1. Asia's Next Top Model Top 3 Finalist and PH bet, Adela-Mae Marshall, was recently hurt by comments saying she "isn't Filipino enough"
Adela-Mae Marshall has gone through her fair share of criticism on Asia's Next Top Model, and has experienced being scrutinized for her half-British looks. She opened up about feeling hurt when people say she isn't "Filipino" enough in a recent interview saying, "It hurts when they say that I’m not really Pinay enough. At the end of the day, my heart is Filipino. I wouldn’t have chosen to represent the Philippines if I didn’t feel strongly that this is the country that I love, that this is the country I identify with.” (PEP.ph)
2. Bea Alonzo dishes on her on-screen chemistry with Aga Muhlach
In an interview discussing their upcoming film, First Love, Bea Alonzo revealed how her on-screen chemistry with Aga Muhlach was built, and it wasn't as difficult as she expected! She told PEP: "Kapag sinabi mong chemistry, parang madali lang... Kapag masaya ka, malungkot ka. Ganun din when you’re in love kasi being in love is a feeling. Dapat inaabot mo yun, regardless kung sino ang ka-eksena mo. Pero meron talagang artista na ka-eksena mo, madali, yung tipong hindi mo siya ie-effort. Dadalhin ka niya rin, at ganun si Aga Muhlach, hindi ka na e-effort." (PEP.ph)
3. Samantha Lee's new independent film, Billie and Emma, released its trailer over the weekend
Hooray for queer representation! Baka Bukas director Samantha Lee is back with another queer rom-com, Billie and Emma. Starring Zar Donato and Gabby Padilla, the film is about a pregnant teenager who falls in love with her new classmate. It will be screened as part of the QCinema Film Festival. Check out the trailer below:
4. Julia Barretto told Joshua Garcia on his birthday that she will always be with him
Julia Barretto had a pretty sweet birthday message for rumored BF Joshua Garcia on his birthday: "Happy, happy birthday! I'm so proud of you. So, so proud of you. I'm proud of your success, your accomplishments and if there's anything I can promise you, it's that I will be here always, no matter what happens" (ABS-CBN).
5. iKON's Manila Concert just sold out in 10 minutes
If you've been looking for tickets to iKON's concert at November 11 in the Mall of Asia arena, you're going to have to look elsewhere for now! Tickets sold like crazy over the weekend and the concert was officially sold out in just 10 minutes. Fans will definitely be in for an amazing show next month!
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