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Latino Celebrity Cheating Scandals That Shook Our Faith In True Love

If there is one thing we have learned from telenovelas is that cheating happens. Not only does it happen, it can be intense af. It is one of the most emotionally charged moments in anyone’s life and we’ve seen it tear our favorite celebrities apart.

Here’s a list of Latino celebrities who had serious lapses of judgement while they were involved in long-term relationships.

Joan Sebastian

Did the rugged Latin pop + ranchera singer-songwriter bask in his cheating ways in his 2001 ballad, “Secreto de Amor”? The song does say the person is his secret love. He might have been referring to the woman he cheated with while with his longtime love Maribel Guardia.

Mario Lopez

Before settling down with his current wife and being known as one of Hollywood’s most doting fathers, Mario Lopez had to overcome his playboy image after a hard-partying bachelor weekend. Engaged to Ali Landry at the time, Lopez told Howard Stern on his radio show that he got caught in a poolside photo with another woman in Mexico. Landry called off the wedding just days before they were to exchange vows.

Juanes

Did Juanes have to get on his knees and ask “a Dios le pido” for his wife to forgive him after he became engulfed in a cheating scandal in 2004? Although the Colombian singer never explicitly admitted to having an affair, the couple decided to separate for a brief period. This lead the media and fans to believe it was because Juanes had been unfaithful. The couple reunited and our going strong while raising their beautiful family in Miami.

Shakira

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Shakira and Gerard Pique might have a storybook romance now including two adorable kids, but when they first met, both were in serious relationships with other people. The two met while filming Shakira’s music video for the 2010 World Cup and there was a serious attraction for the both of them.

Daisy Fuentes

Model Daisy Fuentes had been in a decade-long relationship with her boyfriend Matt Goss when they were finally set to be engaged in 2003. After seven years of still being engaged, Fuentes seemed to have gotten the seven-year itch because she cheated on Goss with her ex, pop superstar Luis Miguel.

Kat Von D

Tattoo artist and TV personality Kat Von D was making a name for herself on shows “Miami Ink” and “LA Ink” but then turned into half of one of the most-hated couples in America. People were furious when they found out that Jesse James had cheated on America’s sweetheart, Sandra Bullock, with Kat Von D. Now Kat has moved on from James and recently married Prayers band member Rafael Reyes.

A-Rod

Before A-Rod was being a mood for boyfriends everywhere, he wasn’t meeting the standards of a faithful partner to his first wife. His wife Cynthia Rodriguez cited “emotional abandonment” as well as extra-marital affairs as reasons for divorcing the high-profile baseball player. Ten years later, it seems A-Rod has grown in his emotional maturity in regards to relationship.

Robert Rodriguez

Filmmaker and producer Robert Rodriguez had been in a 16-year relationship with his wife and business partner Elizabeth Avellán. Yet, in 2009, rumors started to pop up that he was having an on-set affair with actress Rose McGowan. The pair split up but continued their professional relationship. As for Rodriguez and McGowan, their relationship fizzled out after dating for two years.

Gabriel Soto

Mexican television actor Gabriel Soto was embroiled in a cheating scandal with actress Marjorie de Sousa after she claimed he was the father of her child. DNA tests proved otherwise but that didn’t mean his relationship with his wife, actress Geraldine Bazán, was not affected as a result. The two actors divorced this year after three separate cheating scandals from Soto shook up their marriage.


READ: A Colombian Woman Confronted Her Cheating Husband By Literally Blocking Traffic

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This Shakira Doppelgänger Is Making A Living Off Her Celebrity Look Alike And Shakira Is Fine With It

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This Shakira Doppelgänger Is Making A Living Off Her Celebrity Look Alike And Shakira Is Fine With It

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No, Shakira doesn’t have a secret sister you’ve never heard of. Rebecca Maiellano or Shakibecca is the Grammy-Award winning artist’s “international double.” Much like Connie Peña who performs as Jennifer Lopez’s doppelganger, Shakibecca is one of many celebrity impersonators that is able to make a living by paying tribute to the idols they coincidentally look just like.

However, not all celebrity doubles are living a life of imitation, others like Mayor Allison Madison who went viral as Cardi B’s double, simply share an uncanny resemblance with the star. 

Rebecca Maiellano is Shakira’s “international double.”

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Venezuelan singer-songwriter Rebecca Maiellano calls herself Shakira’s “international double.” Maiellano puts on a show called Shakibecca Live, and has performed her act on numerous television shows like Univision’s Despierta América. With curly blonde locks, Shakibecca imitates Shakira not just in her manner of dress but also the “La Tortura” singer’s unique voice. The uncanny imitator has garnered her own fanbase of over 100,000 followers on Instagram. 

Shakibecca Live is a tribute to her favorite Colombian singer where she performs in front of live audiences with a band and covers Shakira’s greatest hits. If you can make a living honoring your favorite artists and singing some of your favorite songs — that’s not a bad gig at all. 

Maiellano got the honor of meeting her idol in Mexico where they looked strikingly similar, even wearing similar tights. 

Even the old age app seems to think these two could be twins.

Like everyone else over the summer, Maiellano used the aging app, except she used a photo of herself and Shakira. The results were startling. 

“Con ustedes: Las Shakiabuelitas,” Maiellano wrote on Instagram. “¡Bendecido #domingo para todos nosotros! Los quiero mucho.” 

Shakira isn’t the only celebrity with a look alike. Jennifer Lopez recently met hers too. 

Connie Peña has also successfully built a following around living a life of homage to her favorite Puerto Rican pop star Jennifer Lopez. The enterprising single mom has amassed a following of 70,000 on Instagram and met the future-Oscar-winner over the summer during the “It’s My Party” tour. 

“I finally got the opportunity to meet the Ms Jennifer Lopez, the LEGEND, My ICON, and the woman that has motivated me and impacted my life in so many ways! This day changed my life. I had been waiting so very long for this day to come. I’ve never been so nervous in my life! It has been 1 year to date that I announced to the world that I would be doing the first ever tribute to her,” Peña wrote on Instagram. 

Peña said that though she had pondered the moment of meeting her fave for years, she was so nervous in her presence not a single question would come out. Who could blame her? 

 “The only thing I could get out of my mouth was thanking her for being who she is and how much of a motivation she has been to me and how I am working really hard to bring the first tribute show to her in her honor. It was such a blessing to she her reaction and smile at me and the HUG we had given to each other was unforgettable. Hearing her tell me that ‘WE LOOK ALIKE,’ made my heart drop with joy!” Peña continued. 

The Mexican and Peruvian mother of two said she didn’t need to go on about why she chose to devote her life to honoring J.Lo because the “I’m Real” singer’s body of work speaks for itself. 

Cardi B’s “twin” also went viral this year and just so happens to be mayor of Mound City, Illinois.

“I am Cardi B’s mom,” Mayor Allison Madison joked in a BET interview.  The only difference is Madison isn’t an impersonator, she just happens to look like Cardi and went viral because of it. Madison made history when she became the first black mayor and the first woman mayor of Mound City, Illinois. 

“If there was anything I would tell Cardi B is that she’s going to look good in 40 years,” Madison, who is 40 years older than the 26-year-old rapper, joked. 

Madison made it clear why she is mayor. She praised Cardi B for being honest and authentic about her past struggles and how she overcame them. 

“She’s not worried about what people think, what they say. She is who she is,” she said. “I have had a little adversity… men don’t like the fact a woman [is] being over them.” 

While on The Breakfast Club, Cardi B tried to front but admitted, “She fake kind of look likes me. I ain’t gonna lie, I might look like her or something.”

Wendy Williams Thinks Shakira Should Sit On The Sidelines At The Super Bowl Halftime Show And Here’s Why

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Wendy Williams Thinks Shakira Should Sit On The Sidelines At The Super Bowl Halftime Show And Here’s Why

Fans may be cheering the announcement that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform the Super Bowl LIV halftime show as a touchdown, but daytime talk show host Wendy Williams thinks that at least one part of the duo should be kicked to the sidelines. The outspoken host and author, known for the Hot Topics segment of The Wendy Williams Show, addressed the announcement during her Sept. 30 show, and she made it clear that she was not a fan of Shakira taking the stage in 2020.

Wendy Williams is no fan of Shakira and she made that crystal clear in her ‘Hot Topics’ segment on Monday.

In her ‘Hot Topics’ segment of her show, Wendy had this to say about the Super Bowl halftime show: “No offense to Shakira, but I think Jen could’ve handled this on her own.”

Williams added, “Just saying, because how long is the halftime show going to be? Jen’s got a lot of hits, Shakira’s got a lot of hits… I know more about Jen than I do about Shakira, although Shakira’s an international superstar — I just wish Jen’s performance wasn’t interrupted.”

Despite the controversy, Wendy Williams is standing by her opinion that Jennifer Lopez should perform the Super Bowl show solo! 

According to friends, Wendy Williams is and always has been a huge supporter of Jennifer Lopez, which is why she didn’t find any issue with her comments about the Super Bowl halftime show. Apparently, Wendy is crazy about JLo — she’s a super-fan, and that’s all this was about.

A separate source told TMZ that, “She stands by what she said because she thinks JLo is such a huge name and doesn’t need anybody else to co-headline with her. Wendy just doesn’t understand why the NFL felt the need to choose more than one artist to perform seeing as JLo’s star power is more than enough to handle the gig solo.”

But the damage is done. Shakira fans are savaging Wendy Williams online.

Now, of course, we don’t condone violence of any nature but we can see where the rage is coming from. Shakira is a major super star in her own right and she definitely can hold her own alongside Jennifer Lopez.

While others wanted to remind Wendy of Shakira’s truly epic success.

Shakira is the best selling Latina artist in the USA and globally. Her 2017 album was her most streamed one of all time and won her four Grammys. Not to mention she’s consistently in the top five most streamed artists on YouTube.

Here are just a few more highlights of Shakira’s immense success.

Shakira is credited with bridging the gap between Spanish-language and English-language pop with her 2001 album, ‘Laundry Service’.

Her official song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, which featured a South African band Freshlyground, became the biggest-selling World Cup song of all time with 10 million downloads. With over 2 billion views, it is one of the most viewed music videos on YouTube.

Not to mention, she has four of the twenty top-selling hits of the 2000s, more than any other artist – and yes, more than Jennifer Lopez.