Sophie Albert and Vin Abrenica are new parents to a girl.
“Our little princess ang tawag ng dalawa sa anak nila,” said someone close to the couple.
Sophie, 30 and Vin, 29 both came from TV5’s talent discovery show, “Artista Academy.”
Both have showbiz connections. Vin is a younger brother of actor Aljur Abrenica, while Sophie is a niece of Kris Aquino and Mikee Cojuangco.
Sophie always gets teary-eyed whenever her dad’s name is mentioned because he has been bedridden for years after a heart attack.
The big buzz is that Jaya, who is one of the judges in “Tawag ng Tanghalan,” will leave the country soon.
She will bring her two young children in the US. Her husband, Gary Gotidoc, and son are working in the US.
Jaya admits that singers like her no longer gets as much singing engagements as they used to because of the pandemic.
Jaya, who was born in the US, is the daughter of Elizabeth Ramsey, dubbed as the Philippines “Rock n Roll Queen” and a winner of the original “Tawag ng Tanghalan” singing show. Her dad is Ray Kagahastian, who, according to Jaya, lives in Alberta, Canada.
The hush-hush affair reportedly happened at The Farm in San Benito.
People are eager to find out if Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola really wed last February 21.
The nuptials reportedly happened at the San Benito Farm in Batangas.
Only a handful were at the hush-hush affair. Our source did not mention the name of the groom’s mom, Lipa Representative Vilma Santos-Recto, as among those present.
Another source whispered: “Invited o hindi, siguradong masaya si Ate Vi sa pag-a-asawa ni Luis. Matagal na niyang pinapayuhang mag-asawa na ito at nang magka-apo na daw siya. Luis is turning 40 this April.”
Was Luis’ dad, Edu Manzano, invited?
We did not get any reaction – in short, dedma – from our source.
Luis and Jessy have been in a relationship for five years.
“Much younger si Jessy kay Luis,” our source said. “She turned 28 in December last year.”
“First Yaya,” which started airing Monday, March 16 is actress Sandy Andolong’s comeback after three years.
She was last seen playing Toni Gonzaga’s mom in the sitcom, “Home Sweetie Home,” which was directed and conceived by actor-director-producer Edgar Mortiz.
Nobody knew why Sandy left the show.
In “First Yaya,” Sandy plays the mom of Sanya Lopez, who is featured in the title role.
Gabby Concepcion, Pancho Magno, Gardo Versoza, Pilar Pilapil and Buboy Garovillo are also in the cast.
Young stars Cassy Legaspi and Joaquin Domagoso are also featured. Cassy, who plays Gabby’s daughter, is one of the twins of Zoren Legaspi and Carmina Villaroel. Cassy’s twin brother is Mavy. Joaquin is the son of Manila’s seating Mayor Isko Moreno.
Coney Reyes can now breathe a sigh of relief, following the report that her son, Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto, tested negative for COVID-19.
The 31-year-old politician went on quarantine because his personal driver died of coronavirus.
“He was so mabait,” said a member of the staff of Mayor Vico. “And faithful.”
Meanwhile, Coney’s series, “Love of My Life,” is to end this week.
“Kaya naka-focus siya sa show,” said a kibitzer. “Hindi yata tipo ni Mayor Vico na nagdi-discuss ng problem niya sa opisina with his mom. Kahit pa sabay daw silang nag-a-almusal.
At ugali na rin nilang sabay magdasal, sinuman ang unang umalis ng bahay.”
Mayor Vico is the youngest of Coney’s three kids and the only one who lives with her.
Coney’s elder children, L.A. and Carla, now have their own families.
Dimples Romana gave Andrea Brillantes, who recently turned 18, a refrigerator.
The young star reportedly appreciated the gift because she and her family have just moved to a new home.
Meanwhile, Andrea’s leading man, Seth Fidelin, will reportedly give an imported blender to her.
Their friend, Francine Diaz, gave Andrea a rosary. From Kyle Echarri, Andrea got her favorite wafer sticks.
Andrea, Seth, Francine and Kyle, who make up the Gold Squad, are all part of the new series, “Huwag Kang Mangamba.”