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Before Pitbull, There Was Latino Mogul Desi Arnaz

November 10, 2018 

For most people, their first encounter with a Cuban isn’t Fidel Castro, Andy Garcia, or Gloria Estefan. It’s with Ricky Ricardo, Lucy’s Cuban bandleader husband on I Love Lucy. In a time when no Hispanic had ever appeared on TV, here was a guy with a Spanish last name and thick accent married to America’s….

John Leguizamo’s ‘Latin History For Morons’ Opens On Broadway

November 17, 2017 

John Leguizamo’s latest one man show, Latin History for Morons, hit Broadway this week at Studio 54 through February. The reviews have been raves for the show and talk about a timely subject. John noticed growing up that Latino history was pretty much completely overlooked in American history classes. Like, nothing. Or if they do….

The Worst Spanish Accents In Movies

April 24, 2017 

Hollywood is a very strange place that does very strange things. Back in the day they used to make Hispanic actors like Anthony Quinn and Martin Sheen change their names and pretend to be white. On the flip side, Hollywood has developed this annoying knack to take white actors and cast them in Hispanic roles…..

Paula Deen Tweets Brown Face “I Love Lucy” Picture

July 08, 2015 

TV chef and queen of the fryalator Paula Deen is once again under fire for racism after she tweeted a picture of her son Bobby in brown face. The picture came from a 2011 episode in which she and Bobby dressed up like Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz from I Love Lucy. Bobby is clearly….

Jimmy Fallon And Sofia Vergara Lip Sync Gloria Estefan’s “Conga”

September 24, 2014 

We love Sofia Vergara here at Tu Vez and it’s not just because she’s really really really beautiful. She’s also seriously funny. She’s like if you took Lucille Ball and mixed her with Desi Arnaz’s Latiness and put the resulting creature in a push-up bra. We’re also big fans of Jimmy Fallon, mainly because he….