With a bouncing baby, Esmeralda, a hunky boyfriend, Ryan Gosling, and a new clothing line at New York & Company, Eva Mendes is on top of the world. But the actress’ domestic bliss has been rocked with news that her beloved brother Carlos is battling cancer.
“She’s such a family-oriented person, this is absolutely devastating,” says a friend, adding that Eva is supporting her brother emotionally and financially.
“She is pulling out all the stops and making sure Carlos has the best doctor available,” the insider adds. “Eva feels that money is no object when it comes to her brother’s health.”