Torn between two starlets, phantom of the ‘operada’



Remember matinee idol, who was caught by a shutterbug holding hands with Stunning Starlet other than his Screen Partner?

Seems MI is flaunting his affair with SS in spite of the studio’s plans to build him up with SP.

Curiously, SS has moved to MI’s home studio.

Now that they are no longer attached to rival companies, can SS and MI come clean?

Did MI’s manager have anything to do with SS’ big move? Will SS and MI become a couple onscreen as well?

What will happen to SP? Will SP be given a different leading man? Or will SS be cast as the contravida in MI and SP’s projects?

It’s hardly surprising that SP and SS aren’t buddies in real life.

KIM Chiu

Phantom of the ‘operada’

It’s not the first time that a handsome guy was duped by a beautiful stranger. Reality Hunk was reportedly hoodwinked into a relationship with Pretty Transsexual.

RH went to great lengths to deny it.

Now, RH’s fellow graduate on the same talent search, Popular Star, is being rumored to have fallen for the charms of Ravishing Transgender.


PS and RT met at a bar and, after some heavy flirting, they purportedly indulged in a night of passion.

RT, however, now avoids PS for fear that the guy may discover “her” secret.

Praise released

In their rush to drumbeat the indie project of Fading Hunk, his handlers made a major booboo.

In a story that came out online, drumbeaters tripped all over themselves praising FH’s performance.

But the “praise” release failed to mention the name of the Poor Director behind the “acclaimed” project.

CESAR Montano

Did the indie project direct itself?


Shock of recognition

Upon reading the “Studio Rigodon” story in Rushes, Showbiz Insider did a double take.

Did SI recognize one of the personalities in the blind item—or feel alluded to?

Is this confirmation of what transpired behind-the-scenes? Did SI almost fall prey to Industry Veteran who is notorious as a scandal magnet and, a mole claims, as a wheeler and dealer?

BEA Alonzo

True to form, SI remained unruffled in spite of the workplace intrigues.

Sweet revenge

Top Insider, who figured in another Rushes item, finally came out of her shell and graced an industry shindig after snubbing a recent high-profile event.

TI was reportedly hurting over a devastating heartbreak. When TI finally turned up, observers were stunned.

TI looked svelte and striking. Totally none the worse for wear. Truly, in the face of betrayal, the best revenge is a makeover.

Top of the Bandera


The top show biz news in the Inquirer tabloid Bandera (and why we are moved if we are moved):

Jodi “nakisawsaw” din sa dating BF ni Iwa. (I’m sensing a pattern here.)

‘Balikang’ Kim-Gerald OK lang kay Xian Lim. (Wow, secure!)

Maja umamin na sa “kissing scandal” nila ni Piolo sa kotse. (Uh.)

Mega, Nora lalayasan ang TV5, babalik sa ABS. (We’ll believe it when they’re back there.)

Manonood ng laban ni Pacman, diretso bakasyon na; Dingdong, Marian magpapakaligaya sa Amerika ngayong Pasko. (Is vacation the new euphemism for…?)

Nagkasakit ng “traumatic stress disorder,” tinitirhang bahay sa US malas daw; DJ Mo minumulto, ayaw patahimikin ng abortion issue. (Ayaw din niyang tumahimik.)

MAJA Salvador

Rachelle Ann Go, gagawin lahat para sa  “Miss Saigon.” (Sabi nga ni Basil, “Sana ay ikaw na nga.”)

Naloka si Bea Alonzo nang ikuwento ng direktor; Zanjoe naghubo’t hubad sa harap ni Angel, ayaw mag-plaster sa ‘pototoy.’ (Well, if you have something to brag about.)

Hindi naman talaga super sikat sa Amerika; mga concert ni Lani Misalucha sa Amerika nilalangaw daw. (Is this necessary to promote her coming show here? We think not!)

Grace Lee pumatol sa blind item, nagtatalak sa Twitter. (Haaaay.)

Cesar, pumayag magdrama sa TV5, bagong ka-love team ni Ate Guy. (That should be… a treat!)


Nang iabot niya kay Dingdong ang Christmas gift; Marian: Sabi talaga niya sa akin, ‘Ay, parang bakla lang!’ (Without missing a beat?)

Jodi ayaw pang pakasal at pabuntis kay Jolo. (That’s her call, guys.)

Hindi na raw magandang ehemplo sa mga Pinoy kaya nirereklamo; Papa Jack walang kupas ang kahambugan, napikon sa sekyu binagsakan ng telepono. (Yowza!)

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  • Mabuhay

    is vacation the new euphemism for “walang patumanggang kaplugan”? Ang bogli ni Marian.

    • Cherrie

      Inggit ka lang kay dingdong….

  • marilou

    Rushes, ha? Sumakit tyan ko sa kaiisip kung sino yang mga BI nyo. Ayoko yang insider-insider kasi di ko kilala yang mga di-artista pero maimpluwensya sa biz. Yung matinee idol di ba yun yung puppet sa Sesame St na naiskandalo ang nagbovoice. BI din ang sagot ko. Ayan? Tapos yung gf niya kahit tumanda bata pa rin dahil sa apelyido at may kapatid sya sa fave network ko. 

    Ilan ba ang transgender sa showbiz? Yung iba, mukha lang transgender dahil sa make-up.

    Nag-eexperiment ba si Maja with PJ? Sa ASAP kasi obvious sila o siya lang. 

    I-BI niyo na lahat pero wag lang si Coco Martin kasi–demigod ko yun. Na-BI niyo na siya before, oks na iyun. Or else, awayin ko kayo, LOL!

  • marilou

    Teka, teka! Sino ba naiskandalo sa kissing “situation” (as in, we have a situation here) nina Maja at PJ? Ako, chill lang. Live and let live. Lips and let lips…ha ha!

  • marilou

    Masama kayong bisyo, Rushes! Inuuna ko pa kayong basahin kaysa news! Happy December!

  • Mabuhay

    Sa writer nito, gawa ka ng bogus yahoo email add mo tapos mag coment ka dito sa ginawa mo na kunwari ay nanghuhula ka lang. For that hindi na kami mahihirapan manghula pa, para mas enjoy di ba? Sige na gawa ka na…hirap hulaan ng blind items mo…..

  • Cherrie

    Hope Rachelle Ann Go and Frencheska Farr win that much coveted Miss Saigon role. 

  • Cherrie

    I pray for Gian Magdangal to become a part of Miss Saigon, too. I believe that Gian’s talent is  world-class. 

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