Willie’s game plan under wraps



Willie  Revillame’s announcement on his TV5 show “Wil Time Bigtime” last week stunned avid viewers. He said he was going to rest in January 2013.

There’s talk that his show will fold up and he will launch a new show. I asked a Kapatid network insider about the story behind the story. Her reply: “We’re not sure about his game plan. Let’s just wait and see.”

It can never be “game over” for Willie because he plays his cards right, and there will always be public clamor for him.

Confused beauty

One of the most beautiful actresses in the biz is on the verge of making a major decision in her life. She seems decided to leave her husband (after over a decade), but it’s still a struggle for her.

When I asked about her marriage, tears rolled down her cheeks. “I don’t feel comfortable talking about it,” she sighed. “People may say I’m a failure. I need to sort things out.”

I could feel her pain ’cause I had my marriage annulled many heartaches ago. If there’s anything I learned, it’s that even if a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean you failed if you learned your lessons and became a better person afterwards.

Cesar’s resto reopens

I immensely enjoyed bonding with Cesar Montano, his fab wife Sunshine, Alvin Anson and Sally Quizon at Bellisimo restaurant, which reopened at a new location—135 Scout Rallos Extension, Q.C. (call 9273162). It used to be the house of Buboy and Shine, so it really has a homey ambience.

The place is adorned with Buboy’s paintings, which are for sale. Shine personally supervises the resto and even whips up some pasta dishes.

Over a sumptuous Italian dinner, Sally told me that she was planning a show biz comeback, and that Zsa Zsa Padilla advised her to take an acting workshop first. Sally was dreading the prospect of celebrating her first Christmas without her dad, Dolphy.

Sally fondly recalled the Comedy King’s last Christmas: “He was bedridden but when I entered the room, he asked his nurse to get his wallet; he handed me $200. Then he winked and said, ‘Don’t tell the others.’” Surely, Dolphy will guide Sally as she returns to the biz that he loved the most.

Meanwhile, Shine told me that she sold some of her signature bags because their pastor said that hoarding such luxury items could block the path to heaven. Buboy kept teasing her about it.

Fun nights like that make me feel so blessed to have found real friends in this make-believe show biz world.

Sexy again

Regine Velasquez may have lost her voice due to a viral infection at her recent concert, but she’s got her figure back after giving birth to Nate with the help of Sexy Solutions Anti-Plateau Diet (call 8107399).

There’s no definite date yet for her free show (tentatively set Dec. 8) which she promised her loyal supporters to make up for that off-night at Mall of Asia Arena. The Songbird’s gig should be livelier the second time around!

Cooking together

OYO Boy Sotto and wife Kristine Hermosa

Oyo Boy Sotto’s photo with his wife Kristine on Instagram (IG) is really cute. It was taken at Moderne Culinaire Academy, where they are learning to cook together.

They are obviously enjoying married life and parenthood to the max. The couple’s happy family pictures on IG say it all. Unlike most celebrity unions, their domestic front won’t turn into a battlefront.


Join the fun as 7th High at Bonifacio Global City celebrates its 2nd anniversary tomorrow, 7 p.m. with a ’70s-’80s theme party, “Discofied.” It will be hosted by Denise Laurel and the Semerad Twins. Guest performers are Nyoy Volante, Club Mwah impersonators, Glitters, Adlib and Centier dancers. Music by DJ Mars Miranda and in-house DJS Ron and Buzz. Put on your dancing shoes, go bottoms up and live it up!

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  • catherine therese

    hay naku…what else is new with willie??? panay kayabangan lang at sobrang hambog. laos na naman…dinadaan lang sa pera ang lahat.  

  • catherine therese

    si cristy fermin lang naman ang nag-iisang fan ni willie kasi mukhang pera at walang credibilidad!

  • Echuserang_Froglet

    mabuhay si willie revillame. ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan. nagbibigay ng kasiyahan at pag asa sa pilipinas. we love you.

    • Edgardo Mendoza


    • millie55

       kawawa tayo pag si willie revillame na ngayon ang pag-asa ng bayan. tunay nga pala tayong mga mamayang mahilig mag pa limos.

  • Mariano Rivero

    If his new noontime show doesn’t impress TV 5 management ratings-wise, it’s the end of the road for him. He can go back to early primetime but with a totally different show, a public service show wherein he “really” helps the poor and the needy, especially the aged. This will also lessen incidents wherein Willies habitually and openly berates his co-hosts, dancers and staff on national tv. He should have only one co-host, a well-liked and distinguished personalily who should also be well-known for his/her public service record. This show could also help repackage and reinvent Willie. If all else fails, Willie should just retire and enjoy his tremendous wealth while he still can. But this will obviously be bad news for Cristy Fermin and co-horts. Oh, to hell with them.

  • Mariano Rivero

     Chos nga. LOL!!!

  • Mariano Rivero

     Chos nga. LOL!!!

  • anythinggoes

    Good riddance Willie.  Arrogance is a turn off for most people.

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