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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

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'

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

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

Duterte won't release list of celebrities into illegal drugs

Apr 04, 2019 - 9:56 PM

'Hindi naman sila seeking public office,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, adding that this does not mean celebrities won't get arrested for involvement in narcotics

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the Joint Armed Forces of the Philippines-Philippine National Police (AFP-PNP) Command Conference at the Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center in Davao City on March 14, 2019. Also in the photo are Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año. Malacañang Photo

LOOK: Pinoy celeb couples get cheesy on Valentine’s Day

Feb 15, 2019 - 10:52 AM

We're here for the kilig!

IN PHOTOS: How did Kris Aquino, JPE, Heart Evangelista celebrate their birthdays?

Feb 14, 2019 - 5:22 PM

Happy birthday to these Valentine's Day babies

Piolo Pascual challenges online basher to fistfight

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:44 AM

The actor challenges the basher after it calls them 'mag-amang bakla'

Here’s how the stars celebrated Christmas 2018

Dec 25, 2018 - 1:51 PM

Local celebrities get in on the holiday cheer

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. Carlo Aquino joins Angelica Panganiban and her family for Christmas. Screenshot from

Celebs, politicians on 'Ang Probinsyano': It's fiction

Nov 19, 2018 - 1:02 PM

What's your take on the issue?

LOOK: Celeb kids in their best 2018 Halloween costumes

Oct 29, 2018 - 2:47 PM

It's cute overload

LIST: These celebrities are seeking elective posts in 2019

Oct 17, 2018 - 2:40 PM

These showbiz figures are hoping to enter – or stay in – politics

RICHARD YAP. The actor, pictured here at the ABS-CBN Ball in September, makes a bid to enter politics. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Kris Aquino visits ABS-CBN, announces Star Cinema movie

Apr 20, 2018 - 1:26 PM

The Queen of All Media is set to do a movie with Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto

SHE'S BACK. Kris Aquino announces – via online livestream – that she's doing a movie with Star Cinema. Screenshot from Kris Aquino's Facebook live

6 stars who DGAF about looking ‘perfect’

Mar 09, 2018 - 5:48 PM

From calling out photoshop edits to clapping back against body shamers, these stars keep it real

BODY POSITIVE. Bela Padilla, Iza Calzado, and Jessy Mendiola are among the celebrities who have spoken against unrealistic beauty standards. Screenshots from,, and

Why Aga Muhlach couldn’t say no to ‘Seven Sundays’

Oct 07, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Aga talks about returning to the big screen, plus his relationship with co-stars Dingdong Dantes, Enrique Gil, and Cristine Reyes

KathNiel tops Filipino children's favorite TV stars – study

Dec 10, 2015 - 3:45 PM

At the time of the survey the movie Crazy Beautiful You featuring Bernardo and Padilla – collectively known as KathNiel – was recently shown in Philippine cinemas

Student Canteen's Leila Benitez: Where is she now?

Aug 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Leila for the Millennials who glimpse her from their parents’ stories was the Philippine Oprah