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Vida Guerra

Vida Guerra
Guerra at the 2007 American Music Awards after-party in November 2007
Born (1974-03-19) March 19, 1974
Havana, Cuba
Modeling information
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown

Vida Guerra (born March 19, 1974[1]) is a Cuban-born American glamour model. Her first notable appearance was in the U.S. edition of FHM magazine in December 2002; since then, she has modeled for many other men's magazines.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Personal life 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Born in Havana, Cuba, Guerra moved to the United States soon after, ending up in the town of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. While growing up, she entered several fashion shows modeling swim wear, and has appeared in music videos.[1]

Career

Guerra's first national exposure came when she appeared in a lingerie spread for FHM in December 2002. The magazine later reported that following its publication, almost one third of their mail was from readers demanding more photos of her. She was called back for more photo shoots and became "FHM's Model of the Year" in 2004.[2] Since then, she has been featured in many magazines, including DUB, Smooth, Escape, and Open Your Eyes, often as the cover girl.

Guerra has made multiple appearances on several Spanish language television programs such as entertainment gossip show El Gordo y la Flaca (The Fat guy and The Skinny girl). She has also become a staple in music videos, appearing in "Shake Ya Tailfeather" (Nelly, P. Diddy and Murphy Lee, from the Bad Boys II soundtrack, 2003) and "The New Workout Plan" (Kanye West, 2004), in "Obsession (No Es Amor)" (Frankie J featuring Baby Bash, 2005) among others. In addition, Guerra has appeared in a commercial for Burger King's TenderCrisp Bacon Cheddar Ranch, a couple of sketches on Chappelle's Show (including "R. Kelly's '(I Wanna) Piss on You' Music Video", which spoofed the R. Kelly sex tape), and the film National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2. She lent her voice to the video game Scarface: The World Is Yours.

In April 2005, Guerra's camera phone was allegedly hacked. Dozens of photos, including nude pictures, were widely disseminated on the Internet. Guerra said the nude images were of another woman, and that they had been mixed with genuine, non-nude camera-phone images of her to create the false appearance that she was the naked woman pictured.[3] However, the head of her record label maintained that the nude photos were of Guerra and that she had deliberately leaked them as a publicity stunt. Guerra was dropped by the label over this incident.[4]

Guerra was voted Number 26 in "F.H.M's Top 100 Sexiest Females" of 2005 and has twice been named the winner of the magazine's "Best Butt Award". She has produced her own swimsuit calendars (and accompanying "behind the scenes" DVDs) and a 2006 DVD titled Vida Guerra: Exposed.

The July 2006 issue of Playboy featured the first formal nude photos of Guerra. Part of her motivation for posing for the magazine, she said, was the camera phone incident; she wanted people to see what she really looked like naked.[3]

The first song from Guerra's debut album, You Got Me, was leaked to the Internet on November 2, 2006.

In a July 2008 interview on The Jace Hall Show, she spoke about her show Livin' the Low Life, stating that "I didn't like it [low rider cars] at first, I mean, they were cool, but now that I did the first season I'm actually gonna get one."[5]

Personal life

Guerra is a vegetarian. Regarding vegetarianism, she has stated "I feel really healthy, and it works on so many different levels, including the condition of my skin".[6] In 2011, she appeared nude in a campaign for PETA, in support of vegetarianism. [7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Model of the Week: Vida Guerra".  
  2. ^ "Girls of FHM: Vida Guerra".  
  3. ^ a b "Vida Guerra: Dangerous Curves Ahead". LatinRapper.com. June 9, 2006. Retrieved July 18, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Vida Guerra Accused Of Leaking Nude Photos As A Publicity Stunt". BallerStatus.com. August 2, 2005. Retrieved February 1, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Jace Hall, Ep 8: Video Game Violence & HOT CHICKS!". The Jace Hall Show. Season 1. Episode 8. July 23, 2008. 
  6. ^ "PETA makes a veggie statement at Capitol for National Hot Dog Month". Axcessnews.com. July 16, 2010. Retrieved July 16, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Vida Guerra Sheds Clothes For PETA, Asks For Donations To See Pics". BallerStatus.com. March 17, 2011. 

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