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Paulina Rubio

Immigrant Archive Project
Paulina Rubio is a Mexican singer, songwriter and television personality. She's often referred to as "The Golden Girl" and the "Queen of Latin Pop." In this brief interview Ms. Rubio sheds light on her proudest accomplishments, discusses Mexico's impact on American pop culture and reveals her source of inspiration.
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What are you the proudest of, aside from your newborn, we know
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that for a fact.
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But beyond that, I feel really proud to be Mexican and to be
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living my dream in America.
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I think it's very powerful to being able to share this with
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my family and with my people and just the fact to being able
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to do what I love the most, which is music.
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I love music and it's part of uh my, my way of living and it's
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part of my life, but not as an accessory.
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It's, it's my soul.
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It's the way I communicate with everybody growing up.
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Did you ever imagine the influence particularly Mexicans
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would have on American pop culture?
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I don't know.
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I will say yes because um when uh we used to uh come to America
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we used to come to Los Angeles and it's like the second Mexico
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City, you know, so we always, I always um project that I always
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felt that we, we're gonna be and we are very powerful for this
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country.
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Looking at your, at your body of work where has much of your
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inspiration.
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If such beautiful music, such wonderful lyrics where does
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Where does the bulk of the inspiration come from?
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Love?
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Love is the most important thing for me.
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And it's, it's, it's the heart of my music.