1 Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla flew off to Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam to attend 2015 Face of the Year Awards. The two bagged the Best Actress and Best Actor awards for their roles as Joaquin and Chichay in the Kapamilya soap Got To Believe. Upon accepting the awards, Kathryn said, "I still can't believe that we're here now. Thank you for this opportunity. And to all our supporters here in Vietnam, thank you so much for loving our characters, Joaquin and Chichay, and for loving the show Got To Believe. We love you!"
KathNiel also held a meet and greet for their Vietnamese fans the day after the awards night. (ABS-CBN)
2 Lea Salonga wrote an open letter addressed to Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach! The Broadway star and Tony Award winner wrote in Inquirer.net, “There will be millions of pairs of eyes always looking in your direction, not only wishing you well, but also waiting for you to make a mistake, to trip and fall, to look anything less than a Miss Universe (remember Miss Universe 1996 Alicia Machado, and how the world seemed to come down on her for gaining a few pounds?). Do not allow anyone to take you down even one notch, whatever happens, even if that ‘anyone’ happens to be another Filipino.” (ABS-CBN)
3 Nikki Gil is leaving MYX Philippines after 11 years as a VJ. The newly married singer/host took to IG to say her farewell, posting, “Watching my 17 year old self in a painfully awkward audition for Myx 11 years ago. My, how time flies! Haaaaaaay ❤ 😊 thank you for watching me grow up on Myx Hihihi I assure you the next bunch of VJs are nothing short of awesome 😁 Love you @myxph family ❤ and for the last time, "this has been VJ Nikki, see you guys next time!" 😋
4 Pauleen Luna just held a very cutesy bridal shower complete with cupcakes and a calligraphy class! The soon-to-be Mrs. Vic Sotto invited close celeb friends like Camille Prats, Sherilyn Reyes-Tan, Yayo Aguila, and Ruby Rodriguez to her celebration. Pauleen and Vic are said to get hitched by the end of the month.
5 Watch this super entertaining interview of Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach on the New York radio show Sway In The Morning. Pia talks all things Pinoy—but jump to 12:20 to hear her sing the classic Britney Spears hit “Baby One More Time!”