Stars’ unsolicited advice for VP-elect Leni
The Vice Presidential race turned out to be more intense than the network war and love team battles of show biz. After much ado, Leni Robredo finally won. Her victory is a celebration of woman power.
Celebrities turned into “fans” as they rooted for their chosen candidates. Now it’s pack-up time in Malacañang as we all get ready for a change of “casting.”
Here are celebs’ unsolicited advice for VP Leni:
Christian Bautista: [My advice is for her] to continue to be a shining light in the government and lead the nation and its people to a new level of progress.
Cooky Chua: Don’t take the bus going home to Bicol anymore. Take extra precaution for your safety. Don’t lose your own voice amid issues. Remain loyal to the Filipino people and not to any political party.
Angelu de Leon: Pray for the President, our country and for the decisions she’ll make. Keep in mind Philippians 4: 6-7 [which says we should not worry about anything and just pray to God].
Erik Santos: Just stick to your core values and always remember that the greatest voice is the voice that comes from the heart.
Rowell Santiago: VP Leni will be a good balance for President-elect Rody Duterte… May she be a mother to our countrymen, so she must… [exhibit] the good qualities of a mother—nurturing, patient, spiritual, and compassionate.
Audie Gemora: Continue her daily introspection so that she does not lose track of who she is and what she stands for. She and Duterte were relative unknowns but were voted by the people, who are sick and tired of trapo (traditional politician) officials—their systems of corruption and compromise, the oligarchy that protects its own interests.
I pray they will govern according to what is best for our nation [and] not cater to the interests of sectors who have oppressed the Filipinos for years.
John Arcilla: [I advise her] to cooperate with the new administration and be critical towards its governance at the same time.
I am looking forward to my nth trip to Dubai. Shukran (thanks) to Clique Events, Cristina Casuga and my Dubai “angel” Jonathan Gulmatico for inviting me and my good friend, Miriam Quiambao, to judge Miss Fil-Independence Dubai 2016 (Season 3).
Coronation night will be on June 4 at the Boracay Club in Asiana Hotel.
Viva la Pinay in Dubai.
For my readers in the United States, catch Pops Fernandez at the Veil Pavilion of Silverton Casino Hotel Las Vegas on June 25 at 8 p.m. (Tickets: silvertoncasino.com or 7022637777.)
Let Pops mesmerize you.
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