Controversy of Cristina Saralegui
Early Life, Background, and Contribution
Determined to overcome the discrimination, long rooted in the traditions of the Latin culture, Saralegui worked twice as hard to prove herself, by making $40 a week in the photo library at Vanidades.
In Cristina's culture there is a distinction between genders; males enjoy rights, and most privileges are denied to females.
Saralegui in The Cristina's show in 1992
Cristina's show El Show de Cristina started from 1989 to 2010, on the Univision Network in Miami.
The Cristina's Show.
She concluded each episode with a double thumbs-up salute, and the Cuban expression, "Pa'lante, pa'tras ni pa' coger impulso." (Forward, don't step back, not even to gain momentum.)
Hall of Fame
Cristina was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.