Eva Longoria: Life in pictures
Eva Longoria's come a long way since classmates coined her the "ugly dark one." Now the actress tops Maxim hot list and stars in the hit TV series Desperate Housewives. But dont let her glamorous appearance fool you; Eva would rather be munching nachos courtside, while her hubby Tony Parker works his magic.
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Longoria( Stefano Paltera / For The Times )
'The ugly dark one'
"I grew up as the ugly duckling. They used to call me la prieta fea, which means 'the ugly dark one,' " Eva told Datelines Stone Phillips. Eva was elected Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998. By then, shed realized she wasnt so fea after all.