Celebrity dumps pal for more popular friend



Industry Insider is aghast at Controversial Celebrity’s behavior.

II doesn’t think CC has real friends. “CC buys buddies with expensive gifts,” II points out.

Then again, CC will not think twice about dumping a pal who’s no longer useful—like Hapless Hanger-on.

CC and HH were once extra chummy. Then CC hooked up with more Popular Personality.

CC then pit HH against PP. In the end, HH was left out in the cold.

Is it because CC will now have more use for PP than HH, whose career is in limbo?

DANIEL Matsunaga


Old habits are really hard to break.

Scandalous Celebrity is allegedly back to old ways. SC is currently surrounded by a new team. Colleagues, however, are bothered by SC’s indiscretions.

According to a mole, SC would alert friends about upcoming deals to give them unfair advantage.

In return, of course, SC is showered with lavish gifts (in cash and in kind) by the same pals who expect to make a killing from said ventures.

Information as currency? SC says yes.

RYZA Cenon

Last laugh

Television Personality was all set to win a prestigious prize.

Relying on family connections, Envious Colleague is said to have blocked TP’s award and managed to run away with it.

TP still got the last laugh in the end, though.

As luck would have it, TP eventually clinched the coveted honor that EC purportedly “stole” years ago.

According to a spy, TP is far more deserving than EC.

Insert laugh track here.

Lewd conduct

This happened years ago.

SARAH Geronimo

Guests on the set of a supposedly wholesome project were appalled to catch Popular Star in a rather compromising position with Sweet Lover.

Another Famous Colleague would engage in lewd acts with Sexy Starlet under the table, so to speak.

PS and SL have since parted ways.

However, PS is still inclined to romance colleagues.

As for FC, observers can only hope that advancing years have tamed his raging hormones.

Dog lover

Boob-tube Personality can be quite finicky about photographs that come out in the print media.

BP supposedly went ballistic upon seeing a family picture that was set to come out on the cover of a magazine ages ago.

BP demanded that the cover study be replaced pronto.

Why? In BP’s words: “It’s not flattering. My partner looks like a bulldog.” Arf!

Top of the Talk Shows

For those who missed last weekend’s TV gabfests (and why we are moved, if we are moved):

Sarah Lahbati on her relationship with Richard Gutierrez: “Masaya na kami na alam na ng mga tao. Para wala ng echos!” (Oo nga naman. )

Jinkee Pacquiao on her husband Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao giving away luxury watches to fellow solons: “Basta kami hindi namin kinukwenta kung ano ibinibigay namin … Sana ’yung mga tao, huwag na nilang batikusin [ang asawa ko]—ipagdasal na lang natin.” (Careful that you don’t go broke while making friends.)

Judy Ann Santos on child star Ryzza Dizon: “Para talaga siyang manikang de-susi! Kapag pina-arte mo, aarte kahit inaantok na o pagod  … Nakakaaliw!” (Some other time in some other place … wouldn’t this be child abuse?)

Ryzza’s unforgettable Christmas: “’Di ko po malilimutan ’yung parang nakatingin lang po kami sa mga bata. Tapos wala po kaming bagong damit at bagong sapatos.” (Ah.)

Child star Jillian Ward on her alleged rivalry with Ryzza: “Wala po, para lang po siyang baby sister ko.” (Bless the children.)

Vic Sotto on her relationship with Pauleen Luna: “Wala naman kaming itinatago, eh. We just don’t talk about it para tahimik … No biggie, ’ika nga. Kung ano kami, ’yun na ’yun.” (True. Your relationship isn’t any of our business.)

Pauleen, asked if she’s looking forward to having kids: “Hindi pa siguro. Wala naman akong singsing, wala naman akong asawa.” (Oo nga naman!)

Andrew Wolff on placing first runner-up in Mr. World 2012: “Sana ma-realize ng mga tao ’yung capacity ko … I did this for the Filipinos, my family. Proudly Pinoy ako.” (His real name is probably Andres Lobo.)

James Yap on his son Bimby: “Marunong nang magpatawa, marunong nang magbiro … Nagugulat ako. Makulit!” (Kami, di nagugulat.)

Ryza Cenon on rumors that she’s a lesbian: “Paulit-ulit … Sa lahat ng nagsasabing tomboy ako, please, ’di po totoo ’yun. Babae po ako! Ha-ha-ha! Lalaki po ang hanap ko!” (Amen.)

Zia Quizon on being Dolphy and Zsa Zsa Padilla’s daughter: “Parang double-edged sword. On one hand, may pressure na maging magaling, either sa pag-arte or pagkanta. On the other hand, it’s also very good kasi mas napu-push ko ’yung sarili ko na mag-succeed at gumaling.” (Very objective assessment. Good for you.)

Zia on what she misses most about her father: “I miss his stories, I miss seeing him around the house … His energy was so positive … He was a good man.” (Indeed.)

Matteo Guidicelli, asked if he and ex-girlfriend Maja Salvador are back together: “I don’t see her, I don’t go out or whatever … I’m just happy that we’re friends.” (That’s a no.)

Vhong Navarro, asked if he wants to get married again: “Oo naman, siyempre … Ang akin lang huwag muna ngayon.” (Hmm, bukas kaya? Joke!)

Boy Abunda, asked who among the Barretto sisters he would like to be: “Si Gretchen … mayaman!”(That’s true, huh? Better rich than … ?)

Daniel Matsunaga, asked if he would date Melai Cantiveros: “Oo naman. For sure!” (Good answer.)

Angelica Panganiban on working with Dingdong Dantes, Zanjoe Marudo and Angel Locsin in “One More Try”: “Siyempre noong una nagkakapaan pa … Baka maingayan sila sa ’kin!” (Did you ask?)

Sarah Geronimo on people saying that a boyfriend is the only thing lacking in her life: “’Di naman ’yun ang makakapagkumpleto sa  buhay ko … Panalo na ako sa pagmamahal ng mga tao sa paligid ko, eh. I could not ask for more.” (If you put it that way. But never say never would be a wise stance.)

(Startalk, The Buzz)

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  • francis

    Sino kaya sila?  MARILOU, we need you help!

    • marilou

       Tama si NoBayan dun sa item A except that I think the HH there is another beki na friend at hindi sa babalu. Yung HH e nawalan ng show sa other network at ang career ay waley din ngayon (Gosh, I sound like a showbz writer in a tabloid na). Yun namang item 2, nosebleed pa rin ako kung sino si HK na tinutukoy ni NoBayan pero sa Item 3obvious naman sinong dalawang K angmagkakompetisyon sa awards sa isang network. Yung si KD, nanalo recntly ng AnakTV pero si KS, hall of famer na daw? Sobrang give-away naman itong item na ito.

      Di ko rin gets yung Dog-lover at sana sa Lewd conduct e years ago pa pala nangyari-ang daming puede rito. Wag na i-BI. Ha-ha… kasalanan bang manghula ng BIs. Enjoy lang. Sorry po. PEACE! I am a fan…

      • francis

         Maraming salamat.  I have a hrad time guessing since I have never been back to Philippines for eleven years Kabayan!  I get entertained by these “tabloid” type news.  I dont want to be too serious in life.  This makes my mornings quite fun. 

  • Paliwaweng

    This is immaterial to the articles above. 

    Would someone tell our tv station-producers to stop dumping garbage shows, and making us idiots on their non-sensical tele-seryes?

    Though I stopped watching, there are times that we can see them unintentionally. 
    In hollywood series, the viewer are left to think who was the villain and what comes next.

    Here, the viewers knows what will happen, except the ‘bida’ who was so stupid and dumb to the chagrin of the viewers to be tricked all the time by the ‘kontrabida’.

    And these movie/tv producers were telling us to patronize them?

    • Socorro

      This is true, in the TV series the supposed bidas are portrayed as dumb, na laging naiisahan even if its too obvious, but Filipinos are not like that naman, we are intelligent not to decipher what is really happening. Watch them on the first week and on the last week, you can still get the story ganoon kababaw. then pag nasa rating the more na pinahahaba, pag wala it will suddenly end. 

      • Paliwaweng

        Ewan ba dito sa mga producer natin, lahat sila pare-pareho, channel 7, 2, at 5, nakakabobo panoorin ang mga teleserye nila. (maliban sa kanilang documentaries na syang lagi kong pinapanood.)

        Di ba nila napanood ang Pretty Woman ni Julia Roberts, simpleng-simple ang settings at locations, yet it is considered as one of the best.

        Or basahin nila ang short story ni Kate Chopin (1851-1904, daang taon na ang nakalipas hehehe) na “Desirees Baby”, malalaman nilang lubhang atrasado na ang kanilang mga plot kungdi man paurong..

  • Nobayan

    Para sa interesado lamang, yung ayaw sa artikulo, wag basahin, malinaw? Mga hula lamang ang mga ito. Nasa inyo pa rin ang tamang pagpapasya.
    1. KA/AA/VG – you see 1 of them  M-F, yung isa M-F at Su.
    2. HK
    3. KS/KD – you see both in diff time slots, same channel, M-F
    4. Wakosey.
    5. TB – you see her and spouse in diff channels M-F, yung mukhang bulldog (lupit naman ni Mrs.!) up to Sa.

    • Sheila

       more clues please!

    • ADD

       Wala bng hihirap dyn sa clue m?

    • Sheila

      nagbigay ka pa ng CLUE!!!!! laloong sumakit ang ulo

    • bugabee

      mamakla-makla ka rin ba, walang bayan?

  • chatlainegrace computercenter

    di ba ang friendship dati ni krissy ay si Ai Ai?  Ngayon yata si kabayo na kasi mas sikat na si kabayo kesa kay babalu. So si Krissy cguro yun.

    • Cherrie

      Ang galing mo!

  • Socorro

    Same old stories and formula used by the local stars.

  • bugabee

    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P……etc.
    ok, select the best answers from the above.

  • marilou

    While we’re at this, making chismis out of other people’s lives, let’s help rebuild lives. Kapamilya, kapuso, kapatid,kabarkada, katropa whatever- let’s extend help to the victims of Pablo. Merry Xmas,everyone. Yung super idol ko na gwapo at phenomenal actor, I am sure tumulong na iyan pero di didisplay ang good deed niya dahil sincere siya. Yummy!

  • Cherrie

    Pauleen, asked if she’s looking forward to having kids: “Hindi pa siguro. Wala naman akong singsing, wala naman akong asawa.” (Oo nga naman!)
    —- Vic Sotto, are you listening?
    Andrew Wolff on placing first runner-up in Mr. World 2012: “Sana ma-realize ng mga tao ’yung capacity ko … I did this for the Filipinos, my family. Proudly Pinoy ako.” (His real name is probably Andres Lobo.)
    — Andrew Wolff sounds like Manny Pacquiao. Wolff for Congressman!
    James Yap on his son Bimby: “Marunong nang magpatawa, marunong nang magbiro .. Makulit!”
    —Pwede nang maging Presidente si Bimby… marunong nang magpatawa at mangulit!

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