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Ricky Lo, veteran entertaintment news editor and columnist, dies at 75

By: - Reporter
/ 01:58 AM May 05, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Veteran entertainment news editor and columnist Ricardo “Ricky” F. Lo has died, the Philippine Star, where he wrote his FunFare column, confirmed on early Wednesday morning.

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According to a post on Philippine Star’s Facebook page, Lo died on Tuesday. He was 75.

Star has neither posted any cause of death nor any details about his interment.

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“It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Entertainment editor and columnist Ricky Lo on May 4, 2021,” Philippine Star said.

“Ricky Lo popularized the decades-long Funfare column in The Philippine STAR, and was a highly respected journalist in showbiz circles,” it added.

Aside from his job at the Star, Lo was also known for being a host of various show business-related programs —  ABS-CBN’s entertainment program “The Buzz,” GMA’s “Startalk,” and eventually his own show on QTV 11, “The Ricky Lo Exclusives”

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