Rape, respect, and the deadly juice cleanse In , celebrities said lines fit for television dramas. Rappler lists them down. There is the slapping, the name-calling, the grand hyperboles, and even grander apologies, along with promises of eternal love, real or otherwise. Roll the music, turn up the lights, and send in the clowns. Welcome to the soap opera. He said, 'If this is what it takes to keep you and to have you, then I'll go for it.
In March, the Ongpauco couple addressed their year-old daughter over public television in what may be the most embarassing parental lecture yet. Evangelista's mother dismissed her daughter's claim of true love, saying the actress was "diagnosed as a needy personality, but she refuses psychiatric treatment.
They also said the senator had illusions of grandeur, seducing Evangelista with promises of the presidency. Evangelista, who likened her relationship to Escudero with that of a geisha and her older patron , said she was once afraid she would be detrimental to his political career — until Escudero reassured her.
He will pay whatever price to keep her, surveys be damned. She also believes he will make "a great president. You don't do that to me. The topic of the tirade? According to Revillame, the two women confronted him in the dressing room, complaining of how they had lost the show's costume challenge. Revillame called the two unprofessional, in a rant that is perhaps an attempt to redefine television professionalism. He went on to describe how he had helped the two entertainers establish themselves in showbiz.
Wowowillie ended in October. The year-old folk music legend stood his ground after news spread of his relationship with a girl over 40 years his junior. It was the girl who pursued him, he said, and he was not aware she was 16 until they fell in love. In a matter of days, the revelation led to a frenzy on social media , even prompting an investigation by the Department of Social Welfare and Development as well as a qualified seduction case.
The couple jumped from network to network, giving interviews and defending their love , with the young girl's parents in open approval. Aguilar challenged the government to provide basis for abuse, saying that it seemed odd that there was so much controversy over his consensual relationship while so many children are abused on the streets.
Six months after the couple met, Aguilar and the girl called "Bhabe" converted to Islam and participated in a Muslim marriage. Aquilar called the marriage an attempt to end all controversy. Megan Young went from a rising star in reality TV show Starstruck to a world-class beauty queen. The year-old Filipino-American bested candidates from all over the globe in the pageant held September in Bali, Indonesia.
Young's victory was one of the country's several achievements in the beauty pageant realm, with Mutya Datul winning Miss Supranational in September and Bea Rose Santiago winning Miss International in December.
In a replay of several other interviews shot over the last decade, Aquino again wept on television while announcing her retirement from showbiz , this time for the sake of her children. Almost a year after the annulment of her marriage, Aquino demanded a Temporary Protection Order against her former husband who allegedly made "overt sexual advances" in the presence of her son.
In the story told by Kris Aquino, she was a woman wronged, her dignity offended, her child Bimby mistreated by the evil whose name is James Yap.
Yap defended himself, saying there was no sexual advance on his part. He said Aquino may have made him look like a rapist in public, but all he wanted was to be with his only son. The television host, they said, will continue on with her television commitments.
Bakit ka pumatol sa kanya? While the affair was a fictional one, the teleserye My Husband's Lover broke barriers as the first show to heavily tackle homosexuality on Philippine TV. The show was lauded by the public, yet closely monitored by the Catholic Church. Around the same time, the Defense of Marriage Act , which defined marriage as union only between a man and a woman, was rejected in US courts.
In the Philippines, the My Husband's Lover Bill was authored by Albay Representative Edcel Lagman to impose criminal charges for same-sex affairs involving married individuals. The Barretto matriarch called her daughter Gretchen a liar in an open letter , at the same time defending the younger Claudine against allegations she was out to ruin the rising showbiz career of Marjorie's daughter Julia.
What followed was another letter by Baretto brother Joaquin, this time defending his sister Gretchen and hinting about Claudine's drug problem. The flurry of statements from family and friends drew the family further apart, culminating in Claudine's subsequent marital woes with husband actor Raymart Santiago. In late August, the actress charged Santiago for domestic abuse. In October, Raymart and Gretchen announced Claudine had been confined for drug abuse in Gretchen later testified in court against her sister.
She later told the press she continues to wholeheartedly love her sister Claudine. Kailangan gang rape lagi. This angry woman is fat, boys and girls, so fat she will break a scale, so fat her panties are the size of comforters, so fat she can be mistaken for a roast pig. With over 13, fans as his witnesses, Vice Ganda seared the image of Soho into the national consciousness as a woman naked on a tabletop, legs spread, an apple in her mouth. The public , including Soho's fellow journalists, cried foul at the joke.
In response, the Media and Television Review and Classification Board met with the comedian to discuss rules on comedy. Vice Ganda's fans defended the comedian, claiming the comment was made in fun and without malice. The comedian made a lengthy apology that said very little about what precisely he was apologizing for. Coming out made her feel free, said the year-old.
She called singer Quijano her "inspiration. While her fan base remained solid as ever, Pempengco's family suffered a blow. The international singer's mother admitted she too went through a phase when she believed she was lesbian, but managed "to overcome it.
She felt the public blamed her. Curtis allegedly screamed that Cruz was an addict, then shoved a finger at model Phoemela Barranda's face while shrieking the line that has become an online phenomenon. Curtis apologized, and claimed the culprit behind her behavior was an unfortunate mix of alcohol and a "popular juice cleanse.
She later denied Curtis used the now infamous line.