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Did Mario Lopez Really Play the Celeb Card at Airport in Mexico to Skip the Customs Line?

Mario Lopez Sean O'Neill, PacificCoastNews

Did Mario Lopez really cause turbulence for his fellow travelers when he touched down in Mexico for vacation last month?

According to a report, he tried to cut the customs line in Puerto Vallarta, making what sounded like a stir by loudly informing whomever could hear that he was a "celebrity," thank you, and airport employees were prompted to make a separate line for first-class passengers.

Lopez was then ushered to the front of that line, due to his elite-person status, per the New York Daily News.

But an eyewitness tells E! News that none of this (other than the fact that Lopez was in Mexico with his family for Christmas and had to go through customs at the airport) is true.

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The source, who was right near the customs area and could see Lopez the whole time, said no such to-do occurred and no special line was formed for first class travelers.

Which is good news, because it's so much nicer to see him smile.

A rep for Lopez also slammed the accusation to the Daily News, saying: "Mario would not, and has never behaved, in such a manner. He was traveling with his mother, wife, daughter and newborn. This accusation is ridiculous."

Otherwise, the Extra host appeared to be having a grand time on his holiday getaway with mom Elvia, wife Courtney, their 3-year-old daughter, Gia, and their 5-month-old son, Dominic, at the Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa. The whole fam stayed for about a week and spent plenty of time soaking up the sun poolside at the luxury oceanfront resort.

Mario Lopez, Courtney Mazza Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa

—Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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