Chokoleit’s last onstage performance leaves spine-chilling effect to Netizens

Chokoleit’s last onstage performance leaves spine-chilling effect to Netizens

  • Some netizen consider his last performance as a “premonition”
  • Noticeably, during his performance, Chokoleit was having difficulty in breathing
  • Condolences from celebrities for the comedian has spread over the social media

You will never know when will be your last.

Jonathan Garcia a.k.a Chokoleit, a well- known comedian in the industry, died last Saturday after his performance in the celebration of the Kawayan Festival in Abra.

After his death, netizens posted the last performance of the comedian in reminiscing their laughter with him. But some of them considered his last performance was a “premonitions” because of what he mentioned during his performance.

He said, “Siyempre ako ang mauuna, kung ako ang huli baka hindi ko na kayo aabutan.”

There were a lot of netizens  who got chills over that statement that no one had ever expected it would happen in reality.

Chokoleit’s last words are chilling. Still can’t believe how life just passes by. Hope this helps us appreciate life and our loved ones. RIP.

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Noticeably, during his performance, Chokoleit was having difficulty in breathing. And one of the netizens said that the comedian cut short his skit because of his cough.

He also mentioned that netizens always took pictures of him but he never saw them uploaded.

“Picture ng Picture hindi naman ako naniniwala dyan, ang dami nagpipicture jan wala naman akong nakitang nagupload.”

But now, due to his death, his pictures and videos will all be uploaded all over social media.

Last Performance ni Chokoleit sa Abra bago pumanaw.

Panoorin ang huling performance ni Chokoleit sa Abra bago pumanaw. Kapansin-pansin na rin ang kanyang pagkahingal at kapos sa paghinga during the perfomance pero the show must go on at naitawid pa rin nya. For the last time he gave his last and remarkable performance! #RIPChokoleit

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During his last moments, after his performance, according to JM De Guzman who was one of the performers on the event, all he thought was that Chokoleit was tired because of his performance before he was brought to the hospital.

“Not his usual self na parang jolly… inisip ko parang baka pagod lang or feel down,” said De Guzman.

“Pero at the same time I know he’s in a safe place, happy place,” he added.

Pops Fernandez, another performer on the same event can’t believe over Chokoleit’s death as she recently had a conversation with him.

“Sabi ko, ‘Kumusta ka na?’ sabi niya, ‘I’m in a good place right now saka nakaipon na ako, Ms. Pops’ so sabi ko ‘I’m happy happy naman for you,” shared by Fernandez.

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Condolences from celebrities for the comedian has spread over social media.

One of his friends, comedian Vice Ganda, thanked the Lord for giving him a chance to meet him.

“Thank you, Lord for giving me a chance to meet Chokoleit and become his friend. I’m sad that we lost him, But happy that he’ll be in a much peaceful and happier place now with you. Thanks for everything Chokie. I love you!,” Vice Ganda.

Claudine Barretto also posted their video of spending their happiest moments together. It is the fanteserye “Marina” where his career bloomed by playing the role of “Perla” with the actress.

And so with other celebrities like Ogie Alcasid, Vhong Navarro, Angel Locsin, and Paulo Avelino who also sent their condolences over the social media.

At the age of 48, Chokoleit, the comedian and actor, died of a heart attack.

It’s not about the time you have spent your life in this world but how you have spent a good life. Indeed, as shown by the love he received, it is evidence that he spent a good life here on earth.

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Angel Locsin clarifies her remark that ‘The General’s Daughter’ director is a “terror”

Angel Locsin clarifies her remark that ‘The General’s Daughter’ director is a “terror”

  • The General’s Daughter star Angel Locsin talked about the show’s director, Manny Palo.
  • She said that contrary to others saying that he’s a “terror,” she finds him really caring. 

Angel Locsin had nothing but kind words to the director of The General’s Daughter, Manny Palo.

During the press conference of her first ever teleserye under Dreamscape, for her prime time comeback after a few years of hiatus, she shared what’s it like to work with Palo as a director.

“Si Direk Manny Palo kasi is brilliant. Ang swerte namin na nagkaroon kami ng direktor na alam niya kung anong gagawin. Siya kasi yung kaya niya kaming i-control lahat. Kasi kahit anong sabihin namin sa kanya, memorize niya yung script so hindi namin siya maloloko.”

READ: “The General’s Daughter” TV Review: Diverting, Compelling, and Politically Significant

Locsin added that because the director knows what he is doing, they often finish their taping schedules on time.

“Alam niya yung gagawin niyo sa bawat eksena kaya ang bilis bilis din niya mag shoot. Natatapos namin yung schedule namin. Plus ang gaan din niya ka-trabaho.”

The actress then addressed her remark that director Palo is a “terror” on the set, saying that others may only view him that way maybe because he had a bad day or someone did something wrong. However, she thinks that he’s really kind and caring.

“Sabi ng iba terror daw si Direk Manny. Siguro pag may mali ka, ganon. Or siguro, bad day lang si direk pero he’s really nice. Actually ang bait ni direk. At maalaga siya sa mga tao. “

She even admitted that the cast sometimes makes fun of the director whenever he gets angry.

“Minsan pinapagtawanan namin pag nagwawala siya pero part niya na yun eh. Parang hindi pwedeng hindi eh. Boring. Boring yung set. At umpisa palang sinabi niya ‘walang diva sa inyo ha, ako lang ang diva,’ kaya siya lang ang diva ganon. “

On the other hand, Locsin admitted that her character on the series is her most complicated role thus far. She has also praised her co-stars.

“Masasabi ko na I think eto yung pinaka-complex [and] complicated na character na gagawin ko. Mahirap po siya. Actually mga characters po namin, mahirap gawin. Pero fun, kasi yung mga ka-eksena ko po ang gagaling umarte so nakakakuha po ako sa kanila ng emosyon.”

READ: Angel Locsin proves she’s the real Primetime Queen

The General’s Daughter also stars big names such as Paulo Avelino, Arjo Atayde, Tirso Cruz III, Albert Martinez, Eula Valdez, Janice de Belen, and Maricel Soriano.

The General’s Daughter airs weeknights on the ABS-CBN network.

 

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BIG JUMP! 25 Kapuso Artists Who Transferred to ABS-CBN

BIG JUMP! 25 Kapuso Artists Who Transferred to ABS-CBN

  • There has been a number of artists that moved from GMA Network to ABS-CBN.
  • DailyPedia listed down some of the current Kapamilya stars who were once Kapuso.

Regine Valesquez’s recent signing with ABS-CBN is one of the most talked about topics this week.

After a month of staying mum about her network transfer, she has been emotional as soon as she stepped inside the premises of the Kapamilya network.

She’s not the only icon that moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. Her husband, Ogie Alcasid, has also transferred, along with others like Janno Gibbs, Jaya and Lani Misalucha.

Here’s the growing list of former Kapuso artists that decided to switch networks in the past:

Richard Guttierez

After being in GMA-7 for more than a decade, Richard officially became a Kapamilya a little more than a year ago. He became a part of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo‘s fantasy series La Luna Sangre. He is also set to star in a movie with Angel Locsin and Angelica Panganiban.

Louise delos Reyes

Prior to transferring to ABS-CBN, she had numerous appearances in GMA-7’s TV shows. When she moved to ABS-CBN, her first project was becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano as SPO3 Katrina Velasco.

Angel Locsin

Considered as GMA’s former primetime star, Angel shocked everyone with her decision to change her home network. She has starred in Star Cinema films such as One More Try, Everything About Her, and The Third Party. She has also led the primetime hit The Legal Wife and became one of the judges for Pilipinas Got Talent. She has renewed her contract with ABS-CBN in 2015 and has made an appearance in La Luna Sangre.

She will star in the network’s upcoming series, The General’s Daughter.

Isabelle Daza

Isabelle has been a Kapuso for three years before signing up with ABS-CBN in November 2014. Her first project as a Kapamilya is the upcoming series Nathaniel.

Iza Calzado

After 10 years with GMA-7, she transferred to its rival network in 2012.

She expressed her thankfulness to her previous company and why she made the decision to move to ABS-CBN. “I’m grateful for all my years with [GMA-7], but [my father] was the one with me in wanting new things for me and my career. He wanted me to spread my wings and fly.”

Jake Cuenca

More than a decade ago, Jake has moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. He has been cast in numerous dramas like Maria Mercedes, Rubi, and Palos, wherein he played the main lead, and Ikaw Lamang and Tayong Dalawa as the antagonist.

Cristine Reyes

Not everyone knows that Cristine’s entry to showbiz has been with GMA-7’s artista search program, Starstruck.

She transferred networks 10 years ago and has top-billed several projects such as Eva Fonda, Kristine, Reputasyon, Tubig at Langis, and I Can Do That.

Paulo Avelino

Paulo has been with GMA-7 for five years before becoming a Kapamilya. He has served as the male lead in shows such as The Promise of Forever, Honesto, Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon, Kahit Konting Pagtingin, and Bridges of Love.

JC de Vera

JC has stayed as a Kapuso for six years then transferred to TV5. He finally became a Kapamilya in 2014 and played a role in The Legal Wife and Moon of Desire.

Ellen Adarna

Ellen signed with ABS-CBN last 2013. She admitted that her transfer to the network made a huge impact regarding the recognition she got.

“When I was with the other network, ‘What are you doing now? What are your shows?’ ‘Uh, I’m a part of this show.’ ‘Ay, nandoon ka pala!’ Ibe yung audience ng ABS-CBN talaga. Iba yung impact.”

Toni Gonzaga

Toni has hosted in GMA-7 for seven years until 2005. She continued her career with ABS-CBN, venturing to acting and music. She has released six albums under Star Records and has starred in 11 Star Cinema films.

She has also continued hosting with The Buzz, Pinoy Big Brother, and The Voice of the Philippines.

Elmo Magalona

His first project with the Kapamilya network was the TV series Born for You, wherein he was paired with Janella Salvador for the first time.

Maxene Magalona

Just like her brother, Maxene was also a Kapuso turned Kapamilya, however, she actually started off in ABS-CBN in 1992 with Ang TV. She was then identified with GMA-7 for nine years before signing up with ABS-CBN in 2016.

Karylle

Karylle has co-hosted GMA-7’s SOP for seven years. She is currently in It’s Showtime.

Anne Curtis

Anne was a Kapuso until 2003. She has lead Kapamilya shows such as Kampanerang Kuba, Maging Sino Ka Man, Dyosa, Green Rose, Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw, and Dyesebel.

She can be seen regularly in noontime show It’s Showtime.

Liza Soberano

Liza has previously admitted that she “didn’t feel at home” in GMA-7, wherein she became an artist for only a week. She added that as ABS-CBN’s the one she always watches, it’s really where she wanted to work in the first place.

Jona

After winning Pinoy Pop Superstar, Jona has been one of GMA-7’s most promising singers. She then joined the trio La Diva.

She made a shocking transfer to ABS-CBN in 2017, saying that the network gave her more trust and has promised her a line-up of projects.

Yassi Pressman

Yassi has spent almost a decade with GMA-7 and TV5 before making her way to ABS-CBN. She has become a household name after appearing in Pinoy Big Brother and becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

Jay R

Jay R spent the first decade of his career as a Kapuso artist. In 2015, he opened a new chapter of his life with ABS-CBN when he appeared as a contestant in Your Face Sounds Familiar.

Jaya

Jaya decided to leave GMA-7 after she concluded her final project with the network, Poor Señorita. Her appearance in It’s Showtime in 2016 marked as her surprising decision to switch networks.

Ogie Alcasid

After being out of the limelight when he left GMA-7, Ogie has been with TV5 for a while before returning to ABS-CBN, where he did a few shows in the 90s.

He became a judge of Tawag ng Tanghalan and talent show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids.

Kyla

Kyla stayed as a Kapuso for 15 years before she moved to ABS-CBN.

Aljur Abrenica

Aljur was a GMA-7 artist for nearly a decade before deciding to be a Kapamilya. Only six months after his move to ABS-CBN, he already top-billed his own series Asintado.

He has also appeared as a guest in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

Janno Gibbs

Needing some freshening up, Janno made a switch and signed with Star Music, wherein he’s currently promoting his latest single, Feeling JKL. He has also appeared in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano and other ABS-CBN shows.

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Lawmaker criticizes “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral”, says the film contains “historical inaccuracy”

Lawmaker criticizes “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral”, says the film contains “historical inaccuracy”

  • Lito Atienza slammed Goyo, pointing out a scene that he believed was inaccurate.
  • Historian explained what really happened in the Battle of Tirad Pass.

Jerrold Tarog‘s ‘GOYO: Ang Batang Heneral‘ has won praise from both critics and audiences as it tackled history with a different approach.

But it seems that not everyone liked the movie.

Senior Deputy Minority Leader Jose “Lito” Atienza Jr. accused the film of “historical inaccuracy” as it was said to have portrayed Filipinos as cowards during the Battle of Tirad Pass.

In an interview with ABS-CBN News, he added that he actually expected the movie to be as good as the director’s previous movie, ‘Heneral Luna.’

“Inspirasyon ko ‘yang si Gregorio del Pilar. The country’s youngest general died protecting [then president Emilio] Aguinaldo from the oncoming American forces. He chose Tirad Pass to make a stand.”

In the movie, Del Pilar (Paulo Avelino) is portrayed as a young military officer full of doubts but fiercely loyal to the Philippine president to the point of hunting down Aguinaldo’s perceived enemies.

The film follows the events of the last 5 months of Del Pilar’s life until his death at the Battle of Tirad Pass.

Atienza said that he was annoyed that the movie did not do justice to Del Pilar’s death, to the point that he wanted to leave the cinema.

“Del Pilar died a hero. Sa accounts sa history books, sugatan na ‘yan, sumakay pa sa kabayo niya para ipakitang ang Pilipino handang mamatay.

“Sa movie, hindi siya nakasakay sa kabayo. He was killed by a sniper. Sabi ko: ‘P***ang pelikulang ito.’ Kinalabit ko misis ko, sabi ko ‘Alis na tayo.'”

He also described that as soon as Del Pilar died in the movie, the Filipinos were like scared rats. “Parang mga dagang pinapatay ng mga Amerikano…

“We need historical heroes and modern-day heroes to emulate. Film as a medium is one of the most effective media that could influence the character of our young. E bakit pinagmumukha mo na duwag ang mga Pilipino? Hindi tayo duwag. Never naging duwag ang Pilipino sa harap ng giyera, fighting the Japanese, the Spanish, even the Americans.

“Kung gagawa tayo ng historical film, kung kailangang mag-adjust nang kaunti, dagdagan niyo pa ang kabayanihan. Hindi ‘yung karuwagan.”

Historian explains.

Historian Xiao Chua, one of the researchers of the film, encouraged Atienza to read more history books like the Teodoro Kalaw biography, to know more about the Battle of Tirad Pass.

Chua explained that Del Pilar’s death was based on the recollections of two people that were there at the Tirad Pass, Vicente Enriquez and Telesforo Carrasco.

A book by Carrasco said that Del Pilar did not see the enemy “because of the cogon grass and that he ordered a halt to the firing.

“At that moment, I was handing [del Pilar] a carbine and warning him that the Americans were directing their fire at him and that he should crouch down because his life was in danger and at that moment he was hit by a bullet in the neck that caused instant death.”

The historian then called Del Pilar’s dying on a horse “fake news.”

“That is an embellishment of an American journalist in the time of yellow journalism. They wanted to sell newspapers and they wanted to make ‘Goyo’ appear romantic and all.

“Even the scene where the fighters ran away after Del Pilar’s death are in the accounts…Aside from embellishments, everything, including Apolinario Mabini’s description of the republic, is historical record.”

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH GOYO? Director Jerrold Tarog admits post-production error in film

WHAT’S WRONG WITH GOYO? Director Jerrold Tarog admits post-production error in film

  • Goyo director admitted that they made a slight mistake in one part of the film.
  • He promised to correct it in all the future copies of the movie. 

Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral has been showing since September 5 and people have been buzzing about it.

It revolves around the story of the youngest General during the Philippine-American War, Gregorio “Goyo” del Pilar, who is played by actor Paulo Avelino.

While it earned mostly praises, there was one minor error that not everyone seemed to notice.

The award winning director of the film Jerrold Tarog took to his social media accounts to admit the mistake.

He admitted that in the opening text of the film where it says Goyo “stayed in Bulacan” should have been Pangasinan. To avoid confusion, he promised to change it in future copies of the film.

Erratum: Sorry, folks. I screwed up a little in the opening text of GOYO. At the part where it says Goyo “stayed in Bulacan from June to October” that should’ve been Pangasinan obviously. We’ll fix this in future copies of the film.✌

He explained that the error slipped through the cracks during the end of post-production. Even after they’ve seen the film numerous times, they still failed to notice it.

Things got switched up near the end of post-production. We’ve seen the film a hundred times but this slipped through the cracks. Thanks to those who pointed it out. @lyrerook @IrishDDizon ❤️

Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral is still showing in cinemas nationwide.

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Was Paulo Avelino Sexually Harassed?

Was Paulo Avelino Sexually Harassed?

  • Actor/Model Paulo Avelino experiences sexual harassment in Twitch
  • The situation calls out the need to handle sexual harassment more seriously 

Not everyone knows this but Paulo Avelino is currently on the early stage of his game streaming career and it’s really not going well as expected it should be. The actor/model was said to have experienced sexual harassment from Twich users while playing the online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. 

The actor was bombarded with indecent and below-the-belt sexual comments in the midst live stream. Twitter user who goes by the display name Pio Fronda (@_justinepio) tweeted about the incident and attached a handful of screenshots of the obscene and downright vulgar comments.

The user also thought about the situation being reversed wherein it would be men making creepy comments to a lady gamer.

Paulo Avelino went live streaming today and this happened. Now imagine the messages below being told by a guy to girl streamers:

“Ate sarap mo.”
“Unli putok basta ikaw.”
“Rape her.”
“I’ll fuck you mommy.”

“Marami pa yan, but you get the point.”

“#ThirstdayPauDay”

The comment section got too intense and out of hand that one of the admins of the website had to step in multiple times stopping everyone from commenting inappropriate words to Paulo.

“Guys, favor. Please show some respect for our poging streamer, can we do that? Just try to avoid saying inappropriate words or things in his channel. Thank you so much!”

Paulo Avelino started producing gaming content in his streaming channel early last month and now has 70 videos and 4,847 followers on the website. It is unknown if he has experienced this kinds comments in the past but it’s the first time that it has been brought in the open.

The situation may or may not have unsettled people but the call out can also be a sign that there is indeed something is wrong with how sexual harassment is handled whether it’s on or off the online community.

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23 Kapamilya Stars Who You Probably Didn’t Know Were Once a Kapuso

23 Kapamilya Stars Who You Probably Didn’t Know Were Once a Kapuso

  • Kapamilya stars who were once a Kapuso artist
  • Celebrity artists who originally came from Kapuso then made the big switch to the Kapamilya network

You may not know this but some of the brightest stars in ABS-CBN actually started as an artist in its competing network, GMA Network. Let’s have a rundown of all the Kapamilya stars who were once a Kapuso.

After all, it’s also important to look back from where you originally come from.

1. Toni Gonzaga

It is not known to many that Toni Gonzaga is originally a Kapuso. She was once a host in the noontime show “Eat Bulaga” and was a GMA Network artist for seven years until she went full-on Kapamilya in 2005.

2. Anne Curtis

“It’s Showtime” host, Anne Curtis was a Kapuso for six years until she transferred in 2003. Some of her projects in the Kapuso network include “Anna Karenina” and “TGIS.”

3. Angel Locsin

Angel became a prominent star when she starred as Alwina in the hit GMA Network teleserye, “Mulawin” and as “Darna.”

Now, she has done a lot of series and movies with ABS CBN, including being a judge in the Kapamilya talent show, “Pilipinas Got Talent”.

4. Yassi Pressman

The “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” leading lady was once a Kapuso and also a TV5 network artist. She appeared in various noontime Sunday shows in both GMA 7 and TV 5.

5. Paulo Avelino

With his new movie with Star Cinema, co-starring Bea Alonzo and Derek Ramsay entitled, “Kasal,” it is not known to many that Paulo Avelino is actually an alumnus of GMA Network’s artist search, “Starstruck.”

6. Cristine Reyes

A Kapamilya artist since 2008, Christine also is a product of Kapuso talent search “StarStruck” just like Paulo Avelino.

7. Ellen Adarna

Ellen Adarna appeared in several GMA Network shows including “Bubble Gang” and “Captain Barbell” before she transferred to ABS CBN to be a Kapamilya in 2013.

8. Isabelle Daza

Originally an “Eat Bulaga” host like Toni Gonzaga, Isabelle signed a contract with ABS CBN in 2014 and has since starred in dramas like “Nathaniel” and movies like “It Takes a Man and a Woman.”

9. Karylle

Before she became an “It’s Showtime” host alongside Anne Curtis, Karylle was also once a Kapuso. She became famous in the GMA Network fantaserye, “Encantadia” and she transferred to become a Kapamilya in 2008.

10. Iza Calzado

Iza transferred to ABS CBN in 2012 after her 10 years of being a Kapuso network artist where she starred in several dramas like “Encantadia” and “Impostora.”

11. Jake Cuenca

Jake has been a Kapuso for three years before he went to be a Kapamilya star. Since then, he starred in a lot of teleseryes like “Tayong Dalawa,” “Maria Mercedes” and the most recent, “Ikaw lang and Iibigin.”

12. JC De Vera

Before he transferred to ABS-CBN, he was with GMA Network first for six years and then transferred to TV 5 and stayed there for three years. Now, JC stars in the new Kapamilya teleserye, “Since I Found You,” alongside Piolo Pascual and Arci Munoz.

13. Maxene Magalona

Maxene was with GMA Network for nine years until she decided to be a Kapamilya in 2013. Some of her shows as a Kapamilya were “Doble Kara,” and “Dream Dad”.

14. Elmo Magalona

Brother of Maxene Magalona, Elmo has been a Kapamilya since 2015 where he was paired up with Janella Salvador in the teleserye, “Born for You” and the movie, “Bloody Crayons”.

15. Jona

Jona rose to fame when she won the GMA Network singing contest, “Pinoy Pop Superstar.” Now, Jona is one of the most promising singers in ABS CBN.

16. Jaya

Jaya was once a mainstay singer in the then-GMA Network Sunday show, “SOP.” Now, she’s a Kapamilya artist who sometimes judges in the ABS-CBN noontime show, “It’s Showtime.”

17. Ogie Alcasid

Ogie is now a Kapamilya appearing in several shows including “Your Face Sounds Familiar” where he is a resident judge. But before the switch, he was a Kapuso artist and has been a “Bubble Gang” member way back.

18. Kyla

A Kapuso artist for at least 15 years, Kyla transferred network in 2015 where she sang the theme song of JaDine’s hit teleserye, “On the Wings of Love.”

19. Jay R

The R&B was a Kapuso singer for 10 years before he made the switch to become a Kapamilya. Currently, Jay R appears in shows like “ASAP.”

20. Aljur Abrenica

Aljur also rose to fame when he joined the GMA Network’s “StarStruck” in 2006. He just transferred network in August, 2017 after his contract as a Kapuso ended.

21. Louise de los Reyes

Louise also just recently became a Kapamilya in 2017. But before the switch, she was a TV 5 and GMA Network artist where she starred in several seryes like “Alakdana” and “My Beloved”.

22. Richard Gutierrez

Well, it already seems like everyone knows that Richard was once a Kapuso leading man but he’s included in this list because why not? So before he became Sandrino in ABS-CBN’s “La Luna Sangre,” he was first the leading man of Angel Locsin, who was also a then-Kapuso, in the GMA Network fantaserye, “Mulawin”.

23. Ryza Cenon

Just last April 2018, Ryza was welcomed by ABS CBN’s big bosses into the Kapamilya network. “Ang Probinsyano” is just one of the projects lined up for her after her switch.

All of these artists were once a Kapuso at heart and then transferred to ABS CBN to become a Kapamilya where luckily, their starts turned out to shine the brightest.

What do you think about this? Share your thoughts!

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Woman Joined a Contest on Facebook and Won Crush’s Heart

Woman Joined a Contest on Facebook and Won Crush’s Heart

On the last day of February 2017, Frances Marie Savino Gavino had an unexpected experience which made a huge impact on her life.

She came across the hit movie I’m Drunk I Love You’s promo contest on Facebook. The mechanics is to confess their feelings to their crushes to win a month’s supply of premium drinks from Destileria Limtuaco and lootbags from the movie. Thousands of netizens participated in the contest and the internet swoon over the sweet confessions on the post.

Frances said she hesitated at first, but since she somehow knows that her crush, Josh Ricardo, is aware of her feelings, she decided to give it a go.

But to her surprise, the guy told her that he likes her too!

A large number of Facebook users also replied to her comment and expressed how giddy and envious they were of her.

Frances was truly glad because of what happened. She shared that Josh and her has been friends since the fifth grade but never did confess in fear of putting their friendship at risk.

“We’re just really thankful for IDILY’s promo. If it weren’t for the promo, I wouldn’t have the guts to confess,” she said.

As of the moment, she said that the both of them are contented and enjoys what they have right now. Also, they not rushing anything because they’ve known each other for a long time.

A large number of Facebook users also replied to her comment and expressed how giddy and envious they were of her. As a matter of fact, they are hoping that the both of them ends up together really soon!

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Despite their busy schedules, these 10 Pinoy celebrity dads have managed to stay hunky

Despite their busy schedules, these 10 Pinoy celebrity dads have managed to stay hunky

The Dailypedia has made a list of our favorite hunky dads that are taking the entertainment industry and the social media by storm. Here are our hunky Pinoy celebrity dads.

1. Piolo Pascual

Piolo Pascual isn’t just your “boy-next-door” hunk. The guy whom everyone watches out for in teleseryes and movies is also the father of the equally talented and cute teenager Inigo Pascual.

Photo Screen-grabbed from @piolo_pascual Instagram account
Photo Screen-grabbed from @piolo_pascual Instagram account

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How Celebrities Observe Lenten Season?

How Celebrities Observe Lenten Season?

Lenten or Holy Week is always part of summer. So while a large group of people trying to go and book to beaches and have their vacations, others enjoy staying home and meditating God’s sacrifices on Holy Week.

Lenten traditions handed down through generations, including the “panata,” where one commits himself to a certain activity including but not limited to visiting churches, abstaining from eating meat or drinking alcohol, organizing a pabasa, self -flagellation, even self-crucifixion. Most Filipinos are now ready to do their Lenten commitment every year.

Celebrities are also doing their shares in remembering the Holy Week. While some of them shares different religion but to some not just about religion but has something to do with relationship with God.

Let’s take a look on how celebrities celebrates Holy Week.

1. Robi Domingo-He is a VJ, actor, dancer, and host. He first gained fame as a reality show contestant by joining and ending up as the first runner up of the hit television show Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus in 2008. He spends his Lenten with family going to provinces and observe festivals and do visit churches.

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Robert Marion “Robi” Eusebio Domingo, is a VJ, actor, dancer, and host.

Ang panata ng family ko tuwing Holy Week pumunta sa Bulacan, sa Pulilan, and we’ll just look and observe the fiestas there. ‘Yung may mga lumuluhod na kalabaw or ‘yung pinapalo sa likod, pinapako sa krus. Also, we don’t eat meat, lahat seafood lang for that specific week and we pray and go around Churches to do the Visita Iglesia and station of the cross.

2. Angel Locsin-is a Filipina television and film actress, commercial model, film producer and fashion designer. She prefers to spend quality time with her family for them to be able to reflect more on the significance of Jesus’ sacrifice and death on the cross.

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Angelica Colmenares aka Angel Locsin a television and film actress, commercial model

Holy Week is the perfect time to worship the Lord and spend time with my family. Reading my Bible and time to really meditate and reflect the death of Jesus on the cross.

3. John Lapus/Sweet-He is a Filipino actor, host and comedian. He prefers to stay home with family and friends.

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Jonathan Anthony Solis Lapus or simply John Lapus, comedian actor, host

Ay ako mas gusto ko magspent ng Holy Week sa family sa house lang.

4. Kris Aquino-She is an actress, host, endorser, prefers to travel with her sons and do church visits while on vacation.

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Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino or known as Kris Aquino, an actress, TV host and endorser

I’ve been busy planning our Holy Week vacation. Checking what places we can visit and those churches to hear masses and reflect on the Lenten season.

5. Ryza Cenon-A Kapuso actress who prefers not to do any plans during Holy Week. She wants to stay home with family.

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Rhiza Ann Cenon Simbulan or Ryza Cenon on screen, an actress

Ang panata ko every Holy Week ay hindi ako lumalabas ng bahay or gumagawa ng lakad. Ang tanging labas ko lang, ay ‘yung pagbi-Visita Iglesia.

6. Althea Vega-An actress who prefers seeing the season as a chance to reflect on one’s faith, the Born Again Christian and indie actress will spend most of her time at church with her siblings.

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Althea Vega, an actress known for her Indie movies

During Lenten season, I abstain from such activities as having fun with friends, eating favorite foods or doing hobbies. I find peace at home and in church to appreciate God’s forgiving love, and to reflect on the need for healing in both my personal and public life.

7. Solenn Heussaff-She is a Filipina VJ, actress, TV host, model, singer, fashion designer, painter, and professional make-up artist, prefers to travel on Holy Week.

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Solenn Heussaff an actress, model, host and singer

Traveling every Holy Week is I consider as my vacation, it is my time to enjoy and relax while not at work.

8. Anne Curtis-She is an actress, model, host and singer who prefers to travel with her boyfriend.

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Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith or known as Anne Curtis, an actress, model, host and singer

Every Holy week is always a fun-filled for me, I love going to places and enjoy my time with friends and boyfriend because that’s the only time I have since I am so busy.

9. Kevin Santos-He  Filipino actor and was discovered in the Philippine over-all talent competition, StarStruck.

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Kevin Santos, an actor from Kapuso network

Meron po akong panata. Ever since I was kid, we go to this Church in San Pedro, Laguna. Sa Landayan Church kung saan ang tawag nila kay Papa Jesus ay Lolo Uweng. Marami nang blessings na binigay sa akin at sa family ko si Lolo Uweng, kaya kada Holy Week, I go there to hear mass. After namin magsimba sa Landayan, nagpapakain kami ng family ko sa lugar namin sa chapel sa San Vicente (San Pedro, Laguna) kung saan po ako lumaki. ‘Yun na po ang nakagawian namin, simula noon, hanggang ngayon.

10. Paulo Avelino-He is a Filipino television and film actor, model and singer. He began his showbiz career through the reality talent show StarStruck on GMA Network and now starred in Bridges of Love. Since his family is from Baguio, so he maybe goes to Baguio for Lenten.

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Michael “Paulo” Lingbanan Avelino or Paulo Avelino, an actor and model and a singer

Ako, I spend time with my family in Baguio, but sometimes with friends.

11. KZ Tandingan-She is a Filipino singer who rose to fame after winning the first season of The X Factor Philippines in 2012. She goes home and prefers to stay in camp in their church.

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Kristine Zhenie Lobrigas Tandingan or KZ Tandingan, a singer

Every Holy Week kasi umuuwi ako sa amin, then go to church kasi may camp kami so minsan I speak on camp, kaya pag Holy Week talaga, I go home to visit the church and teach the youth about God and help them learn about God’s love and sacrifices for us.

12. Jadine Tandem-James Reid and Nadine Lustre-They are one of the famous love team, they ae singers, artists and models who prefer to enjoy time with family and go beaches.

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Robert James Reid aka James Reid and Nadine Alexis Paguia Lustre known as Nadine Lustre, singers, artists, models

We spend Holy Week in different places with our family but mostly we spend in beaches, kahit saang beach pa yan para mag enjoy lang.

13. KathNiel Tandem-They are Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, singers, artists, models who spend Holy Week in different way. Daniel Padilla spends time with family and do some visit in churches while Kathryn Bernardo is an Iglesia Ni Cristo so she doesn’t have any traditions to do, so just enjoy with family and sometimes go on vacation or stay home.

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Daniel John Ford Padilla and Kathryn Chandria Manuel Bernardo better known as Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, singers, artists and endorsers

Ako kasi I spend my Holy Week sa family lang or vacation, ganun din si Dj, said Kathryn, Ako usuually enjoying time with family o kaya bakasyon din, Daniel said.

14. Enrique Gil-He is an actor and model and dancer of mixed Filipino (Visayan), Spanish and German heritage. He prefers going on vacation like going to beaches and do island hopping.

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Enrique Mari Bacay Gil V known as Enrique Gil, a model, actor and singer-dancer

Every Holy Week, I spend time enjoying my vacation and do island hopping. Or spend time with family or friends and just relax.

15.  Liza Soberano-She is a Filipino-American actress and model. She is a member ofABS-CBN’s Star Magic Circle 2013. She is best known for her role as Maria Agnes Calay in the current hit TV series, Forevermore, who prefers stay home with family or in church during Holy Week.

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Hope Elizabeth Hanley Soberano known as Liza Soberano, a model-actress

I’ll probably just go to church with my family, after that takeout. Pero parang gusto din namin umuwi sa province kasi to spend time with relatives sa Asingan, Pangasinan.

With their hectic work schedule, many celebrities certainly take advantage of the respite Holy Week brings. That’s the only time they can spend for families, friends and for themselves.

Whatever we do, what matters most is the real reason of celebrating Holy Week or Lenten season. It’s a time got reflection on God’s unconditional love for everyone.

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