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Here Are Some Amazing Unearthed Yearbook Pictures Of Your Favorite Latino Celebrities

 
So many of us hope and pray our yearbook photos never see the light of day, but we think fame and stardom exempts you from that luxury. All I’m gonna say is, pay attention to the hair. It is the most important part of any yearbooks picture so keep that comb on deck, and that’s a fact.

1. Cardi B

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Behold, the moment Cardi B came up with the line, “Said little b*tch, you can’t fuck with me, if you wanted to.” She looks ready to take on the world.

2. Christina Aguilera

CREDIT: Christina Aguilera. Digital Image. Popcrush. 13 July 2018.


Christina Aguilera has been known for her hair throughout the decades. Check out the style that started it all: bangs, pigtails with different color headbands, and all her natural lowlights. Too cute.

3. America Ferrera

CREDIT: Seth Poppel / Yearbook Library


In 2001, junior America gave a big grin for her El Camino High School photo.

“My [four] sisters dried my hair for me until I was 14, and then I finally started drying my own.”

4. Bruno Mars

CREDIT: Seth Poppel / Yearbook Library


Is it just me or does baby Bruno Mars actually have a halo around his fro? Couple that halo with that tux and it’s safe to say that Bruno has been ready for his moment in the limelight.

5. Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez was home schooled, and by the time she was ready to graduate, her character on “Wizards of Waverly Place” was too. She didn’t walk a stage for her personal GED, but took her on screen walk across the stage as her very own, too.

6. Mario Lopez

CREDIT: Seth Poppel / Yearbook Library


How badly do you want to pinch his cheeks? I think it’s the dimples. “Saved by the Bell” and “Extra” host graduated from Chula Vista High School in 1991.

7. Jennifer Lopez

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


Jenny from the Block graduated from Preston High School in the Bronx. How bizarre is it to see J.Lo without her signature long locks? That’s because she spent her high school years doing gymnastics, competed nationally for her track team and played softball.

8. Mariah Carey

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


During Mariah Carey’s senior year of high school, she decided she’d become a singer songwriter and started composing songs with her then boyfriend. Crushed it, Mariah.

9. Jimmy Smits

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


Puerto Rican actor Jimmy Smits went to Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, New York, along with all our Puerto Rican mothers. We jovenes know him as Miguel Prado in “Dexter.”

10. Eva Longoria

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


Yes, Eva Longoria is a Mexican American beauty queen. She was also dishing spicy chicken sandwiches part-time at Wendy’s for most of her high school years.

11. Eva Mendes

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Eva Mendes has not aged, and I have no words. Girl grew up in Glendale, California, so maybe it’s the California sun.

12. Zoe Saldana

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


This is the face of a young Zoe Saldana right after she moved from the Dominican Republic to New York to start off her junior year of high school. Someone make a meme.

13. Naya Rivera

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


Rivera has been acting since she was 4 years old, and worked through high school. She quit retailing for Abercrombie & Fitch to start selling memberships at a country club.

14. Fergie

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


Can you tell that Fergalicious was a cheerleader throughout high school at Glen A. Wilson High School? Oh, and she was also a straight-A student.

15. Cameron Díaz

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.


See that big smile? That’s because during her senior year, she knew she’d appear on the cover of “Seventeen” magazine’s July 1990 issue. Talk about making your high school bullies jealous.

16. Becky G.

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Becky G. was born Rebecca Marie Gomez and raised in Inglewood. By the time she was 9 years old, their family lost their home and moved into her grandparent’s garage. That’s when she decided to start singing and posting YouTube videos online and how she was discovered by Dr. Luke.

17. Laurie Hernandez

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By the time the gymnastics star was going to the prom, she was already a World Olympian. How’s that for extracurricular activities.

18. Camila Mendes

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We know Camila Mendes from “Riverdale” but her photo was hard to track down. The crucial information is all in the fun facts. Girl chews her ice cream.

19. Bella Thorne

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Born in Pembroke Pines, Thorne only ever worked as a child actor to help support the family after her father died in a car crash. Her mom was left a single mom with four kids to raise.

Thorne was dyslexic and was home-schooled as a result of bullying because of her learning disability. She tried to read everything she could, including labels of cereal boxes, and eventually started reading a grade ahead.

20. Sabrina Bryan

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Latin Times. 13 July 2018.

The best Cheetah Girl we’ve ever seen graduated from Esperanza High School in 2002. She went on to keep living the high school dream, on screen.

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Cardi B and Olivia Rodrigo Had an Adorable Exchange on Twitter and Now Fans Are Calling For a Collab

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Cardi B and Olivia Rodrigo Had an Adorable Exchange on Twitter and Now Fans Are Calling For a Collab

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You may have heard of Olivia Rodrigo, the 17-year-old Disney Channel actress who has recently take the music industry by storm with the success of her debut single, “Driver’s License”.

Well you wouldn’t be the only one who is thinking about her. Recently, Cardi B tweeted about the viral song, namely lamenting over the fact that she does not have her driver’s license.

On Tuesday, Cardi tweeted out her frustration about the fact that she has to rely on other people to fulfill her late-night McDonald’s cravings.

“Just like that girl [who] wrote a song about getting her driver’s license, Imma write a song about the struggle of not having a drivers license,” she wrote. “I really wanted my McDonald’s at 4am last night instead of today, but I couldn’t so I felt asleep hungry.” More relatable words have never been spoken, tbh.

Shocked that the Bronx-born rapper even knows who she is, Rodrigo tweeted a response back at Cardi.

“Girl i will pick u up and take u wherever u wanna go,” Rodrigo wrote back.

Cardi, for her part, seemed excited to find a driver to take her on late-night McDonald’s runs. She wrote back: “Yaaayyy!!! Let’s go to McDonald’s and get happy meals!”

Cue the influx of Twitter stans demanding a future Olivia Rodrigo x Cardi B collab.

Olivia Rodrigo is just as surprised about “Driver’s License” success as everyone else is.

Rodrigo recently told Billboard that this past week, when “Driver’s License” shot to No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart has been “the weirdest week of my whole life.”

Rodrigo was a relatively unknown Disney Channel star on Disney+’s “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” before this song hit the airwaves. Now she’s a pop sensation.

“So many people that I look up to have reached out and expressed their love for the song, which is absolutely surreal,” she told Billboard. But I truly am just the same 17-year-old girl, doing statistics homework in my bedroom.”

While many people are wondering what Rodrigo’s background is, she is proudly half-Filipino.

While some people have mistakenly called Olivia Rodriguez Latina, she is actually of Filipino descent, just like previous “High School Musical” star, Vanessa Hudgens. Just like Latin American countries, the Philippines were colonized by Spain–that is why so many people of Filipino descent have Spanish-sounding last names.

Rodrigo has talked at length about her cultural and familial roots. “My great-grandfather immigrated here from the Philippines when he was just a teenager. He’s my grandma’s dad, and my grandpa is also Filipino as well,” Rodrigo revealed in an interview with the Center for Asian American Media back in 2018.

“My dad grew up in a house where they were always making Filipino food, his grandpa always spoke Tagalog. All of those traditions have trickled down to our generation.”

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Cardi B’s First Leading Movie Role Will Thrill ‘Sister Act’ And ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Fans

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Cardi B’s First Leading Movie Role Will Thrill ‘Sister Act’ And ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Fans

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For one of her upcoming projects, fans of Cardi B can expect a throwback to her older days. That’s right, Cardi B is stepping into a familiar role before the screen. The former “Love & Hip Hop: New York” star has proven herself capable of making music bangers and in Hustlers she showed that she can hold her own when it comes to the big screen.

Now, the rapper is playing the lead in Paramount’s upcoming film Assisted Living.

Cardi was recently cast in the “raucous comedy” called Assisted Living.

According to Variety, the upcoming film “is being described as a ‘raucous comedy’ with ‘tremendous heart.’ Fans of Cardi can expect a film that looks quite a bit like Tootsie, Sister Act, and Mrs. Doubtfire.

The upcoming film follows Cardi B as Amber a small-time crook who gets herself into trouble when a heist goes wrong. “On the run from the cops and her former crew, she struggles to find anywhere to hide, reports Variety. “Running out of options, Amber disguises herself as an elderly woman and hides out in the one place no one will look — her estranged grandmother’s nursing home.”

Of course, this isn’t the first time Cardi B has been in a major film.

In 2019 she appeared the blockbuster film Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, and Keke Palmer.

And of course, for some time fans were hopeful that Cardi would take on the titular role of a reboot of the ’90s sitcom “The Nanny.”

According to CNN, the reality star-turned-rapper has been in talks to play Fran Drescher’s daughter in a potential reboot of the ‘90s sitcom.

Speaking about a potential reboot in 2018, Fran Drescher told Extra in an interview “[I’m] talking to her representation. It’s really getting me excited. It’s fresh and it could be super fun.” Here’s hoping we get more Cardi B on screen!

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