August 11, 2014 Conversation Starters: Dingdong Dantes' Proposal Was A Complete Surprise + More!

Here, news you missed while you were sleeping.

1 Marian Rivera’s co-host Christian Bautista had no idea Dingdong Dantes was going to propose during GMA-7's Marian on Saturday, August 9. He shared, "Hindi ko alam. Alam ko na birthday celebration ni Marian pero nag-iisip-isip na rin ako, 'Magpu-propose kaya ito?' So iyon ang nangyari. Grabe! Historic, historic moment!" Kilig! #ForeverStartsToday (

2 Nora Aunor and Eula Valdes were big winners at the awards night of the 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival on August 10. Both won Best Actress in the Directors Showcase and New Breed categories respectively. Congrats, ladies! Well-deserved. (Philstar)

3 Is Cara Delevingne the next Bond girl? Not quite, but she hopes she will be one day! The model is eyeing the coveted role and hopes to be considered by directors. If she bags it, she will join the ranks of former Bond girls like Halle Berry, Eva Green, Rosamund Pike, Dennis Richards, and more! (Full story here!)

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4 Have you taken our "Which Celebrity Barkada Do You Belong To?" quiz yet? Our girls Georgina Wilson, Saab Magalona, and Patricia Prieto have, and they all got their respective barkadas! Find out who your soul sisters are HERE.

5 New makeup alert! Rihanna has partnered with MAC Cosmetics for the second time with the launch of a new lipstick and lip gloss duo in shades of purple. All sales of the product will go to people affected by HIV/AIDS. (Full story here!)

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