In Latin it is where we find the etymological origin of the term diva. It exactly comes from "diva," which can be translated as "goddess."
The idea from diva usually used to qualify a show figure What is it very famous . Is about big stars that stand out from the rest for their popularity and / or talent.
For example: “The Hollywood diva spent ten million dollars to remodel her mansion”, "Only a diva like her can fill five stadiums singing old songs", "The television diva surprised to attend the event without makeup".
The etymology of diva is linked to the divine . When the term began to be used, it applied to main opera singers , those that generated fascination and were above the rest of the people, almost as divinities. With the passage of weather , the concept began to be used to name any prominent figure in the artistic and entertainment world.
For a figure to be considered as a diva, it must usually have a special personality . He charisma of the divas, added to their artistic abilities, causes their fans to idolize them. Audrey Hepburn , Marlene Dietrich , Greta Garbo and Elizabeth Taylor they are some of the best known divas of the history .
It is considered that there are a number of common characteristics that all divas have. Among those are that they are very confident in themselves, that they have a quite strong and particular character, that they stand out for not stopping before the obstacles that are imposed on them to reach their goals and that become a source of inspiration for others.
It is important to mention that diva is also used in pejorative sense Yes one person He intends to receive special treatment for his fame. Expressions as "Diva's whim" or “Air of diva” They appear if a famous person makes absurd orders or establishes excessive demands to be hired or interviewed.
Numerous are the actresses, models or singers who have whims of diva, requests or behaviors that can be the most absurd. Examples are as follows:
-The American singer Mariah Carey, for example, has a team of personnel that is dedicated solely to care and ensure the welfare of their dogs.
-The Colombian singer Shakira is habitual to ask that in the hotels where she is staying there are from mats to practice Yoga to candles with the smell of vanilla and even a massage table. And to all that are added rehydrating drinks and seasonal fruit.
-Madonna is one of the most eccentric and most cataloged artists as a diva. Among his unique requests and behaviors as such are that he always demands that his dressing rooms be filled with white roses and he always has to be offered very concrete water. However, the most eccentric thing has been to ask for a helicopter to take her home, which was about 6 kilometers from where she was.
"Diva" Finally, it is the title of discs from Annie Lennox , Ivy Queen and other artists, and songs of Beyoncé and Dana International .