Blog Posts by Chuck Smith

  • Arci Muñoz on Willie Revillame: He’s a perfectionist

    Kapatid actress-turned-host Arci Muñoz said the recent controversy surrounding Willie Revillame and Ethel Booba has not affected their show,  TV5’s “Wowowillie.”
    “Matagal na tapos yun e. Happy na. Happy naman kami. Actually, kinabukasan, okay na agad,” she said in an interview during retail clothing brand Mango’s fashion show for their 2013 spring/summer collection at the Bonifacio High Street, Taguig Cityon Wednesday, March 13.

    Read related story: Willie lashes out at Ethel Booba and Ate Gay
    Arci added, “Sobrang para kaming pamilya.”
    Controversial variety show host Willie  became talk of the town early this month when a video of him berating former “Wowowillee” co-host Ethel live on air turned viral.

    How would the former Kapuso star describe Willie? “Ano siya, perfectionist siya. Pinagsasabihan niya kami kapag may mga sablay kami,” she said.
    But Arci said she appreciates the “Wowowille” main host’s words of advice to her and her co-hosts, which include Mariel Rodriguez

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  • Derek still has no time for love

    After rumors  that he and Cristine Reyes are dating, Derek Ramsay is now being linked to Cristalle Henares, daughter of celebrity doctor Vicki Belo.
    But the Kapatid actor is quick to deny that he has “intimate feelings” for Cristalle—or for anyone.
    “Wala muna akong oras para sa love life,” Derek told Yahoo! Philippines OMG! and other members of the press during the MVP Group of Companies’ outreach program at the Kasiglahan Village Elementary School in Montalban, Rizal on Thursday, March 14.
    Read related story: Derek wishes Angelica happiness

    The “Kidlat” star doesn’t want to say he’s getting used to being linked to various women, although Derek is aware it’s part of his job description as an actor.

    Also read: Derek: Hurt but moving on

    “It’s weird, I’m being linked to all these beautiful women. And ano ba ang nagawa ko to be linked to all these beautiful women?” he quipped.
    Derek added: “But I don’t think it’s something to get used to. Ako nga, gusto kong mag-apologize, especially doon

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  • Various sectors react to Christine Babao’s article on gays

    She has already apologized, but various groups continue to hit Christine Bersola-Babao over her controversial broadsheet column about childhood homosexuality.

    It will be recalled that the TV5 host was put in the social media hot seat after her Philippine Star article titled “Being Gay” received flak online, particularly from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.

    Related story: Christine Bersola-Babao in hot water over article on homosexuality
    In the said column which was published March 11, Bersola-Babao discussed what parents should do if their children show signs of early homosexuality. She interviewed TV psychologist Dr. Camille Garcia, who said parents should not encourage homosexuality in children and, instead, should “arrest the situation.” Bersola-Babao also shared she would accept but not encourage her son if he grows up gay.

    Ang Ladlad, an LGBT group running for a party-list slot in this year’s elections, expressed disapproval over  Bersola-Babao’s

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  • Hayden on Vicki: We’re taking it one step at a time

    Hayden Kho remains coy about the status of his relationship with celebrity doctor and ex-girlfriend Vicki Belo.
    Recent sightings of the two together in various events and functions have made people and the press speculate that they’re  back in each other’s arms after their controversial break-up February of last year.

    Related story: Kris Calls Vicki ‘Pretending’ To Be Single
    However, the returning actor said he and Vicki are “taking it slow.”
    “I can say na naaayos na. But gaya ng sabi niya, we’re really taking it slow. I agree with her na it’s really unhealthy for us to put a label on our relationship,” Hayden told the entertainment media in an interview at the 29th Star Awards for Movies on Sunday, March 10.
    Hayden added that they’re happy with whatever they have right now. “It’s a process,” he said.

    Also read: Vicki And Hayden Each Other’s Valentine Again?

    “We’ve been going out as friends—as really close friends,” “The Bride and The Love” star explained. “It’s just enjoying each other’s

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  • Kim mum on Maja’s friendship statement

    Kim Chiu has chosen to maintain her silence regarding her reportedly strained friendship with Maja Salvador.

    Read related story: Kim and Maja's strained friendship

    Reports of  the two stars’ damaged relations surfaced when the latter admitted going out with actor Gerald Anderson. Gerald is Kim’s ex-boyfriend.

    In a taped interview aired on ABS-CBN’s showbiz talk show “The Buzz” on Sunday, March 10, Maja said she still values her friendship with Kim.

    “Basta ako, alam ko na alam niya na naging totoo akong kaibigan,” Maja said of Kim. “At hanggang ngayon, nandito pa rin ako.”

    Maja added: “Kahit na ano’ng mangyari, kaibigan niya pa rin ako. Ang pagkakaibigan, nagkakaintindihan. Pero nandito lang kami sa lugar ngayon, sa sitwasyon ngayon kung saan kailangan naming pagdaanan. Hindi ko man maibalik yung friendship na meron kami, pero sana in time, ma-realize niya, ng lahat, na nandito ako bilang totoong kaibigan.”
    In a previous interview with Yahoo! Philippines OMG! and other members of the press, 

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