June 19, 2013: 5 Conversation Starters this Morning

Here, news you missed while you were sleeping.

To celebrate the start of summer in the US, Oreo released a new limited edition flavor: watermelon! The variant is a vanilla-flavored cookie with a sweet pink and green spread that's ridiculously delicious, yet perfectly guilt-free. (Foodbeast.com)

John Mayer released a new song called "Paper Doll," and it's reportedly about ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift! John sings, "You're like 22 girls in one/And none of them know what they're running from." Is it just us, or are those lyrics a reply to Taylor's "Dear John?" "All the girls that you run dry have tired lifeless eyes cause you burned them out.” Oooh, sneaky! (Hollywood Life)

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Check out John's vid here (featuring the Prancersice lady!)



Canadian comedienne Katherine Ryan is in hot water, after she made a joke about Filipino babies on British game show  Mock the Week. During the episode, the guests—including Katherine—were asked to create a punchline with the topic,  "Unlikely lines from from a cosmetics commercial." Katherine joked, "We don’t test any of our products on animals. We use Filipino children.” (FilipinoScribe.com)

Fast-forward to 1:40 and watch the clip here:



It's official! Hit kilig-serye Be Careful With my Heat—starring Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap— will be one of the eight movies competing in this year's Metro Manila Film Festival!  (ABS-CBN News)

According to Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello, some Philippine Embassy officials are reportedly running "sex-for-fly" operations abroad, "where sexual favors were sought in exchange for helping an OFW get home to the Philippines."  (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

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