Shamcey is the new Avon endorser

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Shamcey Supsup

The Miss Universe 3rd runner-up Shamcey Supsup has just landed an endorsement deal with Avon Philippines.

The beauty queen is the newest endorser of Avon’s beauty products. Aside from the beauty products, she’s also the endorser of the newest line of fragrances. Other celebrities who are also endorsers of Avon fragrances are Ruffa Gutierez, Angel Locsin , and Lea Salongga.

The beauty queen told everyone in the press conference yesterday, September 28, that she is glad to have been chosen by Avon as an endorser. She further added that her aunt used to sell Avon beauty products.

“I am happy to be part of empowering women and to be working for a company for women.” said Shamcey during the press conference at Salon de Ning, Manila Peninsula.

When Shamcey was asked if the thought of winning 3rd runner-up in the 2011 Miss Universe has finally sunk in, she answered, “I don’t think I’ll ever get over it kasi even winning Binibining Pilipinas, it hasn’t sunk it at all.”

“And now, Miss Universe came, I still feel the same. Maybe that’s why it has never sunk in yet.”

“And as I have said, how people treat me, that’s the only thing that has changed. Pero me as a person, me at home, it’s still the same Shamcey that most of my friends and my family know.”

Definitely, the endorsement deal with Avon is just one the many endorsement deals to come. We hope to see more of Shamcey soon in TV commercials and magazines.



Featured Profile: Melisa Cantiveros

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Former housemate Melai became known for her funny and eccentric personality when she was still in PBB or Pinoy Big Brother. She entered the PBB house in October 2009 along with 25 other contestants.

Melisa’s charisma won the viewers’ hearts, thus making her the fifth female big winner in the reality show, Pinoy Big Brother and garnering a total of 1,226,675 votes.

Inside the PBB house, a love-hate relationship transpired between Melai and her fellow PBB housemate Jason Francisco. As the PBB episode went along, the two drew closer to each other until finally they ended up in a budding relationship. Thus, the word Melason was born—a combination of their names Melai and Jason.

After winning the PBB, she signed an exclusive contract with ABS-BCN. She is currently one of the network’s talents. She was given TV projects alongside her true to life sweetheart Jason. They both starred in a TV show called Melason in Love—a TV comedy series.

Her big movie break came when she was cast as the lead star of “The Adventures of Pureza, Queen of the Riles” which was shown in cinemas nationwide.

Full Name: Melisa Bunayog Cantiveros

Nickname: Isay

Screen Name: Melai

Birth Date: April 6, 1988

Age: 23

Birth Place: General Santos City, South Cotabato

Parents: Dionisio Cantiveros (father) and Virginia Cantiveros (mother)

Siblings: has 3 siblings who are all boys

Education: studied in Mindanao State University in GenSan

Occupation: actress, comedienne, TV personality, host


Melai wants to become a teacher. In fact, she was a student-teacher or practicing teacher before she entered the PBB house.

Meanwhile, Melai continues to shine in the showbiz industry with many projects ahead of her. Her goofiness and being down to earth are among the reasons why she is well-loved by the audience.

TV Program Review: Nasaan Ka Elisa?

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The prime time TV program Nasaan Ka Elisa, which airs every weekdays after My Binondo Girl, is a crime-drama and suspense-thriller series. The pilot episode of Nasaan Ka Elisa? immediately presented a series of conflicts after the disappearance of the leading character Elisa Altamira.

An investigation follows after Elisa’s disappearance. The weary, rich parents of the missing daughter seek the help of investigators.

A couple of people have been questioned by authorities who are believed to have been with Elisa prior to her disappearance. As part of the investigation, authorities include the immediate family members in their list of people to be questioned.

The lead character Elisa Altamira is being portrayed by Melissa Ricks. This TV lead role could be a big break for Melissa as she plays the lead star in this TV series Nasaan Ka Elisa? Her efforts have finally paid off through this TV project which focuses on her character as Elisa.

It’s good to see Melissa invading into a more matured role such as her character in this TV series. This is a big break for her to showcase her versatility as an actress.

Meanwhile, we have seen Melissa played dramatic and serious roles on TV before but we hope to see more of Melissa as a lead star of this prime time series. We hope to see Melissa pull it off playing her character as Elisa.

There is still much to unveil in this TV series Nasaan Ka Elisa? The twists and turns of the story make it interesting to watch. The storyline itself makes viewers want to anticipate what will happen next as the story unfolds.

Willie bought Louis Vuitton bag for Joey de leon

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Did Joey and Willie finally call it quits? Was the controversial Louis Vuitton bag which Willie gave as a gift to Joey a proof that they are already indeed in good terms with each other?

TV hosts and comedians, Joey de leon and Willie Revillame, have been exchanging blatant remarks against each other on air ever since the latter’s former show, Wowowee, collided head-on with the other TV network’s noon time show Eat Bulaga.

Obviously, they were trying to compare each other’s show and each one is trying to prove to the audience which noon time TV program receives the higher rating.

In a September 17 episode of Startalk, co-host Lolit Solis handed over a brown paper bag to her fellow host, Joey de leon. Inside the brown paper bag was an expensive Louis Vuitton bag given by the Wil Time Big Time host, Willie Revillame. The said bag was bought in Macau where Willie recently went for a trip with his Wil Time Big Time stuff and friends via Willie’s private jet plane, Wil Sky.

Accordingly, Willie sent an invitation to Joey through his friend Lolit Solis to join with him in Macau. However, the Eat Bulaga’s TV host thought it was some sort of a joke.

“Akala ko kasi nagbibiro, tsaka kagagaling lang naming dun. Kararating lang din namin… Siguro, someday,” said Joey.

In an interview with Joey by PEP last Monday, September 26, the Eat Bulaga host said “Oo, pinasalamatan ko na siya. Maganda, maganda,”

“Ang sabi nga niya, meron din siya. Dalawa raw [binili niya], tig-iisa daw kaming dalawa raw, para maalala ko siya.”

“Sabi ko nga, ‘O, ikaw pa, kahit naman ano, mahirap kang kalimutan!”

Meanwhile, right before the segment ended, Joey again thanked Willie for the gift. He added by saying,

“Uli, Willie, thank you ulit doon sa regalo mo.”

“Maganda, e, dahil may koneksiyon doon sa isang bagay sa akin, e. Thank you, pare,” said Joey.

Joey and Willie are both under the TV 5 Kapatid Network. Joey is the host of the show Celebrity Samurai which airs every Sunday morning while Willie Revillame is the host of Wil Time Big Time.

Featured Profile: Vice Ganda

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Vice Ganda

Vice Ganda, a comedian, TV host, actor, and endorser, has come a long way. He has several projects up his sleeves which makes him one of the busiest TV personalities nowadays.

Vice Ganda’s humble beginning dates back when he was still performing as a stand-up comedian at a comedy bar known as The Library. Then, he was discovered by Ogie Diaz, a talk show host and a columnist who later became one of Ganda’s closest friends.

The comedian Vice Ganda was raised in Tondo, Maynila. His mother moved to the United States to work after his father was killed in a shooting incident when he was still 13 years old. He is the youngest in the family with two sisters and 2 brothers.

His first major concert was held last May 15, 2010 entitled “May Nagtext Yung Totoo Vice Ganda sa Araneta” and last July 1, 2011, a second major concert “Eto na Vice Ganda Todong Sample sa Aranet” was held in the same venue.

Aside from being the resident judge of the pre-noontime show Showtime, he is also the host of his own show Gandang Gabi Vice which airs every Sunday at 9:30 in the evening at ABS-CBN.

Real Name: Jose Marie Borja Viceral

Screen Name: Vice Ganda

Age: 35

Birth Date: March 31, 1976

Birth Place: Tondo, Manila

Education: studied Political Science in Far Eastern University

Occupation: singer, actor, stand-up comedian, dancer, host


Vice Ganda and his mother Rosario reunited after 19 years. His mother left the country to work in the United States after Vice Ganda’s father died of shooting incident;

His father died not knowing that he is a gay;

His two brothers are also gay;

He became the first celebrity to have 1,000,000 fans in Facebook. Currently, he has over 3,000,000 fans;

His first debu album is entitled Vice Ganda Lakas Tama; and

Petrang kabayo is Vice Ganda’s first starring role in big screen which grossed at around 108 million after its first week.

Anne Curtis, “Annebisyosa”

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Anne Curtis, album cover Annebisyosa

It’s definitely a dream come true for Anne Curtis as she releases her first ever debu album Annebisyosa under Viva Records.

Anne, who has been a talent of Viva Entertainment Inc. for 14 years, personally asked the management that it’s about time that she will be given the opportunity to have her solo album.

According to Anne, doing the album was just really a fulfillment of her dream though she honestly attests that she’s not good in singing.

“Listen at your own risk.” Anne said jokingly.

She added that doing the album was purely out of fun; nevertheless, the effort put into making this album was way more serious than it seems.

In her album cover, Anne sexily posed in her revealing Martin Bautista creation, and she completely looked stunning.

Annie Quintos, a member of a well-known singing group, The Company, served as Anne’s coach

Anne’s Annebisyosa album has 7 tracks plus 1 bonus track. The much awaited album is now available at record bars and malls nationwide.

Annebisyosa –Tracks

1. Tinamaan Ako

2. Alone

3. Total Eclipse of the Heart (feat. Sarah Geronimo)

4. Mouth

5. Bizarre Love Triangle

6. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

7. Too Many Walls

Bonus Track:

8. GSM Blue Jingle

Prior to this album, Anne had already showcased her singing prowess when she sang “Sukob Na,” the theme song of ABS-CBN’s 2011 rainy season station ID.


Charice sings theme song of the latest Final Fantasy XIII-2

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The 19-year old singer, Charice Pempengco has gone a long way since she first stepped into the limelight. Her life has completely changed ever since.

 Her determination has really paid off as she never stopped dreaming and pursuing her dreams of becoming a singer/performer. She has joined almost a hundred singing competitions in different provinces.

Now, she rocks the stage with her performances in different countries around the world.

Charice has been receiving offers locally and internationally. Recently, she has been selected as one of the casts in a TV series Glee where she plays the role of Sunshine Corazon.

Another milestone has come her way as she embarks on a new project, and this time, singing the theme song of Final Fantasy XIII-2—a popular role playing video game.

Charice Pempengco will be singing the English version of the song, New World while the Japanese singer, Mai Fukui will sing the Japanese version entitled Yasusoku no bash. The single will be released this coming November 2011.

Meanwhile, avid gamers of the popular role playing video game Final Fantasy will surely be looking forward to the latest installment of this game which is the Final Fantasy XIII-2 . Charice’s single will be played as a special unlock code to unleash the bonus items in the game.


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