Blog Posts by Glenda Villena

  • Only on OMG! - James Yap fights back

    James Yap is under the scrutiny of the media again. But unlike before, the PBA cager is speaking up and fighting back.

    When news of his ex-wife Kris Aquino's filing of temporary protection order made headlines, James was shocked - surprised with the turn of events.

    Read related story: Court grants Kris’ TPO petition against James

    "Nalulungkot ako kasi sa mga lumalabas na balita and nasasaktan talaga ako dahil naa-accuse ako ng ano bang term dun, parang rape? Medyo hindi ko matanggap," he confessed in an exclusive interview with Yahoo! Philippines OMG! at the Kapunan, Garcia & Castillo law offices at The Fort, Bonifacio Global City Taguig on Wednesday, March 20.

    His newfound mission is to fight for his right as a father to Bimby and to break his son's misconceptions about him - a feat, James admits is very difficult to achieve.

    "Ang akin lang naman, ipaglaban ko yung anak ko. Gusto ko lang makasama yung anak ko. Ayoko lang na i-deprive sa 'kin yung anak ko. Ayoko rin ng sinisiraan ako.

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  • Derek Ramsay strikes again with 'Kidlat'

    Pinoys do not have to look far to discover a treasure-trove of superheroes. The Filipino Komiks era may have long gone but the Pinoy superhero lives on, this time in several movies and TV shows that depict the good vs evil theme. Think "Si Agimat, Si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako", GMA-7's past shows "Darna", "Capt. Barbell", ABS-CBN's "Super Inggo" and "Lastikman" among others.

    And 2013 is no exception. TV5 recently launched its first superhero drama series "Kidlat" starring one of the country's most sought-after actors, Derek Ramsay.

    From hosting the Kapatid network's coverage of the Olympics to the Philippine adaptation of the "Amazing Race," Derek returns to acting as Voltaire, a mechanic who transforms himself into the crime-fighting superhero Kidlat. "This is the coolest thing I've ever done" said the actor, who admitted shooting the new series required so much time and effort.

    "[It's] stressful on the body -- wearing the costumes, doing fight scenes. Palagi akong nasusugatan. We finish

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  • Manny Pacquiao: A Hero's Welcome

    GMA network, headed by its Chairman Atty. Felipe Gozon pays tribute to one of its Kapuso talents, "People's Champ" Manny Pacquiao.

    A star-studded concert party featuring Kapuso stars like Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, Rachelle Ann Go, Julie Anne San Jose and many more will perform at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday, December 12, to honor and celebrate the Sarangani congressman's birthday.

    The network's special hero's welcome will be aired at 4pm today on GMA-7.

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  • Manny and Jinkee: True love wins

    Manny Pacquiao's loss to Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday set the online world on fire with opinions, speculations, comments and many unanswered questions.

    [Related: Pacman finally caught by the 'ghost']

    There was only one thing that didn't need a lot of explaining: wife Jinkee's frantic wails and worried eyes when she saw her husband lying face down on the ring.

    A wife trying desperately to reach her husband, shedding tears of panic, showed the world the reaction of a wife driven by love.

    For Jinkee Pacquiao, that love appears to be one that knows no end.

    A tested love

    Certainly, it's been tested time and again under the glare of a merciless spotlight.

    From the time they married in 2000, when Manny was still an amateur boxer, until today, Jinkee has endured unimaginable wealth, success and also pain.

    While raising four children, Jinkee has seen Manny change and be changed by his phenomenal success. She has seen him throw his hat in the political ring.

    [More: Despite defeat, Pacquiao gets praises

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  • ‘Call Me Maybe’ Pinoy style

    Liz Uy, Raymond Gutierrez and Carla Humpries (Screen grab from YouTube)What will happen if you put together Solenn Heussaff, Georgina Wilson, Anne Curtis, Liz Uy, Isabelle Daza, Bea Soriano, Carla Humphries,  Raymond Gutierrez, Erwan Heussaff, Borgy Manotoc, Adrien Semblat, Nico Bolzico, Eric Dee and yes, Manny Pacquiao in one goofy video?

    Simple. It's going to be a viral hit. Just see for yourself.

    The home video which as of posting time has already attracted 287,389 views on YouTube features a few of the most beautiful celebrities in the country singing and dancing to Carly Rae Jepsen's hit "Call Me Maybe."

    A number of Hollywood stars, hosts and recording artists have made the same themed "Call Me Maybe" video.

    Check them out:

    Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale and friends

    Miley Cyrus and friends

    Katy Perry, Zooey Deschanel and friends

    E!'s "Fashion Police" hosts J Joan Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, George Kotsiopoulos and friends.

    Celebrity host, Raymond Gutierrez explains to Yahoo! Philipines OMG! why their gorgeous group came up

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