BININYAGAN na last Sunday, July 29 ang ikalawang baby ng mag-asawang Dingdong Dantes at Marian Rivera, ang three-months old son nilang si Jose Sixto `Ziggy’ Gracia Dantes o Baby Ziggy na ginanap sa St. Alphonsus Mary de Liguori Parish Church in Magallanes Village, Makati City na dinaluhan ng mga godparents nitong sina Richard Gutierrez, Kim Atienza, Paolo Contis, Sid Maderaso at iba pang malalapit kay Dingdong. Naroon din sa binyag ang panganay nina Dingdong at Marian, ang three-year-old na si Maria Letezia o Zia na masayang-masaya sa pagkakaroon ng baby brother.
HANDS-ON single parent ang 42-year-old singer-actress na si Sunshine Cruz sa kanilang tatlong teen-age daughters sa kanyang ex-husband, ang actor-director na si Cesar Montano. Ang mga ito ay sina Angelina, Samantha Angeline at Angel Franchesca. Sa tatlo, ang 17-year-old na si Angelina ang may leaning sa showbiz at ito’y suportado ni Sunshine provided hindi ito magpapabaya sa kanyang pag-aaral.
HINDI pa man naisisilang ng isa sa mga hosts ng “It’s Showtime” na si Mariel Rodriguez ang kanilang magiging second baby ng husband niyang si Robin Padilla ay may nakahanda na itong pangalan – Maria Gabriella. Ang kanilang almost three-year old daughter ay si Maria Isabella who will turn 3 on November 14. Ang pangalan ng magiging second daughter ng mag-asawang Robin at Mariel ay in-announce ng mag-asawa sa recent baby shower na ginanap sa Raffles Makati at dinaluhan ng malalapit na kaibigan ng mag-asawa at ilang mga kasamahan ni Mariel sa “It’s Showtime” na sina Vice Ganda, Amy Perez-Castillo, Ryan Bang, Karylle at Johng Hilario. Naroon din sina Zsa Zsa Padilla, Karla Estrada, Vina Morales (na ex-girlfriend ni Robin), Sarah Lahbati at iba pa.
MATAGAL-TAGAL na ring magkasintahan ang Kapuso actors na sina Carla Abellana at Tom Rodriguez. Ang dalawa ay nagsimulang maging malapit sa isa’t isa nang sila’y magsama sa primetime TV series ng GMA, ang “My Husband’s Love” kung saan din tampok si Dennis Trillo.
BIANCA Umali and Migo Adecer are surprised with the strong reception given them by regular viewers of the primetime GMA show, “Sahaya”. Their scene shot in the rain garnered a lot of likes and positive comments in social media, saying they have very strong chemistry on screen.
WILL lightning strike twice for the team of Director Joel Lamangan, scriptwriter Eric Ramos and producers Dennis Evangeliusta and Harlene Bautista? Last year, their “Rainbow’s Sunset” won the lion’s share of trophies at the Metro Manila Filmfest Awards Night. This year, their entry is “Isa Pang Bahaghari”, another gay-themed story this time starring Nora Aunor with Phillip Salvador and Michael de Mesa as the main stars. How did Ate Guy feel when the original choices as her leading men, Christopher de Leon and Tirso Cruz III, nixed the project?
The star of Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank3: The Real Untold Story of Josephine Bracken part of the digital series of streaming content I Want has to say about LDR."We live in the world of digital kaya di problema ang distance. Sometimes it is not the real cause in the endurance of your lovelife."
ARE Derek Ramsay and Andrea Torres now really playing beautiful music together not only on cam as partners in “The Better Woman” but also off cam? This is the question in the minds of people (sila na ba?) when they were seen leaving together recently for a weekend in Shanghai.
BIANCA Valerio is a former model who became an in-demand events host, motivational speaker and social media influencer. She is now the face of Belo 360 Liposuction, but there is so much more to her story than what meets the eye. A self-confessed survivor of chronic depression and anxiety, Bianca lost her bearings when her only dearest brother met an untimely death in 2017.
To please her, GMA showed a video chronicling her journey in showbiz since she won in the very first Starstruck 16 years ago until she won best actress awards for both films and TV. Her former and current co-stars also greeted and congratulated her, including her original ka-love team Mark Herras, Gabby Concepcion, Solenn Heussaff, Shaira Diaz and even GMA boss Felipe Gozon. Jen cried tears of joy as she watched the video.
VITTO Marquez is the youngest son of Alma Moreno and Joey Marquez. He started as a member of ABS-CBN’s all male dance group, Hashtags, then went on to star in youth movies like “Squad Goals”, “Otlum” and “Petmalu”. He’s now happy to be part of the dance movie, Viva’s “Indak”, which stars Nadine Lustre and Sam Concepcion and opens on August 7. “I started with dancing, so I’m glad na mapasama ako sa isang dance movie gaya ng ‘Indak’,” he says.
BAGAMA'T nagulat, hindi na nakaatras si Bea Alonzo na magpahayag ng kanyang saloobin nang ma-on the spot ng ABS-CBN reporter na si MJ Felipe sa story conference ng bagong gagawing TV series. Nang hingan ni MJ si Bea (habang naglalakad) ng reaksyon tungkol sa pahayag diumano ni Gerald Anderson na break na sila, nasindihan ang aktres.
Itinanghal namang Best TV Actress for Comedy si Angelica Panganiban para sa kanyang lingguhang palabas na “Banana Sundae” habang si Bayani Agbayani naman ang nag-uwi ng Best TV Actor for Comedy para sa “Funny Ka, Pare Ko.” Pinuri rin ang pag-ganap ng mga artistang Kapamilya tulad ni Bela Padilla, na nanalo ng Best TV Actress for Drama sa kanyang role sa “Maalaala Mo Kaya: Anting-anting” habang si Nash Aguas naman ang nag-uwi ng Best TV Actor for Drama para sa kanyang papel sa “Maalaala Mo Kaya: Drawing.”