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America Ferrera is Hot Betty

America Ferrera is Hot Betty

Another larger-than-life celebrity hits the cover of W Magazine! In their May 2007 issue, Ugly Betty actress America Ferrera graces the cover. Here’s a great excerpt about her boyfriend from college, Ryan Piers Williams:

It was at USC that Ferrera met her now boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams. A tall, handsome, Texas-born aspiring director who currently works for Steven Soderbergh, he cast her in his student film, and the two currently live together and share a golden retriever named Buddy, whom they refer to as “our baby.” At Ferrera‘s W photo shoot, Williams sits by her side while she’s being coiffed and made up, telling her how pretty she looks and bravely revealing to the crew that he once allowed her to put mascara on his lashes. Says Ferrera, giggling, “He has the longest eyelashes, but they’re blond at the tips, and I just wanted to see what it would look like.”

As it turned out, Betty‘s immense popularity has brought an avalanche of attention to Ferrera. Now paparazzi stalkings and demands for autographs are part of her daily life. What truly baffles her are the machinations of the tabloid press. In February one weekly gossip rag ran with a story that Ferrera and Williams were engaged, giving rise to BETTY TO WED headlines all over the Internet. “It’s totally not true!” she insists of the rumor. “And his mom called me and my sisters were calling me, and I was like, ‘Are you kidding? Did you not think I would tell you first?’ And then I put out a statement that it wasn’t true, and that became a whole news story. So now it’s news when something doesn’t happen? Like, news flash: California did not get hit by a hurricane today.”

For America‘s full interview with W Magazine, click here. For behind-the-scenes video footage of her cover shoot, click here.

Kirsten Dunst was the April 2007 W Magazine cover girl.

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Photos: Michael Thompson
Posted to: America Ferrera, Ryan Piers Williams

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  • tanique33

    BEAUTIFUL pics of her. thanks for posting.

  • katie

    shes gettin a little skinny. but i love her shes amazing

  • André

    She looks pretty here..but I’d rather see someone else on W’s cover.

  • André

    Skinnny, katie?


  • [Fug Face Man!ston]

    Hot – Thats a good one.

    nice photos.

  • Natalie

    Cute girl, and she doesn’t seem full of herself even now that she’s started receiving all this attention. Ugly Betty is a good show.

  • AmyWinehouseISTHEBOMB

    She looks alot like Bianca Jagger!

  • Ruth

    She looks really beautiful in these pictures and I just love “Ugly Betty”.

  • magnus

    worst show on TV

  • André

    i watched the mexican version…and it was a total s***.

  • JON

    I cant bring myself to watch her show,but i think she’s gorgeous and i prefer her movies.

  • gia


  • Thomas Russell

    ugly america

  • 2985

    Love her! And yeay for us gals who aren’t all swans!

  • bob dylan

    It’d be hilarious if this was all manipulation.

    1. Observe that pratically everyone is sick of thin rich “it” girls….CHECK!
    2. Manufacture chubby girl, on a “cute” show with a “positive message” ….CHECK!

    Kool-Aid drinking savages worshiping her “positive image”, and go apesh*t at any mention of negativity, especially regarding her weight.

  • katie

    ANDRE… well anytime u can see a clavicle bone means u have little fat on u. Im not saying shes nicole richie, im saying she isnt the plump girl like she was when she started Betty. Same thing happened to J Hud. Once ppl take notice of u in hollywood u drop pounds like crazy it seems

  • Dr.Jerkenstien

    Curvy woman are beautiful

  • Colin

    I actually like Ugly Betty’s nerdy look. it’s cute.

  • Jenny

    America is FAT. Everyone tries to be so PC but let’s face it, we are nice because she is a talented actress. Let’s stop pretending to celebrate her beuaty because she is just plain FAT.

  • macx

    She’s Ugly and Fat, and that show SUCKS!!!! Only episode I watched for a few mintues was the one with Salma Hayek, where she takes her shirt off in the elevator. Anyone who thinks this Fat America chick is pretty is smoking crack and an alcoholic.

  • ryan

    america is cute and pretty..and ugly betty is a good show and people need to stop hating on girls who are curvier than nicole richie people are never happy how people look if your too skinny you have eating disorder and if your curvy they’re claiming your a obese. @macx america is NOT FAT thats is called being curvy people who have clear vision see thats she is not fat!!!

  • magnus

    It’s the most pedantic and low brow half wit show ever. It’s written by 8 year olds with severe learning disabilities and anyone who watches it is clinically retarded.

    I don’t care if she’s fat or if you think we should open our eyes to curves. That’s a laughable sentiment. F*ck yourself you fat hog. The only time I want to hear about this show is if a fire burns the entire cast and crew alive.

  • thaigurl313

    WOW….alot of you guys are IGNORANT. i dont see why people like skinny kate moss women. but then again the same dumb ignorant people that would call someone like her fat are the same dumb ignorant people that prolly like boob implants and have low self esteem.

    as a matter of fact that’s why i’ve always loved America cuz she has the confidence to embrace every part of her. the only reason why u bash her is cuz you have your own insecurities. not cute at all

    and as for the show…well it shows just how materialistic and superficial we human have become.

  • hunior89

    All the people calling America ugly and fat are fucking retarded. The women hating on her are jealous. I am a man and I feel that the men who are hating on her should just let their latent homosexuality come the fore. The reason these”men” like their women to look like 12 year old boys is that they really wish they were 12 year old boys.

  • karl

    America is NOT beautiful. It’s not the fact that she’s ‘chubby’ that annoys me. She’s just not pretty. Not at all. I see beautiful latinas every single day, and she’s definitely not one of them.

  • Natalie

    I’m sure that alot of the people who took the time to write “pedantic” and “retarded” comments about Ms. Ferrera are probably quite overweight themselves. I’d bet money on it. Hell, I’d bet a vital organ on it. You’re sitting around looking up pictures of America Ferrera, right? Because that is how I got to this link. I’m profiling her in a student newspaper, and I typed in “America Ferrera” in a search engine and was led to this website. Something tells me if you think she is so fat, ugly and untalented that you shouldn’t be looking her up on search engines. Right? Right.

  • Jen f

    What’s wrong with fat people??? I’m fat and? Why do people (retards mostly) associate fat with ugly? Some people are beautiful until they open their mouth! I’ve seen both girls and guys that look great but as soon as they open their mouth, you go.. “nevermind!!” Beauty is marketed in this country as anorexic and an impossible standard to meet. I don’t know the rest of America, but I’m glad for people like America, we all needed to see something different on TV other than collar bones, ribs, and knee caps. I am also a Latina, from PR as a matter of fact and I think America Ferrera is beautiful. People that put others down for their weight are the same ones that will put you down for your race!! Chew on that for a little bit.

  • byron

    If anyone is interested, you can buy some of Ryan’s work online at Found Gallery:

  • Sallypoo


    What’s the deal on baggin’ on Ferrera??? She’s totally hot. Yea, so she doesn’t weigh 115 lbs. but Jesus Christ! Half the female population doesn’t! Plus, there’s more to her than just her flippin’ weight! She IS a beautiful Latina woman, very funny, witty, and a very talented actress and I think she has the most gorgeous skin I’ve ever seen!
    SO, to all those assholes who claim she’s not attractive because she’s not stick thin (which by the way she’s lost quite a bit already and I wouldn’t be surprised if she premiered on the new season of Ugly Betty 10 lbs lighter) have some serious isseues with yourselves, if you’re that harsh and judgemental to say those things about anyone I can only imagine what it’s like being inside your head>.

  • http://yahoo Honey

    Regardless of the negative remarks people make about America….She’s still making money. Maybe that’s why you’re hating on her in the first place. I am not fat, I am actually thin but like most latina women I have curves in all of the right places. But I love the fact the latina women are not afraid to embrace their curves. We are happy with the way GOD made us.

    America is NATURALLY curvacious. She didn’t have to have plastic surgery to be that way. So stop HATIN’ and give the girl a break.



  • lilo

    regardless of whether america is fat or thin, i believe that she has a beautiful face. yeah she’s fat, but so what, since when does being fat make you ugly? many fat girls are a lot prettier than skinny girls and likewise many skinny girls are a lot prettier than fat girls. weight (unless if youre severely obese) does not determine beauty. ever. i’m skinny, but my younger sister whos about 3 sizes bigger than me is far prettier.
    and why all the hate messages regarding her appearance? you cant say awful things about anyone simply because you think they’re ugly. its no justification. its hurtful.
    enough said
    ciao! ^.^

  • Parisvision

    i think she looks pretty in those pics so she has a little meat on her bones who the fuck cares do you want her to be just another skinny ass chick in Hollywood you know that shit isn’t you all prefer a skinny o size girl who can’t act then a girl who is healthily that can.,,,BULL SHIT she’s happy with her weight…maybe some people are insecure about their weight…..mmmm like half of you bitches!!!