London, June 18 - Actress Salma Hayek banned her young daughter from visiting her on the set of crime thriller "Savages" because she believes the movie is too violent for a child.
Valentina, 4, is a regular on her mother's film sets.
Los Angeles, April 21 - Actress Salma Hayek admits she wanted to be a single parent and that she considered adoption before meeting her husband, businessman Francois-Henri Pinault.
"I was trying to figure out how to have a child on my own. I came to terms with saying, '(Love) might not happen, and I have to be okay with that'," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Hayek as saying.
London, Apr 12 : Salma Hayek's pink top turned see-through under the flashbulbs of awaiting paparazzi's cameras, as she made her way through Los Angeles airport.
The fashion faux-pas left her white bra clear for all to see.
However the Puss in Boots star seemed unaware of the malfunction as she navigated her way through LAX with her daughter Valentina, the Daily Mail reported.
New York, Apr 2 : Salma Hayek, who looks glamorous despite being in her mid 40s, has revealed that she had bad acne and low self-esteem when she was 25.
The gorgeous 45-year-old Mexican actress opened up in the May issue of Lucky magazine about the self-image issues she suffered from prior to her very successful brush with fame.
London, Feb 25 : Salma Hayek is seen with a “milk moustache” in her first advert for her “got milk” campaign in the US.
The 45-year-old actress poses with the dairy residue on her top lip, while an actress, intentionally around the same age as Hayek’s four-year-old daughter, Valentina, holds a bowl to her face.
According to the New York Times, the bilingual star will also serve as the spokesperson for a new campaign.
Los Angeles, Feb 24 - Mexican actress and producer Salma Hayek plans to make an animated film based on Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's novel "The Prophet", The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.
The book, written in 1923, consists of 26 chapters devoted to topics such as love, marriage, childhood, joy, freedom, death and faith.
London, Jan 4 : France's highest order of merit has been called a `joke' after Salma Hayek was made a Chevalier - the country's most prestigious order of merit.
The news that she was being made a Knight of the Legion of Honour along with other actors and singers prompted one former minister to refuse the award, while others warned it would see Napoleon `turning in his grave'.
New York, Jan 3 - Mexican actress Salma Hayek is set to be honoured with French honour Legion d'Honneur.
According to the French President Nicholas Sarkozy's official New Year's list, Hayek will receive a formal induction, which includes a presidential medal pinning.
Her induction will likely occur at the Élysees Palace within the next two months, people. com reported as source as saying.
Washington, Jan 3 : Salma Hayek has been named in the official New Year's list, by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, to receive the Légion d'Honneur on Sunday.
The 45-year old will enter the five-tiered honor academy with the grade of Chevalier or `Knight', People magazine reported.
The Puss In Boots actress will receive a formal induction, which involves a Presidential medal pinning.
According to a source, her induction will likely occur at the Élysées Palace within the next two months.
London, Dec 9 : Actress Salma Hayek, who is known for her curvaceous body, has revealed that as a teenager she suffered from body confidence crisis.
The Mexican actress while appearing on `The Graham Norton Show' to promote her new film ''Puss In Boots'' confessed to turning to Christ in a bid to boost her assets.
"I was the youngest in class and all these girls were starting to get them (breasts) and I wasn't getting anything - I was really scared," the Daily Mail quoted her as saying.
"I was getting teased a lot because everyone was older and I was the skinny tomboy," she said.
London, Nov 25 : Salma Hayek has revealed that it was “crazy” to work with Antonio Banderas on the new Shrek spin-off ‘Puss in Boots’.
The 45-year-old actress, who is a long-standing friend of the Spanish actor, said that the two had great chemistry while working on the animated film.
Hayek plays Kitty Softpaws alongside Banderas, who took on his famous role of Puss in the ‘Shrek’ series.
“There’s never a dull moment with Antonio,” the Telegraph quoted Hayek as saying.
“Just when you think you’re becoming bored of him, he becomes crazier,” she added. (ANI)
London, Nov 11 : Salma Hayek has revealed that she detests men looking at her breasts all the time.
Hayek, who is one of Hollywood’s most glamorous actresses, said that men talk to her most famous assets, even if she is fully clothed.
“Sometimes I talk to guys and even though I’m fully covered up they talk to my chest.”
“They don’t know they’re doing it and I don’t like to tell them,” said the 45-year-old. (ANI)
Washington, Nov 6 : Salma Hayek has admitted that she tricks her daughter, Valentina Paloma into healthy eating habits by hiding vegetables in her food.
It is Hayek’s acting skills, which comes in handy, while getting her daughter to eat the greens.
“I camouflage them. They love pasta … [so] I put [them] in tomato sauce,” People. com quotes her as telling Rachael Ray Show.
“You know what you can hide really well? Aubergine [eggplant], roast carrots, roast bell peppers [and] you can put a little bit of greens if you put enough of the other stuff.”
Washington, Oct 31 : Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek's "Puss in Boots" topped the box office this weekend, with an approximate 34 million dollars collection.
The DreamWorks 3-D animated film, distributed by Paramount Pictures, proved the popular character voiced by Antonio Banderas was a big enough draw outside the "Shrek" franchise, Fox News reported.
Los Angeles, Oct 28 - Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas have broken free of the stereotypes that once pigeonholed Hispanic and Spanish actors in Hollywood, now enjoying such elevated star status that they can carry films with their voices alone.
The sixth collaboration by the Mexican and Spaniard, "Puss in Boots", premieres Friday across the US and marks the first time the pair have worked together on an animated film.
Miami, Oct 18 - Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek presented the 3D animated film "Puss in Boots" in Miami aboard one of the biggest cruise ships in the world.
The film, produced by Dreamworks studios and directed by Chris Miller, combines action and humour to continue with the swordfighting feline's adventures.
London, Oct 12 : Salma Hayek has revealed that she has never undergone a botox treatment as the very thought of it gives her ‘heebie-jeebies’.
The 45-year-old actress says that her flawless and glowing skin is due to the beauty creams she uses.
“I have no Botox. The thought of a needle coming to my forehead, it really gives me the heebie-jeebies. So I’d rather put on my creams,” the Daily Mail quoted Hayek as telling Latina magazine.
Washington, Oct 8 : Hollywood star Salma Hayek has revealed that she loves wearing dresses because they always make her look good “quickly”.
Co-star Demi Moore had praised the 45-year-old actress’ sense of style, but the ‘Puss in Boots’ star expressed her love for dresses because she finds it easier to pick out one garment rather than put together a whole outfit.
New York, Oct 7 : Hollywood beauty Salma Hayek admits that there is nothing wrong by being a “late bloomer”.
Considering that she has a four-year-old daughter and that she has been married to husband, French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, for less than three years, she knows what she’s talking about.
London, Oct 7 : Actress Salma Hayek, married to French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, loves being financially independent.
"I work hard, I make my own living and I love it. I like having financial independence. I don't ever want to have to depend on anyone completely," contactmusic. com quoted the 45-year-old as saying.
Washington, Oct 7 : Actress Salma Hayek has insisted that even though her husband is a billionaire, she still loves her financial independence.
The 45-year-old star, who is married to a French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, revealed that she does not rely on her hubby for money though she admits that she is happy to have him beside her at her time of “trouble”
London, Sept 29 : Hollywood actress Salma Hayek has been forced to ditch high heels for flat shoes after injuring her ankle.
The `Frida' star was seen wearing flat black pumps and sporting a thick bandage around her right foot and ankle during an appearance at a press event in Warsaw, Poland, the Daily Express reported.
But the nature of the injury and how it happened had not been made public.
London, Sept 13 : Francois-Henri Pinault has finally broken his silence about his secret son with supermodel Linda Evangelista.
The French billionaire, married to actress Salma Hayek, insisted that four-year-old Augustin is an important member of his family since 2007.
He also said he has always `recognised' the boy as his own and that his three-year-old daughter Valentina treats him like a brother.
New York, Aug 18 :Actress Salma Hayek says she is not in favour of plastic surgery and one should embrace the aging process naturally.
"I believe that every woman is entitled to fight to preserve her youth," Hayek told Allure magazine.
But just not through plastic surgery.
"It's like the uniform of a generation, And it's not necessarily beautiful. It's not wrinkled-looking, but it's not beautiful," she said.
London, May 23 : Actress Salma Hayek pats herself for being a good homemaker.
"I am a housewife. I cook every night for my husband. I am most definitely a housewife. And a good one, I must say," ContactMusic quoted her as saying.
The 44-year-old actress who is married to French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, was initially scared of moving to Paris.
"The first thing I panicked about was moving. I got scared. I said, 'I'm not moving to Paris to be a housewife'. And he said, 'Fine, we'll be different'. It's sort of exciting to have a different kind of marriage," she said.
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