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Who is Naya Rivera, former 'Glee' star?

Jul 09, 2020 - 4:33 PM

The actress is best known for playing Santana Lopez in the musical TV series 'Glee'

NAYA RIVERA. The actress, known for her performance on 'Glee,' goes missing on July 9. Screenshot from Instagram.com/nayarivera

LOOK: Max Collins, Pancho Magno introduce son Skye Anakin

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:58 AM

The couple welcome Skye Anakin on July 6

Propaganda machine meets its match: Celebrity fandoms

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:18 PM

Where platforms are plagued with disinformation, propaganda, and trolls, freedom-loving Filipinos find an unlikely ally: celebrity fan groups

Dealing with bashers: Kathryn Bernardo teaches us a thing or two

May 17, 2020 - 7:50 PM

Unbothered everyday

NOT TODAY, HATERS. Actress Kathryn Bernardo releases a vlog that's timelier than she herself perhaps expected. Photo from Kathryn Bernardo's Instagram

LOOK: Michael Bublé surprises Filipina caretaker with new home

May 08, 2020 - 11:13 AM

The singer gifted Minette, his late grandfather's caretaker of 8 years, with a newly-renovated home of her own in Vancouver, Canada

LOOK: Jinri Park marries partner John in Australia

Mar 22, 2020 - 4:09 PM

The former 'Pinoy Big Brother' housemate and her partner John hold a simple ceremony in Australia

Neil Peart, star drummer and lyricist of Rush, dies at 67

Jan 11, 2020 - 12:26 PM

Neil Peart of Canadian rock group Rush dies at 67 after a battle with brain cancer

IN PHOTOS: Here's how Filipino celebrities welcomed 2020

Jan 02, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Celebs work and play while welcoming 2020

LOOK: 'The Killer Bride' actor Miko Raval engaged to girlfriend Kaira Dimatulac

Jan 01, 2020 - 3:41 PM

The actor proposes to his longtime girlfriend in Korea

The beat goes on: Fireworks, smoke and tear gas start new decade

Jan 01, 2020 - 2:17 PM

Billions around the world cheer in 2020 after a tumultuous year dominated by demonstrations calling for political revolt and action on climate change

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 1: Revelers at Times Square during the New Year's celebration on January 1, 2020 in New York City. People began celebrating New Year's Eve at Times Square in 1904, in 1907 the New Year's Eve Ball made its first descent from the flagpole at One Times Square. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images/AFP David Dee Delgado / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

LOOK: Jinri Park's 'Korean wedding' to partner

Dec 30, 2019 - 10:11 PM

Jinri's 'official wedding' is scheduled in March 2020 yet

LOOK: KZ Tandingan engaged to TJ Monterde

Dec 30, 2019 - 8:02 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

LOOK: Actress Valerie Concepcion marries boyfriend Francis Sunga

Dec 29, 2019 - 12:57 PM

The couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Cavite

Here's how our favorite celebrities are spending the holidays

Dec 27, 2019 - 5:49 PM

Celebs take a break from their hectic scheds

2019: A year in showbiz kalat

Dec 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Or the year that made us all wish we still had 'The Buzz'

Kryz Uy and Slater Young are expecting

Dec 01, 2019 - 2:52 PM

Congrats to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! Baby number one is on its way for the young couple. Screenshot from Kryz Uy's vlog

LOOK: Vhong Navarro marries Tanya Bautista

Nov 28, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The couple are joined by their close friends and family in Japan

Grieving Bretman Rock asks for respect after PH fans crash father’s funeral

Nov 22, 2019 - 5:23 PM

'I just don’t understand why people think it's okay to ask me for pictures when my eyes are literally swollen from crying. How you gonna say, "Condolences, can we take a picture?"' Bretman shares

LOOK: Aicelle Santos, Mark Zambrano marry in Batangas

Nov 16, 2019 - 7:50 PM

The couple exchange vows before family and friends in El Jadrin de Zaida

LOOK: Victor Basa weds Stephanie Dan

Nov 11, 2019 - 4:36 PM

Congrats to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! The happy couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Tagaytay City. Photo from Victor Basa's Instagram

WATCH: Anne Curtis, Erwan Heussaff announce pregnancy

Nov 10, 2019 - 3:23 PM

The actress announces her pregnancy in the most extra of ways

Are Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli engaged?

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Is that an engagement ring we see?

ARE THEY? The celebrity couple excite both friends and fans online with one post. Photo from Matteo Guidicelli's Instagram

Billy Crawford marks one year of sobriety

Nov 02, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Billy Crawford celebrates Halloween and his first year of being alcohol-free

Performer Diahann Carroll dies at 84

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The Oscar-nominated TV and Broadway actress dies after a years-long battle with breast cancer

Veteran actor Tony Mabesa dies at 84

Oct 05, 2019 - 12:38 AM

The film and theater veteran is remembered by his colleagues in the industry.

TONY MABESA. The actor, seen here receiving the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival, has died. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Anthony Bourdain’s possessions up for auction

Sep 20, 2019 - 9:53 AM

Over 200 of Bourdain's personal items, including his prized chef’s knife and manuscripts of his own work, will be auctioned off in October 2019

ITEMS FOR AUCTION. Personal items such as clothing, furniture, records, and artwork will be displayed at an exhibition starting October. Photo from Anthony Bourdain's Facebook page

Lapulapu gets spotlight in Philippines' quincentennial celebration

Sep 11, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The 1521 Battle of Mactan and pre-colonial history will be the highlight of the Philippines' commemoration of the first circumnavigation of the world

Veteran actress Mona Lisa dies at 97

Aug 25, 2019 - 9:22 PM

The actress' daughter confirms her death

Youtube star PewDiePie marries girlfriend Marzia Bisognin

Aug 21, 2019 - 11:17 AM

The two internet personalities tie the knot after 8 years of dating

#BabyBolz: Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico are expecting

Aug 10, 2019 - 2:29 PM

The couple's first #BabyBolz is on the way!

Gerald Anderson: After fights, relationship with Bea Alonzo 'no longer healthy'

Aug 05, 2019 - 11:27 PM

The actor finally speaks out after a storm of controversy surrounding his relationship with actress Bea Alonzo

HAPPIER TIMES. Gerald Anderson and bea Alonzo attend the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball together. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

LOOK: Phil Younghusband weds Margaret Hall

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

MARRIED. The lovebirds make it official in Canterbury. Photo from Phil Younghusband's Instagram account

Jinri Park engaged to Fil-Aussie boyfriend

Jul 16, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Congrats, Jinri and John!

ENGAGED. The South Korean celebrity is getting married! Photo from Jinri Park's Instagram

LOOK: Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes' Baby Ziggy is the kind of adorable we all need

Jul 06, 2019 - 5:06 PM

The couple's second child is just as precious as his Ate Zia!

Shay Mitchell pregnant with first child

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:39 AM

'There is something in the oven and it's not my pizza,' the ‘Pretty Little Liars’ and ‘You’ actress shares on her Youtube channel

TIMELINE: The last 4 years of the Song-Song couple

Jun 27, 2019 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) Here’s a quick lookback at the story of 'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo

HIT DRAMA. One of many memorable scenes from the hit Korean drama 'Descendants of the Sun' that stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo. Photo from KBS World

Song Hye-kyo on divorce: 'Differences in personality'

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:42 AM

'We urge you to refrain from making scandalous posts and speculative comments,' says the actress' management

SONG-SONG. The two actors married in 2017 following the wildly popular 'Descendants of the Sun.' Photo from Song Kye-kyo's Instagram

'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song-Song couple file for divorce

Jun 27, 2019 - 9:21 AM

'I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably,' says Song Joong-ki, who filed for divorce on June 26

DIVORCE. Song Joong-ki files for divorce from wife Song Hye-kyo following months of speculation. Photo from Song Joong-ki's Instagram account

U.S. celebrity YouTuber Etika found dead – police

Jun 26, 2019 - 10:26 AM

Desmond Amofah, known as 'Etika' on YouTube, was found dead in New York almost a week after his disappearance

IN PHOTOS: Andi Eigenmann's baby shower

Jun 23, 2019 - 6:02 PM

Actress Andi Eigenmann, who is due to give birth soon, celebrates with her family at a baby shower which also doubled as her birthday party

Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95

Jun 17, 2019 - 10:51 PM

Her son, Anderson Cooper, delivers a eulogy on-air

'EXTRAORDINARY LIFE.' Gloria Vanderbilt speaks during SiriusXM's 'Town Hall' With Gloria Vanderbilt at SiriusXM Studios on July 14, 2016 in New York City. She died on June 17, 2019. Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for SiriusXM/AFP

Geoff Eigenmann, Maya welcome son

Jun 16, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Arabella is now an ate!

Dani Barretto, Xavi Panlilio expecting first child

Jun 13, 2019 - 8:18 AM

'I never thought this kind of happiness was even possible,' Dani says in an Instagram post

CONGRATS! Dani Barretto is expecting. Photo from Dani Barretto's Instagram

FAST FACTS: What you should know about Eid al-Fitr, end of Ramadan

Jun 05, 2019 - 6:45 AM

(4th UPDATE) As our Muslim countrymen celebrate this solemn feast, get to learn a few facts about Eid al-Fitr

EID MUBARAK. Muslims worldwide are expected to celebrate the end of Ramadan once the new moon is sighted in the first week of August. Graphic by Ivy Pangilinan/Rappler

Comedian Gary Lising dies at 78

Jun 01, 2019 - 3:23 PM

The comedian's brother confirms the news on Facebook

GARY LISING. The veteran comedian passes away. Photo from Gary Lising on Facebook

Fergie files for divorce from Josh Duhamel

Jun 01, 2019 - 12:04 PM

The official move comes two years after the pair announced their separation in 2017

Quark Henares and Bianca Yuzon tie the knot in Bali

May 25, 2019 - 10:02 PM

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

JUST MARRIED. The quirky couple tie the knot in Bali. Screenshot from Instagram.com/officialtimyap

Jamie Oliver: Celebrity chef, TV star and man on a mission

May 22, 2019 - 7:33 PM

'The Naked Chef' had cooking in his veins as early as childhood

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant group 'collapses'

May 21, 2019 - 9:10 PM

(UPDATED) The British TV chef's restaurant group collapses amid fierce competition, resulting to a loss of 1,000 jobs