- Jake Ejercito put an end to rumors linking him to Maine Mendoza. In his interview in Philippine Star with
columnist Ricky Lo, he clarified the real story behind his controversial Instagram story where he posted a girl covering her face. AlDub fans immediately suspected it was Maine because of her watch. He was then bashed by netizens.
“Maine and I were in a group having fun, so I wouldn’t consider it a date. For me, it is a date if there’s only the two of you, the two of us,” he explained. “Maine is just a friend,” he further added. (Philippine Star)
- Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and last year's queen, Iris Mittenaere are in the Philippines. Along with other beauty queens, they will explore famous tourist spots in Manila, Batanes, Vigan Camiguin, and Bohol. The two will also front a fashion show of various Filipino designers on December 9.
Of course, an obligatory pic with our very own Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach also happened! (Push)
- The official trailer of Siargao, starring Erich Gonzales, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Jericho Rosales, is out! Erich's character, Laura, went to the island to get over a breakup. She meets Diego, played by Jericho, who lives there, and develops a special friendship with him. Abi, portrayed by Jasmine, seems to be a very close friend or possibly a long-lost love of Diego. Are we sensing a love triangle here? Siargao is also the first Metro Manila Film Festival Entry of director Paul Soriano. SIARGAO (2017) Official Trailer
- Valerie 'Bangs' Garcia gave birth on December 5 to daughter Amelia. Her husband Lloydi Birchmore was by her side. Congratulations! (Pep.ph)
- Jessy Mendiola celebrated her birthday with an RnR in Boracay. We totally love her birthday hashtag #MendioLaban25—so witty!
Follow Ira on Instagram.