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20 Tweets From Latinas This Week That Will Make You LOL

Whoever said women weren’t funny clearly never met a Latina with her Twitter app open on her phone, her fingers flying over the keypad. If you hang out on Latino Twitter at all, you recognize how many hilariously talented individuals are out there with the razor-sharp wit and spot-on observations that make you think they should make a career out of their jokes.

In honor of the hilarious Latinas on Twitter who don’t get enough credit where credit is due, we present to you 20 tweets by Latinas that are sure to have you laughing out loud.

1. “On My Block” Actress Jessica Marie Garcia’s all too real observation about adult life

Jessica Marie Garcia hates the tax man as much as the rest of us. And yes, he is akin to a giant monster ravaging an innocent city.

2. Trans poet Joshua Jennifer Espinoza’s hilarious tweet about problematic crushes

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Joshua Jennifer Espinoza is a Latina trans poet who recently published book of poems entitled “There Should Be Flowers”. On Twitter she describes herself as the “gayest gay who ever gayed” and the “criest cry who ever cried”. Her feed is worth checking out for some other funny gems.

3. Viviana Valencia’s on-point tweet about the money we have vs. the things we want

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The Phileadelphia-based makeup artist has an avid following on both Twitter and Instagram. Her Twitter feed is full of jokes just as relate-able as this one.

4. Amelia Capaz’s hilarious read of Gwen Stefani’s problematic persona of the early-aughts

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Amelia Capaz is the Brooklyn-based genius behind the meme account @th0tcouture which has accounts on both Twitter and Instagram.

5. @Chicochunti on-point comparison of Totino’s pizza rolls to Fifth Harmony

@Chicochunti is an avid Tweeter who often touches on issues close to the Latinx community like immigration and Latinx representation in the media.

6. @Omwbabygrill has one very important thing in common with Eva Mendes

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Isabel is a 21-year old Texan who is so good at writing hilarious tweets that she has almost 120,000 followers across her Twitter accounts.

7. And like any good Latina, she knows how to make a joke about Hot Cheetos

Girl, same.

Isabel runs both the accounts @omwbabygrill and @losergirl43.

8. Latina comedian Maya Murillo feels our pain when it comes to skin flare-ups

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Maya Murillo, the self-described Chicano and “Pocha Concha” of PeroLike, has a truly funny Twitter feed that focuses on the day-to-day life of a Latina.

9. Yeiry Guevara’s very true observation about the growing pains of getting older

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Guevara is a writer, artist, and arts administrator of El Salvadorean descent who reps the hashtag #CentralAmericanTwitter in her Twitter bio. She’s the smart and funny Latina whom we never knew we needed.

10. The #FACTS that @Ammarise27 is giving us in this Tweet.

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@Ammarise27 is a powerhouse Twitter presence with over 50,000 followers. She’s so funny that each of her tweets racks up thousands of likes and retweets.

11. @Ammarise27 ‘s on-point Tweet that perfectly illuminates the nuances of female friendship

A truer word has never been spoken. Check out some of her Tweets here.

12. @Losergirl43’s perfect employment of Spongebob to describe the problem with men in general.

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@Losergirl43 is the same girl behind the other hilarious Twitter account @omwbabygrill. She literally has hundreds of Tweets that are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

13. @Staceymiguel gave us this Tweet that perfectly exemplifies how Latina moms try (and fail) to send coherent texts to their children.

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Self-described “computer scientist” and “carbs enthusiast” @staceymiguel writes Tweets that perfectly encapsulate what it’s like to have a Latina mom.

14. @Cakefacecutie’s super accurate description of college life.

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@Cakefacecutie is an omniscient social media presence with popular accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Twitch.

15. @Fuentesesmi’s completely reasonable reason for why she broke the law

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@Fuentesesmi, aka Esmeralda, has a Twitter feed full of hilarious observations and calls to social activism.

16. @Imprudey hilariously calls out men who take their commitment to shoes a little too seriously

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@Imprudey is a Miami teen with a wit that would put Shakespeare to shame.

17. Carolina Flores gives us relatable AF stories of weird tía behavior.

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Yes, it was a harsh way to put it, tía, but also…she has a point. Check out Flores’s Twitter feed here.

18. Latina comedian Anjelah Johnson is queen of the very scientific Twitter followers poll.

Johnson, the Chicana comedian on the cusp of becoming a household name, runs a very entertaining Twitter account in between slaying her stand-up comedy tours and production deals with networks.

19. @Chrysanthemums_’s Tweet that only Dominicans in New York City will understand

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This Dominicana’s Twitter feed is fully of natural hair musings as well as riffs on the culture of the Dominican community in New York. Her feed is definitely worth checking out!

20. Linda Landeros’s 100% true statement about the magic of Fenty beauty

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Linda Landeros’s Twitter bio describes her as a “Latina triple threat – actor, writer, comedian” as well as the “future anchor of Weekend Update” on SNL. From the looks of her Twitter feed, we believe it!

Ellen DeGeneres Defends Her Friendship With George W Bush, Faces Backlash

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Ellen DeGeneres Defends Her Friendship With George W Bush, Faces Backlash

TV cameras captured a moment at the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game, of comedian Ellen DeGeneres sitting next to former President George W. Bush. After footage of the pair exchanging laughs went viral online, users were quick to point out that they didn’t get the joke.

Soon enough, the unlikely pair’s interaction sparked discussion online about tolerance and why DeGeneres no longer seems to be rooting for the home team.

On Sunday, DeGeneres and the former president were seen seated side by side with their wives a private suite and the clip quickly went viral.

At first glance, the interaction might seem… unlikely? After all, DeGeneres is an out and proud married gay liberal who in 2008 married her now-wife Portia de Rossi after the overturn of the same-sex marriage ban in California. Just four years before, during his 2004 reelection campaign, Bush ran on a platform that upheld anti-LGBTQ+ policies and called for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would ban same-sex marriage in the United States.

After users on Twitter were quick to lambast her for spending time with Bush, DeGeneres defended herself and Bush with an argument that truly oversimplified the situation.

“Why is a gay Hollywood liberal sitting next to a conservative Republican president?” DeGeneres replied during the opening monologue of her CBS’ series “Ellen DeGeneres Show.

She went on to say, “Here’s the thing: I’m friends with George Bush… In fact, I’m friends with a lot of people who don’t share the same beliefs that I have. We’re all different, and I think that we’ve forgotten that that’s OK.”

But what DeGeneres forgets is that few people are aware that people of two different mindsets can be friends. We ALL have family members and friends who hold different beliefs. This year, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner tables across the country will likely, yet again, see more heated debates and arguments about today’s dividing politics with points being made from across both aisles.

Her comments brush over the optics of her interactions. DeGeneres, the most powerful out Lesbian in the country, was seen cozying up to a man who led a staunch effort against gay rights during his time as one of the world’s most powerful leaders and who dragged the U.S. into a war with Iraq and Afghanistan under the belief that they possessed weapons of mass destruction, which was ultimately refuted. The human cost of his “War On Terror” resulted in the deaths of nearly 250,000 citizens in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan and his administration approved the torture of hundreds of others. Moreover, he ignored and lacked compassion for the largely Black community of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina when they sorely needed his support. Approved the detainment of over 750 Muslim-Americans after 9/11.

Today, he can be thanked for his contributions to the seating of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a time in which numerous sexual assault and harassment allegations were brought forward.

DeGeneres’s relationship with Bush might seem generous and tolerant at first glance but dive deeper and you’ll find that it also forgets the various impacts of an extremely powerful person.

Bush’s legacy has been marked by abuse of power and complete incompetence. He was not and is not the uncle at Thanksgiving who spouts off unforgivable racial, anti-LGBT, or misogynist jokes at dinner. He was and is a powerful man who changed the course of our country’s history and those of many others, affected the lives of innocent people, while also simultaneously taking hundreds of those lives away.

DeGeneres is snide and ignorant with her responses to these aspects that not only amount to his character but also our future. After all, as a former president of the United States, Bush remains extremely powerful and further influencing the lives of others as he did recently with his support of Brett Kavanaugh.

Watch This Little Dude Repeat His Adorable Self-Affirmations While Walking To School

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Watch This Little Dude Repeat His Adorable Self-Affirmations While Walking To School

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We all know what self-affirmations are. They are simple phrases we repeat to ourselves to undo negative thoughts or self-doubt that cna plague us or undermine our own goals. Self-affirmations can set us on a path that sets us up for success by keeping us accountable and positive through the ups and downs of life. One little boy seems to already know this and has gotten an early start on his own self-affirmations.

A young boy is going viral on Twitter for repeating his self-affirmations while walking to school.

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“I am smart. I am blessed. I can do anything,” the little boy repeated as he walked to school. The simple, yet effective, practice of self-affirmations is scientifically proven to have a lasting, positive impact on a person’s mental well-being. So, it is safe to say that this little one is already off to a stronger start in life than most adults.

The video is encouraging people to start their own self-affirmation routines.

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According to PositivePsychology.com, the act of self-affirmation is proven to manifest in a positive mental outlook on life. Self-affirmations let us take control of the global narrative we tell of ourselves and lets us be flexible and moral as we adapt to the ever-changing environment we are constantly in.

The video is striking an emotional chord with adults and children alike.

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It is never too early to start children on their path to positive thinking. There is a lot of stuff in the world that can hurt you and stunt your development. It is never a bad idea to get your own little ones started with positive self-affirmations and start the habit.

The overall cuteness level of the video is enough for some people to just celebrate.

One of the most important parts of the self-affirmation practice is the ability to create a more flexible and adapting self-identity. By creating this self-identity, it will keep you from thinking of yourself as one kind of person, such as a “writer” or “wife.” Being able to grow within yourself offers a freedom that can set you on whatever path you choose.

Some people on Twitter are even cosigning the little dude’s words to encourage him to keep going.

Keep it going, Ayaan. There is nothing that can stand in your way, little man. It is clear that you know that you are capable of doing anything you set yor mind to and that is one of life’s most valuable lessons. There are few things in this world more empowering than knowing you can do anything and letting yourself know that you can do anything.

Some people are even wanting to have their own kids now.

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While there is a movement in the millennial generation not to have children, Ayaan might be changing minds. Who doesn’t want a little dude who can show the world the power of self-affirmation? Maybe his own idea that he can do anything means he grows up to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

His positivity is inspiring other people to be more positive in their own lives.

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It’s exciting what someone else’s own enthusiasm can do for other people. Some people are really into listening to little dude celebrate his own pathway to positive thinking.

Some people are not being fooled by the little boy.

Kids are not for everyone. That is okay. However, it is easy to see how this video would make some people want to have a little self-affirming dude of their own.

Basically, some people are just falling in love with the kid.

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It’s hard not to fall in love with this little one. His words and attitude are so inspiring.

Way to go, Ayaan!

Keep up those self-affirmations. They will take you far.

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