She launched a bedding collection in 2008 and a dinnerware collection in 2010. Mendes is a singer: she has recorded a version of The Windmills of Your Mind and has collaborated with Cee Lo Green on a song entitled Pimps Don’t Cry. Mendes was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban parents, and was raised in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale by her mother after her parents’ divorce; Mendes has said that her mother (who was a stay-at-home mom until she became an accountant when Eva went to school) “suffered so much to make my life OK” during her early years. Before Eva Mendes got her big break, she sold ‘Hot Dog on a Stick’ at Glendale Galleria Mall in California. While Mendes “always had high hopes” for herself, she didn’t consider an acting career until a talent manager saw her photo in a friend’s portfolio. She also starred in Live. and Cleaner.
Ryan Gosling’s mother wears Eva Mendes’ clothes to premiere RYAN GOSLING took his mother along to the premiere of his new movie when his girlfriend EVA MENDES couldn’t make it, and the actress let her stand-in borrow some of her clothes for the event. [link]