Skeletons in seasoned artist’s closet

/ 12:10 AM September 22, 2019

Confused Singer (CS) is tired of hiding skeletons in her family’s closet. Her mom, who used to be on the music scene, lets CS deal with her “issues” but is nonetheless concerned about CS’ safety, following the latter’s disastrous get-together with Easy-on-the-ear Musician (EM), the estranged famous father she didn’t grow up knowing.

Soon after CS finally crossed paths with her father, CS began complaining about physical and emotional abuse. Never mind the bruises—it got so bad that EM even ended up smashing CS’ head on a wall.


Is EM’s penchant for violence driven by booze? Or drugs? Or perhaps he just enjoys his power over hapless, subservient women …

Whatever the reason, EM could well be the poster child of the cyclical nature of Violence Against Women—and it’s just a matter of time before EM gets his comeuppance.


Even more disturbing, it looks like EM is a serial abuser.

A recent social media post by Raging Beauty (RB), EM’s current partner, also showed cuts and bruises. And RB says she’ll soon hold the culprit accountable for his actions. Abangan.


This week’s top show biz news in the Inquirer tabloid Bandera (and why we are moved, if we are moved):

Kris Aquino nanawagan sa mga lalakeng single edad 41 to 45. (Sheesh. There are too many adjectives for this. Fill in the blank, guys.)

Edward Barber sa panliligaw kay Maymay Entrata: Waiting na lang po ako ngayon sa isasagot n’ya … (What an obedient boy!)

Alden Richards

Alden Richards inaatake pa rin ng lungkot kahit sikat na sikat at mayaman na! (Poor little rich boy.)


Ibinuking ni Jean Garcia: Alden biktima din ng pambu-bully sa show biz! (Can’t have it all.)

“The Gift” ni Alden No. 1 sa twitter PH; fans ni Maine Mendoza hindi rin nagpatalbog. (So, this is a contest?)

Kim Chiu

“Shawarma gown” ni Kim Chiu viral na, pinagtripan ng netizens. (They probably got hungry just looking at it.)

Paolo Ballesteros type makasama si Jed Madela sa  “Panti Sisters 2:” Maglalaban kami! (Hmm. In what way…?)

2019 Miss World PH candidates inokray ni Ai-Ai delas Alas: Nagmukha silang mga bold stars! (Were they wearing the kamison?)

Bea Alonzo sa lagay ng puso: I’m recovering, getting better! (You can do it, gurl.)

Lea Salonga dumanas din ng matinding hirap sa pagpapapayat dahil sa “Miss Saigon”; Fat-shaming kinondena! (Perfect kasi ang mga bashers na ’yan.)

Liza Soberano

Liza Soberano kinumpara sa dalawang Hollywood legends: She’s perfect! (Naman.)

Vice Ganda —JAM STA. ROSA

“Antidengue” OOTD ni Vice Ganda sa ABS-CBN Ball nilait: Next year hindi na ako pupunta … (Is that a warning?)

Catriona Gray

Catriona Gray gumawa na naman ng history; boses nasa Waze na. (She has reached her destination.)

Mikael Daza, Megan Young handa na bang magka-baby? (Unless they’re sterile…)

Joseph Marco nanginig sa love scene nila ni Ritz Azul sa “Los Bastardos.” (Ho-hum. Give him a blanket.)

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