♪ ♪ YOU LOOK FANTASTIC.>>THANKS YOU.>>Jimmy: I LOVE THIS OUTFIT YOU HAVE ON.>>I WENT ALL SHINY FOR YOU.>>Jimmy: THANK YOU FOR BEING ALL SHINY FOR ME. YOU ARE ORIGINALLY FROM PUERTO RICO >>YES.>>Jimmy: DO YOU GO BACK THERE SNOFRN. >>YEAH, MY WHOLE FAMILY’S OVER THERE.>>Jimmy: HAPPY DAYS, DID YOU SEE THAT SHOW?>>NO, SORRY. I KNOW IT’S HUGE, BUT NO.>>Jimmy: WHAT AMERICAN SHOWS DID YOU WATCH GROWING UP?>>I REMEMBER WHEN WE GOT A CABLE TV, AT LEAST WHERE I USED TO LIVE, IT WAS A HUGE THING. THERE WAS A LINE, THEY WOULD GO TO THE STREET AND THEY WOULD HOLD THE LINE, AND THEY WOULD BREAK THE CONCRETE UNDER THE PAVEMENT.>>Jimmy: RIGHT.>>I WAS OBSESSED WITH “DIFFERENT STROKES”. THAT’S THE ONE I REMEMBER WATCHING ALL THE TIME.>>Jimmy: DID YOU SPEAK ENGLISH AT THAT TIME?>>VERY LITTLE, VERY LITTLE.>>Jimmy: SO ONE OF THE FIRST SENTENCES YOU HEARD PERHAPS IN ENGLISH IS “WHAT YOU TALKIN’ ABOUT WILLIS”?>>CORRECT.>>Jimmy: DID GARY COLEMAN INSPIRE YOU TO BE AN ACTOR?>>NO. BUT I LOVED HIM, I LOVED HIM. WHO INSPIRED ME TO BE AN ACTOR? I DON’T KNOW.>>Jimmy: DID YOU WAKE UP, LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND GO, THIS FACE NEEDS TO BE SHARED WITH OTHERS? >>THAT’S AWFUL. NO, YOU KNOW WHAT? I THINK MY MOM LIVES HER LIFE THROUGH ME. SHE’S LIKE A FRUSTRATED PERFORMER. I LOVE YOU, MOM. I’M SORRY. SO SHE, YEAH, I WAS DANCING BALLET, PLAYING PIANO, AND SHE WILL SEND ME TO CASTINGS WITHOUT ME KNOWING.>>Jimmy: OH, YOU DIDN’T KNOW?>>NOT REALLY.>>Jimmy: WHAT DID YOU THINK WAS HAPPENING?>>SHE WANTED ME TO BE A STAR.>>Jimmy: SHE WANTED YOU TO BE A STAR.>>SHE WAS WONDERFUL AND I ENDED UP LIKING BEING A PERFORMER, AND I WAS ALMOST 22 WHEN I DECIDED TO MOVE TO THE STATES AND PURSUE MY CAREER.>>Jimmy: IN NEW YORK, IN TIMES SQUARE IN FACT, THIS IS A BILLBOARD FOR YOUR SHOW, “GRAND HOTEL”, AND THAT IS YOUR BACK RIGHT THERE.>>IT IS MY BACK.>>Jimmy: I DON’T THINK YOU CAN TELL HOW HUGE, THIS IS AN ENORMOUS BILLBOARD IN TIMES SQUARE.>>YES.>>Jimmy: DO YOUR FRIENDS RECOGNIZE YOUR BACK?>>THEY DO. YOU SEE A LITTLE BIT OF MY NOSE.>>Jimmy: JUST A LITTLE BIT. DO THEY INSERT THIS OR DO YOU HAVE THE ABC LOGO TATTOOED ON YOUR — >>THAT WAS AN INSERT.>>Jimmy: THAT’S AN INSERT. THAT’S GOT TO BE EXCITING AND A LITTLE BIT STRANGE.>>IT WAS, BUT I WANTED TO PROMOTE THE SHOW, AND GUYS, IT’S SUCH AN AMAZING THING. IT’S SUCH A DREAM, YOU KNOW, TO BE ABLE TO DO THIS, WE’RE SO PRIVILEGED IF WE HAVE A SHOW THAT WORKS. IT’S HARD, IT’S HARD. SO TO GO TO TIMES SQUARE, EVEN THOUGH IT’S MY BACK, BUT TO GO TO TIMES SQUARE AND SEE THAT, IT WAS HUGE.>>Jimmy: IT’S A BIG DEAL. IT STARTED AS A TELL LA NOVELLA, CORRECT?>>RIGHT, EVA LONGORIA GOT THE RIGHTS, AND IT’S BASED IN MIAMI.>>Jimmy: I MENTIONED YOUR HUSBAND IS ON THE SHOW “THE ROOKIE” ON ABC.>>YES.>>Jimmy: THAT’S KIND OF FUN THAT YOU ARE ON THE SAME NETWORK.>>IT’S AWESOME.>>Jimmy: YOU HAVE WORKED TOGETHER ON A PROJECT?>>WE DID A MOVIE FOR HALLMARK CALLED “TASTE OF SUMMER.” WE’VE BEEN TOGETHER FOR 14 YEARS, AND IT WAS THE FIRST TIME WE DECIDED TO ACT.>>Jimmy: DID YOU THINK YOU HAD ON-SCREEN CHEMISTRY?>>YES.>>Jimmy: IF YOU HAD NO ON-SCREEN CHEMISTRY AND YOU LEFT IT ALL OFF SCREEN. >>THAT WOULD HAVE SUCKED. I THINK I DID READ ONE COMMENT OF A VIEWER SAYING I DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD CHEMISTRY, AND THEN I FOUND OUT THEY WERE A COUPLE. WE’VE BEEN MARRY ADD IED A LONG AND HAVE TWO KIDS. I ALMOST WROTE SOMETHING.>>Jimmy: ONCE YOU GO DOWN THAT RABBIT HOLE YOU NEVER COME OUT OF IT.>>EVERYBODY ELSE WAS WONDERFUL.>>Jimmy: YOU HAVE TWO KIDS?>>I HAVE TWO KIDS.>>Jimmy: DID THE KIDS SEE IT AND SEE MOM AND DAD TO THGETHER?>>MY BABY’S 1 1/2. I POSTED A VIDEO. AND HE’S ALL OVER THE PLACE. WE’RE IN THE LIVING ROOM CELEBRATING, MOM AND DAD,’S GOING CRAZY, THE CUTEST THING EVER. SO WE PUT HIM TO BED. MY DAUGHTER LOVED IT. SHE WAS MESMERIZED. BUT SHE’S A NARRATER. SHE TALKS THROUGH THE WHOLE THING. SHE’S SO CUTE. SHE LOVED IT. BUT THE END, OF COURSE, IT’S A HALLMARK MOVIE, AT THE ENDING, WE KISS, BUT IT’S. >>Jimmy: NOT YOUR USUAL.>>IT’S A VERY SIMPLE, NICE KISS.>>Jimmy: AND THAT WAS DISGUSTING?>>SHE WAS MORTIFIED.>>Jimmy: GOOD THING YOU DIDN’T DO A SHOWTIME MOVIE TOGETHER. THAT COULD HAVE BEEN PROBLEMATIC. IT’S BEEN VERY GOOD TO SEE YOU.