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Alice doesn’t live here anymore

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Alice Dixson is no longer in Wonderland as far as her 13-year marriage to web master Ronnie Miranda is concerned.

“It was a mutual decision to file for divorce,” Alice says. “It’s difficult, but it came to a point where what used to work is no longer working for us.”

She clarifies that their separation has nothing to do with her show biz comeback or their not having kids. “He has always been supportive of my career. When I left show biz to relocate with him to Canada, I went into real estate which I’m still doing now,” she explains. “Our choice not to have a baby is a very sensitive matter. I would like to have kids too, someday, if God allows it.”

Alice admits that she’s quite scared of being single again. “It’s the fear of the unknown,” she sighs. “I just hope people won’t trivialize my situation. They don’t know what I’ve been through, not just in my marriage but in other aspects of my life. I wouldn’t use my personal life to propel my career. I hope people won’t judge me.”

Falling in love with someone new is the farthest thing from her mind right now. It may take some time before Miss “I Can Feel It” could get that lovin’ feeling all over again.

No good-byes for Nora

There’s no truth to the buzz that the character of Nora Aunor in TV5’s “Never Say Goodbye” has been bumped off.

A network insider says the Superstar has been sickly and needs to rest. Some twists were added to the series to fill the gap while La Aunor is recuperating.

Noranians need not fret. Ate Guy is not about to say “Bye!”

Ogie on TV5

Ogie Alcasid doesn’t deny that he may move to TV5. “I’ve been talking with MVP (TV5 big boss Manny V. Pangilinan) since last year,” he reveals. “But I can’t disclose anything yet. If it’s God’s will, then so be it.”

He is revved up for his V-day concert, “Foursome” with Regine Velasquez, Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez. “Mart and I had been planning this even before Reg and I got married,” Ogie says. “This year, everything fell into place. Tickets are sold out so we are already planning a repeat as soon as Reg’s voice is in top condition. We both have acid reflux every now and then.”

He surmises, jestingly, that the condition comes with age. “To take care of our voices, we try to sleep as much as we can. When baby Nate is asleep, tulog na rin kami.”

Isn’t he worried about  Jessica Sanchez’s concert, which will be on V-day, too?

“Everybody’s welcome to perform here,” he says. “Kanya-kanya kaming market. The Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit is not antiforeign acts. They’re good for tourism. We just hope for reduced taxes, so producers will be enticed to mount more OPM concerts.”

Ogie is looking forward to their family vacation in New York. “We make it a point to meet up at least twice a year because we miss one another so much,” he says. “The kids are growing up so fast; we have to stay updated on each other’s lives.

Regardless of our unusual setup, Michelle (van Eimeren, his ex-wife), her husband Mark (Murrow), Reg, Nate, my daughters Leila and Sarah and I are one solid unit.”

Ogie has beautifully blended his past and present. No sour notes there. For sure his tomorrows will be in perfect harmony.

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  • oh_noh

    don’t worry alice, i’ll always be here for you ;)

  • athenapallas

    sa wakas natuldukan na rin ang kade-deny inamin na.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV52HITJPMWQKZYH4UNKAGYZ3M Cherrie

    Sumalosep naman si Ogie Alcasid, ginagamit pa ang name ni God sa paglipat niya sa TV5!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJFXCRSCXRWPLL42QQKSINC3AQ Mamerto

      He did not call the name of GOD in vain. 
      In fact, he gave utmost respect to HIM.

      • http://www.facebook.com/josh.secapuri Mohammed Babiker Hassan

        Tama.. di naman niya ginamit ang pangalan ng DIYOS na walang kabuluhan, kundi binganggit ito para ipasakamay sa DIYOS kung ano ang kagustuhan Niya..

        It is the same saying in Islam: Ensha’allah or in English: If God permits or in Iloku: Nu ipalubos ni Apo… In Tagalog, what I hear most is: Kung may awa ang Diyos…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV52HITJPMWQKZYH4UNKAGYZ3M Cherrie

        Kahit anong lenguahe pa ang gamitin mo…at kahit paikot-ikutin mo pa, it’s your choice to like what Ogie said… and I DON’T!

      • shane oy

        so?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV52HITJPMWQKZYH4UNKAGYZ3M Cherrie

        If you do appreciate people who try to make it appear that their decisions are made in heaven, when their personal lives SCREAM far from that, I DO NOT!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV52HITJPMWQKZYH4UNKAGYZ3M Cherrie

      @Mamerto @Mohammed, I respect your opinion, but I stick to my comment.

    • Jan2X

      Parang ikaw din, ginamit mo pa mga biblical names as an “innocent” expression. Kahit paikut-ikotin mo yung “sumalosep” mo, it’s still derived from “susmaryosep”, which as we all know (o baka pwera ikaw) is from the names of Jesus, Mary and  Joseph.
      Talk about the pot calling the kettle black… SMH.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OV52HITJPMWQKZYH4UNKAGYZ3M Cherrie

        You cannot tell people to ” shut up, because you are not innocent either”, because that’s like telling the Senators to stop litigating Corona because them Senators are not that clean either. What kind of a world would we have with that kind of mentality? Further, in which part of my comment did I claim my innocence?

      • Jan2X

        Did I tell you to shut up? Comprehension problem perhaps? Tatagalugin ko na lang para sayo, or taglish. Nagreact lang ako dun sa comment mo na ginamit ang name ni God para sa isang bagay na walang kinalaman sa Diyos, in this case, yung paglipat ng istasyon. Pero ginawa mo din naman by using “sumalosep”, na ipinaliwanag ko na din na naglalaman ng pangalan ni Hesus. In other words, bago pumuna, tingnan muna ang sarili at baka bumalik sa yo. Yun lang. At hindi ikaw ang sinasabi kong innocent, kungdi yung ginamit mong expression.

        one more thing, I’m all for Corona being impeached even by the equally unclean senators. Walang problema kahit taong grasa ang maglinis ng bahay mo, basta wag lng sya magi-iwan ng dumi sa sahig.

        Lastly, SMH is not shut up.

        Okay na? Peace, kabayan!

  • jesslink

    pera! pera pera lang yan!!!

  • kunsabagay

    I can’t feel it na daw ika ni Alice

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