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    9 Things To Watch Out For In The New Celia Cruz Novela

    Celia is set to air on Telemundo.

    A novela based on the life of iconic salsa singer Celia Cruz is coming to Telemundo and, judging from previews out so far, it's going to make us cry.

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    A lot. Also, sing.

    Have a look:

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    So, here are the big takeaways so far:

    1. We'll get to see that following her dream wasn't easy:

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    But she was a fighter.

    2. In fact, we'll get to know a lot about pre-fame Celia.

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    And her signature specs.

    3. We'll be served some GRADE-A DRAMA.

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    This is a novela, after all.

    4. The novela won't shy away from the racist and sexist crap Celia faced on her way to becoming a star.

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    Look at this prick.

    5. This novela is definitely going to make us cry.

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    When Celia and her orchestra were forbidden from re-entering Cuba, the impact was devastating.

    6. In fact, we'll also see a lot about what was happening in Cuba at the time Celia was rising to fame.

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    The context matters.

    7. We'll get to learn about her romance with her manager and fellow musician Pedro Knight.

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    Seriously, just look at them.

    8. We'll get to see A LOT OF LOOKS!

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    OUTFITS!!!!

    9. And, very importantly: The novela WILL feature her iconic wigs.

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    Could've used MORE wigs, honestly.

    ¡AZUCAR!

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    Celia is set to air this fall on Telemundo.

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