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    It’s Showtime” host Jhong Hilario, who is also a councilor of Makati City, and his partner, Maia Leviste Azores, have lived together for years. When the couple finally decided to make their relationship legal, they did it low-key, surrounded only by family and friends in the island of Balesin.

    But the intimate occasion was marred by the howling winds and the heavy rains of Typhoon Ulysses.

    “Wala sinuman ang nag-akalang darating si Typhoon Ulysses,” said our source. “Nasira ang villa na inu-occupy nila.

    “Nakakapanghinayang, pero ang nakakatuwa kina Jhong at Maia, tinuloy pa rin nila ang planong magpakasal.

    “At least, may mabuting nangyari during Typhoon Ulysses,” our source added with a smile.

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    Guess who is eager to have another baby, their fourth, if ever?

    TV host Drew Arellano, that’s who!

    Drew posted a photo of his wife, Iya Villana, sporting her short ‘do.

    He captioned it: “Well I guess she wants another baby! #rawr”

    The couple have two sons, Antonio Primo and Alonzo Leon, and a daughter, Alana Lauren.

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    The rumor surprised friends who thought the two are destined for the altar.

    How true is the rumor that Derek Ramsay and Andrea Torres, who admitted their relationship in September last year, have split-up?

    The report surprised friends and relatives, as Derek, in an interview, has mentioned he intends to live with Andrea in his new house.

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    “I want to start my family in this house,” the actor was overheard saying.

    Derek is 43, while Andrea is 30 years old.

    Derek once said that he does not want his son, Austin, now a teenager, to be an only child.

    “Gusto ko, siyempre, magkaroon siya ng mga kapatid,” he said.

    Before Andrea, Derek was in a relationship with other actresses, like Solenn Heussaff, who is now married and a mon, Angelica Panganiban, who is now being linked to Zanjoe Marudo.

    Angelika and Zanjoe are together in the top series, “Hanggang Walang Paalam.”

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    The latest celebrity to come to the aid of the survivors in Cagayan is Bea Alonzo.

    Vice President Leni Robredo personally thanked the actress for her good deed.

    Bea actually has a foundation which helps raises funds for those in need.

    Bea, through her foundation, has shared “kumot, clothings, new and used alike, at mga pambatang kagamitan,” said a volunteer.

    “May mga kaibigan siya sa showbiz, na kusang tumutulong din sa kanya,” the volunteer added.

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    Jona, yes, sings the theme song, “Pasko Na Sinta Ko” of IdeaFirst’s Christmas series titled “Paano ang Pasko.”

    The series, which will start showing November 23, has three directors: Perci Intalan, Ricky Davao and Eric Quizon. No less than top filmmaker Jun Lana wrote the project.

    In the cast are Maricel Laxa, Beauty Gonzales, Julia Clarete, Ejay Falcon, Matt Evans, Devon Seron, Elijah Canlas, Danita Paner, John Lapus and Allan Paule.

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    Did we hear it right that Kim Chiu will topbill a virtual concert and whatever amount she will make, she will donate to the victims of Typhoon Ulysses?

    It will be a very busy year for Kim before the year ends. As announced, she, together with Maymay Entrada and Edward Barber, will soon be added as hosts of the reality show, “Pinoy Big Brother” (PBB).

    They will join Toni Gonzaga, Bianca Gonzales, and Robi Domingo.

    Aside from these projects, Kim is in the daily noontime show, “It’s Showtime.”

    She is also in the horror movie, “U-turn,” with JM de Guzman and Tony Labrusca.