"Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria Wins Hispanic Award

September 14, 2005-- Posted at 3:00 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP)_ After losing out on an Emmy nomination, Eva Longoria of "Desperate Housewives" has picked up the first Horizon Award given out by the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts.

Longoria was honored at a gala in Washington, where she got attention for an extremely low-cut, backless black dress.

In a radio exclusive with A-P Radio News, Longoria says she got "chills" when she found out she'd won the award. She says she's proud that Gabrielle and the housewives are just "four women," and they could be from any ethnic background.

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