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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  • archerfan

    sana pag nagkaanak sila oyo ulit at lalaki, name the kid Gabby:)

    • MrJoseRizal

      nah, we like the name Tito better

    • MrJoseRizal

      teka, Gabby or Copy?

  • Flavio

    laos na si revillame kaya gumigimik para mapagusapan . his show is badly lagging behind 24 oras and tv patrol sa same timeslot.

    • carol

      Not true, he is still one of the most popular celebrity

      • Julius

        I beg to disagree! Most loyal viewers from channels 2 and 7 find him so arrogant. He is probably the most unpopular to them.

      • kismaytami

        Right, popular sa pangloloko sa mga no quality na produktong kanyang ina-advertise sa kanyang show. Popular kasi maraming mga Pilipino ang utu-uto, pumapalakpak ang tainga sa kalansing ng pera na pinapamudmod ni Willie.

      • azkal futbol

        popular or infamous? someone who guise as a good samaritan but actually takes advantage of the weak and the poor.  the truth, he is still one of the most INFAMOUS celebrity

  • Cherrie

    Sana nga till death do them part para kina Oyo Boy and Kristine, coz nakakatuwa ang showbiz couples na nagiging successful ang life together. Para ma-encourage din ang iba na it is possible to be in showbiz and live an ordinary life.

  • adriel0104

    One more year and willie will be broke..

  • Allan

    i thought the guy was gone after his show on abs-cbn. nandito pa pala? so kasama nya yung nanay ni kc concepcion at yung ex ni angelica p?

  • azkal futbol

    infamous? someone who guise as a good samaritan but actually takes
    advantage of the weak and the poor.  the truth, he is still one of the
    most INFAMOUS celebrity

  • Zero

    weeehhh. publicity stunt anyone?

  • regd

    After willies abs-cbn fiasco, I’m proud to say I’ve never seen any of his gameshow again!

  • pinoysadubai

    kailangang gumimik kasi laos na..buti nga sa hambog na yan…sana bumalik ulit sya sa kanyang pinagmulan ng matuto naman ng konting humility…

  • pinoysadubai

    buti nga at nawala na sa abs…at least di ko na nakikita sa TFC…..

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