We all know that there is a lot of celebrities that have fit bodies and small waistlines.
Here are 12 Filipina celebrities that can be your “body goals” if you aspire to have thinner waists.
This actress and a mother of one has a waistline of 19 inches.
2. Lovi Poe
Lovi Poe has a waistline of 21 inches.
3. Rhian Ramos
This actress, commercial model, and singer has a waistline of 22 inches!
Sam Pinto has a waistline of 22 inches.
5. Julie Anne San Jose
Singer / Actress Julie Anne San Jose has a waistline of 23 inches.
6. Megan Young
Miss Earth 2013 Megan Young’s waist measures 23 inches.
7. Anne Curtis
Anne Curtis has a waistline of 23 inches!
8. Jennylyn Mercado
This celebrity mom has a waistline of 24 inches.
9. Toni Gonzaga
Toni Gonzaga’s waist measures 24 inches.
10. Maine Mendoza
Maine Medoza has a 24 inch waistline
11. Kris Bernal
Actress Kris Bernal has a waistline that measures 22 inches
12. Sandara Park
2NE1’s Sandara Park has a waistline that measures 24 inches.
Who is your waistline goals?
One thing we all know is the entertainment industry is kind of unpredictable. If one contract expires, it can be a possibility that he or she will transfer to a rival network.
The most common “artist exchanges” happening are between the two biggest television companies in the country, ABS-CBN and GMA 7.
So who are the stars that nearly transferred to other channels?
John Lloyd Cruz
According to Direk Lauren Dyogi, Actor John Lloyd Cruz was rumored to leave the Kapamilya network way back in 2002.
The director, who is currently ABS-CBN’S TV Production Head, was also John Lloyd’s director in a series called Gimik. Even though the actor had been considering, he was convinced to stay with his current network as he was given a big break back then, which was the prime-time series Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay, which was aired on the same year.
The rumors resurfaced when Cruz turned down a role in the 2014 teleserye, Bridges of Love, because his contract was meant to end that year. But eventually, he renewed his contract in 2015 as he did more projects and movies in Star Cinema.
The actor is currently on and indefinite leave from showbiz.
Actress and host Angelica Panganiban was first rumored to sign with GMA 7 after making a special guest at the Kapuso adventure show Extra Challenge, but it was proven false as she remained loyal to ABS-CBN.
Last May 2016, Panganiban revealed that she did once consider switching networks after her break-up with actor John Lloyd Cruz.
However, because of her huge respect for her mother company for more than 20 years, she decided to stay.
“Muntik na nga akong lumipat ng network pero dahil may respeto ako sa ABS, sige hindi na lang ako lilipat. Magre-retire na lang ako,”
In the year 2013, rumors of actor Dingdong Dantes started surfacing. He was said to transfer to ABS-CBN after being one of GMA 7’s top actor for around 18 years already.
In an interview last June 2013, he admitted that his manager was negotiating with both ABS-CBN and GMA 7 while he was preparing for his drama series Genesis. He was said to fully transfer to the Kapamilya network because he has worked with Star Cinema before, which is ABS-CBN’s movie subsidiary.
He has released two movies with them which was Segunda Mano and One More Try.
The actor ended the speculations when he renewed his contract with the Kapamilya actor in September of the same year.
He still appears in Star Cinema movies.
Yes, the Queen of All Media herself has been rumored to transfer from ABS-CBN to GMA 7 or TV5 before.
The first speculations appeared last 2013 when it was rumored that TV5 has offered the actress and host to be their president. It was also said that she is actually considering moving to GMA-7.
The words intensified when she started posting phrases on her Instagram account regarding decision making.
Later on, Kris clarified that even though she met with TV5’s Manny Pangilinan twice, she never met with the GMA executives.
She remained signed as a Kapamilya actress.
Dennis Trillo admitted last December 2012 that he was having negotiations and thoughts regarding his next career move. Speculations arose at that time as he only had one year remaining in his contract with GMA 7.
What added fuel to the fire as when he was asked about his thoughts if his manager transferred him to either TV5 or ABS-CBN. His answer was “It’s okay… but what I would choose more is ABS. Of course what you will think about is your mileage as an artist. Good things happen in ABS, right? Their shows have lots of viewers. So I would choose that, if ever (it happens).”
However, the actor decided to stay with GMA 7.
Actor Ian Veneracion is someone that likes to explore his career and transfer to various networks.
Veneracion first signed with GMA 7 back in 1986 and joined the late German Moreno in That’s Entertainment. 17 years later, he transfered to ABS-CBN and appeared in the drama series Darating Ang Umaga, but only a year later, he went back to GMA 7.
However, he once again moved to ABS-CBN in 2007, and returned to their rival network in 2008.
In 2011, Veneracion made a comeback at ABS-CBN wherein he became a talent of Star Magic. He appeared in the remake of the popular drama Pangako Sa’yo and the rom-com The Achy Breaky Hearts. He currently appears in the drama A Love To Last.
Recently, it has been speculated that the actor will once again transfer networks after talent manager Perry Lansingan posted a photo with him and Lilybeth Rasonable, who is the senior vice presindent of the Kapuso network.
The actor quicky shut down the rumors as he stated that Lansingan is his neighbor in Tagaytay. He exclaimed “No. Lagot ka kay Tita Malou!” at one press conference as he was asked if he’s really planning his return to GMA 7. Malou Santos is the chief operating officer of Star Creatives.
He stated that he’s happy with the roles that are given to him under his current network and they have been very kind to him.
Veneracion is currently busy preparing for his upcoming concert.
It was rumored that the Asia’s Songbird was transferring to ABS-CBN when the network held a press conference about her guest appearance in Maalaala Mo Kaya. The speculations intensified when the singer cried while singing at one of GMA 7’s variety shows, SOP, back in 2008.
It was said that Regine Velasquez was planning to transfer to the Kapamilya network as she was interested on playing the lead role in the channel’s adaptation of Betty La Fea.
In ABS-CBN’s talk show, The Buzz, Velasquez admitted that she was interested on doing the adaptation but denied that the network offered her a 25 Million peso talent fee.
Judy Ann Santos
During actress Judy Ann Santos’ press conference regarding the finale of her telenovela, Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala, she encountered the speculations of her transferring networks. She took responsibility for the early exit of her series because of ABS-CBN’s original plan to move it to the fourth timeslot.
She said that her with her mother studio for more than 20 years was already expired and admitted that she became open negotiating with other networks.
“Honestly, nakakataba ng puso na, alam mo iyon, ang daming gustong kumuha sa iyo, kumuha sa serbisyo mo.”
A month after the press con, she renewed her contract with the Kapamilya network.
Jericho Rosales left Star Magic in 2006 and the rumors of his network transfer started floating immediately after that.
In one interview, he admitted that even if he still has a soft spot for ABS-CBN, he’s torn about the offers of different networks.
However, in another interview, he finally said that his transfer did not push though as he decided to remain loyal to the Kapamilya channel.
He is currently busy filming for his upcoming teleserye Halik.
Back in 2016, rumors rose that John Prats was interested on tranferring to GMA 7.
One of GMA-7’s creative consultants, the late Jake Tordesillas, even tweeted clues about his transfer such as “to follow look at the rainbow for a happy heart.”
Later that year, it was found out that the actor was supposed to be a part of the drama-comedy series Juan Happy Love Story.
With his aborted transfer to GMA-7, Prats joined the cast of the Kapamilya prime-time series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
John has since ventured into directing events such as the concerts of Moira dela Torre, K Brosas, and Richard Poon.
It was said back in 2016 that actress Kris Bernal was negotiating about her possible contract with ABS-CBN.
In one interview, she failed to answer this question but she did mention that she was exploring new ideas and plans for her career growth.
The actress never gave a statement about this but GMA confirmed that she will be staying at the network as she’s set to be the lead character of the series Impostora.
Last year, she finally admitted that she did meet up with ABS-CBN but decided to remain as a Kapuso star.
In 2013, Lovi Poe was rumored to transfer to TV5 as she allegedly got a 35 Million peso offer. Fuel added to the fire as she was replaced by Bela Padilla in the series Love & Lies.
In early May of the same year, Poe appeared in TV shows of ABS-CBN to promote her movie The Bride and The Lover, which fueled even more rumors that she would leave GMA 7.
In an interview during the premiere night of the movie, which is directed by Joey Lamangan, the actress kept mum regarding the issue, saying that she is happy to promote her film with the Kapamilya network.
During the last quarter of May 2013, Lovi finally ended the rumors by signing a three-year contract with GMA 7.
After a her feud with some cast members of the ABS-CBN gag show, Banana Split, Cristine Reyes openly expressed her desire to return to the Kapuso network.
Reyes was very vocal about her plans as she stated that she left her hear in GMA 7.
However, her network transfer did not materialize and instead, she renewed her contract with the Kapamilya network in July 2009.
Cristine remained a Kapamilya for the next nine years but she is currently not active on TV.
Diether Ocampo‘s network transfer rumors started in late 2008 when he finished his ABS-CBN teleserye Iisa Pa Lamang.
According to reports, Ocampo signed a maximum four-year contract with the Kapuso network and was supposed to be part of the Pinoy adaptation of the Koreanovela All About Eve.
A few days after the report came out, Star Magic made a statement that the actor won’t transfer to the rival network. He remained with ABS-CBN until early 2015.
In late 2015, it was announced that his project with Judy Ann Santos titled Someone To Watch Over Me would be postponed. After that incident, he started doing projects with TV5, including the 2016 drama series Bakit Manipis Ang Ulap.
In late 2017, Ocampo made a TV comeback via GMA 7’s Magpakailanman and in March 2018, Diether returned to ABS-CBN for a special role in the fantasy series Bagani.
When Kapuso actor Kristoffer Martin started tweeting about his career, speculations were fueled that he will be transferring to the Kapamilya network.
Rumors about his transfer intensified when Martin had a reunion with the producers of Little Big Superstar, the Kapamilya reality show he joined in 2006, which launched his showbiz career.
His ex-girfriend Joyce Ching revealed that the actor did think about returning to ABS-CBN to continue his career.
“Pero hindi naman talaga yung muntik na, na andito na yung contract, hindi pinirmahan, hindi naman po ganung level.
Pero iyon, siguro nag-e-explore din siya kung saan siya mas magwo-work, mas magiging okay ang career niya.”
The actor remains to be a talent of GMA 7.
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We often see celebrities on television but ever wondered which of them has successfully established a business?
Here are 20 well known celebrities turned entrepreneurs:
1. Anne Curtis
Actress/Host launched her own makeup line last year named blk cosmetics. blk is one of the few local brands that have an official cruelty-free certification from PETA.
2. Alden Richards
“Pambansang Bae” Alden Richard opened his restaurant Concha’s Garden Cafe in Cliffhouse, Tagaytay City. The place offers various takes on delicious Filipino dishes.
3. Glaiza de Castro, Bianca King, Xander Angeles, Abby Asistio
If you ever passed by the Runner’s Kitchen along Tomas Morato in Quezon City, it is owned by celebrity friends Glaiza de Castro, Bianca King, Xander Angeles, and Abby Asistio. They serve a variety of “guilt-free” food.
4. Fabio Ide
Not everyone knows but Brazilian actor/model/racer Fabio Ide is one of the owners of the high-end bar The Palace Pool Club.
5. Jennylyn Mercado
Actress Jennylyn Mercado is the owner of Fit and Form which is a combination of a salon, a spa, and a boutique. It is located in Quezon City.
6. Vice Ganda
Like his “It’s Showtime” co-host, Vice Ganda also recently launched his own cosmetic brand, Vice Cosmetics. Their products are proven cruelty-free by the United States PETA. He also co-owns bar District 8 with fellow celebs namely, Daniel Padilla, James Yap, Marc Pingris, etc.
7. Benjamin Alvez
Books and Borders is a cafe co-owned by actor and model Benjamin Alvez. It currently has four branches around Metro Manila
8. Lovi Poe
Love Poe co-owns the restaurant and casual hang-out place, Cable Car, in Bonifacio Global City. It specializes in American and Filipino finger food.
9. Tim Yap
TV and radio host, newspaper editor, creative director, columnist, club owner and eventologist Tim Yap may seem to have a lot in his hands, but he also co-owns several clubs in the country like Valkyrie, The Palace Pool Club, and Revel.
10. Marvin Agustin
Actor/Chef Marvin Agustin co-founded the Sumosam Group of Restaurants that owns a large number of restaurants around the country, and even in San Francisco as well.
11. Marian Rivera
As a lover of everything floral, actress Marian Rivera opened her own business Flora Vida that serves beautiful flower arrangements.
12. Martin del Rosario
Martin opened a bar in Quezon City last year called The Armory. Martin describes his bar as a rustic space with affordable drinks to hang out with old friends and make new ones.
13. Ara Mina
Actress, singer, endorser, and entrepreneur Ara Mina owns the Hazelberry Cafe in Batasan Hills, Quezon City. The cafe is known for its freshly baked goodies.
14. Toni Gonzaga and Alex Gonzaga
This goofy siblings recently opened their milk tea shop called Happy Cup. It now has several branches all around Manila.
15. Maine Mendoza
Maine Mendoza and her family recently opened their franchise of the popular fast food chain, McDonald’s, located in Sta. Clara, Bulacan.
16. Sharon Cuneta
Singer/Actress Sharon Cuneta and her husband Kiko Pangilinan opened Mesa, a restaurant that offers traditional Filipino food. Mesa currently has 19 branches.
17. Shamcey Supsup
Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup and her husband ventured into the food industry as the opened their restaurant Pedro ‘n Coi.
18. Karylle Padilla-Yuzon
“It’s Showtime” host Karylle Padilla-Yuzon now co-owns Centerstage Family KTV in Makati City and Pasay City.
19. Georgina Wilson
Filipino-British model, actress, host and VJ Georgina Wilson c0-owns eyewear brand Sunnies Studios with three of her friends. They have also opened the cafe and resto Sunnies Cafe.
20. Jericho Rosales
As an actor into grooming, he opened up a barber shop called Talas Manileno.
TAGS: Abby Asistio, Alden Richards, Alex Gonzaga, Anne Curtis, ara mina, Benjamin Alvez, Bianca King, fabio ide, Geogina Wilson, Glaiza De Castro, Jennylyn Mercado, Jericho Rosales, Karylle Padilla-Yuzon, Lovi Poe, maine mendoza, Marian Rivera, Martin del Rosario, marvin agustin, Shamcey Supsup, Sharon Cuneta, Tim Yap, Toni Gonzaga, Vice Ganda, Xander Angeles
Well, we don’t judge if your favorite celebrity only uploads selfies on his/her Instagram account, we also like seeing those. But what we have for you right here is a list of celebrities who take the time and effort to curate their photos. Blogger-ish, they invest in a good camera and braved the challenge of post-processing.
It is, indeed, really admirable to see how they play with that three-tiled pattern of Instagram. Without further adieu, let’s run their names down.
Although her feed is mostly her portraits, we have deliberately let her in because these pictures are very well curated. Plus the framing is like no other. It’s not just a typical selfie-centric feed, but you can see the nature and her drooling beach travels. And who wouldn’t notice them tropical bums? *winks*
The ‘social media darling’ as referred by many. With those innocent eyes and charming personality, who would have thought that Sofia Andres can see clearer through beautiful photos. It’s safe to say that she’s way different from the other actresses her generation.
This actress turned blogger turned actress again is really admirable. Before she bagged the role of Marga in ABS-CBN’s hit afternoon teleserye Pusong Ligaw, she took a break from the industry and tried to go big in the blogging community. She focused on food and travel. Bianca King did go big. She traveled half of the world because of her partnership with various sponsors. No doubt, she really does take great photos.
When the classy Lovi Poe hit that post button, everything stops. With that colorful scheme of hers, every celebrity really looks up to her. With that smoking hot bod and a cute boyfriend, who would dare unfollow her?
Finally, the undisputed Queen of Instagram, the 1/2 of JaDine, Nadine Lustre. We have seen her take those unglamorous roles but it’s totally the complete opposite when you take a look at her Instagram feed. Excellently curated and you can see that she’s taking a lot of effort in every photo.
She also made waves when she turned her handle into just Nadine. Shady but classy, right? *winks*
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Vhong Navarro and Lovi Poe can be an odd pair for a comedy film, yet they are a perfect match for Woke Up Like This. It’s the first time Lovi has done a comedic role after focusing on heavy drama.
Definitely! The two have worked together already in ‘Shake, Rattle, & Roll 14’ so it was not a start-from-scratch story for them.
However, Woke Up Like This is the complete opposite of a well-loved horror series in the country. In this movie, Lovi and Vhong shared a different side of them as their characters switched personalities.
Lando, an aspiring athlete trying to make it big in basketball, switched lives with Sabrina, an international model.We are used to seeing Vhong portraying cross-dressed characters, however, it would be Lovi’s first time playing a Tomboy role, which makes it exciting for the audience to watch.
With its trailer raking to 7 million views, the movie tells a story of a couple who switched lives because of an old woman trying to teach them a lesson.
The Temptation Island actress was very open to admit that she really had a hard time portraying Lando’s character.
“Kailangan ko talagang maging as Vhong so nakabantay talaga [directors] sa akin. Sabi ko, sabihin niyo talaga sakin ‘pag mali ah. Kasi first time ko mag-cocomedy,” she detailed.
Despite it all, the cast is very hopeful that masses would support this film. Woke Up Like This is under Regal Entertainment, Inc. and will start screening on August 23!
Watch the full trailer here.
So what are you waiting for, guys? Go now to the nearest cinemas and support Lovi and Vhong for their first comedy film together.
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Simplicity is beauty. And a woman’s true beauty is revealed when her face is bare. In a world where image is everything, people tend to forget that natural beauty is best. With the advanced make-up technology, anyone can look like a celebrity, but do celebrities even look like themselves on TV or print even without make-up on?
In Hollywood, there have been many photos of celebrities showing how un-celebrity they look like when their faces are washed up. Some people even say they look worse than ordinary people, and that they are only products of make-up illusion. But how about our local celebrities?
We have made a compilation of the Philippines’ most beautiful women, collected their photos without make-up on and we’d like you to see for yourself if they are beautiful at their simplest.
Here is our version of the Philippines’ most beautiful celebrities, dolled up and bare-faced:
TAGS: Andi Eigenmann, Angel Locsin, Anne and Jasmine Curtis, Ariella Arida, Bea Alonzo, Bianca Umali, celebrities without make-up, Dawn Zulueta, iya villiania, Janine Gutierrez, Janine Tugonon, Judy Anne Santos, Kim Chiu, Kris Bernal, liza soberano, Lovi Poe, maine mendoza, Marian Rivera, MJ Lastimosa, Most beautiful Philippine celebrities, Philippine celebrities without make up, Sarah Geronimo, Shamcey Supsup, Solenn Heusaff, Toni Gonzaga, Venus Raj, Vice Ganda, Zsa-zsa Padilla