The most difficult thing in the world is to start a career known only for your looks, and then to try to become a serious actress. No one will take you seriously once you are known as the pretty woman.
I have a strong personality, and I say what I think.
I don’t know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.
One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.
My ambition is to be happy.
I’ve worked myself to exhaustion before. I was so young and I thought I could do everything; it was just too much for my body and mind.
I love Spanish food. My diet is the Mediterranean diet, which is good food. I eat well.
As a kid, I had a lot of energy; but the ballet lessons made me calm – this pleased my mother.
I really like the Caribbean. Anyplace in the Caribbean. I get there, and I feel like a monkey – the perfect state.
I have had a very singular kind of life since I started working so young, so I am very used to traveling, working, taking time for myself.
“You feel you’ve overcome your body so your mind is able to take you where you need to go physically.” Penélope Cruz
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Social media scares me. Penelope Cruz.
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“I like them both and they are both so talented.” – Penelope Cruz talking about Justin Bieber and Katy Perry.
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Penelope Cruz wearing a wrap dress in the film Broken Embraces
Penelope Cruz way back in 2008 while shooting for Pedro Almodovar’s Broken Embraces.
“I talk about him all day long, even to strangers in the street; it is my favorite subject!”, says Penelope Cruz about her son Leo.
Leo Bardem is the first born of Penelope and Javier. The mother and son pair were spotted on the airport as they were on their way to the premier of Skyfall as Javier plays one of the most important roles in the film, the villain.
Penelope Cruz teams up with Carolina Herrera by posing for Sak’s Key to the Cure Campaign. The award-winning actress as seen in the picture is wearing a limited edition Key to the Cure shirt designed by Carolina Herrera with a goal of raising awareness about women’s cancer researches.
The shirt looks like a tree from afar but a closer look reveals a map of the word with hearts scattered on it. The cost of one shirt is just $35. “I am honoured to join the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Women’s Cancer Research Fund and Saks Fifth Avenue to raise awareness for women’s cancers. Cancer has affected each and every one of us in one way or another and I am thrilled to be involved with this wonderful cause.” says Penelope about the project.
Family affair takes the better off the Cruz siblings as Penelope Cruz stars in music video by Miguel. The single’s name is Decirno Adios which is taken off the second album of Miguel Papitwo. What makes this single extra special to Penelope, so special that she is sizzling hot in the video is actually composed by her brother Eduardo Cruz. In the video, Penelope strips and shows off her enviable curves as she belts out her lines off the duet.
Monica Cruz who looks exactly like a younger version of Penelope Cruz admits that she is pregnant. Not only that but she is pregnant from artificial insemination. The donor of the sperm is anonymous. When asked as to why she opted for this method of having a child, she claims that 35 is the perfect age for motherhood in her book.
Yes, she still believes that there is a perfect person for her somewhere out there. But her body can not wait so she decided to have a child. Instead of adopting from some third world countries like Angelina Jolie, Madonna and Charlize Theron, Monica wanted to have a baby of her own thus her choice of asking help from science in order for her to get pregnant.
They first met on the set of Jamon! Jamon! but there was no spark between the two. Over the years, they made movies together, sometimes they meet but most of the time they don’t.
Then in 2007 when they are working for a film, something happened. They started dating and getting to know each other. After two years of dating, they decided to tie the knot at a friend’s house in the Bahamas.
Yes, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz now belong to the growing list of celebrities who get hitched at homes.
What better way to start the year right other than by using the right calendar. Check out Penelope Cruz for Campari as this calendar is limited in numbers and have been distributed to friends and sponsors of the company.
Holding the 16th spot in Yahoo’s list of Top 20 Most Influential Celeb Children, Leonardo Bardem is one adorable child that the press and the camera loves. The first-born of Twice Born star, Penelope Cruz will turn 3 come January 22nd.