Daisy Fuentes

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Daisy Fuentes Pilates - DS-x2
Daisy Fuentes Pilates is the first Pilates workout program for the Wii. Set at a lush tropical resort and hosted by Daisy Fuentes, longtime Pilates icon and star of the entertainment industry, the title supports the Wii Balance Board....
Daisy Fuentes: Beauty from the Inside Out - Vista Magazine
Fuentes credits a happy family life, work she loves and a routine that includes “exercising with passion”, for her beauty and healthy glow. Daisy Fuentes is indisputably beautiful, but she will be the first to tell you that beauty comes from the inside...
EA Sports and others publishers chasing Wii Fit's female audience - San Francisco Chronicle
Sega is preparing to release Daisy Fuentes Pilates, the first pilates game for the Wii, later this summer. And Black Bean Games in the third quarter will release a new title called NewU: Inside Out, which combines fitness, health tips and nutritional...
Daisy's Tips - impre.com
Daisy just launched her hair care line products sold at Walgreens, Daisy Fuentes, and has four fragrances under her brand. Something she advices women to do for her own beauty regime is very simple. With her knowledge, Daisy tries to leave her natural...
Wild Woman Daisy De La Hoya Suffering From Having 20 Guys All Over Her - FOXNews
Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Angie Harmon and Jason Sehorn, Anne Heche, Jewel, 90210's Jessica Lowndes, Jon Lovitz, Amanda Bynes, Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush, Avril Lavigne, Sela Ward, Blair Underwood, Daisy Fuentes and Drew Lachey rocking out to...
Landslide deaths rise to 26 - Philippine Star
Daisy Avance-Fuentes is closely monitoring areas where landslide and flashfloods have occurred in the past. Fuentes also ordered the officials of the barangay disaster coordinating council to monitor and evaluate the water level of nearby rivers....
Martin third on tough stage in Catalonia - Cycling Weekly
“But the team were awesome too, they rode really well for me and kept me out of the wind all day and I felt as fresh as a daisy.” “Funnily enough my form's not quite there yet, normally I'd have been ok with the accelerations on the final climb....
Spotted over the weekend - MiamiHerald.com
Daisy Fuentes visited with local relatives during the day and hosted the FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars gala at night. Thalía and hubby Tommy Mottola also came out for the cause. Sunday: Donna Summer showed off her hot, hot, hot stuff for fans at Hard...
SouthCot Gov wants fish cages down to 10% - Minda News
Daisy Avance-Fuentes said she has instructed the provincial environment and natural resources office (PEMO) to conduct an inventory fish cages in the lake and implement the 10 percent utilization limit set by the Philippine Fisheries Code....
Scents tap into flowers, fruits, memories - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Dianoche Love by Daisy Fuentes – As with Fuentes' previous perfumes, a single bottle holds two scents – one for day, the other for night. Jasmine, frangipani, white peach; and jasmine, gardenia and teakwood. CO Bigelow Lemon – This is rooted in...

Daisy Fuentes

Daisy Fuentes (born November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba) is a model and actress.

Fuentes was born to a Cuban father and Spanish mother. When Fuentes was three years old, the family moved to her mother's relatives in Madrid, Spain, during the five years her sister Rosana was born. Later the family emigrated to Harrison, New Jersey, four years later, living on Sussex Street. Fuentes studied communications and journalism at Bergen Community College,he bob and then was hired as the weather-girl for WNJU-TV, Channel 47, a Telemundo station. She quickly moved up the ranks, eventually becoming a news anchor and reporter for the evening news.

MTV took notice of the 19-year-old Fuentes and made her host of MTV International which was a success, it later became MTV en Español and later MTV Latin America. She later landed a role on the ABC soap opera Loving. Fuentes appeared on shows such as Dream On, The Larry Sanders Show, and Cybill. From 1994 to 1995, she hosted her own talk show, Daisy, on CNBC. She was the host of America's Funniest Home Videos for three seasons. She hosted The ALMA Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, the 1998 World Music Awards, the 1999 Billboard Latin Awards, and the Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe pageants.She Guest starred in the tv series Queen Of Swords episode "runaways" 2000. She has been a spokeswoman for the companies Revlon, American Express, Pantene, M&M's, and Miller Lite.

Hugh Hefner reportedly invited Fuentes numerous times in the early 90's to pose nude in Playboy magazine, but she has insisted that she will never do nude modeling.

She was married to actor Timothy Adams, but later divorced him. She currently resides with her fiancé, ex-Bros member Matt Goss, twin brother of actor Luke Goss, in the Los Angeles area, with their two dogs, Alfie and Rita, who were featured on National Geographic's show Dog Whisperer. Her brother Alejandro is currently studying phrenology and botany at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Miss USA 2009

Miss USA 2009, the 58th Miss USA pageant will be held at the Theatre for the Performing Arts in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 19, 2009. The winner will be crowned by outgoing titleholder Miss USA 2008, Crystle Stewart of Texas.

The event will be hosted by Billy Bush of Access Hollywood and actress Nadine Velazquez; Bush is returning to host the pageant which he last emceed in 2005. He had previously co-hosted Miss USA 2003 with Daisy Fuentes and Miss USA 2004-2005 with Nancy O'Dell. Entertainment will be provided by Kevin Rudolf who will be performing "Let It Rock" during the swimsuit competition and The Veronicas will perform "Untouched" during the evening gown competition.

Delegates representing the fifty states plus the District of Columbia will compete in the pageant, and will arrive in Las Vegas on April 2. The winner will represent the United States at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant.

Pageants were held from June 2008 to January 2009 to select the representative for each state.

In keeping with co-owner NBC Universal's "Green is Universal" environmental initiative, the Miss Universe Organization announced that Diamond Nexus Labs, a company specialising in lab-created precious gemstones, woud become the official jewelry sponsor for the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants. Diamond Nexus Labs will create a custom-designed crown for Miss USA 2009, as well as for the Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA pageants later that year. who will be crowned from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada live on NBC on April 19th.

Nine former Miss Teen USA state titleholders will compete at Miss USA 2009, the highest since 2007 and the second highest since 2003. For the first time five of the former teens competed at the same pageant, Miss Teen USA 2004. Aureana Tseu will become the first former Teen to represent her state at Miss USA ten years after competing at Miss Teen USA. This is also the first year that a Miss Teen USA 2006 contestant will compete at Miss USA.

Nebraska crowned one of their former Teen USA state titleholders for the first time, and Florida crowned only their second. In Rhode Island, consecutive Teen titleholders (Amy Diaz and Alysha Castonguay) won consecutive Miss titles, the first time this has occurred in the history of the two pageants.

Unusually, there are no former Miss America competitors.

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Ed Kalegi

Ed Kalegi is an American voice actor, host, and actor based in the New York City area and born in 1967. He is the Public Address Announcer of the Staten Island Yankees, minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees and the Public Address Announcer of the New Jersey Ironmen of the Xtreme Soccer League. He is also one of the Public Address Announcers for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. Kalegi was also recently heard as the Public Address Announcer and On-Field Host of the Newark Bears Professional Baseball Team. Kalegi is also the Host of New York Yankees Old-Timers Day in Staten Island.

Kalegi is also the owner and primary voice of InfoSource Radio, a national Network Weather Information Service. He has been the voice of "Weather Phone" in New York City, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine as well. He is also an event host for New York Road Runners, hosting the Pre-Race Festival in front of 40,000 at the New York City Marathon as well as several other large events in New York City, including New Years Eve in Central Park. He has co-hosted events with comedianne Joan Rivers and TV personalites Daisy Fuentes and Star Jones among others.

In 2009, Kalegi will appear as the Stadium Announcer in the motion picture Sugar which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and will be released nationwide by Sony Pictures Classics in April of '09. In 2008, he was cast in the full length animated film "The Champion" in the role of Dennis. The film, a musical comedy, is in production in New York and will be released in late 2010 or early 2011. Kalegi will also be seen as an unlucky Subway passenger held hostage in a still Untitled Bollywood Movie Project which will be released in late 2009.

On television, Kalegi has appeared in scenes in "Law and Order SVU," "Kings," and "Damages" while also appearing in commercials for Oreo cookies and Carnival Cruises. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild.

He is heard in commercials, narrations, radio and TV imaging and audiobooks. In 2008, Kalegi was the voice of a PBS Documentary on Sculpture.

Kalegi was born in Jersey City, NJ but raised in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison, NJ where he was a mainstay of the Drama Department and then Rutgers University where he continued to pursue acting and worked on both student radio stations. He was Sports Director of WLBS radio and hosted "The Entertainment Extravaganza," a daily morning comedy program. He later worked at WGPA Radio in Bethlehem, PA and also owned a souvenir clothing company.

Kalegi is married and currently lives in Metuchen, New Jersey. He has one son.

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Miss USA 1995

Map showing placements by state

Miss USA 1995, the forty-fourth Miss USA pageant, was held at South Padre Island, Texas culminating in the final competition and crowning on February 10, 1995.

At the conclusion of the final competition, Chelsi Smith of Texas was crowned by outgoing titleholder Lu Parker of South Carolina. Smith became the seventh Texan titleholder, the first Miss Texas USA and Miss USA to win the Congeniality award and also the only Miss USA from Texas to win the Miss Universe title. She also became the 4th winner to be crowned as Miss USA in her home state.

After Chelsi won the 1995 Miss Universe pageant, first runner-up Shanna Moakler inherited her Miss USA title. Moakler was the first former Miss Teen USA delegate to hold the Miss USA title.

The pageant was held on South Padre Island, Texas for the second time. It was hosted by Bob Goen for the second consecutive year, and Daisy Fuentes offered colour commentary. Barry Manilow provided entertainment during the competition.

The following are the contestants' scores in the preliminary competition.

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Miss Universe 2004

Countries and territories which sent delegates and results.

Miss Universe 2004, the fifty-third Miss Universe pageant was held in Centro de Convenciones CEMEXPO, Quito, Ecuador on June 1, 2004. It was won by Jennifer Hawkins of Australia.

Delegates arrived in Quito from May 12, 2004 and participated in three weeks of events, rehearsals and preliminary competitions prior to the final televised competition. Events took place in Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Riobamba.

For the second consecutive year, Billy Bush and Daisy Fuentes hosted the final televised pageant, with entertainment from Gloria Estefan.

At the conclusion of the final competition, Australian model Jennifer Hawkins was crowned Miss Universe 2004, by outgoing titleholder Amelia Vega of the Dominican Republic. Hawkins was the first Australian titleholder since Kerry Anne Wells won in 1972. She was also the first blonde Miss Universe since Angela Visser in 1989.

Quito, Ecuador was announced as host city of the pageant on 19 August 2003. The city paid $5 million for the right to host the event, although it anticipated recouping this through visitors and promotion of the country during the televised competition.

In March Ecuador's foreign trade minister was forced to reject rumours that the pageant was at risk of being moved to China, and he urged Ecuadoreans to back the pageant. As an added incentive for tourists, Ecuador American Airlines, official airline sponsor of the pageant, offered 5% off airfares to Quito for travel to the pageant, as well as 10% off for those who booked a month in advance. The attempted use of the pageant to promote Ecuador threatened to be derailed just prior to the telecast, when a corruption scandal led to growing demands for the removal of President Lucio Gutierrez in the politically unstable country.

Prior to the arrival of delegates in early May, officials in Quito attempted to renovate areas where they would be visiting, which involved temporarily removing beggars and homeless people from certain areas of the city. Similar action was taken in Bangkok, Thailand prior to Miss Universe 1992 and in Manila, Philippines prior to Miss Universe 1994. The event was protested by native Indian activists and environmentalists who accused the government of concealing the nations poverty whilst the pageant was being hosted.

The delegates, judges, media and tourists were heavily protected by a security detail involving over 5000 police officers. On 16 May, just hours before delegates were expected to participate in a parade in Cuenca, a pamphlet bomb was deactivated by police. Although it was protesting the economic policies of the Ecuadorean government, police suspected that the bomb, found just six blocks from the parade route, was timed specifically to coincide with the event.

Kwame Jackson, runner-up on the second season of The Apprentice, was initially chosen as a judge, but he was disqualified because he inadvertently visited the hotel where the delegates were staying and interacted with some of the contestants.

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Miss USA 2003

Map showing placements by state

The Miss USA 2003 pageant was held in San Antonio, Texas in 24 March 2003. The pageant was won by Susie Castillo of Massachusetts, who was crowned by outgoing queen Shauntay Hinton of the District of Columbia.

Daisy Fuentes co-hosted the event for the first time (although she had been a color commentator in 1995), joined by Billy Bush who would also host the 2004 and 2005 events, as well as the Miss Universe pageants all three years. Color commentary was added by Shauntay Hinton, Miss USA 2002. Entertainment was provided by Burn The Floor.

The pageant was held in San Antonio, Texas, the first time it had been held in this state since 1996 when the pageant was hosted by South Padre Island. It was the latest it had been held since 1986, as previous pageants had been held in February or early March.

The format reverted to a top ten who competed in swimsuit and evening gown, although, as with 2002, there was no interview competition for the semi-finalists. This would be the last year where a top ten was called, from the following Miss Universe Organization pageant, Miss Universe 2003, fifteen semi-finalists have been called each year.

Castillo was the second woman from Massachusetts to win the title, the other being Shawnae Jebbia who held the title in 1998. She was the fourth former Miss Teen USA delegate to win the crown, as she had been Jebbia's sister titleholder as Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 1998.

Many Miss USA pageant winners have worn white gowns and Castillo continued this tradition. She was the first Miss USA winner to be crowned with the new Mikimoto-designed crown valued at $200,000, which features over 480 diamonds and almost 120 South Sea and Akoya pearls.

Later Mrs. Hawaii United States 2004 and 1st Runner up at Mrs. United States 2004.

She and her teammate finished 3rd on The Amazing Race 5.

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