Vic enjoyed spending time with Tali during the lockdown


    The comedian host had the time of his life with his youngest child.

    Pops Fernandez can hardly wait for GMA’s reality singing competition, “Centerstage,” to resume airing.

    The singer-actress-producer is a judge in the show, along with Aicelle Santos and Mel Villena.

    Aicelle is a well-known singer who also dabbles into acting. Mel is a noted musical director, who has worked with Pops, Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera, Mitch Valdez and The CompanY.

    Pops, of course, remains the country’s “Concert Queen” with her ex-husband, Martin Nievera, still the undisputed “Concert King.”

    “Centerstage” premiered in February, with Alden Richards and Betong Sumaya as hosts.

    The show immediately became a hit with viewers.


    Sheena Halili is now 13 weeks pregnant.

    The Kapuso star did not expect to be pregnant right after tying the knot with Jeron Manzanero in February of this year.

    Another Kapuso actress, Iya Villania, is almost ready to welcome her third baby with husband, host Drew Arellano.

    She continues to host her showbiz segment, “Chika Minute,” in GMA’s primetime newscast, “24 Oras.”

    The Arellanos have two sons, Primo and Leon.


    Julia Barretto and Tony Labrusca will be together in a digital series, “Cara Y Cruz,” to be produced by director Ruel Bayani.

    The duo’s first project together was a seven-episode digital series, “I am U,” produced by Dreamscape Digital Entertainment and Idea First Company, with Dwein Baltazar at the helm.

    Julia and Tony will be joined by Ronnie Alonte, Loisa Andalio, Barbie Imperial, Heaven Paralejo, and Marco Gumabao in “Cara Y Cruz.”

    Aside from “Cara Y Cruz,” Tony will also be seen in Black Sheep’s new project, a “Boys Love” series.

    Tony is currently seen in the online series, “Love Lockdown,” which also stars Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman, and Sue Ramirez.

    Born in the US, Tony’s parents are Boom Labrusca and Angel Jones.


    KC Concepcion is eager to return to acting.

    She is even willing to be paired with Piolo Pascual, her ex, in her comeback movie.

    Speaking of Piolo, the actor has lost a lot of weight and looks more good looking. It seems spending time in his farm has done him a lot of good.

    The actor is currently enjoying his stay in his farm in Mabini, Batangas. He travels to Manila only when he has work to do, like for the Sunday show “ASAP Live” or the morning talk program “Magandang Buhay,” hosted by Karla Estrada, Melai Cantiveros, and Jolina Magdangal.


    It’s a pity that the launching project of Ivana Alawi, the sexy-drama series “Ang Lihim Ni Ligaya,” had to be shelved because of the pandemic.

    Before the lockdown, Ivana was very visible on screen, appearing in “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” and also in “Sino ang May Sala?”

    The sexy star would have been paired with Kit Thompson in “Ang Lihim ni Ligaya.”

    Ivana got her features from her mom, a Filipino, and her dad, a Moroccan. She said she is single and has denied the rumor that she is singing beautiful music with actor-politician Dan Fernandez.


    Actor-host Vic Sotto reportedly enjoyed the lockdown with his wife, Pauleen Luna, to the hilt.

    “Paano nga raw, he had the time of his life playing with his two-year-old daughter, Tali,” said a kibitzer. “Napaka cute nga naman ng bata, bukod sa napakalambing.”

    All of Vic’s other children are grown up.

    Danica and Oyo, his two children with ex-wife, actress Dina Bonnevie, have their own families. Danica is married to Marc Pingris, with whom she has three kids. Oyo has four kids with wife, Kristine Hermosa.

    Of course, everyone knows that Vic is also the proud dad of Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto, who is single. Mayor Vico’s mom is actress Coney Reyes.

    Paulina Sotto, Vic’s fourth child, is now married to Jed Llanes. Paulina’s mom is former actress Angela Luz.

    Vic and Pauleen have returned to “Eat Bulaga,” which is now back on air.

    Aside from “Eat Bulaga,” Vic has the weekly show, “Daddy’s Gurl,” with Maine Mendoza.