1 As of August 8, 2017, romantic comedy Kita Kita has earned P300 million, beating the previous record holder Heneral Luna. In the film's Facebook account, they posted: "Kabayan! Gusto namin magbilang hanggang 300 million pero hindi na kakayanin ni Facebook sila na ang umawat. 300 ang luhang pumatak sa aming mga mata dahil nagtagumpay tayo." (PEP.ph)
2 During Riverdale's season finale, Child Protective Services wanted Jughead (Cole Sprouse) to move in with a foster family, "which would also mean transferring to a high school on the south side of town." But according to this deleted scene, he might not have needed to move at all since Betty Cooper's parents offered that he could live with them! Watch the complete clip below. (Refinery29)
3 During an episode of Wildflower, Maja Salvador trended on social media after her character Ivy Aguas wore a black gown to her own ceremony. In the early primetime series, Ivy is about to marry Governor Arnaldo Torillo Ardiente and her wearing black to their own nuptials is part of her revenge plan on her soon-to-be-husband's family for killing her father. (PEP.ph)
4 On August 9, 2017, Taylor Swift's mom Andrea broke down while testifying in her daughter's groping case against radio host David Mueller. She said, "I knew what happened, I heard it from her, I heard it from my daughter's mouth. He sexually assaulted her, right there, that guy…She couldn't believe that after he grabbed her, that she thanked them for being there. It was just destroying her that she said that...as a parent it made me question why I taught her to be so polite in that moment." (E! Online)
5 From August 18 to 20, 2017, Ballet Philippines' A Gala Celebration will showcase performances from the best Filipino dancers—such as Candice Adea, Marcelino Libao, Ronelson Yadao, Kris-Belle Paclibar, Paul Ocampo, Chien-Ying Wang, Jean Marc Cordero, and Rita Angela Winder—from various international dance companies.
For tickets, you can call Ballet Philippines at (02) 551-1003, the CCP Box Office at (02) 832-3704, Ticketworld at 891-9999, or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.