Eva Longoria Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th March 2017

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria is giving TV comedy another go by signing on to star in new pilot Type-A. The Desperate Housewives beauty, whose last sitcom Telenovela was axed after one season, will portray an ambitious and brutally honest consultant who struggles to show her inner "nice girl", reports Variety.com. She also recently shot a guest arc on U.S. hip-hop drama series Empire.

20th November 2016

Quote: "We do have proper sleepovers in our pyjamas, and our hairdresser, Kenny (Paves), brushes our hair until we go to sleep." Eva Longoria claims her and best friend Victoria Beckham have very normal girly nights in.

27th July 2016

Quote: "When Donald Trump calls us criminals and rapists, he’s insulting American families. My father is not a criminal or rapist, in fact, he’s a United States veteran. When Trump cruelly mocked a disabled reporter, he was also mocking my special-needs sister, Lisa, and many like her. When he said that a wife who works is a very dangerous thing, he not only insulted me, he insulted my mother who worked as a special-education teacher for 40 years and raised four children while being a wife." Eva Longoria attacked U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night (25Jul16).

31st May 2016

Tweet: "@evalongoria the most beautiful bride.I am honored to have created your wedding dress X Thank you for asking me!!! X We love u! X". Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham is over the moon to have been so closely involved in best pal Eva Longoria's big day. The fashion icon shared photos of herself helping the actress get dressed for her Mexican wedding to TV boss Jose 'Pepe' Baston on Instagram.com on Monday (30May16), more than a week after the couple tied the knot.

3rd February 2016

Quote: "I remember starting on Twitter. I loved the immediate way I could correct things. At the time there were just so may lies. It was stupid stuff, like, 'Eva's pregnant, Eva's pregnant, Eva's pregnant!' I'm like, 'Guys, I ate a burger. I'm not pregnant...' because my mom would call!" Eva Longoria likes to use social media to clear up rumours.

22nd January 2016

Quote: "It's getting sized. It was too big." Eva Longoria explains the absence of her engagement ring during an appearance on U.S. chat show Conan on Thursday (21Jan16). The actress became engaged to Mexican businessman Jose Antonio Baston last month (Dec15).

22nd January 2016

Quote: "There's, like, a petition for Eva and America to host and I'm like, 'No, I wanna sit and drink at the table'... That's the fun thing about the Golden Globes; it has alcohol." Eva Longoria isn't interested in hosting the Golden Globes after she and America Ferrera became a hit double act as presenters at this year's (16) ceremony.

4th July 2015

Quote: "I want to be the female George Clooney. He directs, produces and stars. I want to be in charge of the final product... Everyone goes, 'Oh, she's an actor-turned-director,' and I'm like, 'No, I was always a director and a producer who happened to become an actor'." Former Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria is keen to conquer the film business through her UnveliEVAble Entertainment production company, just like the Hollywood superstar.

25th May 2015

Tweet: "Have no idea where this story came or where they got these quotes?! But I have ZERO desire to do a ‘fitness empire’ or ‘fitness video’. Hahaha #WhereDoTheyGetThisStuff." Eva Longoria laughs off reports suggesting she is embarking on a fitness venture.

3rd May 2015

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria played a blushing, barefoot bridesmaid on Friday (01May15) as her friend Alina Peralta wed in Cordoba, Spain. The former Desperate Housewives star was spotted running through the streets on her way to the nuptials without her heels. The pretty 40 year old and her fellow bridesmaids all wore Jenny Yoo soft tulle dresses, which the star showed off in a photo she posted to Instagram.com.

22nd February 2015

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria received the Harvard University Artist of the Year Award during a special ceremony at the school in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Saturday (21Feb15).

16th January 2015

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria is set to give fans a comical look at the drama behind the scenes of a Latino hit telenovela by starring in a new Tv series. The former Desperate Housewives beauty will portray diva Ava Maria, the lead on a fictitious soap opera, who is attempting to stay at the top of her game in the appropriately-titled Telenovela. Longoria will also executive produce the show for America's NBC network.

1st December 2014

Fact: Eva Longoria and Ansel Elgort will announce the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations on 10 December (14). The two stars will be up early to present the nods at 6am local time in Los Angeles. The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on 25 January (15).

19th November 2014

Quote: "We were getting ready and she couldn't stop singing She Bangs by Ricky Martin. She said, 'I'll be going to sleep singing this song until Ricky dances out the video.'" Actress Eva Longoria reveals her friend Victoria Beckham still gets the singing bug. The former Spice Girls star received an award for her charity work at her pal's Global Gift Gala event in London on Monday (17Nov14), and Martin co-hosted the event with Longoria.

3rd September 2014

Quote: "Spanish is my third language. I speak English and then I learned French and then I learned Spanish... I just learned it about four years ago." Actress Eva Longoria on speaking Spanish throughout her new movie Frontera.

21st August 2014

Fact: Victoria Beckham has followed husband David and son Brooklyn's lead and accepted pal Eva Longoria's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The former Spice Girls star posted footage of her early morning ice shower on Twitter.com on Thursday (21Aug14) and nominated Tom Ford, Katie Holmes and her son Cruz Beckham to take the challenge next.

20th August 2014

Fact: Former Desperate Housewives alum Eva Longoria has been tapped to appear on the upcoming second season of Golden Globe-winning sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The actress is set for a three-episode arc as a defence attorney who catches the eye of Andy Samberg's character in court.

16th June 2014

Tweet: "Just landed in Italy! Congrats the San Antonio Spurs!!" Actress Eva Longoria celebrates her hometown basketball team's Nba championship win. The Spurs, featuring her ex-husband Tony Parker, beat the Miami Heat on Sunday night (15Jun14) to win the title.

6th June 2014

Tweet: "Go Spurs Go!!!" Eva Longoria is cheering on her hometown San Antonio Spurs as they kick off a National Basketball Association finals series against the Miami Heat in Texas on Thursday night (05Jun14). The actress' ex-husband, Tony Parker, plays for the Spurs.

22nd May 2014

Tweet: "Hey @allanimalrights I stopped wearing fur years ago!! For the 100th time stop bothering people who Are On Your Side!!" Eva Longoria urges animal rights activists to get their facts straight before adding her name to lists of stars who wear fur.

15th April 2014

Quote: "I love planes, I love flying, I love airports. I know restaurants in certain airports, like I will go early to certain airports because I really want to eat there. I like reading, I like WiFi, I get very excited." Actress Eva Longoria reveals her love of airports.

15th April 2014

Quote: "He's super private. But I'm very happy. He's a good dresser. I always have to step it up now - it's exhausting." Former Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria reluctantly opens up about her Mexican businessman beau, Jose Antonio Baston.

6th April 2014

Tweet: "Why do u keep including me on your antiFur tweets?! I Dont Wear Fur!! I wore it one time 10yrs ago & haven't worn it since!!" Eva Longoria fires back at animal rights activists who make her life hell on Twitter.com.

28th March 2014

Quote: "I've always wanted a family. I believe in family. But children are a product of love. So I don't think I'll go off and have a baby by myself. I do not have that need to procreate." Actress Eva Longoria is not rushing into motherhood.

18th March 2014

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria celebrated her 39th birthday by enjoying a dinner in South beach, Florida with a group of pals and her boyfriend, media mogul Jose 'Pepe' Antonio Baston, on Friday (14Mar14), when she was presented with a large cake. Longoria turned 39 on Saturday (15Mar14).

10th January 2014

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria is set to make her directorial debut on U.S. soap Devious Maids, in which she also serves as an executive producer, alongside her former Desperate Housewives boss MARC CHERRY. Longoria will direct the season two premiere, which airs in the U.S. on 20 April (14).

22nd November 2013

Fact: Sexy actress Eva Longoria has bared all for the cover of Spain's Elle magazine. The former Desperate Housewives star shed her clothes in favour of adorning her body with thousands of Swarovski crystals for the glamour shoot.

30th September 2013

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria is set to produce a mother-daughter legal drama for U.S. network NBC. Vega V. Vega will centre on a young, successful lawyer who is forced to go into practice with her mum, with whom she has a love/hate relationship with, according to Deadline.com. The project is the latest sold via the star's UnbeliEVAable Entertainment company.

26th September 2013

Quote: "That was a fun week... He's so handsome... He's a great guy." Eva Longoria on summer rumours linking her romantically to George Clooney.

25th September 2013

Quote: "I think I must be intimidating to people... because I'm very smart." Eva Longoria jokes about her single status after splitting from businessman boyfriend Ernesto Arguello in April (13).

25th September 2013

Quote: "It's kind of irrelevant to me. I work out a lot and I eat really well... I love ageing as far as getting wiser; I have no desire to be 25 again... I am not opposed to surgery or whatever stuff is gonna be available. There's so many great treatments now... Sign me up!" Actress Eva Longoria has no problems with getting older.

27th June 2013

Tweet: "In Colombia... helping women learn trade skills they will use to break their cycle of poverty!" Actress and activist Eva Longoria embarks on a charity trip to South America.

22nd May 2013

Tweet: "@EvaLongoria huge congratulations on your graduation today!!!! From Canne (sic) to Cap and Gown. You are really something." MARCIA CROSS is proud of her former Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria's academic achievement after completing a Master's degree in Chicano Studies. The graduating actress jetted in to California for Wednesday's (22May13) commencement ceremony after walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this week (begs20May13).

1st May 2013

Quote: "I graduate in two weeks. I just finished writing my thesis." Actress Eva Longoria is set to receive her master's degree after wrapping up her Chicano Studies course at California State University.

1st May 2013

Fact: Eva Longoria's new animated comedy Mother Up! will air exclusively on Internet streaming service Hulu.

8th April 2013

Quote: "Right now I'm the old one in class... I wish I was this student then, because I'm always like, 'Well I read ahead...' and all the students are like, 'Ughhhhh.' I'm that old person in class! 'I did the chapters ahead and what I discovered...' and they're like, 'Shut up!'" Actress Eva Longoria annoys her fellow Chicano Studies classmates with her studious nature. The beauty is currently working on her thesis at California State University, Northridge.

5th April 2013

Quote: "I thought I was used to stinging press, but in politics..." Actress Eva Longoria, who served as a co-chair of U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration committee, insists she would never run for public office.

15th March 2013

Tweet: "Wow just realized this is the first birthday in 9 years that I am spending without my Dh family... miss you guys!" Eva Longoria celebrates her 38th birthday without her Desperate Housewives castmates.

15th March 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to my twin brother @iamwill I am happy to share my bday with someone so special!" Birthday girl Eva Longoria shares birthday love with the Black Eyed Peas star. Both turned 38 on Friday (15Mar13).

14th March 2013

Fact: Tom Hanks will pay tribute to his late friend, director Nora Ephron, at next month's (Apr13) Women in the World Summit. The actor, who is currently starring on Broadway in previews of her play Lucky Guy, will discuss the magic of the filmmaker in front of a star-studded audience, including Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep and Eva Longoria. Ephron died last year (12).

7th March 2013

Fact: Cat-lover Eva Longoria has become a spokeswoman for pet food company Sheba.

30th November 2012

Tweet: "Just landed in Mexico for @MarioLopezExtra wedding! So excited to be here!" Eva Longoria gets ready to celebrate pal Mario Lopez's weekend wedding. The U.S. X Factor co-host is taking a break from the talent show to exchange vows with model Courtney Mazza.

14th November 2012

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria tricked her Twitter.com followers on Tuesday (13Nov12) after appearing to have chopped off her long locks in favour of a new tousled cropped look. The sexy brunette posted a photo of the hair makeover online, but soon admitted it was just a wig.

17th October 2012

Fact: Eva Longoria and her football star boyfriend Mark Sanchez went out on a double date with actress Hayden Panettiere and her own footballer beau Scotty MCKnight in New York City on Monday night (15Oct12). The group took in Broadway show Newsies, which features Panettiere's former Guiding Light co-star Ron Raines.

17th September 2012

Fact: Eva Longoria invited a very special date to accompany her to the American Latino Media Arts Awards on Sunday (16Sep12) - her mother. The actress, who hosted the Alma ceremony, posed on the red carpet with her proud mum Ella.

13th September 2012

Quote: "I was a seat filler at the Alma Awards 10 years ago, and now I executive produce it... (It's the) American dream... My dad didn't really know about seat fillers, so he came to the Almas a couple of years ago when I was hosting and he went to the bathroom and he came back and he saw somebody was in his seat, so he left. He went back to the bar." Eva Longoria's career comes full circle in a decade now she's the host and executive producer of the American Latino Media Arts Awards.

13th September 2012

Quote: "I grew up with probably every product they've ever had (and) the first guy I ever kissed was eating Cheeto's... and the Lay's potato chips, I used to smash them in my tuna sandwich and then I would take that to school." Eva Longoria insists she's the perfect spokesperson for Lay's new Do Us a Flavor campaign, which allows consumers to pick the next flavour of potato chips. The winner can choose a prize of $1 million (£625,000) or one per cent of sales.

6th September 2012

Quote: "I'm very literate on policy... I've been involved with politics long before I was an actress, I just happen to have a platform now, I just happen to have a voice... I also care deeply about our country, so I find it irresponsible for people to go, 'She's an actress, what does she know?' That means, 'If you're a dentist, what do you know? If you're a lawyer, what do you know?' It's our profession, it's what we do, it's not who we are." Actress Eva Longoria defends the right of celebrities to get involved in U.S. politics. The former Desperate Housewives star has been campaigning for President Barack Obama's re-election.

30th August 2012

Quote: "I feel sexiest probably right after a shower when I'm just in my sweats without make-up. I have to wear so much all the time because of the cameras, so I just want it all off when I get home." Eva Longoria feels at her best after slipping out of her glamorous outfits.

30th August 2012

Quote: "People keep saying they're envious of my friendship with Victoria Beckham but we're pretty boring. We just talk about normal girl stuff and I borrow her clothes." Eva Longoria insists there is nothing Hollywood about her friendship with the former Spice Girl.

13th August 2012

Tweet: "So proud of my girl @victoriabeckham on the Closing Ceremonies for the Olympics! What an hour (sic) and she looked amazing!" Eva Longoria loved watching her pal performing with the Spice Girls at Sunday's (12Aug12) London Olympics Closing Ceremony.

8th August 2012

Tweet: "Wow that was a little earthquake wasn't it? It's been a while since I've felt one here in LA!" Eva Longoria was surprised after Los Angeles was hit by a Magnitude 4.4 earthquake on Tuesday (07Aug12).

6th August 2012

Quote: "I've been on a health kick lately so my new thing is kale. Kale chips, kale salad, sauteed kale. I'm kind of addicted to that super food right now." Actress Eva Longoria reveals her diet secret.

4th August 2012

Tweet: "The amount of people showing their love and support today was overwhelming and I'm sure Lupe was smiling down at us today." Eva Longoria tweets after attending actress Lupe Ontiveros' funeral on Friday (03Aug12).

3rd August 2012

Fact: Eva Longoria, Wilmer Valderrama and Edward James Olmos were among the famous faces who attended actress Lupe Ontiveros' funeral in California on Friday (03Aug12). The Selena star lost her battle with liver cancer last week (26Jul12).

2nd August 2012

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria reunited with her on/off boyfriend Eduardo Cruz this week (begs30Jul12) for a brief lunch date in Miami, Florida. The pair's meeting was far from romantic, however - a source tells People.com, "They had little to no interaction at all with each other." The couple split in June (12) after a year-long on-off romance.

3rd July 2012

Quote: "I don't talk to Tony any more but I'm happy." Eva Longoria has cut ties with her ex-husband Tony Parker.

17th June 2012

Tweet: "Happy Fathers Day to all the Dads in the world. But especially to my daddy, Enrique, I love u daddy!!!" Actress Eva Longoria is proud to be a daddy's girl.

3rd June 2012

Quote: "It's fab to go into Victoria's closet and be, like, 'I'll take that and that!' We wear the same size." Eva Longoria loves to borrow from her best pal Victoria Beckham's wardrobe.

30th May 2012

Tweet: "Eva Longoria congrats on your Glamour UK award. You are truly helping to make this a better world. Thank you." MARCIA CROSS pays tribute to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria, who landed the Inspiration Of The Year honour at the Glamour Women of the Year awards in the U.K. on Tuesday (29May12).

30th May 2012

Tweet: "My heel just broke at Glamour UK Awards! Haha, I feel (sic) down all by myself in the bathroom! No one saw me, so I was laughing all by myself!" Eva Longoria suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Glamour Awards in London.

17th May 2012

Tweet: "Just climbed the mythical Red Stairs of Cannes. Such a huge emotion." Eva Longoria is thrilled to be at the Cannes Film Festival as a L'Oreal brand ambassador.

26th April 2012

Tweet: "Today is the day, the end has finally arrived... I will be crying all day!" Eva Longoria reveals Thursday (26Apr12) will be her last day on the Desperate Housewives set.

24th April 2012

Tweet: "I got to ride the new Transformer ride at Universal Studios! It's not open to public yet! But Omg (oh my God) what an awesome ri… (ride)." Eva Longoria jumps to the front of the queue for the new Transformers ride at the California theme park.

6th April 2012

Tweet: "Happy Good Friday my fellow Catholics!" Eva Longoria gets ready for the Easter weekend.

6th April 2012

Quote: "I've got my masters in Chicano studies, which is Mexican American studies. I find that I needed for myself to be literate in the topics I'm talking about. If you're only superficially commenting on things that you really don't know about, it's dangerous and I didn't want to contribute to that dialogue." Latin actress Eva Longoria wanted to be well versed in her topics of political interest.

5th April 2012

Quote: "My lips are on the napkins, the actual print, so everyone gets to go home with a kiss!" Actress-turned-restaurateur Eva Longoria adds a personal touch to the table furnishings at her Hollywood restaurant Beso, which means 'kiss' in Spanish.

30th March 2012

Quote: "I am very nervous because this is not scripted, and I'm an actress - I'm used to having my lines. I have to actually be myself today, so it's a little nerve wracking on live TV." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is feeling the nerves ahead of the launch of her new perfume, EVAmour, on U.S. shopping channel Hsn on Thursday night (29Mar12).

18th March 2012

Quote: "I feel very excited about my life and I'm excited about things to come. There are so many things on the horizon." Eva Longoria is feeling happy about the future despite her recent split from Eduardo Cruz.

16th March 2012

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria celebrated her 37th birthday with best friends Victoria Beckham and Kate Beckinsale. The trio dined at West Hollywood restaurant Cecconi's on Thursday (15Mar12) to toast the birthday girl's health.

15th March 2012

Tweet: "Happy Birthday you sweet, loving, powerful, inspiring, funny, kind, gorgeous, gracious globe trotting woman. xxxxooooo". Actress MARCIA CROSS sends a sweet message to her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria as the sexy Latina turns 37.

15th March 2012

Tweet: "Ha-pea b-day to a great friend and brother @iamwill .. Hope u enjoy *ultra magnetic b-day .. Much love to chill will..." Rapper taboo celebrates his Black Eyed Peas bandmate will.i.am's 37th birthday. The star shares his big day with actress Eva Longoria, who was born on the exact same day.

15th March 2012

Fact: Eva Longoria celebrated her birthday at a restaurant in Los Angeles on Tuesday (13Mar12) with friends including Kevin Connolly and Mario Lopez. The actress turns 37 on Thursday (15Mar12).

29th February 2012

Tweet: "My heart is sad that my favorite Monkee Davey Jones has passed away! #I'mABeliever." Actress Eva Longoria mourns the loss of Davy Jones, who died on Wednesday morning (29Feb12) in Florida.

8th February 2012

Quote: "He's your dream co-star. I have never felt so creatively satisfied on a film." Eva Longoria refuses to discuss her romance with Ryan Gosling, but admits she relished working with him in upcoming movie The Place Beyond the Pines.

9th January 2012

Tweet: "In honor of Elvis's birthday, the Chateau Marmont in LA has made a peanut butter, banana, chocolate, bacon pie." Eva Longoria offers up news about Los Angeles' new calorific treat.

29th December 2011

Tweet: "I need a New Year's resolution! What are some of yours?? I might steal one... I do need to pray more." Actress Eva Longoria plans to spend more time praying to God in 2012.

5th December 2011

Tweet: "Happy Monday everyone! Guess where I am....Jury Duty! Doing my service as an American citizen!" Eva Longoria on her day in court.

23rd October 2011

Fact: Will Smith and Eva Longoria will co-host fundraisers for U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday night (24Oct11). Obama will jet into Los Angeles on Monday for the parties.

28th September 2011

Fact: Eva Longoria showed off her clarinet-playing skills on U.S. TV on Tuesday (27Sep11) when she performed a reed version of Dueling Banjos with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel. Both host and guest played the instrument in high school.

15th September 2011

Quote: "I'm in a happy place. Everyone says I look younger, which I'm like, 'OK.' Everyone keeps saying, 'You've never looked better.' I'm going, 'Wow; I think divorce agrees with me.'" Eva Longoria likes her single status after divorcing basketball player Tony Parker.

13th September 2011

Quote: "I'm not opposed to it, I just don't really give it a lot of thought right now. Ask a woman after divorce if she's gonna get married, you won't get an honest answer." Eva Longoria is dubious about walking down the aisle again after splitting from husband Tony Parker last year (10).

26th August 2011

Quote: "She's so fine. Anything she ain't got she will never need." Comedian Arsenio Hall admits to a crush on Eva Longoria.

2nd August 2011

Tweet: "Today was the first time i parked in my reserved parking spot on Universal lot in 8 years!" Eva Longoria gets her own Desperate Housewives parking spot.

27th July 2011

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria has been bonding with her boyfriend Eduardo Cruz's little nephew Leo - the couple is on vacation with his famous sister Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem in Costa Brava, Spain.

15th July 2011

Tweet: "I just saw @ddlovato music video and I am in tears! I love u Demi and so proud of where u r today! What a voice!" Eva Longoria is a big fan of Demi Lovato's video for comeback single Skyscraper. The actress plays the onscreen mum of Lovato's half-sister Madison De La Garza in Desperate Housewives.

7th July 2011

Tweet: "Omg, I am almost to 2million followers! We can do it! Almost there... What should I do for the 2 millionth follower??" Eva Longoria is thrilled to be so close to landing two million followers on Twitter.com.

4th July 2011

Quote: "We haven't made any decisions. We have a lot of great friends." David Beckham on reports Eva Longoria will be godmother to his baby daughter, who is expected imminently.

19th June 2011

Tweet: "Happy Father's Day to the best daddy a girl can have, Enrique Longoria! (oh and to all the other dads too!)." Eva Longoria pays tribute to her dad on Father's Day (19Jun11).

16th June 2011

Quote: "I wasn't allowed to wear make-up when I was young. I would melt crayons and try to put them on my lips, and I would use watercolours for eye-shadow." Actress Eva Longoria made her own make-up as a child.

15th June 2011

Quote: "I love all designer shoes. There's this pair in my closet by Versace, and they must be eight inches - crazy tall! I once tried to count how many I had. All I know is that I just donated 60 pairs." Actress Eva Longoria's high heel collection keeps growing.

14th June 2011

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria wears invisible braces to perfect her smile, because she's so self-conscious about her crooked bottom teeth.

16th April 2011

Tweet: "Had so much fun last night at Prince! Got to dance with Prince! Dream come true!" Eva Longoria is still pinching herself after joining her hero Prince onstage in Los Angeles on Thursday night (14Apr11).

14th April 2011

Quote: "I got buck teeth from the clarinet... I had to fix my teeth." Eva Longoria on her days as a "band nerd" at school.

11th April 2011

Quote: "I'll just put the divorce date and it'll be like a gravestone!" Eva Longoria is adamant she won't be removing a tattoo of her wedding date following her divorce from Tony Parker.

8th April 2011

Quote: "I'm American as apple pie. I didn't speak Spanish - I had to learn Spanish. I learned French before I learned Spanish! But learning other languages is very important." Eva Longoria still struggles to master Spanish.

8th April 2011

Quote: "School excites me. I'm getting my masters right now. I love it. I'm fascinated. I wish I was this student when I was young. When you're older, you have a better appreciation for history or for knowledge. I'm so thirsty and I'm so curious. That's what I'm most energised about these days." Actress Eva Longoria is throwing herself into her studies. The Desperate Housewives star is mastering in Chicano Studies and Political Science.

6th April 2011

Quote: "It's my passion. If I wasn't an actress I think I would go to culinary school. I love it. I think it's a beautiful art form." Actress Eva Longoria loves to cook.

5th April 2011

Quote: "We weren't allowed to eat fast food. My mom, on pay day, would sneak us a Domino's pizza, every once and a while and that was like a big treat." Actress Eva Longoria admits her parents were very adamant about practising healthy eating habits at a young age. The Desperate Housewives star and Hollywood restaurateur has just released a recipe book full of family favourites.

31st March 2011

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Cesar Chavez! You made a difference in the world and we miss you! Si se puede!!!" Eva Longoria pays tribute to the late civil rights leader on his annual holiday.

31st March 2011

Quote: "It takes me longer to get dressed. I'm like, 'What hides this?' I feel like parties are starting later in the night. What time is it? Eleven? It should be bedtime right now." Actress Eva Longoria, who recently turned 36, feels like she's getting older.

16th March 2011

Fact: Eva Longoria's boyfriend Eduardo Cruz treated the actress to a birthday trip to Disneyland, California on Tuesday (15Mar11) as the Desperate Housewives star celebrated turning 36.

16th March 2011

Fact: Eva Longoria's new boyfriend Eduardo Cruz is helping the actress' soccer pal David Beckham stock up on Spanish food. Beckham told Cruz he missed the meaty treats he enjoyed when he played for Real Madrid, prompting the Spaniard to take him to a Californian butcher who specialises in European cuts.

27th February 2011

Fact: Lindsay Lohan will make her TV return in U.S. funnyman Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscars special on Sunday (27Feb11), when she will feature in a taped sketch alongside stars including Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel and Eva Longoria, according to TMZ.com. If the report is true, it will be Lohan's first small screen appearance since she was hit with a felony grand theft charge in January (11).

15th February 2011

Quote: "Boyfriend's a strong word, I think my girl Eva's just having fun, as she should be. She's having a good time." Actor-turned-TV personality Mario Lopez confirms rumours his best pal Eva Longoria is dating singer Eduardo Cruz, although he insists the newly-divorced actress is taking the romance slowly.

10th February 2011

Tweet: "Just found out that i'm presenting @justinbieber and @usherRaymondIV performance at @thegrammys on Sunday! i'm so excited!" Eva Longoria PARKER develops a case of 'Bieber Fever' ahead of the Grammys.

31st January 2011

Fact: The red carpet was halted at Sunday's (30Jan11) Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards when an unidentified guest got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend. Eva Longoria was among the stars who turned around while posing for pictures to see the lucky lady say "Yes!"

14th January 2011

Tweet: "Beso Vegas and Hollywood are open and doing great! Despite the press we are open for business." Eva Longoria insists reports her Las Vegas restaurant is struggling are premature. The bosses of the Sin City hotspot have filed for bankruptcy after racking up debts of almost $5.7 million (£3.8 million), according to reports. The Desperate Housewives star launched the Sin City branch of Beso with business partner Todd English in December, 2009.

13th January 2011

Tweet: "Trying on dresses for Golden Globes! I don't know what color to wear?!" Eva Longoria won't be letting her recent marriage woes keep her from the red carpet this Sunday (16Jan11).

11th January 2011

Fact: Single actress Eva Longoria is gradually erasing the memory of her broken marriage to basketball star Tony Parker - she was snapped out at the weekend (08-09Jan11) minus her tattoo of the former couple's wedding date on her right wrist. The Desperate Housewives star, who filed for divorce in November (10), had the numbers 7/07/07 inked onto her skin to mark their big day.

15th November 2010

Quote: "She'd be a great godmother. My little girl isn't even two months yet so we're a little way away from a baptism yet... but we'll see." Former Saved By The Bell star Mario Lopez admits he's considering asking his close pal Eva Longoria PARKER to be his newborn daughter GIA's godmother.

11th November 2010

Tweet: "Wow you guys! we are over 1 million fans on Facebook! thank u all very much! i love you guys!!!" Eva Longoria PARKER is thrilled she's a big hit online.

21st October 2010

Quote: "No, I'll definitely leave the music to the professionals." Actress Eva Longoria PARKER is adamant she will never consider a career in music.

18th October 2010

Quote: "I never really have my phone when I'm with my husband. We kinda have a no-phone rule." Twitter.com superfan Eva Longoria PARKER has a no-phone rule when she's spending quality time with her husband, basketball star Tony Parker.

11th October 2010

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER is to be honoured in Las Vegas - the Desperate Housewives star is to be immortalised in wax at Sin City's Madame Tussauds museum.

7th October 2010

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria PARKER is joining the cream of the music crop at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards - the Desperate Housewives star is hosting the ceremony in Madrid, Spain on 7 November (10).

16th September 2010

Quote: "Nobody's more tired of hearing all the gardener comments. But if we have half the success that Desperate Housewives had, we'll be an enormous hit." Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Jesse Metcalfe is eager to be recognised as more than Eva Longoria PARKER's sexy gardener on the hit show with his new TV action drama, Chase.

6th September 2010

Quote: "It's great having a close friend who's a designer. Victoria has given me five or six dresses from her new range to wear while I'm in London." Eva Longoria PARKER is thrilled to get freebies from good pal Victoria Beckham's clothing line.

20th August 2010

Tweet: "Special Happy 18th Birthday love to @ddlovato - a beautiful, talented young lady with an AMAZING future!" Eva Longoria PARKER takes to Twitter.com to wish Demi Lovato a happy birthday.

13th July 2010

Quote: "She's amazing. I gave her a good grope. We were doing some booty-dancing and I said, 'Show me some of that Latino a*s!' So she did. And then I was like, 'Your boobies are doing alright, too,' so I got to touch the boobs and the bum. She grabbed my goods, too." John Barrowman got up close and personal with Eva Longoria PARKER on the set of Desperate Housewives.

12th June 2010

Tweet: "France vs mexico in 5 days the war in the house longoria parker?" Actress Eva Longoria PARKER is preparing herself for a World Cup battle when her native Mexico take on her husband Tony Parker's France next week (beg14Jun10).

2nd June 2010

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER has gone back in time to play Andy Garcia's wife in a new period piece. The two Latino stars have teamed up to shoot an unnamed new film in Durango, Mexico. It's set in the 1920s.

31st May 2010

Quote: "I got him a lot of things. I got him four-wheelers (car) because he wanted a new four-wheeler, and I got him a Microsoft surface computer that he can touch and play with." Actress Eva Longoria PARKER showered her husband, basketball star Tony Parker, with brand new gadgets to celebrate his 28th birthday on 17 May (10).

20th May 2010

Fact: Proud Mexicans Eva Longoria PARKER and comedian George Lopez were among the guests at U.S. President Barack Obama's State Dinner on Wednesday night (19May10), where Mexico's leader Felipe Calderon was honoured. The high-profile crowd was treated to performances by Beyonce and Rodrigo y Gabriela.

10th May 2010

Tweet: "Happy BDAY @rosariodawson. God had a good day when he made you!" Eva Longoria PARKER tweeted her birthday blessings to Sin City star Dawson, who turned 31 on Sunday (09May10).

20th April 2010

Fact: Victoria Beckham has teamed up with her pal Eva Longoria PARKER to film a new U.S. ad campaign. The two stars appear in a promo for LG Fashion Touch cellphones, with the former Spice Girl testing out her acting skills as she pretends to style her friend for a fashion show.

26th March 2010

Quote: "I'm a nosy b**ch. Nothing gets past me." Eva Longoria PARKER is convinced her husband Tony Parker will never cheat on her - but he can't plan birthday surprises for his wife either.

26th March 2010

Quote: "The porn site blew up... It sells lubrication and dildos. That was, like, my second day on Twitter." Eva Longoria PARKER is still embarrassed after accidentally sending her fans to a porn website while trying to link them to husband Tony Parker's Twitter.com account.

25th March 2010

Quote: "Tony doesn't do a lot with his right hand because he's married to me." Eva Longoria PARKER on her husband's hand injury, which has temporarily sidelined the basketball star.

13th March 2010

Quote: "It's in my contract that Heidi (Klum) can't stand next to me when she has heels on." Eva Longoria PARKER on working with the supermodel, who makes an upcoming guest appearance on Desperate Housewives.

4th March 2010

Fact: Benicio Del Toro is following in the footsteps of Eva Longoria PARKER and Eva Mendes - he's fronting the new British advert campaign for Magnum ice cream.

26th January 2010

Quote: "She's just an amazing woman. Victoria and I are in similar circumstances when it comes to our husbands. I admire the wife and mother that she is and, at the same time, this glamorous, beautiful businesswoman. I aspire to be like her someday." Eva Longoria PARKER is full of praise for Victoria Beckham.

28th December 2009

Fact: Ancestry researchers have discovered that actresses Meryl Streep and Eva Longoria PARKER, cellist Yo-yo Ma and filmmaker Mike Nichols are all distant cousins. The finding was made using famous Americans' DNA for an upcoming genealogy documentary airing on U.S. TV network PBS in February (10).

26th November 2009

Fact: Hollywood actress Katherine Heigl celebrated her 31st birthday with a low-key lunch with her husband Josh Kelley on Tuesday (24Nov09). The pair enjoyed a meal at Eva Longoria PARKER's Beso restaurant before heading home to continue the celebrations.

3rd November 2009

Quote: "I'm always doing little things, leaving notes and messages. He's a bigger romantic, sending flowers all the time. Or he'll surprise me and just show up somewhere." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER is continually surprised by her husband Tony Parker's romantic gestures.

23rd October 2009

Fact: Eva Longoria-PARKER is so impressed with the London Fog fashion photos which feature her and husband Tony Parker she has asked for a couple of portraits, so she can hang them up at home.

15th October 2009

Fact: Christina Aguilera will follow in the footsteps of Lindsay Lohan, Victoria Beckham and Eva Longoria PARKER when she appears as a guest judge on Heidi Klum's hit TV fashion contest PROJECT RUNWAY. The singer's judgements of the aspiring designers will air in the U.S. on Thursday (15Oct09).

16th September 2009

Quote: "He has never watched my show... He watches Lost and he watches Grey's Anatomy and he watches Gossip Girl, but he won't watch my show." Eva Longoria PARKER's husband Tony Parker has no interest in her TV show Desperate Housewives.

5th September 2009

Quote: "Kenny's done a lot regarding children with cancer. He's made wigs, and donated wigs, makeovers and his time. He's really done a lot and he's done it for free. People just see him as this celebrity hairstylist who gets to work with beautiful women. He's so much more than that." Eva Longoria PARKER on stylist pal Ken Paves, who she'll honour at the Padres Contra el Cancer's ninth annual El Sueno de Esperanza fundraising gala on 10 September (09).

5th September 2009

Quote: "It's not my native language. I know Spanish, but to be able to act in it is a whole different story." Eva Longoria PARKER admits shooting Spanish-language thriller Dias de Gracia will be a challenge.

27th July 2009

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria PARKER and comedian George Lopez have been handed the job of hosting this year's (09) American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards. The upcoming ceremony, which celebrates Latino achievement in entertainment, will take place in Los Angeles on 18 September (09).

13th July 2009

Quote: "I’m not averse to being tied up with silk scarves, I like a man to take charge. There’s something very sexy about being submissive.” Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is a fan of bondage.

30th June 2009

Fact: Former SOPRANOS star Drea de Matteo is taking inspiration from the mob series for a new role in hit TV show Desperate Housewives. The actress will join Eva Longoria, MARCIA CROSS and Felicity Huffman on the programme as the matriarch of an Italian family who moves to Wisteria Lane.

26th June 2009

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER and her husband Tony Parker braved terrifying heights, a scorpion, and a maze of cobwebs during a stomach-churning challenge on French TV show Fort Boyard. The couple appeared on the daredevil programme in aid of charity.

17th April 2009

Fact: Victoria Beckham celebrated her 35th birthday with a star-studded ladies-only dinner on Wednesday (15Apr09).. The former SPICE GIRL invited actress pals Kate Beckinsale, Katie Holmes and Eva Longoria PARKER to dine at Cecconi's in Hollywood.

31st March 2009

Quote: "Our whole set is accident-prone. TERI (HATCHER) broke her ribs last year and had glass explode in her eye. MARCIA (CROSS) has fallen down the stairs too. I think we are all accident-prone." Eva Longoria PARKER admits the Desperate Housewives are a clumsy bunch.

18th March 2009

Quote: "From the minute they said Gabrielle was going to be frumpy, I just let go. I knew I didn't have to be in lingerie. So that was a really nice break for me." Eva Longoria PARKER was delighted when she read her character in Desperate Housewives was to put on weight.

7th March 2009

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER, Brooke Shields, Lauren Hutton, Carrie Underwood and Anjelica Huston are to appear in a new print ad celebrating the 20th anniversary of clothing giants Badgley Mischka. The women, all big fans of Badgley Mischka designs, will pose in gowns the duo have made.

5th March 2009

Quote: "Heres the thing about being kissed by Eva Longoria: If you ever had a question about why shes so fabulous and has such a fabulous life, you dont have to question it anymore." Teri Hatcher enjoyed a same-sex smooch with her Desperate Housewives co-star. The saucy encounter airs on an upcoming episode.

19th February 2009

Quote: "I love her so much, and her character Edie. I can't imagine the show without her." DESPERATE HOUSWIVES actress Eva Longoria PARKER is devastated to see the back of co-star Nicollette Sheridan.

12th February 2009

Fact: DESPERATE HOUSWIVES star Eva Longoria PARKER has recreated her literary heroine SCARLETT O'HARA from Gone With The Wind for a photoshoot to promote the Unicef Signature For Good campaign, aimed at combating illiteracy. The portrait will be auctioned off at an upcoming gala in Los Angeles.

13th January 2009

Quote: "I'm such a bore now. I'm just a boring housewife." Eva Longoria PARKER admits she's no longer big news now she's dismissed reports she's pregnant and her marriage is in trouble.

30th December 2008

Quote: "Just get out there and meet people. I think sometimes women are stuck in a type. I've never dated the same type. I fall in love with personalities, and they come in different packages." Eva Longoria PARKER advises single women to be open to dating different men.

30th December 2008

Quote: "I believe in soulmates. It could be a lover, it could be a sister, it could be a best friend. It doesn't have to be romantic." Eva Longoria PARKER believes love is all around.

1st October 2008

Quote: "I should just start saying yes and then have people wait... and I should say I'm gonna name my baby OBAMA." Eva Longoria PARKER considers making a political statement from the persistent rumours she's pregnant.

23rd September 2008

Quote: "I gained five pounds and it's like a national scandal." Eva Longoria PARKER again dismisses claims that she is pregnant.

15th September 2008

Quote: “Anybody in their right mind is for (BARACK) OBAMA. I like Sarah Palin; I think she’s smart and intelligent. I don’t think I would want her running the country… I’m not going to vote for her because she’s a woman." Eva Longoria PARKER knows how she'll be voting in the U.S. presidential elections in November (08).

9th September 2008

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER's husband Tony Parker has proven his devotion to his wife by opting for a matching tattoo. The actress has the word 'nine' etched on her neck, while her spouse now has the same design inked on his right hand. The number is a reference to the basketball player's shirt number for the San Antonio Spurs.

26th August 2008

Quote: "She's like Mighty Mouse! She has an energy about her that's infectious." Kiefer Sutherland on his THE SENTINEL co-star Eva Longoria PARKER.

14th August 2008

Quote: "It's funny because there's just one bob haircut you can do, and just because VICTORIA has it, anybody can say, 'She's following Victoria.' No, it's pretty much a haircut. But she's a good friend of mine and she loves it." Eva Longoria PARKER is tired of people who think her new hairstyle is a sign she's copying pal Victoria Beckham'S look.

13th August 2008

Quote: "I'm a big fan of the 80s and Madonna. I was a headbanger. MEGADETH's KILLING IS OUR BUSINESS... AND BUSINESS IS GOOD was my first album. Metallica was the first concert that I ever went to. Oh! And I was a huge Menudo fan." Eva Longoria PARKER on her eclectic music taste.

11th August 2008

Fact: Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria PARKER, and ROSIE O'DONNELL will all appear in Adrian Grenier's forthcoming documentary Teenage Paparazzi, which focuses on a 14-year-old Los Angeles celebrity snapper.

8th August 2008

Quote: "I'm a 1950s housewife. I love baking. I love sewing." Actress Eva Longoria PARKER.

8th August 2008

Fact: U.S. teen sensation DEMI LOVATO's sister, Madison, has been cast to play Eva Longoria PARKER's daughter in the upcoming season of Desperate Housewives.

21st July 2008

Quote: "I can't wait." Eva Longoria PARKER isn't pregnant yet, but she's eager to start a family with husband Tony Parker.

3rd June 2008

Quote: "I worry about gravity taking its toll, and that's why I work out regularly - anything for my butt." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER has to work hard to maintain her enviable figure.

1st May 2008

Quote: "I woke up to all these emails and I nearly had a heart attack." Eva Longoria PARKER on learning about an early morning Hollywood blaze that broke out yards away from her new restaurant Beso on Wednesday (30Apr08).

24th April 2008

Fact: Moviemaker and basketball fan Spike Lee trained 18 cameras on Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant during a recent game against Eva Longoria PARKER's husband Tony Parker and his Sann Antonio Spurs for an indepth new film about the hoops hero.

16th April 2008

Quote: "It's crazy how funny she is. She just has that British sense of humour. She's so frickin' funny." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER on why she has made POSH SPICE VICTORIA BECKHAM her new best friend.

6th April 2008

Quote: "Wedding cake toppers are hard to find when you're a bi-racial couple." Eva Longoria PARKER was relieved when pal Jimmy Kimmel bought her little models of her and husband Tony Parker for her wedding cake last summer (Jul07).

28th March 2008

Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER and her husband Tony Parker have added a new bundle of fur to their family - the basketball player has just bought the actress a pug puppy. The little dog, which doesn't have a name yet, will be a companion for Longoria Parker's other pooch, a Maltese called Jinxy.

25th March 2008

Quote: "I eat more than anyone I have ever seen. I eat M+Ms, cake and chips, but I'm still skinny. It drives the other girls mad. I can eat anything and never get fat." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria insists she doesn't have to diet to maintain her slim figure.

29th February 2008

Quote: "I was saying to MARCIA (CROSS) only the other day, 'Just look at us now. You have those two little chickens (twins), and I'm married! Remember how different things were just four years ago?'" Actress Eva Longoria muses on how life has changed since first appearing on the hit show Desperate Housewives in 2004.

15th February 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER is revisiting her aerobics teacher past in a series of new Bebe Sports ads. The sexy Latina sports sexy, body-hugging leotards for the campaign.

9th February 2008

Quote: "If you fight every rumour that comes up against you, you look guilty; if you don't fight everything, you look guilty. So you're damned if you do and damned if you don't." Eva Longoria PARKER struggles with how to handle untrue speculation about her marriage to basketball star TONY PARKER.

6th February 2008

Quote: "I thought that if there was a bomb in here, a whole set of new actors would be so happy." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER on the explosive opportunities for new actors in Hollywood if a bomb were to go off at a celebrity-filled party.

5th February 2008

Quote: "They're strategically hidden." Eva Longoria PARKER on her tattoos. The Desperate Housewives star has visible tattoos of a star on her left wrist and her wedding date in Roman numerals on her right wrist.

4th February 2008

Quote: "I always play the bad girls... because I'm a brunette. They always usually cast, like, dark hair, bad girl, blonde hair, good girl." Eva Longoria PARKER complains about being typecast.

4th February 2008

Quote: "I don't like to be stared at." Eva Longoria PARKER on the downside of fame.

31st January 2008

Quote: "All my sisters were light blondes with hazel eyes. They used to call me ugly duckling." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria PARKER hasn't always been considered beautiful.

31st January 2008

Quote: "She has to be one of the most compassionate, loving people you've ever met, and she is going to raise the most awesome human being in this world." Eva Longoria PARKER believes pregnant Jessica Alba will be a great mother.

14th January 2008

Quote: "I am the hostess. I will be bussing tables and preparing guacamole tableside." Actress Eva Longoria jokes about offering superstar treats to guests at her new Los Angeles Mexican restaurant Beso.

28th December 2007

Fact: Pregnant pop star Lily Allen declared the winter sales at exclusive London store Harrods officially open on Friday morning (28Dec07). The SMILE hitmaker follows in the footsteps of stars Eva Longoria, Sarah Michelle Gellar and the Pussycat Dolls in completing the honours.

12th December 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has gone blonde for a new L'Oreal hair ad she shot in Los Angeles on Tuesday (11Dec07). The sexy star will state L'Oreal's famous "Because I'm worth it" line in French, English and Spanish for the international campaign.

22nd November 2007

Quote: "I'm a terrific Mexican cook, and I just love Mexican food. That's pretty much my weakness...and barbecue beef...and Texas beef...and brisket. Any red meat I can get my hands on. I love it." Eva Longoria is desperate to prove she is not a typical diet-obsessed actress.

1st November 2007

Quote: "Eva Longoria has been really sweet. When I first moved here (Los Angeles), I didn't know anybody. She went with me to get my nails done, my hair done." POSH SPICE VICTORIA BECKHAM on her friendship with the newlywed Desperate Housewives star.

24th October 2007

Quote: "I don't know how he knows a woman's butt so well but these jeans look really good on a woman's butt." Eva Longoria is a big fan of Justin Timberlake's William Rast clothing line.

11th October 2007

Fact: Eva Longoria and Jennifer Lopez are in talks to play Latina sisters in an upcoming movie.

11th October 2007

Quote: "I'm a huge multi-tasker and I can't sit still for anything. I have to constantly be working. I have a production company and we've developed three TV shows and two movie ideas. We constantly have all kinds of irons in the fire, and I love it." Eva Longoria is a workaholic.

4th October 2007

Quote: "If you want to be a celebrity, go to rehab or make a sex tape." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria makes light of her sex tape scandal.

3rd October 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has added her married name, PARKER, onto the end of her name for the credits of the hit show.

19th September 2007

Quote: "I did my vows in French and I screwed them up. Everybody thought it was charming I forgot, but it was a really hard word. It was hard to pronounce and the priest was going really fast." Eva Longoria admits her fairytale French wedding wasn't perfect.

18th September 2007

Quote: "They filmed THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK there." Actress Eva Longoria on what she has learned about the Chateau De Vaux-ViComte near Paris, France, where she held her wedding reception in July (07).

8th September 2007

Quote: "TONY is a great guy, a real romantic... Did you know he once took her (Eva Longoria) up into a treehouse for a whole afternoon? That's why my marriage failed: I didn't do the romantic things." Terrence Howard wishes he was more romantic like pal Tony Parker, who wed actress Longoria in July (07).

24th August 2007

Quote: "I felt sorry for any girl who hadn't been married who was at that wedding because how do you live up to that, how can you reach that place?" Terrence Howard on pal Eva Longoria's fairytale French wedding in July (07).

18th July 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has legally changed her last name to that of new husband Tony Parker, but will remain Longoria in the credits of her hit TV show.

17th July 2007

Fact: Jessica Simpson was forced to turn down an invitation to Eva Longoria and Tony Parker's recent wedding because the big day clashed with her cousin's marriage date.

13th July 2007

Quote: "It will stay Longoria for a while, but I love the tradition of taking the name Parker." Actress Eva Longoria currently has no plans to change her name following her marriage to basketball star Tony Parker last Saturday (07Jun07).

12th July 2007

Fact: Teri Hatcher took her nine-year-old daughter EMERSON to Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria's French wedding on Saturday (07Jul07) - as her date.

11th July 2007

Fact: Newlyweds Eva Longoria and Tony Parker had their first dance as man and wife to Peter Gabriel's THE BOOK OF LOVE.

10th July 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria loves her new married name - the actress was spotted wearing a Bebe Sport tracksuit embroidered with 'Mrs. Parker' while honeymooning with basketball star Tony Parker at the exclusive Parrot Cay resort in Turks + Caicos, where the couple jetted to after their wedding in France on Saturday (07Jul07).

10th July 2007

Fact: Eva Longoria's new husband Tony Parker wowed the wedding party by baring his backside as he jumped off a yacht moored off the French Riviera last week (ends06Jul07).

4th July 2007

Fact: Designer COLE HAAN will outfit basketball superstar Tony Parker and his groomsmen when the sportsman weds actress Eva Longoria in his native France on Saturday (07Jul07).

27th June 2007

Fact: Eva Longoria is reportedly planning to jet to France this Friday (29Jun07) to kickstart her wedding celebrations. The actress and her sports star fiance, Tony Parker, will stage his and hers bachelor parties in St. Tropez this weekend (30Jun-01Jul07).

26th June 2007

Fact: Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar will open the sale of prestigious London department store Harrods on Monday (02Jul07) - joining the likes of Eva Longoria and Brittany Murphy who have begun the shop's sale in the past.

21st June 2007

Fact: The Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte, where Eva Longoria will exchange vows with fiance Tony Parker next month (07Jul07), was the setting for 2006 historical epic MARIE ANTOINETTE.

4th June 2007

Quote: "We knew so much of the cast was going to be flying out for it that we scheduled our first reading of the first episode around when people are coming back." Desperate Housewives creator MARC CHERRY has planned shooting on the next series of the U.S. TV show according to star Eva Longoria's wedding in France next month (Jul07).

6th May 2007

Fact: Bride-to-be Eva Longoria has had four wedding shower parties - a family one in Texas, one thrown by the wives of basketball star fiance Tony Parker's San Antonio Spurs teammates, another hosted by Teri Hatcher for the cast and crew of Desperate Housewives and one at fellow co-star Felicity Huffman's Los Angeles home.

14th April 2007

Fact: Movie hunk Daniel Craig and sexy Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria are to play Steve McQueen and his first wife NEILE ADAMS in a fiery new biopic.

23rd March 2007

Fact: Eva Longoria's basketball star fiance, Tony Parker, has teamed up with rapper Fabolous to record and album under the moniker TONY PIZZLE. The French sports star's debut will be called TOP OF THE GAME.

17th March 2007

Quote: "My goal in life was to be able to walk into Bebe and buy whatever I wanted because I thought it was so far-fetched when I moved to L.A." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is thrilled to become the new face of trendy fashion line Bebe Sport.

9th March 2007

Quote: "My friend KENNY (CHESNEY) is going to sing at my wedding. He just doesn't know it yet." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has big musical plans for her summer nuptials in France.

22nd February 2007

Fact: The stars of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - TERI HATCHER, Eva Longoria, MARCIA CROSS, Felicity Huffman and Nicollette Sheridan - have landed $39 million (GBP20 million) pay deals for four more series of the hit show.

16th January 2007

Quote: "I'm with my best friend, BRITNEY. TONY (PARKER) is playing the Chicago Bulls today. It's his job." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria on why she attended the Golden Globe Awards yesterday (15JAN07) without fiance Tony Parker.

16th January 2007

Quote: "I'm with my best friend, BRITNEY. TONY (PARKER) is playing the Chicago Bulls today. It's his job." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria on why she attended the Golden Globe Awards yesterday (15JAN07) without fiance Tony Parker.

14th January 2007

Quote: "I hate sex scenes and kissing scenes. It's just an uncomfortable situation for everybody: `Put your elbow over here, find your light here.' It's not really natural and just awkward." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria.

28th December 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria wowed hundreds of shoppers at famous London department store Harrods today (28DEC06) to launch post-Christmas sales. The actress arrived in a green carriage pulled by two black horses, accompanied by the shop's owner Mohamed Al Fayed.

19th December 2006

Quote: "I am absolutely thrilled - it's such an honour and a privilege to open the sale at the world's most famous department store." Eva Longoria is delighted after agreeing to open London store Harrods' winter sale.

2nd December 2006

Quote: "She showed me the ring and I screamed. I think I scared them. Tony was there and it was just fantastic!" MARCIA CROSS was thrilled by the news of castmate Eva Longoria's engagement.

28th November 2006

Quote: "She needed a little action." Nicollette Sheridan is delighted her Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher is dating Eva Longoria's ex-boyfriend STEPHEN KAY.

7th November 2006

Quote: "I love her new bob and I told (celebrity stylist) Ken Paves, 'I wanna look like Victoria Beckham, so he put my hair back." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria's HARSH TIMES premiere look was inspired by Beckham's faux-bob style.

2nd October 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is opening a Tex-Mex restaurant in Los Angeles to highlight the cuisine of her native Texas.

31st August 2006

Quote: "Tony's only 24 and he's only been in one relationship. But I assure you he's very secure in his lover status. He's French." Eva Longoria happily subscribes to the Gallic cliche when it comes to her basketball star fiance TONY PARKER.

21st August 2006

Quote: "The first movie I saw was RAMBO. War and shooting people? Obviously, I didn't relate." Eva Longoria on her first cinema experience.

21st August 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria was once hired as an extra on FRIENDS but the scene she was scheduled to appear in was scrapped before it was filmed.

17th August 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is teaming up with chef TODD ENGLISH to open a Tex-Mex (Texan/Mexican) restaurant in Hollywood. The restaurant will feature the star's family recipes for dishes such as tortilla soup and guacamole.

8th August 2006

Quote: "If BRAD and ANGELINA are in town, that's lucky for all of us because then there's a diversion, like the day Britney Spears had her baby. That was also a good day for me." Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is thrilled when the paparazzi find other victims.

20th July 2006

Quote: "I don't get Eva Longoria types. But I get women professing that they're desperate housewives and they have bushes that need trimming and all kinds of things. You just gotta grin and bear it." Jesse Metcalfe shares his unwanted fan attention.

22nd June 2006

Quote: "We're doing it on Friday and I'm getting in shape for it... I haven't roller-skated for a long time." Actress Eva Longoria on appearing in pal Jessica Simpson's new video PUBLIC AFFAIR, which is being directed by movie-maker Brett Ratner.

18th June 2006

Fact: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria's basketball star boyfriend Tony Parker has his own radio show in his native France.

15th June 2006

Fact: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria gave boyfriend Tony Parker a jukebox containing all his favourite tunes for Christmas (05).

10th May 2006

Quote: "I don't like my hands because my knuckles are too big. If I get married, I'm worried that the ring won't fit." Eva Longoria reveals her least favourite feature.

9th May 2006

Fact: Eva Longoria changed her outfit ten times while hosting the American Latino Media Arts awards (ALMAs) in Los Angeles on Sunday night (07MAY06).

9th May 2006

Fact: Eva Longoria, Carmen Electra, Roselyn Sanchez and Paulina Rubio added a little Latina heat to the annual American Latino Media Arts awards (ALMAs) in Los Angeles on Sunday night (07MAY06) when they teamed up to perform a sexy dance number at the event, which was hosted by DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Longoria.

18th April 2006

Quote: "I'm the sports queen - I'm on it with the stats (statistics)." Actress Eva Longoria has become a basketball expert while dating boyfriend and professional player Tony Parker.

18th April 2006

Fact: Eva Longoria worked as a corporate headhunter making $200,000 (GBP114,000) a year in Los Angeles while trying to land her big acting break.

18th April 2006

Fact: Actress Eva Longoria has five babies that alternate playing her new baby girl LILY on Desperate Housewives, including triplets and one set of twins.

11th April 2006

Quote: "With all the lunges, squats and leg presses, I've added an inch of muscle to my butt." Actress Eva Longoria has a firmer butt thanks to her vigorous exercise routine.

29th March 2006

Quote: "Eva Longoria is very credible in THE SENTINEL, makes a great White House agent and has a great butt! What more can a guy ask for?" Actor Michael Douglas has high praise for his latest co-star.

21st March 2006

Quote: "To my parents, if I did a movie with Al Pacino, it wouldn't be as big as my being on General Hospital." Actress Eva Longoria's family is addicted to daytime soap operas.

20th March 2006

Quote: "People ask me how my life has changed, and I tell them instead of killing my dinner, I order it." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria on her hunting prowess growing up in Texas.

14th March 2006

Quote: "I'm determined to become proficient because our children will speak French." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star and budding linguist Eva Longoria is planning a long future with French boyfriend Tony Parker.

14th March 2006

Quote: "I'm the experienced one. I'm the teacher, especially about love. He's always telling me he's never met anyone that loves the way I do - wholly and freely and unconditionally." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria claims she is a dream catch for boyfriend Tony Parker.

10th March 2006

Quote: "Girls called me 'Skinny Minny' and 'Skeleton'. Kids can be so cruel." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria remembers the names girls called her in high school.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "MARCIA (CROSS) and I will be in bed, watching it together." Eva Longoria plans to spend Oscars night (05MAR06), cheering on Desperate Housewives co-star Felicity Huffman.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "I was addicted! I would do great! Salsa is my specialty. Anything - salsa, rumba, cha cha cha!" Actress Eva Longoria longs to be a contestant on hit TV show Dancing With The Stars.

1st March 2006

Quote: <p>"MARCIA (CROSS) and I will be together watching it. We'll hopefully be yelling, 'Yay', when she walks away with the trophy." Desperate Housewives actresses Eva Longoria and MARCIA CROSS will be cheering for co-star FELICITY HUFFMAN - nominated for the Best Actress Award - at the Oscar ceremony on Sunday (05MAR06). </p>

17th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I can skin a deer and a pig and a snake - and rabbits." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria boasts about her hunting skills. </p>

10th February 2006

Quote: <p>"She makes me watch Desperate Housewives and she makes me watch OPRAH." Basketball star Tony Parker admits girlfriend Eva Longoria is making a huge impact on his life. </p>

9th February 2006

Fact: <p>Romantic French basketball star Tony Parker has turned a replica of his San Antonio Spurs championship rings into a diamond encrusted pendant for girlfriend Eva Longoria. The impressive bling features the inscription, 'Pour Mon Ange' (For My Angel). </p>

31st January 2006

Quote: <p>"Every week they announce that we're engaged so it's kinda hard to find that right moment." Basketball star Tony Parker admits he's struggling to find the right time to propose to girlfriend, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria. </p>

31st January 2006

Quote: <p>"We're usually so coordinated. Tonight, we're over-coordinated." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria comments on fellow castmates Teri Hatcher, MARCIA CROSS, Felicity Huffman and Alfre Woodard, who all showed up in purple gowns at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday (29JAN06). </p>

17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"My trainer hates me. I haven't worked out in a month because I've been on vacation." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria doesn't sweat when it comes to preparing for big award shows, like last night's (16JAN06) Golden Globe Awards. </p>

30th December 2005

Fact: <p>French basketball hero Tony Parker has dedicated new song FALLING IN LOVE on his debut album to his girlfriend Eva Longoria, and the DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star will appear in the video. </p>

17th December 2005

Quote: <p>"You don't get the good roles when you're beautiful." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria. </p>

18th November 2005

Quote: <p>"My family are like the BEVERLY HILLBILLIES - but Mexican." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria. </p>

18th November 2005

Fact: <p>Eva Longoria never misses one of basketball boyfriend Tony Parker's games - she insists that his matches are aired on the set of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES so she can catch vital plays in between shots. </p>

20th October 2005

Fact: <p>DIXIE CHICKS star Natalie Maines' actor husband Adrian Pasdar is set to play Eva Longoria's latest love interest on Desperate Housewives. </p>

21st September 2005

Fact: <p>The MARTIN KATZ-designed ring DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria wore to the Emmy Awards on Sunday (18SEP05) has sparked a bidding war on internet auction site eBay. The bauble, which is being sold to the highest bidder to help fund the Hurricane Katrina relief effort, is currently on offer for over $2,000 (GBP1,100). </p>

15th September 2005

Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria received a National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts award on Tuesday (13SEP05) for her accomplishments as a breakthrough Latin artist. </p>

12th September 2005

Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Eva Longoria is to auction off the sexy bathing suit costume she wore at last month's (AUG05) MTV Video Music Awards to aid the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. </p>

23rd August 2005

Quote: <p>"She has concussion so we wake her up... and we go, 'How many fingers are we holding up?' She says, 'Two,' and we say, 'Nah, that was three.'" DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Doug Savant admits he's having fun with Eva Longoria after she suffered concussion on the set last week (ends19AUG05). </p>

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