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George Lopez On Not Being Ashamed Of His Rough Childhood

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HBO Latino will be airing a new special called The Latino List: Volume Two!

It's a follow up to the original The Latino List!

Who'da thunk it?! LOLz!

The series highlights the success and struggles of many prominent Latinos.

George Lopez is on the list and he opened up and talked about his rough childhood and how it made him the man he is today.

He recently gave an interview:

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Quote Of The Day

"There is not one empty chair and if there was, Clint Eastwood would be talking about it."

- Eva Longoria hosting the 2012 ALMA Awards, airing Friday 8 p.m. ET on NBC

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Emilio Estefan Developing A Latino-Themed Dramatic Television Series Is Music To Our Ears!

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Emilio Estefan launched the music careers of Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Marc Anthony and more, but now he's preparing to launch some Latino acting careers as well.

Gloria Estefan's husband has partnered with 20th Television to executive produce a Latino-themed drama series, as the company's chairmen explained:

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Mexico To Get Their Own Clothing Sizes

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Mexican consumers have spoken, and their demands have been heard!

Mexico is Latin America’s second-largest apparel market, worth a whopping $5 billion in imports, but the country has been plagued by an extremely high merchandise return rate, costing the retail industry MILLIONS in loses per year.

As it turns out, the reason behind Mexican consumers returning merchandise by the droves, lies in the the fact that the European sizes found in most stores, quite simply don't fit the average Mexican.

This reason was confirmed by a team of retailers who recently conducted a survey hoping to find the "average" size of consumers across 14 major regions.

According to the study:

The average Mexican female in 18 to 25 age range is 5 feet 2 inches, tall and weigh 138 pounds, while Men of the same age range average out at 5 feet 5 inches, tall, with a weight of 170 pounds.

Armed with the new information, the retailers hope to help clothing manufacturers create a “Mexican Mold” for the average local consumer, ultimately saving an estimated $400 million by 2017 in merchandise-returns.

Interesante!!!

What do you think about this!? Should manufacturers start making region specific sizes???

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EXCLUSIVE! Pitbull And Other Artists To Donate Songs FOR FREE Downloads As Part Of Voto Latino!!!

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We are so EXCITED for this!!!!

Voto Latino wants to get the word about how crucial it is for the Latin community to vote and they've got LOTS of artists to help them out!

The organization will offer a FREE 35 song compilation on iTunes to help encourage and inspire Latin voters. Pitbull has donated his song Something for the DJ's and other artists featured in the compilation include Miguel, Kat Deluna, Los Lobos, Los Tigres and Rodrigo y Gabriela.

It is muy importante for Latin Americans to vote and what's better to get inspired by than free music?!?!

Rosario Dawson, co-founder of Voto Latino, says the following on Voto Latino:

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Kate Major Is Facing Jail Time After Drunkenly Beating Up Couple!

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She may not be involved with the Lohan family anymore, but she sure is still acting like she is!

Michael Lohan's ex-girlfriend, Kate Major, has been charged with three counts of battery, one count of resisting arrest and one count of disorderly intoxication, after being arrested on January 14th after drunkenly beating up a Latino couple in Florida, and then calling the arresting officer a "fat f*ck!"

How classy of her!

So classy in fact, that she has landed herself a sweet four year vacation behind bars, as she's been convicted on all counts!

Geesh. Somebody put this gurl away so we don't have to deal with hearing about her anymore!

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George Lopez Is Returning To The Sitcom World!

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Yay! George Lopez is back on his feet with a new sitcom!

The former late night host has inked a deal with Debmar-Mercury for a new show about a Latino family.

Here is the deal:

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