Comedian Aida Rodriguez Hosts the 2010 Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina Pageant
For the first time in over a decade a comedian is hosting the Miss California Latina Pageants
Long Beach, CA- Oct. 1, 2010- You’ve seen her at the Improv, Laugh Factory, performing for our troops and opening up for some of the biggest names in comedy. Now, see comedian Aida Rodriguez as she hosts this years Miss California Latina Pageants on Oct. 10, 2010 at the Hotel Maya located at 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
For the first time in over a decade a comedian is hosting Miss California Latina and Miss California Teen Pageants; Latina comedian Aida Rodriguez is a fast rising Latina star in the world of Comedy. The bi-lingual PuertoRican/Dominican beauty is a refreshing voice in comedy in La La Land taking the nation by storm.
Representing the point of view of single and teen-age mothers as well as the long lost group of women that suffer from destructive eating disorders. A former model and recovering anorexic Rodriguez has no problem telling her audience, “I don’t tell jokes, I tell my business…I didn't make it in modeling because I got tired of being freaking’ hungry!" Her bravery in addressing the taboo reality that many women and teenage girls face everyday makes her a grand illustration of beauty, brains, and exceptional talent.
A perfect fit to host this year’s pageant; state director Jennifer Rodriguez says, “We are excited to have Aida as part of the production this year. We feel she is an excellent example of an empowered Latina with great success in her field. I feel she will bring great entertainment value to the show with her personality and comedic skills.”
A veteran on the mic, Aida has hosted several television pilots for networks. For Aida Rodriguez; “being part of this pageant is a great experience for me as a Latina; this organization actually cares about these young women. Here they are cultivating true beauty that generates from the inside and accentuates what's on the outside. I look forward to the celebration of the beautiful Latina woman on October 10th, we plan to have a party inside of a party, to host is an honor.”
About Aida Rodriguez: Comedian, Actress, Write, the ultimate triple threat. Whether she’s starring in movies like Image Entertainment’s “The Greatest Song” alongside Lamman Rucker (Why Did I Get Married, Meet The Browns), being the only Latina to ever appear on BET’s Comic View: One Mic Stand with comedian Kevin Hart; or touring abroad in Korea performing for our troops on the USO tour Aida Rodriguez is sure to bring the funny. Her comedy is a colorful splash in the bland world of affairs, as she is unafraid to tackle all issues from her own battle with Anorexia to the fight against Child Abuse. Comedian/Actor Arsenio Hall says; “Aida has something I never had when starting my stand up career. She has tremendous self-confidence! That combined with being funny should be lethal.” If you think her looks kill, wait until she opens her mouth…she’s deadly on the mic.
About Miss California Latina Pageant: Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina Pageant is a celebration of beauty, style and cultural appreciation, emphasizing on the opportunity for personal development while serving the community. Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina are the preliminaries to the national MISS LATINA US and MISS TEEN US LATINA, the most prestigious and longest-running pageant system in the world for U.S. Latinas. It is currently the only national Latina pageant in the U.S. that follows traditional pageant guidelines for participants.
Who: Comedian/Actress Aida Rodriguez Hosts the 2010 Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina Pageant
What: Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina Pageant
When: Oct. 10, 2010
Where: Hotel Maya (700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802)