I hate to admit it but the first single from the new Menudo incarnation is pretty damn catchy in a pop music I can’t get that song out of my freaking head kind of way. I know the tweens are digging it. Does it compare to the old Menudo? Well I leave that up to you to decide.
Once the pre-telecast was over, the press room went on lockdown. Despite the fact that every year I ask to take pics and video of the arrivals on the green carpet, I have been denied twice. Instead I watched the arrivals the same way that most of you did, on a television. That’s right, I flew cross-country to watch a tv with a bunch of strangers. That being said there were two standouts on the green carpet that I want to mention.
Ivy Queen : she went really blonde this year and channeled a greek goddess in her white arrivals dress. I liked the dress. The hair, not so much.
Sofia Vergara looked beautiful in a never can fail little black dress. Now onto the actual award giving and performances.
Backstage, most of the performers said that they looooooved Ricky Martin’s opening number with the Blue Man Group. Upon hearing this, Ricky commented backstage, only slightly tongue in cheek that his performance was his fave too. I was happy to hear one of my favorite shake my culo Ricky Martin songs, la Bomba. The Blue Man Group were hilarious and a little bit creepy when they came backstage.
I´m not lost! Just trapped in a world of dial-up connections. Greetings from Spain, where the news piece of the week is how, at the Summit of the Americas in Santiago, King Juan Carlos of Spain — normally tranquil and silent — told Hugo Chavez to shut up after hearing him go on and on about Spain’s ex-president, Jose Maria Aznar being a fascist: