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Eva Longoria And George Lopez Brought Their Best Friends To Family Feud And It Got Raunchy

“Family Feud” had a ton of Latino Celebrities on over the weekend in an epic showdown to raise money for charity. On one team was Eva Longoria, with “family members” Justina Machado, Amaury Nolasco, Ana Ortiz and Wilmer Valderrama. They were up against leader George Lopez, his daughter Mayan Lopez, actors Constance Marie and Ray Diaz, as well as the golden boy himself, Oscar De La Hoya.

“Family Feud” had a celebrity episode with all Latino contestants led by Eva Longoria and George Lopez.

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It quickly became an interesting game with Spanish translations being thrown in the mix. When asked to pick a top answer for “something you roll,” Justina Machado said “tortillas.” The crowd erupted into laughter as she said, “These are Latinos up here, come on!” There was a ding and the board flipped, and the answer revealed was “dough.” Which led Lopez to protest, “Wait a minute. It’s called masa!” Host Steve Harvey laughed when Lopez explained: “masa is not where the Mexican astronauts train.”

You’d think after becoming a boxing champion and Olympic gold medalist, nothing could stress De La Hoya out…

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But he stutters so hard here you’d swear he’d just been knocked out.

Like your two drunk tios at a quinceañera, De La Hoya and Nolasco came out ready to rumble.

My money is always on De Le Hoya.

Diaz, at one point, ripped his shirt off.

De La Hoya definitely looked at him like, “Okay, but can he take a punch?”

Harvey couldn’t believe Diaz’s answer, instead of asking the judges to focus on his abs.

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The actor had opened his shirt at one point in the episode but gave such a ridiculous answer, Harvey thought it served his best interest to just keep it open to detract from the clueless response he’d just given.

Lopez knew what he was doing when he led Harvey down this line of thinking…

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You know in Harvey’s head he was like, “Man, this is a family show, don’t you say marijuana…”

Harvey asked a question about male strippers and got an equally appropriate answer.

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Longoria shouted “What kind of game are we playing!?” as her team burst into laughter.

Longoria and company had team spirit all the way.

I was just happy to see Latinos on TV, but couldn’t help but start rooting for these three ladies.

Longoria’s team made it to the final round and both she and Nolasco tried their best avoid a particular question.

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It seems people’s “members” are an ongoing theme of the show.

Watch until the end, it’s worth it just to see Longoria’s victory lap.


[H/T] Fox

READ: Eva Longoria Played James Corden’s New “Nuzzle Whaaa” Game And She Was Not Expecting This


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Exes Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato Are Playing Soulmates in Netflix’s Animated Movie Charming and Talk About Awkward

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Exes Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato Are Playing Soulmates in Netflix’s Animated Movie Charming and Talk About Awkward

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Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato don’t let a little thing like emotional baggage get in the way of their careers. The famous former couple proved that exes can actually be friends when they worked together on the new Netflix animated movie, “Charming”, that premiered on Friday.

Not only did Lovato and Valderrama co-star in the children’s movie together, but they played lovers. And not just lovers, but soulmates.

It looks like Lovato and Valderrama truly decided to remain friendly and supportive of each other after their breakup in 2016. Which in itself is a rarity!

In “Charming”, Valderrama voices a spoiled Prince who is “cursed” to have every woman fall in love-at-first sight with him until his 21st birthday.

When the project was announced in 2015, Valderrama was extremely excited about the opportunity to represent greater diversity in a children’s movie. “We’ve all been waiting so long to see a Latin princess represented in an animated fairy tale,” he told Deadline. “I’m grateful to the enlightened producer John Williams for anointing me as the first Latin prince.”

Lovato plays a Lenore, a savvy street urchin who is also cursed to never find love. Together, the unlikely duo are tasked with going on a quest to break Charming’s curse so he can save the kingdom.

When discussing their previous relationship in the past, Lovato and Valderrama have been nothing but gracious.

In fact, Demi Lovato recently told Harper’s Bazaar that she’s happy for Valderrama and his new fiancée, Amanda Pacheco. “I’m really happy for him and I wish him nothing but the best, but we’re not in each other’s lives, haven’t spoken in a long time,” she admitted.

She continued: “But I think I needed that because I needed to learn to be okay on my own. When you get into a relationship with somebody at that young of an age and then you spend six years with somebody, you don’t really get to learn about yourself.”

When Lovato has talked about the reasons behind their split before, she’s always maintained that it had “nothing to do with falling out of love”.

“The sparks never faded, but there are issues that I haven’t conquered yet that I know I won’t conquer if I’m relying on somebody else to take care of the loneliness,” said Lovato in her 2017 documentary, “Simply Complicated”.

But Lovato and Valderrama aren’t the only reason to queue up this flick. The movie also stars Ashley Tisdale as Cinderella, Avril Lavigne as Snow White, and Chinese popstar phenomenon G.E.M. as Sleeping Beauty.

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Latina Actresses Are Pivoting to Directing and Producing In Order to Get More Latinx Stories Told

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Latina Actresses Are Pivoting to Directing and Producing In Order to Get More Latinx Stories Told

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The numbers are bleak. Latinos make up 18% of America’s population but only 5% of the number of speaking roles in movies in 2019 according to the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative.

Hollywood seems to be late to the party when it comes to Latino representation onscreen. But luckily, there are a handful of Latino artists and creators out there who are taking the fight to appear in front of the screen to behind the camera.

Take, for example, Eva Longoria, who was just announced to be directing and co-starring in the new action-comedy film, “Spa Day”

This marks the third movie the Mexican-American actress will be helming and the first Latina to ever direct more than one major studio film.

The other films on Longoria’s roster include a vehicle for her and Kerry Washington tentatively titled “24/7”, as well as the upcoming biopic “Flamin’ Hot”–a movie centered around Richard Montañez, the man who invented Flaming Hot Cheetos.

Longoria has been candid about how the decision to move into directing and producing has been a strategic one.

“One of the reasons I went into producing and directing was I wasn’t going to sit back and wait for somebody to create a role I wanted to do,” Longoria told Variety in 2018.

“You can’t just sit around waiting for [good projects], and I wanted to create that — not just for myself but for other Latinas.”

But her career transition isn’t unique as a Latina in Hollywood. She has joined the ranks of other Latinas in Hollywood who have began to produce and direct their own projects in order to finally see Latino stories told on screen.

Her peers include Jennifer Lopez (“Shades of Blue“, “Hustlers“), Selena Gomez (“Living Undocumented“), America Ferrera (“Gentefied“, “Superstore“), Gina Rodriguez (“Diary of an American President,” “Carmen San Diego“), and Salma Hayek (“Ugly Betty”).

All of these women have thrown their weight behind projects that otherwise wouldn’t be made if their names weren’t attached to them.

All of these women are creating stories that feature Latino stories and Latino talent–in front of and behind the camera.

America Ferrera explained the reason behind her conscious career pivot from acting to directing/producing: “My genuine heart’s desire is to tell stories that haven’t been told,” she told CBS This Morning. “It’s hard to get stories about people like us made. And then to get those stories told by us is very very uncommon.”

Although the endgame is to have Latinx stories greenlit without having to first be a famous singer or actress, the work these ladies are doing might be laying the foundation for an easier road for future industry players of Latino descent. Or as Longoria so eloquently put it: “If we unite and create opportunities for each other and pull each other up, there could be a lot more success for representation on TV.”

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