News

Eva Longoria named Maxim’s Woman of the Year

Eva Longoria named <em>Maxim’s</em> Woman of the Year

WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Eva Longoria. Photo: Associated Press

Actress Eva Longoria has been named Maxim magazine’s Woman of the Year.

The former “Desperate Housewives” star learned of the honor over the weekend and is thrilled.

A statement from her reads: “I’ve had a beautiful relationship with Maxim over all these years… When someone sees the cover of this issue, they’re going to say, ‘Que rico!’”

Longoria, who beat out actresses Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie for the Maxim title, also insists that she’s more than just sexy – she’s good in the kitchen too, adding, “One thing people are usually surprised about when they get to know me is how domestic I am. So when you see the sexy Maxim cover and then you put it against me in an apron with flour in my hair, it takes a moment to reconcile that image.”

Longoria previously topped the Maxim Hot 100 in 2005 and 2006.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Local

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

health

A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

yesterday in Local

Ithaca man arrested for driving drunk, fleeing scene of an accident

crime

State police arrested an Ithaca man on a DWI charge Thursday after they say he crashed his car and fled the scene of an accident.

Friday in Sports

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

craig

The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

Friday in Local

Toll violators could face registration suspensions

traffic

Drivers who repeatedly speed through New York state toll booths without a working E-ZPass would see their vehicle registrations suspended under legislation being considered by lawmakers.

Friday in National

Making headlines this week

AP52048984409_2

A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.