1 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has just started her duties as Miss Universe 2015 in the Big Apple. She’s admittedly single, but she stresses that being Miss U is not a hindrance to finding a boyfriend. On Umagang Kay Ganda, she said: “There’s no boyfriend rule [in the Miss Universe organization]. It’s not forbidden to be with somebody as long as you’re focused [on] your duties, you know your responsibilities, and you don’t let it disrupt your focus. So, with me, buti na lang I don’t have a boyfriend so they don’t have to worry about anything.” Pia isn't turning her back on the possibility of having a love life, so she revealed the three things she looks for in a man, “Gusto ko matalino, gentleman, may sense of humor–O, see, walang physical di ba!” (ABS-CBN)
2 In more Miss U news, pageant host Steve Harvey FINALLY spoke on-air about the whole Miss Universe fiasco that led him to being publicly shamed online. On his own radio program, Steve Harvey Morning Show, Steve denied announcing the wrong winner as a publicity stunt, saying, “That’s stupid. Why the hell would I do that? What I do not participate in is a bunch of BS… I’m already famous. Do you really think I wanted to be famous like this? In my wildest dreams you could not have told me this, not in a million years. I had to walk back out there and do what I thought was the right thing for Miss Philippines.” (ABS-CBN)
3 Newlyweds Kean Cipriano and Chynna Ortaleza have asked for privacy surrounding the mystery of their secret nuptials. On Tonight With Boy Abunda, Boy Abunda revealed an exchange he had with Kean regarding the issue, saying, “Today, I received a call from Kean. Sabi niya, 'yung aming pag-post ng aming mga kamay kung saan kita ang aming mga rings is the farthest we would go. We would like to keep the other details to ourselves.” Kean and Chynna are said to have had a civil wedding ceremony a few weeks prior to their New Year’s announcement. (ABS-CBN)
4 Justin Bieber joked about his ex Selena Gomez’s uber sexy music vid for Hands To Myself where she gets all kinky with a hot hunk. Justin, saying in jest, says, “What is she trying to do to my heart right now? I’m just kidding. She loves me. I love her, too, always. Who’s this guy? He’s a joke! This guy’s a chump. Nah, I guess he’s pretty handsome actually–I can’t even lie.” (Just Jared)
5 Jennifer Lawrence talks about her new girl squad with Emma Stone, Adele, and Amy Schumer in a lengthy interview with Glamour magazine. JLaw has a “life plan” with these girls and gets candid–as she always does–about her love for them, “I love Emma [Stone]. She cracks me up; she's so "theater." She's so adorable. And Adele and I met, like, a year or so ago. Adele and I are a bit harsher; Emma's never had a bad thought about anybody in her life. It's so weird; I don't like new people. But these two women—and Amy [Schumer]—they're really lovely. And they're so normal. I feel like I'm hanging out with my friends—my friends that don't give a f–k about what I do. Amy and I have a life plan—we were with Diane Sawyer in Martha's Vineyard for Thanksgiving. Not to brag. Diane politely threw it out, and then we're sitting at the dinner table with her family, like, "We shouldn't be here." Anyway, Amy's always wanted to live on Martha's Vineyard, and we saw this house, and we're like, "This is where we're gonna Grey Gardens, and we're gonna grow old and crazy together." That's our life plan.” (Perez Hilton)
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