Eva Longoria inaugurates her star in Hollywood: "A victory for the Latino community"

Eva Longoria inaugurates her star in Hollywood: "A victory for the Latino community"

VIDEO – Monday, the leading actress of Desperate Housewives inaugurated its star on the prestigious Walk of Fame in Los Angeles to honor its twenty-year career. Surrounded by her friends and her husband, she exposed the curves of her first pregnancy.
A day under the stars. Accompanied by her millionaire husband and former president of the chain Televisa , the Mexican José Antonio Bastón , and his friends Victoria Beckam , the Puerto Rican Ricky Martin, Felicity Huffman or Melanie Griffith, Eva Longoria inaugurated its star on the famous Hollywood Avenue. “There, it’s done! I can finally officially walk on it, what an honor! “, She wrote on her Twitter account.
“As a woman and Hispanic, I represent many communities and I want to tell them that this is not my star, it’s our star”

More than a personal victory, this star is for the actress a real honor for the Hispanic community from which she is born and which she wishes to embody. During a speech at the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard, the star, whose tight black dress showed the plump forms of her first pregnancy (She’s expecting a boy), said she felt “still a little girl from Corpus Christi, Texas, who had big dreams and big hair.” “As a woman and Hispanic, I represent many communities and I want to tell them that this is not my star, it’s our star,” she said. One who is considered a figurehead of actresses “Latinas” in Hollywood has distant Mexican origins, dating back nine generations. »READ ALSO – Youtube wants his star on Hollywood Boulevard
“It’s very important for me to be here, that people come to see the star and say that you can do it if you work hard”

At the AFP, the 43-year-old star born in Texas (southern United States) in a modest family, welcomed this symbol: “Representation (of minorities), it is important. So every time a Latino has a star on the Walk of Fame, it’s a new victory for the community. It’s very important for me to be here, that people come to see the star and say that you can do it if you work hard, “added the actress who received this distinction as part of the promotion of Overboard , his last film. In this crazy comedy, she shares the bill with Anna Faris ( Scary Movie , 2000), also present on Monday.

Eva Longoria and her husband José Baston. Alberto E. Rodriguez / AFP Eva Longoria became famous at the turn of the 2000s with her character Gabrielle Solis, a sexy and capricious latina wife in Desperate Housewives , which earned him a Golden Globe nomination. She was executive producer of the ephemeral series on NBC , telenovela -on a Spanish TV series actress who does not speak Spanish – and has also made series episodes Black-ish (2014) and Jane the Virgin (2014). »READ ALSO – Hugh Laurie, Reynolds, Longoria … They all have their star in Hollywood Off-screen, Calstonate Northridge University’s Mexican Studies graduate (Mexican-American) is an active Democratic activist. Eva Jacqueline Longoria Baston was previously married to the French basketball star Tony Parker and actor Tyler Christopher. With this distinction, Eva Longoria has joined the some 2,620 stars that adorn Hollywood Boulevard. She now rubs shoulders with Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Quentin Tarantino and Marilyn Monroe. A prestigious star at $ 30,000 that leaves more than a dreamer …

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