Erratic friend is the fair-weather sort

/ 12:04 AM February 23, 2020

People who have been “beneficiaries” of Vituperative Narcissist’s (VN) generosity know only too well that she can also get as erratic as her sexual proclivities. But Flabbergasted Mole (FM) swears that, as a friend, VN is really the fair-weather sort. She can turn on the charm when it benefits her, but is quick to ignore even her closest allies when she’s in no mood to explain her “indiscretions” to them.

FM learned this the hard way when, after VN sought FM out for his expert services, VN unexpectedly found herself in a drug-related bind. Careless VN was caught red-handed by authorities, but when FM called her up to find out the circumstances behind the embarrassing drug bust, she refused to accept FM’s phone call.


FM said that it was VN’s same-sex lover (SSL) who answered the call, but FM could overhear VN instructing SSL to tell FM she wasn’t around. “SSL didn’t even bother to cover the mouthpiece, so I heard their exchange,” FM recalled with disappointment. “I’ve always known VN to be ‘unreliable’ as a friend, so I should have known better!”



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

•Robin Padilla nagbabala sa bossing ng ABS-CBN: Doon tayo sa isyu, huwag daanin sa drama… (Yes, he knows he’s baaad at drama.)

Angel Locsin

Angel Locsin

•Angel Locsin tunay ang suporta sa ABS-CBN, hindi tulad ng iba… (It’s “safer” to be fence sitters…)

•Boy Abunda: Walang ginagawang masama ang ABS-CBN… Ilalaban natin ito! (Brave words.)

•Maymay Entrata sa level up na relasyon nila ni Edward Barber: Posible po! (It’s convenient to bring up the same issue … again and again.)

•Myrtle Sarrosa Kapuso na; gustong makatrabaho si Alden Richards. (Mangangarap ka rin lang, taasan mo na. Right, girl?)

•“DongJen” (Dingdong Dantes at Jennylyn Mercado) matindi ang pakilig sa “Descendants of the Sun:” Bagay sila, havey na havey! (No harm in pushing. Go, go, go.)


Nancy McDonie (left) and James Reid

Nancy McDonie (left) and James Reid

•James Reid kinakarir ang Tagalog speech workshop; Nancy McDonie bago sa panlasa (This tandem looks promising. But will they live up to the early hype?)

•Kris Aquino at Noynoy Aquino dalawang taon nang hindi nag-uusap: Ang mahalaga hindi nadamay ang mga inosente. (So they’re… guilty?)

•Annabelle Rama kay Vice Ganda: Tandaan mo kapag bata ang kinakasama mo, iiwan ka din n’yan! (Spot on.)

•Annabelle kay Ruffa Gutierrez: Si Ruffa bobo talaga ’yan pagdating sa lalaki. (Sa lalaki lang…?)

•Lilibeth Romero wala nang balak makipag-usap sa GMA: OK na, hindi na rin naman mabubuhay si Eddie (Garcia). (Ayos!)

Heart Evangelista

Heart Evangelista

•Heart Evangelista kay Chiz Escudero: Five years down, forever to go, my love! (…*cough, cough*…)

•Carla Abellana at Tom Rodriguez nag-Valentine date sa book sale; Namakyaw ng mga libro. (Perhaps that’s how she keeps him interested.)

•Ate Guy puring-puri si Kyline Alcantara: Alam ko magaling siya, Bicolana rin, e! (Brilliant logic, noh?)

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