Salma Hayek – being a fairly to very attractive woman, having a heavy hispanic accent, and big breasts.
Don’t get fooled by her Arabic name and last name, she was born in the State of Veracruz, Mexico, her mother is Mexican, her father is from Lebanon, her grandparents are from Spain, her husband is French and an american citizen, (Salma an american citizen also), which gives her daughter a combination of possibilities for citizenship (Mexican, American, French, Spanish, etc).
Salma Hayek was featured in “Desperado” alongside Antonio Banderas and “Wild Wild West” costarring with Will Smith and Kevin Kline. But her big break came in 2002 with the film “Frida,” in which she gave life to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
Hayek is the mother to daufhter Valentina Paloma and wife to French billionaire Francois Henri Pinault. Her latest films include “Savages,” “Grown Ups” and “Grown Ups II.”
When Salma Hayek is not busy filming, she likes watching Mexican soccer, practicing Krav Maga and spending time with little Valentina.
Memorable Salma Hayek Quotes
“Before you do anything, think. If you do something to try and impress someone, to be loved, accepted or even to get someone’s attention, stop and think. So many people are busy trying to create an image, they die in the process.”
“Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it.”
“People often say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where other have not dared to look including inside ourselves.”
“It’s very easy to feel someone’s pain when you love them.”
“I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do.”
“If I go on a diet and work out, I’m always in a bad mood. I’d rather be a little heavier but nice.”
“I love being a wife and homemaker – because it’s my choice. My husband doesn’t expect me to do it. I don’t mind doing things for him because he does so much for me; we both feel that way so there is no power struggle.”
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Scarlett Johansson landed her first television appearance at the age of 8 when she appeared in a skit on Late Night With Conan O’Brian in 1993.
In 1998, a 13-year-old Scarlett Johansson lost the lead role in The Parent Trap to Lindsay Lohan.
As a teenager, she had a Japanese fighting fish named Cassius. Unfortunately, her friend that was looking after the fish while she was filming, forgot to change the water and so he died. She buried him in L.A’s Chateau Marmont garden, where she was living at the time.
She applied to the “Tisch School of the Arts” in New York but her application was rejected. However, she was able to focus on her acting career which is working out quite well for her.
Even though she’s an internationally recognized sex-symbol, Scarlett chose to celebrate her 20th birthday at Disneyland.
Her favorite movie is Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
Scarlett Johansson is half Polish and half Danish. Her father, Karsten Johansson, was born in Denmark. Her mother, Melanie Johansson, comes from a Bronx-bred family of Polish descent.
She has been smoking since was 15 years old and can’t seem to kick the habit.
Her media nickname is ScarJo and she hates it! She said in an interview that she finds the name “awful.”
After starring with Bill Murray in “Lost in Translation” she vowed that she would never date anyone who was under 30. As if to prove it, she got into a relationship with Benicio Del Toro who was 17 years her senior.
She was so distracted by her own cleavage on a billboard advertisement for The Island that she nearly got into a car accident.
She appeared nude alongside Keira Knightley and Tom Ford on the February 2006 cover of Vanity Fair cover. The cover drew controversy for their heavily Photoshopped bodies. A fun fact though, Johansson and Knightley’s nude bottoms were stenciled on 100 cookies nibbled by guests at the magazine’s annual Oscar Party.
Scarlett Johansson is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall).
Scarlett is a huge fan of jazz. Her favorite musicians are Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Anita O’Day, Rosemary Clooney, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Chet Baker, and Duke Ellington.
Scarlett Johansson has been romantically linked to romanced Jared Leto, Josh Hartnett and Ryan Reynolds, whom she married in 2008, before ultimately divorcing two years later.
Scarlett is a big fan of the actor, director and writer Woody Allen. Scarlett Johansson received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress with her role in Woody Allen’s Match Point (2005).
During the filming of Match Point, Allen described Johansson as “sexually overwhelming”, saying that he found it “very hard to be extra witty around a sexually overwhelming, beautiful young woman who is wittier than you are.
Scarlett’s favorite action film is Heat (1995). She is also a fan of Goodfellas and Mean Streets.
She is a staunch Barack Obama supporter. However, she was left embarrassed by him. In 2008 when Obama was running for president, she boasted to Politico that they were exchanging emails. “You’d imagine that someone like the senator, who is constantly traveling and constantly ‘on’ – how can he return these personal e-mails?” she said. “But he does.” But Obama later told reporters Johansson didn’t have his e-mail address. “She sent one e-mail to Reggie, who forwarded it to me,” Obama said, referring to his personal assistant, Reggie Love. “I write, saying, ‘Thank you Scarlett for doing what you do,’ and suddenly we have this e-mail relationship.”
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She was voted FHM’s “Sexiest Woman Alive” in 2006 and “Sexiest Celebrity of the Year” by Playboy in 2007.
Scarlett Johansson was also apparently the inspiration for Katy Perry’s ‘I Kissed A Girl’. Her apparent response? “That’s flattering, but my lips are
Scarlett played the love interest of Justin Timberlake in the music video “What Goes Around, Comes Around” which sparked rumors the two were dating.
She debuted on stage in an off-Broadway play “Sophistry”. Her 2009-role in “A view from the Bridge” won her the “Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play”, Tony award.
She sang Before My Time, for the film Chasing Ice which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song in 2013.
Johansson did not get the role of Lisbeth Salander in the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novel The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo because the casting directors said she was “too beautiful.”
Johansson is currently engaged to a French journalist, Romain Dauriac and he currently manages a advertising agency.
She is also a singer and has released two albums, Anywhere I Lay My Head and Break Up.
She describes herself as Jewish and celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah during the holidays.
In September 2011, nude photos were stolen from her phone after it was hacked into. The photos were meant for her then husband, Ryan Reynolds. The culprit was caught and had to pay Johansson $66,0000.
Scarlett Johansson publicly endorsed and supported Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s 2013 run for New York City Comptroller by hosting a series of fundraisers.
Scarlett loves animals. She has a cat named Trooper and a chihuahua named Maggie.
She is very close friends with her frequent co-star, Chris Evans, with whom she has appeared in four films: “The Perfect Score”, “The Nanny Diaries” “The Avengers”, and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”.
Bill Gates founder of Microsoft is one of the richest men in the entire world, and here’s what you need to know about him.
Bill Gates quotes and sayings:
“Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.”
“Patience is a key element of success.”
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
“Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily. If you’re too willing to reopen issues, it interferes not only with your execution but also with your motivation to make a decision in the first place. After all, why bother deciding an issue if it isn’t really decided?”
“It’s fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?”
“If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.”
“I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.”
“If I’d had some set idea of a finish line, don’t you think I would have crossed it years ago?”
“Business people need to shake off the notion that information is hard to get.”
“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.”
“To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.”
“We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.”
“Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe 10% to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated. I wouldn’t want that on my business card.”
“I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”