By Marinel R. Cruz
While actor Coco Martin has apologized for his controversial appearance at “The Naked Truth,” a recent fashion show that had him on the ramp with a scantily clad female acrobat on a leash, in a role that shattered his “boy-next-door” image and drew flak from women’s groups who found the image offensive, his talent manager disclosed that at least three companies endorsed by the celebrity had expressed reluctance to work with him again due to the fiasco.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
One fine day, Cris Villonco received a text from Bibeth Orteza, scriptwriter and wife of filmmaker Carlos Siguion-Reyna—the young actress’ uncle and director in the 2014 Cinemalaya Jury Prize winner “Hari ng Tondo” (opens today in cinemas).
“Safe Haven,” the gripping film documentary of pre-World War II Philippines and the humanitarian effort that saved the lives of 1,300 Jews from the Holocaust will be shown by the National Federation of Filipino American Associations at the 5th Annual Filipino American History celebration at the Asian Art Museum at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 5.
Actor Gardo Versoza, who plays a swishy gay in the GMA 7 series “Dading,” recalls that he had a unique coping mechanism whenever he had to do torrid love scenes during his “Machete” days.
By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
It rained hard at a recent GMA 7 event here, but fans stayed a couple of hours to see their favorite celebs in person.