Quite a number of celebrities have lent their names to important advocacies to make the world a better place, especially for the poorest of the poor. But, we daresay that few have given as much of their time and energy as Ewan McGregor for the Unicef immunization project called the Cold Chain Mission. Last [...]
By Marinel R. Cruz
Witnessing her mother’s battle with breast cancer scarred young actress Lexi Fernandez, to say the least.
If you look at Liezl Martinez now, you wouldn’t believe that she was ever afflicted with the big C. It was in 2008 when Albert Martinez’s wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. It recurred in 2011 and metastasized to her left lung.
From Regal producer Lily Monteverde: “All the tubes connected to my body were removed and I don’t feel any tinge of pain. Thank you to all my friends, apos, husband, children, daughters-in-law, and the press, all my doctors and nurses, for praying for my successful operation and speedy recovery. Most of all, thank you, God [...]
On his upcoming NBC comedy, Michael J. Fox will play a newscaster who had quit his job due to Parkinson’s Disease but returns to work in the show’s first episode because a new medical regimen has helped him control many of the disease’s symptoms.
Singer-actor Marc Abaya says his award-winning filmmaker mom Marilou, who is battling cancer, still finds ways to support her sons’ endeavors “On bad days, she relies on painkillers. On good days, she uses her time to show support for her sons’ numerous endeavors,” said singer-actor Marc Abaya of his mom, filmmaker Marilou Diaz Abaya, [...]
Rodolfo “Dolphy” Quizon died due to multiple organ failure, the Makati Medical Center, where the King of Comedy had been confined since June 9, announced.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Two members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines voiced support Saturday for calls that the ailing actor and comedian Dolphy be proclaimed a National Artist.
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine King of Comedy, Dolphy, has been fighting for his life at the Makati Medical Center.
Malacañang and his family are urging the nation to pray for him.
By Karen Boncocan
Makati Medical Center has released an apology for an earlier “emotional reprimand” on several members of the media covering the hospitalization there of Dolphy.
Veteran actor Dolphy, who has been confined at the intensive care unit of the Makati Medical Center since the weekend, “is responding to treatment very well,” his son and private nurse said Friday.
A day before she performs as one of the three final contenders of American Idol on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), 16-year-old pop diva Jessica Sanchez said she’s unwell.