No-show matinee idol getting too big for his britches
Pesky Dude (PD) became a group of concert producers’ worst nightmare when he failed to show up at a gig because, he said, he wasn’t feeling well.
The group, bearing get-well presents, went to PD’s house the following day to check how their popular talent was holding up against the flu.
Much to their surprise, they saw PD looking really healthy—no trace of the cough and colds he was supposedly battling with the night before. They were so sure he faked it!
To address a possible public backlash, the group instead asked PD to record a video for supporters who went to the event the previous night. They made him say he was sorry he was too sick to make it and would just reschedule the show.
Is it really just a case of job burnout, or has PD let fame get to his head?
TOP OF THE TABLOIDS
This week’s top show biz news in the Inquirer tabloid Bandera (and why we are moved, if we are moved):
Kathryn Bernardo hinalikan si Daniel Padilla nang magpakita ang Northern Lights sa Iceland. (So, other than those lights, did DJ also see stars?)
Ethel Booba sinupalpal si MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago sa transport strike: Ayan, nagtagumpay na sila! (This Ethel is really not so, uh, “booba?”)
Judy Ann Santos looking forward sa posibleng paggawa ng pelikula nila ni Claudine Barretto; payag na din makasama si Piolo Pascual sa pelikula, pero… (Let bygones be bygones, Juday.)
Piolo sa posibleng Part 2 ng love story nila ni KC Concepcion: Posible kasi single pa din naman ako; pero umaming hindi pa handang maging family man… (At his age…?)
Ice Seguerra inatake ng depresyon: Wala akong pakiramdam, ayokong makakita ng tao! (Then close your ice…err…eyes, Ice baby.)
Carlo Aquino umamin: Mahal ko itong si Maine (Mendoza)… (Uh-oh. There he goes again. Let’s hear it from Angelica.)
Jane Oineza pinagtawanan bilang desperadang blogger! (Call it fine acting.)
Gerald Anderson “pinatay ng demonyo” sa social media: Wala kayong awa! (No love lost between Budoy and netizens.)
Elisse Joson binasted si Jameson Blake; may hugot sa mga gustong magpaputi! (Choosy, ’Te?)
Naninira kay Angel Locsin supalpal kay Maricel Soriano: Hindi siya pa-star, nakatapak pa rin mga paa niya sa lupa! (That’s what gravity does, right Maria?)
Coco Martin tinaguriang Pambansang Hero ng show biz; “Ang Probinsyano” nakadalawang pangulo na, 2 Miss U, apat na PBB winners. (Eh ‘di wow!)
Netizens napamura nang makita si Mocha Uson sa gym, naka-shades pa! (Baka nasilaw sa… barbells?)
Ysabel Ortega balak sundan ang yapak ng amang si Lito Lapid sa politika. (He really set the bar high.)
Ryza Cenon sa mga haters: Sila na ang bina-bash ko ngayon! (It’s payback time.)
Dingdong Dantes wagi sa 2019 Berlin marathon: Pero ang totoong finish line ay naghihintay sa bahay. (Be afraid. Be very afraid.)
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