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Billie Eilish Announces Her First Concert in the Philippines

Global, chart-topping artist Billie Eilish is bringing her highly-anticipated WHERE DO WE GO? WORLD TOUR to the Philippines, performing her first-ever concert in the country on September 5, 2020 at the Mall of Asia Arena  Produced by MMI Live and Live Nation, tickets to the concert will go on sale to the general public beginning […]

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Ricky Lo Reacts to JaDine Breakup: ‘The truth shall prevail’

Veteran entertainment writer, Ricky Lo, has released a statement in reaction to James Reid and Nadine Lustre’s breakup which the two have finally confirmed on Tonight With Boy Abunda. The Philippine Star columnist has been the subject of criticism ever since he affirmed JaDine’s split, initially reported on PEP.ph. In Nadine’s words, he had used her […]

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Filipino talents complete roster of Asia’s best honored at 24th Asian TV Awards

Asian artists and talents were given the spotlight during the second day of the 24th Asian Television Awards, held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila on Saturday, January 11, 2020. A total of 18 awards were given on Saturday, honoring the best performances, TV shows, and networks in the region, chosen […]

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‘Dragon Ball’ narrator Brice Armstrong passes away at 84

The anime world mourns as it loses a highly-respected member of its universe with voice actor Brice Armstrong passing away at the age of 84. Armstrong is the voice for characters in the Dragon Ball Z series – Captain Ginyu and Lord Slug, specifically. According to his talent management group Mary Collins Agency, Armstrong passed […]

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WATCH: ‘Young Renegades’ No More: All Time Low Just Dropped a New Single!

After weeks of cryptic posts and teasers, punk rock band All Time Low just dropped a whole new single and a music video to go along with it! The song, titled “Some Kind of Disaster,” premiered on YouTube, Spotify, and Deezer on Tuesday, January 21. Source: Jimmy Fontaine, via AltPress “The Young Renegades are no […]

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LOOK: Michelle Dee Appointed Goodwill Ambassador of Autism Society Philippines

Beauty queen Michelle Dee has been named goodwill ambassador of the Autism Society Philippines (ASP), continuing her advocacy of autism awareness and mental health education. “My heart is full [and I’m] so grateful for the trust,” she wrote on her Instagram post. “With everything that we’ve done and to everything we’re about to do, cheers […]

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JaDine has split up: “We agreed that going separate ways was best for both of us”

It’s official: James Reid and Nadine Lustre have called it quits. At the beginning of the year, people were quietly speculating and closely combing through James Reid and Nadine Lustre’s social media. Many fans of the couple wondered if they’d broken up, starting some rumors that circulated wide enough to reach the couple. Some of […]

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Is Tom Holland being eyed to play Milo Thatch from “Atlantis”?

Hey, Disney fans! Looks like the live-action remake rumors haven’t stopped quite yet. While Disney has been hard at work cranking out new live-action films of our favorite animated ones, this one came as a bit of a surprise. It had always been overshadowed by the other, more popular Disney films despite its glorious animation, […]

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21 Studio Ghibli Movies are Coming to Netflix

Any fellow Studio Ghibli fans out there? Well, if you’re a Netflix addict, as well, you’ll be happy to hear that 21 Studio Ghibli movies will be coming to the streaming service on February 1, 2020. The films will be made available on the service globally (excluding US, Canada, Japan) through distribution partner Wild Bunch […]

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WATCH: Pokémon Releases ASMR Videos to Help You Relax

Pokémon just got into the ASMR trend and we’re all here for it! On YouTube, Pokémon uploaded two videos that will surely tingle your senses: one of a sleepy Charmander resting by a campfire, and one of a giddy Chespin munching on a plate of macarons. “This is [an] ASMR video for those who need […]

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It Looks Like Julia Barretto Has Deleted Joshua Garcia’s Photos on Her Instagram Account

It looks like it’s super official now. For fans of Joshlia (Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto), who might have been hoping that the celebrity couple would still get back together someday, it looks like it’s time to put those hopes aside. Although the celebrity couple broke up a while back; they had remained friends, causing […]

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WATCH: Maja Salvador Teases Joshua Garcia and Janella Salvador During ‘The Killer Bride’ Finale Party

JoshNella fans have Maja Salvador to thank for the kilig moments that happened during The Killer Bride’s finale viewing and party, during which she teased her costars Joshua Garcia and Janella Salvador nonstop. It can be seen in the video posted by ABS-CBN on Facebook how Maja teased Janella during the scene of her onscreen […]

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LOOK: Trina Candaza and Carlo Aquino Post Sweet Photos from First Holiday Trip Together

Trina Candaza and Carlo Aquino dialed up the sweetness on their recent Instagram posts taken from their first holiday trip together in Japan. “First Christmas and New year with you,” Trina said in a photo of her kissing Carlo’s cheek while on snowboards. In the comments, Carlo told her: “Mahal kita (I love you).” View […]

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LOOK: Do These Posts Mean That a ‘Tabing Ilog’ Remake is Coming?

Twitter is abuzz with questions after ABS-CBN Starhunt posted a couple of cryptic photos on its official Twitter account wherein it featured certain images and elements which resembled that of a beloved teen drama television series from 1999, Tabing Ilog. The Twitter account first shared a photo of a tire swing by a forest with the […]

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Dennis Garcia of Filipino Band Hotdog Passes Away

Dennis Garcia, bassist and co-founder of local band Hotdog, has passed away. His youngest daughter, Isa, made the announcement on his Facebook account. In it, Isa revealed that Dennis had died on Saturday night, January 18. She did not mention the cause of his death. “For those of you who knew my father, it grieves […]

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Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston reunite backstage at awards night

It was a moment that many have been waiting for – famous exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were seen sharing a moment backstage after their respective wins at the SAG Awards 2020 on Sunday night. The two, who split in 2005 after Pitt had an affair with co-star Angelina Jolie, were photographed going in for […]

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Transphobic Rap Song ‘Awit’ Has Been Taken Down from Streaming Services

Last month, Jasmine Curtis-Smith called out rapper Erich Boton, also known as Young Vito, for his song ‘Awit’. The song is about a woman he met and danced with at a bar, who he discovered was transgender. “Anong problema mo sa mga magagandang may lawit? Ikaw ata may mali,” she said in a public tweet. […]

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Local Rapper Called Out for Releasing ‘Transphobic’ Song After Admitting It Was ‘Offensive’

Filipino rapper Erich Bongon, also known as Young Vito, and his label Viva Records are currently under fire for releasing a studio recording of a song that contained transphobic lyrics. Bongon was already criticized for the song, “Awit,” back in December 2019 after he shared a clip of him singing it on Twitter. “May nakilala […]

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A New Wes Anderson Film is Coming and You’ve Got to See Who’s In It!

This is not a drill: widely acclaimed director Wes Anderson is making a new film! Titled “The French Dispatch,” the movie will be distributed under Foxlight Search and is “a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of […]

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Former child star Jiro Manio arrested in Marikina

Photo from Marikina City Police Station Former child star Jiro Manio was arrested by authorities in Marikina City on Friday night, according to a report on Dobol B sa News TV on Saturday. Manio was taken authorities on Friday night after a concerned citizen alerted them, the Marikina City Police Department reported. Initial police investigation […]

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