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Simon Cowell’s New Look After His Vegan Diet Will Leave You Confused and Surprised

The America’s Got Talent judge has recently been sporting a new look and people are taking notice. Simon Cowell’s recent photos on the red carpet have grabbed ahold of the internet’s attention and have them collectively asking: what happened to the stern face we all used to know so well from American Idol? (This Vegan claims eating eggs […]

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‘Empty by Design’ by Filipina-British Director Wins at the 2019 SOHO International Film Festival

How do you fit into a place you should have a connection with, but have never truly been in? Having grown up abroad all my life, that is a question I can definitely relate to. The same goes for Samantha (played by Rhian Ramos) and Eric (played by Osric Chau) in Andrea Walter’s Empty By […]

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LOOK: Celebs react on Gretchen Diez incidents, says ‘fight for equality not over’

After trans woman Gretchen Diez was prevented from using the women’s restroom in a Quezon City mall, celebrities expressed support for Diez and called for more sensitivity toward the LGBTQ+ community. These celebrities include Vice Ganda, Bianca Gonzalez, Ethel Booba, and Saab Magalona. They all expressed empathy online for Diez. Nakakakaawa yung mga LGBTQ+ na […]

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Andi Eigenmann talks about postpartum depression after giving birth to baby number 2

On July 23, actress Andi Eigenmann gave birth to her second child, Lilo. In line with this, she opened up about her postpartum depression. She shared on Instagram: Being vocal about body and self love on social media before my last pregnancy, I had focused so much on preparing my mind to accept myself for […]

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WATCH: Official Trailer of ‘Little Women’ Takes on a Feminist Approach

In case you missed it, the official trailer of Little Women just dropped and it takes on a feminist approach! The film, which is based on the classic novel of the same name, follows the story of the March siblings–Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Watson), Beth (Eliza Scanlen), and Amy (Florence Pugh). A few seconds […]

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Lea Salonga Shares Words of Wisdom from Almost Four Decades in Theater

Among the most sounding names in both local and international theater is the one and only Lea Salonga. With her success in landing her iconic role as Kim in both West End and Broadway productions of Miss Saigon,  being the first actress of Asian descent to play the roles of Eponine and Fantine in Broadway’s […]

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So… Harry Styles was Cast as Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’, But Turned it Down

Last month, the Internet (okay, fine… the Directioners on the Internet) went wild when news spread that Harry Styles might play Prince Eric in the live-action remake of ‘The Little Mermaid’. Well, just yesterday, Regal Cinemas and AMC Theatres both tweeted that Harry had ultimately bagged the role!!! Sadly, it turns out he won’t be playing […]

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Cara Delevingne Found Ashley Benson When She Wasn’t Looking for Love

Fans and followers already know the real score between Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson, but Cara’s tell-all interview with Marie Claire would be the first time the model-actress will ever publicly open up about it. View this post on Instagram #PRIDE 🌈❤️😍🌈❤️😍 @ashleybenson A post shared by Cara Delevingne (@caradelevingne) on Jun 14, 2019 at […]

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Miley Cyrus Opens Up About Split From Liam Hemsworth

This famously on-again-off-again couple are officially off-again after 8 months of marriage and fans are understandably upset. After following the relationship of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth through the years many believed they had finally reached a happy conclusion. But, as the couple’s statement explains: people and relationships evolve. (Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Separate After […]

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‘Sweeney Todd’ Adds Nyoy Volante to the Cast

Atlantis Theatrical has just revealed that singer-songwriter Nyoy Volante will be part of the much-awaited local staging of Sweeney Todd the Musical! He will be taking on the role of Sweeney Todd’s rival, Signor Adolfo Pirelli. Source: Facebook.com, Atlantis Theatrical This isn’t the first time Nyoy will be performing onstage with Atlantis. He has been for […]

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Kim Hyun Bin: This BTS fan is now a part of BTS’s agency Big Hit Entertainment

Former Produce X 101 contestant and Source Music trainee Kim Hyun Bin will be under the same company as his role models from BTS. The group—composed of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook—are under BigHit Entertainment. The company acquired Source Music, making the latter a subsidiary of BigHit. Source Music also houses the talented […]

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EXO’s Xiumin attends EXO concert while still pursuing his mandatory military service

Kim Minseok, better known for his stage name Xiumin, was the first member of Korean boy band EXO who enlisted for his mandatory military service. The singer started his basic training as an active-duty soldier back in May 2019. Xiumin even wrote a short but sweet message for his fans on Instagram. He said, “You […]

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BTS to Take Their First Long-Term Break Since Debuting

K-pop superstar group BTS is reportedly going to take a long break from the music scene, according to an announcement made by their managers Big Hit Entertainment on Twitter. This is the first time the seven members will take time off since their debut in 2013. As stated by Big Hit, “this period of rest […]

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Avengers: Endgame Writers Want to Make…a Superman Movie?

It seems like Endgame writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus are currently stepping out of their Marvel bubble for a while after the conclusion of Avengers: Endgame. However, this doesn’t mean that the writing duo responsible for a whole chunk of the MCU are retiring anytime soon. Far from it. The two writers spoke with […]

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LOOK: The Reverse-Blade Katana from ‘Samurai X’ Is Now A Real Life Sword

Photos of the Sakabato Shinuchi from SoraNews24.com One of my favorite anime series growing up was Samurai X, better known internationally as Rurouni Kenshin. It follows the story of Himura Kenshin, a former assassin known as Hitokiri Battosai during the Meiji period in Japan. The series, originally a published as a manga in the ’90s, […]

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Gretchen, Claudine, and Marjorie: The Story Behind the Barretto Family Feud

Disclaimer: All information presented here is purely based on news articles and interviews involving the Barretto sisters over the course of the last 15 years. It must be noted that there are sides to this story that are not known to the Filipino public and might not be mentioned or discussed in this article. The […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Xian Lim’s Tabon This Cinemalaya

In his directorial debut, Alexander Xian Lim’s ‘Tabon’ focuses on the story of Ian (Christopher Roxas) and the truth behind his father’s (Menggie Cobbarubias) death in their province. The story begins with Ian receiving a call from his father’s close friend and Chief Inspector (Richard Manabat), who tells im that his father was murdered and […]

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‘Kimetsu no Yaiba’ Blew Us Away with Episode 19

We’ve raved about the anime ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba’ before – and here we are, about to rave about it again! You can’t really blame us, though. Anime fans all over the world raved about Episode 19 on social media, all thanks to the amazing animation and the song – if you’ve seen it, you know […]

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Miley Cyrus Seen Kissing Kaitlynn Carter Right After Split from Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth recently confirmed their split after eight months of marriage. (They were together for a decade, though!) Miley is currently in Italy, where she was spotted kissing Kaitlynn Carter, who recently confirmed her split from husband Brody Jenner, as well. Sources have told PEOPLE that Miley and Kaitlynn are “just having fun” […]

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GHOST BUSTER: Gretchen Barretto Changes Her Instagram Bio Too!

On August 11, Netizens noticed that Gretchen Barretto put ‘Ghost Buster’ as her bio on her official Instagram account. The most obvious reason for this could be that her sister, Marjorie, changed her own bio on Instagram to ‘Ghost Writer’ allegedly in response to Gretchen claiming that Julia Barretto’s statement about the Bea-Gerald-Julia was written by a […]

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