Distinguished vet shoots down brazen newcomer’s scheme
Unknown to Distinguished Veteran, Brazen Newcomer has earned a rather shady rep in the industry.
Good-natured DV accepted BN’s invite. In the middle of the meeting, however, DV realized that BN’s scheme was fishy. DV disengaged and did a little snooping.
Well-meaning coworkers confirmed DV’s suspicion, that BN was user-friendly. Luckily, Influential Luminary came knocking on DV’s door.
Soon enough, DV successfully closed a lucrative deal, sans BN’s interference.
Speaking of dubious characters.
Seasoned Insider wasn’t at all surprised by Powerful Rival’s recent moves. SI knows PR pretty well. PR has been pulling out all the stops, in a quest to demolish perceived nemesis, Tenacious Honcho.
Thing is, TH has done nothing to merit PR’s incessant attacks.
SI thinks PR’s devious machinations are desperate attempts to save a sinking ship. PR’s downward spiral has been unstoppable of late.
From the Inquirer tabloid Bandera:
Peers can’t help chatting about Grizzled Trouper. According to scuttlebutt, GT is a full-blown kleptomaniac.
Whenever something goes missing on the set, GT is the primary suspect. GT was once caught red-handed, trying to filch the cell phone of shocked contemporary in a smoky nightspot.
Perhaps GT, who once lived in the lap of luxury, couldn’t accept the sudden reversal of fortune. Abject poverty has pushed GT over the edge.
Top of show biz news
For those who missed last weekend’s show biz news on TV (and why we are moved, if we are moved):
Luis Manzano on his birthday gift for mom Vilma Santos: “She always prefers something special. Nothing expensive, just something from the heart.” (A grandchild?)
Toni Gonzaga on her scariest nightmare: “May dark cloud, dark figure sa ibabaw ko … dinaganan ako. Tapos no’ng sinabi ko ’yung ‘In Jesus’ name,’ hinawakan niya ’yung lips ko.” (Calling Freud.)
Angelica Panganiban on being single: “Mas may freedom ka … Mas peaceful.” (May point ka ’day!)
Glaiza de Castro on her packed concert: “’Yung iba lumipad pa papuntang Manila para manood. Doon palang success na ’yon para sa ’kin.” (OK, fine … )
Rocco Nacino on doing a shoot in his underwear: “Medyo kabado ako kasi I try to be as conservative as I can.” (Rated D for Dainty.)
Lovi Poe on her new soap being a rom-com: “Ang trabaho ko ay umiyak. So I’m excited because this one is different.” (Variety is good for you, and the audience, too.)
Kris Bernal on her breast cancer awareness advocacy: “I want to be informed … about it, because it can happen to any woman.” (Atta girl!)
Maine Mendoza on why writing a book took courage: “Kasi in-open ko talaga ’yung puso ko sa mga tao.” (Open, your heart to me, baby … )
Julie Anne San Jose on writing songs: “As a singer, I want to grow, explore and innovate.” (Go, gurl!)
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