September 29, 2002 - Ruven
Afanador on photographing Salma Hayek in Entertainment Weekly: "She was
in character as Frida Kahlo. She had just finished the film, and it was
automatic. If you want an actress to be in character, and she wants to
be in character, it's an ideal thing, sort of a gift."
27, 2002 - Rex Features has more photos of Salma Hayek at the premiere
of 'Frida' in New York. Check them out here.
September 26, 2002 - Roger
Friedman of Fox News reports last night, Salma Hayek did the circuit. First
she was the guest of honor at a party thrown for her new movie, Frida,
at the Museo del Barrio on upper Fifth Avenue. Later, she and boyfriend
Ed Norton turned up further uptown at Jimmy's in Harlem for nostalgia act
Prince. Read more.
September 26, 2002 - Salma
Hayek was at the 'Frida' screening in New York on Tuesday at the El Museo
Del Barrio. Check out photos from Rex
Features and WireImage.com.
September 24, 2002 - Lycos
50 reports Frida Kahlo is beginning to stir on the Lycos search logs. Read
September 23, 2002 - Salma
Hayek has told Parade magazine how she was kidnapped at gunpoint and held
for ransom – and loved it. She was grabbed in 1983 in her native Mexico
with the real target, her wealthy college boyfriend. She says: "They put
a gun to my head and I said, 'Kill me. I believe in reincarnation, I’ll
just come back'. I got into the drama of the thing. It was like being in
a movie." Both were freed unharmed.
September 19, 2002 - The
New York Daily News reports Salma Hayek just said "no" to a new fur when
designer Dennis Basso boldly approached her at the event. "I have eight
or nine fur coats hanging in my closet," she said. "But I don't wear them
because my boyfriend hates them!"
September 18, 2002 - LFI
had photos, since removed, of Salma Hayek at the New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala at
Regent Wall Street in New York City on Tuesday.
September 18, 2002 - Us Weekly
has details of Salma Hayek's Marie Claire magazine cover, which has her
wearing a Versace gow. Salma was chaperoned by her brother Sami and had
to hurry out for a TV interview about 'Frida.'
September 14, 2002 - Jayne
Clark of USA Today has more on detail Frida quoting Ignacio Custodio, administrator
at the Frida Kahlo Museum in the home where she lived and worked for much
of her life. "Frida is popular now. But she was always important," he said.
September 10, 2002 - Extra
TV was on hand at the Toronto Film Festival and spoke with Salma Hayek
from the premiere of 'Frida'. Salma said, "I think it's important to make
this story about this woman that had the courage to be unique." Watch the
September 9, 2002 - Reuters
reports Salma Hayek says she misses the days when she had one eyebrow because
it would have come in handy for the movie in which she plays the legendary
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, notorious for her thick, connecting eyebrow.
September 7, 2002 - Us Weekly
quotes Salma Hayek talking about 'Frida' saying, "There were so many reasons
nobody wanted to make it. It's about a hairy woman and a fat man who were
Communists. She was a bisexual, and they were both Mexicans."
September 1, 2002 - Salma
Hayek makes her directorial debut and serves as executive producer of the
Showtime Original Picture For All Ages The Maldonado Miracle. Read more.
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