added to the comments.

It’s no surprise the rapper is being open about her body. She has a long history of being honest about her own body positivity and experiences with liposuction and receiving plastic surgery after giving birth to daughter Kulture. In an interview with E! she explained that speaking openly about the procedures was important for her she does not “like lying about things.”

Selena Gomez Is Launching An HBO Max Cooking Show For Us While We’re In Quarantine

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Selena Gomez Is Launching An HBO Max Cooking Show For Us While We’re In Quarantine

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Just about everyone is becoming their own at-home chef while in quarantine. Many of us try to recreate our favorite restaurants’ meals, that we might no longer have access to. From baking fancy bread to mixing up Dalgona coffee, we’re doing it all. Still, there’s no denying we’ve had quite a few cooking flops along the way. To help, music queen Selena Gomez is picking up the reins and putting on an apron!

On Tuesday, Gomez announced that she and HBO Max would be moving forward with a new cooking project.

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Grateful for ze pasta 🍝

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According to Billboard, Gomez’s new show will be a 10 episodes and be filmed with social-distancing guidelines in mind. It will be featured on the HBO’s forthcoming streaming platform. According to a statement Gomez released to Billboard she’s been working with HBO on the series for months.

“I’ve always been very vocal about my love of food,” she said in a statement to Billboard. “I think I’ve been asked hundreds of times in interviews if I had another career, what would I do, and I’ve answered that it would be fun to be a chef. I definitely don’t have the formal training, though! Like many of us while being home, I find myself cooking more and experimenting in the kitchen.”

Gomez’s series will see her receiving tips and tricks of the cooking trade from top chefs.

Will video streaming, Gomez and the chefs will tackle all types of cuisine. What’s more, they’ll show viewers how to deal with small fires that pop up in the kitchen including missing ingredients. No surprise, Gomez will use this opportunity to highlight her passion for giving and being charitable. “Each installment will also highlight a food-related charity while embracing the joy and struggle of learning to cook while inviting audiences to follow along at home,” Billboard explained.

Fans of Gomez, know the singer has been cooking up quite a bit of fun in the kitchen during the quarantine.

Recently Gomez’s Instagram page has been dotted with pictures of herself and the meals she’s making in the kitchen. Recently the singer uploaded a photo a baked ziti with turkey meal she made with her grandmother. “Turkey baked ziti, cooked by me and Nana tonight,” Gomez wrote in a caption of the post. “Is it health(ier) to eat a lot of cheese and pasta if I made a side of broccoli?”

The funny caption is a reminder that Gomez’s sense of humor and taste in food will guarantee one of the most memorable cooking shows of today!