Leah C. Salterio
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Why Jay Manalo doesn’t want his kids to join showbiz
by Leah C. Salterio - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
When Vietnam-born Jay Manalo was drafted for the US Navy in 1992, he was only 17 then and was given the chance to see the world.
Jairus wants to do more mature roles
by Leah C. Salterio - July 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Fifteen years of being with ABS-CBN is not easy to just set aside, let alone ignore, for 22-year-old Jairus Aquino. He started with the network from his childhood and on to his young adult stage, doing TV shows and...
Randy grateful for return to hosting at 60
by Leah C. Salterio - June 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Leaving a noontime show, where he served as judge for three years, was not a head-scratcher for Randy Santiago, who recently returned to TV hosting with his latest assignment, the videoke reality game show, Sing...
How Kakie claims her space in songs
by Leah C. Salterio - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, but one of the favorite things that budding singer-songwriter Frankie Pangilinan likes to do is to “plagiarize” herself.
Martin, Lani mark brand-new day in the concert scene
by Leah C. Salterio - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Everything important and essential in a concert was covered in Martin Nievera and Lani Misalucha’s New Day — major venue, musicians, back-up singers, guest artists, stage director, even sponsors. The...
Daphne Paez shares inspirational stories of creativity
by Leah C. Salterio - June 1, 2021 - 12:00am
She was sidetracked from her original career. She took up TV hosting initially on a “whim.” After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts with a Specialist in Art History and Major in Urban Studies from the University...
Family, friends gather virtually to celebrate Ricky Lo's life
by Leah C. Salterio - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Even in death, The Philippine Star Entertainment editor Ricky Lo proved he was still a force to reckon with.
18-year-old Cebuana wins Born To Be A Star
by Leah C. Salterio - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
When something is meant to be, the stars will inevitably align to make everything work out right.
Direk Darryl Yap’s films banner launch of Vivamax Middle East
by Leah C. Salterio - May 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Three of director Darryl Yap’s works from 2019’s Jowable to the more recent and controversial Tililing and the rant-serye, Kung Pwede Lang bannered the recent launch for Vivamax Middle East that is expected...
Giselle Tongi finishes graduate studies
by Leah C. Salterio - April 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Not every celebrity gets to prioritize her studies, probably because of the demands of her career.
Meet the OFW cast members of direk Chino’s Lamentasyon
by Leah C. Salterio - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
All the cast members of director Chino Pereira’s forthcoming horror-suspense thriller, Lamentasyon, are OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) based in Dubai.
Kuh & Angeli on taking care of their heart health
by Leah C. Salterio - March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Two power women in showbiz recently shared their perspectives, insights and attitude about their heart health and well-being in The Heart Truth About Women, a forum by the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) Council...
The celebrity transformations continue in Your Face Sounds Familiar
by Leah C. Salterio - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
In March 2015, ABS-CBN started the first season of the singing and impersonation competition, Your Face Sounds Familiar, then hosted by Billy Crawford.
The CompanY is here to stay for a long while
by Leah C. Salterio - February 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Make no mistake when you write the name of the country’s vocal group, The CompanY.
Father of the Bride 3 in the time of COVID-19
by Leah C. Salterio - February 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Many thought another Father of the Bride would never be seen again. It was perhaps unthinkable to make the reunion of the original cast members happen, 25 years later and at this challenging time of the COVID-19...
Veggies as wedding giveaways
by Leah C. Salterio - January 30, 2021 - 12:00am
When singer-musician Krina Cayabyab exchanged marriage vows with stage actor-choreographer Stephen Viñas last Dec. 21, the guests had the thrill of the wedding day when they were treated to free market shopping...
Shiela Valderrama is thankful for little things amid pandemic
by Leah C. Salterio - November 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic notwithstanding, singer-actress Shiela Valderrama-Martinez still didn’t think 2020 would be an eventful year for her. Apparently, she has proven herself wrong.
Why September will always be special for the Ranillos
by Leah C. Salterio - November 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Mat Ranillo Jr., widely known as the King of Visayan Movies, may have gone to the Great Beyond 51 years ago, when he died in that fateful plane crash.
Leandro Baldemor: The actor is a sculptor
by Leah C. Salterio - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Long before Derek Ramsay thrilled every other girl with his sexy physique, there was Leandro Baldemor who ruled the sexy universe.
Boobay resumes taping for TBATS under new normal
by Leah C. Salterio - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
A month after the Metro Manila lockdown eased last June, stand-up comedian Boobay received the heartbreaking news that top comedy bars Klownz and Zirkoh closed down, leaving more than two dozen comedians jobles...
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