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Princess Snell: Aspiring Star Jumps From ABS-CBN To GMA-7
The pretty half-British Star Magic talent tries her luck in Starstruck V.
Posted on December 6, 2009
by Dinno Erece

princess_snell_buzz_main.jpgIt seems jumping from one network to another is a trend these days, not just among big stars, but but also among would-be stars.

The last quarter of the year saw an exodus of talents from ABS-CBN to the GMA-7 compound. Claudine Barretto's move was certainly big news, which almost eclipsed the transfer of Be Bench winner Carlo Guevara. Also making big news is the mass transfer of the triumvirate of veteran stars Susan Roces, Christopher de Leon, and Gina Alajar from ABS-CBN to GMA-7, to star in the first ChristmaSerye Sana Ngayong Pasko, which also marks the move of another former creative top man, Senedy Que.

Now that Starstruck V's final fourteen has been chosen and announced, one would notice a familiar face among the seven female finalists: Princess Snell, who openly admitted that this is her second time to try her luck in the first artista search reality show on Philippine television. What she didn't mention is her being an ex-talent of ABS-CBN, where she was a member of Star Magic Batch 16.

Curiously named Princess Tinkerbell Snell (who has two brothers interestingly named Lord Kenneth and Genghis Khan), the 17-year-old half-Brit is proud to tell everyone that, while she was already an artist in the ABS-CBN stable, she went the usual route of all aspirants: queuing, auditioning, waiting for a call-back, and, yes, even praying to be part of Starstruck V.

Incidentally, she has a worthy precedent: Starstruck IV Ultimate Male Survivor Mart Escudero was once a Star Magic talent, too. He was part of Batch 14 and then used his real name Mark Butler as screen name.

PHOTO : COURTESY OF GMA-7
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  • loveme.hateme
    she's pretty pero parang walang ibubuga sa acting - kaya din siguro di sya sumikat sa ABS
    March 18, 2010 at 12:19 pm    report abuse   
  • Mrsamdman09
    Madaldal lang kayo lalo na ang mga negativo. Sa 24 Oras news nag signed up na siya ng 5 years sa gma at certified kapuso na siya. You can watch the video on my youtube channel.

    March 18, 2010 at 11:33 am    report abuse   
  • lalabong
    Princess used to be an ABS talent?! Really! She's pretty in this photo ha.
    March 09, 2010 at 05:18 pm    report abuse   
  • Be@trice
    Goodbye ABS CBN. Hello GMA.

    March 07, 2010 at 09:38 am    report abuse   
  • BEATRICE
    Pretty Princess Snell.Kapuso is better than Kapamilya Network.

    March 07, 2010 at 09:35 am    report abuse   
  • shirleylim26
    if i were Princess Snell Im gonna leave Channel 2 because I think kapuso is better than kapamilya.
    February 10, 2010 at 08:40 pm    report abuse   
  • len9
    ang cute ng name nya
    February 10, 2010 at 11:18 am    report abuse   
  • fishbowl84
    wrong move sister!!! abs ka sana..
    February 09, 2010 at 10:28 pm    report abuse   
  • summerinparis128
    so pretty,i love her hair when its short,pareho kmi.lol.stay pretty princess!
    February 07, 2010 at 07:40 am    report abuse   
  • dave
    kainiz aLa n 2loy maGanda sa sTarstruck.. .kaw lang inaasahan kNa maNaLo eh.. .YaAn mO kc paG cLa natanGgal sa sTarstruck waLa cLang pag asa dhL mGa pangeT kaw kC maganda eh.. .sana mag KatrabaHO kau n jef gaitan kC same qOh kaunG idOl .. .sAMe pRettY eheheh.. .

    February 05, 2010 at 04:43 pm    report abuse   

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