Yes, Liza Soberano is aware of being once the subject of jokes after she defended the casting of “Bagani” by declaring her love for sinigang — and now she, and her co-star in the fantaserye, Enrique Gil, are embracing the meme with humor. Leading up to the March 2018 premiere of “Bagani,” which was inspired by Philippine mythology and folklore, Soberano addressed criticisms over the lead stars being partly of foreign descent. Soberano is half-American, while Gil is part Spanish. “And who says we’re not Pinoy?” Soberano said at the time. “My father is full Filipino. I was raised by two Filipinos since the age of 4. I love sinigang [and] I think that’s as Pinoy as Pinoy can get.” Soberano’s tweet spurred a meme portraying or imagining situations were Filipinos prove their citizenship with the help of sinigang. Nearly a year since, Soberano appears to have fully embraced the sinigang association, as she ran with the … [Read more...] about News WATCH: Liza finally answers ‘I love sinigang’ meme with taste test challenge
It wasn't too long ago when Maymay Entrata opened up about how she's beginning to understand the sacrifices her mother had to make as an OFW in Japan for her. And in continuing her touching tributes, the "Fantastica" star this Wednesday penned another letter to celebrate her mother's birthday. Putting it up on Instagram, she wrote that she's grateful that her mom never left her side throughout the numerous failures she experienced. "Hindi nagbago, nandiyan ka pa rin," she said. The full letter can be read below: "Dati para sakin pag nagtatagumpay ako, 'di mahalaga sakin ang kahit sinong tao para suportahan ako. Ang mahalaga sakin ay yung susuportahan ako kahit pa ulit-ulit akong nadadapa at nahihirapan." "Sa simula palang ikaw at ikaw lang ang laging andyan para tulungan akong bumangon at wag sumukong abutin ang pangarap ko. "Simula tayo sa lahat ng auditions ko at mga failures ko hanggang sa nakamit ko na at patuloy pa rin ang pagsubok ay di ka nagbago at andyan ka pa rin. "Maligayang … [Read more...] about News ‘Sa una’t huling taong mamahalin ako’: Maymay pens sweet birthday message for mom
It's rather normal for fans of Carlo Aquino to share photos of the actor online — the popular ones this past week were of him unwinding at a foot spa and riding a jet ski while on an apparent vacation. But judging from the vile comments on the snaps, these particular fans are not a happy bunch. Of course, it's never easy being part of a love team. All it takes to turn the daydreams of devoted supporters into despair is a single photo of either star being affectionate with someone else. Aquino, who has been romantically linked with his "Playhouse" co-star and former girlfriend Angelica Panganiban, has two circulating on social media. The first one is of him riding a jet ski with a woman, identified as a car show model by some angry fans. The other is a blurred paparazzi shot of them appearing to be on a date. Dismayed followers even pieced together two photos, saying that Aquino and the woman met after the actor filmed an episode of "Playhouse." Because of this, a number of … [Read more...] about News Is Carlo Aquino dating this woman?
WATCH: 'You' stars Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell on why viewers should not admire 'Joe' Rosette Adel (philstar.com) - January 17, 2019 - 7:28pm MANILA, Philippines— Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell, the stars of hit Netflix original series “You,” recently gave a different perspective to its viewers as to why they should not admire Penn's “Joe Goldberg” character. Joe, is a brilliant bookstore manager of fictional boutique bookstore Mooney’s, who uses the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate details about his love interest, Beck played by Elizabeth Lail. The psychological thriller series is based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name, “You.” Penn said he along with those who made the show “should take responsibility” for the response to the series and his character, Joe. “First of all, we who made the show … [Read more...] about WATCH: ‘You’ stars Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell on why viewers should not admire ‘Joe’
Meghan Markle who's been taking the internet by storm has created another tornado, this time not directly created by her but by her fans. Ever since the news of Markle's pregnancy broke out, the whole world found another exciting item to devour for the next nine months. While that might have taken things up a notch, the craze has definitely been something to keep a tab on. People have been placing bets on the gender of Markle's new baby but in a series of appearances by Markel, there might have been a way for the papparazzi and bookies to assume that Meghan Markle must have confirmed the sex of the child by now. On Wednesday night, the Duchess of Sussex went out on a royal date night at Royal Albert Hall. She wore a navy-blue, floor length Roland Mouret gown. The 3,400 pound dress shimmered as the paparazzi went click – ety - click that gave Markle an ethereal glow. She accessorised the gown with a gold bracelet that belonged to Princess Diana. Harry and Markle were there to … [Read more...] about People are placing bets on Meghan Markle’s unborn child