Two Yams work together for the first time


    AI AI de las Alas got bashed after she sided with the decision of the Supreme Court in not approving same sex marriage in our country. Some even brought up her past saying she’s the one who is a sinner as she had a relationship with a married man.

    In reply, she said: “Never ko naman itinanggi o itinago na makasalanan din ako. Marami akong naging pagkakamali noon, pero ang mahalaga, tinanggap ko ang aking naging mga kasalanan, mga pagkakamali, nagsisi ako at humingi sa Panginoon ng kapatawaran AT NAG BAGONG BUHAY. Our GOD is a forgiving GOD, kaya GOD bless everyone.”

    She added: “At bakit kayo sa akin nagagalit? I just shared my opinion. Lahat naman tayo, may kanya-kanyang pananaw. Bakit di kayo sa Supreme Court magalit? Sila itong nag-disapprove sa same-sex marriage, hindi naman ako. Kay GOD kayo magalit kasi siya ang nagsabi sa Bible na ang isang lalaki at isang babae lang ang puedeng magpakasal, hindi lalaki sa lalaki o babae sa babae.”

    As of now, she’s busy promoting her first movie for 2020, “D’Ninang,” the first salvo of Regal for 2020, opening nationwide on January 22. In the story, she’s considered everyone’s ninang in their neighborhood because she treats them all as her inaanaks.

    “Parang Robin Hood ako rito,” she said. “Nagnanakaw ako sa may kaya para ibigay sa mga mahihirap kong kapitbahay. Kasama ko sina Lou Veloso, Kiray Celis and newcomer Angel Guardian. Then, nagkaproblema kasi nakita ko ‘yung missing daughter ko, si Kisses Delavin. Siempre, hindi ko mai-reveal sa kanya kung ano ang hanapbuhay ko. Nakakatawa ang movie pero may kurot sa puso tungkol sa relationship ng isang ina sa kanyang anak na matagal na nawala.”


    Pops Fernandez and Martin Nievera had a very successful concert series late last year in the US, “Two-gether Again.”

    “We were overwhelmed by the very warm reception our kababayans gave us anywhere we go,” remarked Martin. “Most of them have not moved on. They think of us as the same Martin and Pops of the ‘80s when we were doing ‘Penthouse Live’.”

    “I became super sentimental as it was very touching to see our fans gathered together to watch us perform again,” adds Poped. “In Las Vegas, our sons Robin and Ram, plus Santino (Martin’s 12-year old son with Katrina Ojeda), joined us on stage in M Resort Casino and the response was just unbelievable. Martin and I revived the songs we did before, with Robin playing the guitar, Santino playing the drums and Ram singing with us. The audience was cheering us all and it’s an unforgettable, magical moment.”

    Now, they’re doing “Two-gether Again” at The Theater at Solaire on February 14 and 15 with Rita Daniela and Ken Chan as their special guests, February 17, 18 and 19 with Joaquin Domagoso (son of Mayor Isko Moreno) as their guest, and on February 20 and 21 with L.A. Santos as their guest. Their son Robin will also be performing with them.

    Despite their separation, they have maintained their friendship off cam and a long lasting love team with their loyal fans on the concert stage. You can get tickets for their Valentine show, ranging from P1,250 to P7,500 at Ticketworld (8891-9999) and online at


    Yam Concepcion made waves as Jericho Rosales’ unfaithful wife in the hit TV series, “Halik.” Now, she stars in a new movie, a horror flick entitled “Night Shift,” produced by Viva Films and written and directed by her namesake, Yam Laranas, who did hit horror films before like “Sigaw,” “The Road” and “Aurora.”

    “I play Jessie, isang med tech assigned sa graveyard shift sa morgue ng isang hospital where I’m the assistant of the head pathologist, played by Michael de Mesa,” she said.

    “One rainy night, hindi dumating ‘yung karelyebo ko kasi baha, kaya hindi rin ako makauwi, and I’m all alone in the morgue. Then I start hearing strange sounds and I had the feeling that the cadavers are moving. I keep thinking it’s the day of final judgment when people are rising from the dead.”

    Direk Yam Laranas said Yam is his first and only choice for the role.

    “It’s my first horror movie and when I learned he’s directing it, I got excited, pati friends ko, kasi fans kami ng horror movies niya, from ‘Sigaw’ pa. When he offered the project to me, sabi niya, it’s cerebral horror that happens in only one night and in only one place, the morgue nga. Kakaiba talaga itong ‘Night Shift’ sa lahat ng movies na nagawa ko na. Bale ba, the whole time we shot it for 12 days, I had fever kasi may sinus problem ako. Ang character ko, hindi mo sure if she’s really experiencing all the terrifying things happening to her or she’s just imagining them.”

    “Night Shift” opens in theaters on January 22.