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Court finds Cedric Lee guilty of kidnapping daughter with Vina Morales

May 28, 2018 - 2:26 PM

The Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court says Lee's failure to return daughter Ceana to Morales was 'premeditated, intentional, and malicious'

CA affirms bail grant to Cedric Lee, Deniece Cornejo

Oct 20, 2017 - 2:11 PM

'While Navarro had indeed been detained, there is a possibility that said detention might be legal in view of citizen’s arrest and not for the purpose of kidnapping,' says the Court of Appeals' 9th Division

Shaina Magdayao on Vina Morales-Cedric Lee issue, niece Ceana

Jul 02, 2016 - 10:24 PM

We’re very careful but at the same time nagtitiwala kami that no one is above the law and nagtitiwala din kami sa mga lawyers namin Shaina says regarding the current issue between Vina Morales and ex Cedric Lee

Vina Morales on complaint against Cedric Lee: 'This is about my child's welfare'

Jun 15, 2016 - 4:26 PM

This is not about me and Cedric This is about my child s welfare Vina says of the complaint she filed against her ex boyfriend

Cedric Lee denies Vina Morales' allegations about detaining daughter

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:03 PM

UPDATED Vina Morales hits back saying ex boyfriend Cedric Lee bullies her and her family to get visitation rights

CEDRIC LEE RESPONDS. Cedric denies allegations by his ex-girlfriend Vina Morales that he detained their daughter forcibly and violated their visitation agreement. Vina Morales photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler, Cedric Lee photo by Rappler

Vina Morales says ex Cedric Lee detained their daughter

Jun 07, 2016 - 5:06 PM

Vina says ex boyfriend Cedric Lee forcibly detained their daughter and violated court approved visitation rights

File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Cedric Lee questions graft charges over Bataan public market deal

Jul 01, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The businessman says the Ombudsman didn t give him the opportunity to present his side and claims the Mariveles municipal government owes him P7 46 million

Vhong Navarro on Ferdinand Guerrero's arrest

Jan 28, 2015 - 11:32 PM

Vhong says he s still worried about his safety but is nevertheless grateful for support from fans

Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling arrested

Jan 26, 2015 - 4:51 PM

The arrest comes 9 months after businessman Ferdinand Guerrero and several others were charged over the mauling of the comedian TV host

OUT ON BAIL. Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee, both accused of the January 2014 mauling of comedian-host Vhong Navarro.

Vhong Navarro is Google PH's most-searched term in 2014

Dec 16, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Other top search terms in the Year in Search 2014 list are Cedric Lee Robin Williams the mobile game Flappy Bird and the movie Frozen

VHONG NAVARRO. The male actor is the top search term in Google Philippines for 2014. Photo from Vhong Navarro's Instagram

Deniece Cornejo released on bail

Sep 18, 2014 - 2:04 PM

UPDATED Cornejo goes straight to the Commission on Human Rights to seek help on her dismissed rape case against actor comedian Vhong Navarro which she believes to be a violation of her human rights

Vhong Navarro reacts to Deniece, Cedric bail

Sep 17, 2014 - 9:24 PM

The actor TV hosts says he s worried for his family

Cedric Lee out on bail; Deniece Cornejo still detained

Sep 16, 2014 - 7:14 PM

Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz accused of mauling actor Vhong Navarro post bail of P500 000 each Deniece Cornejo says her lawyer will post bail on September 17 yet

Court allows Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee to post bail

Sep 15, 2014 - 7:03 PM

Cornejo s lawyers say the model is trying to raise the P500 000 bail and as soon as she s out of jail will speak in churches to thank people who have supported her

Cedric Lee moved to city jail; Deniece Cornejo to follow?

Aug 06, 2014 - 10:51 PM

As a Taguig Regional Trial Court denies the motion of Deniece Cornejo to remain at the CIDG building and not be moved to the Taguig city jail she is reunited with her father

Deniece Cornejo's second rape case vs Vhong Navarro dismissed

Jul 12, 2014 - 1:12 AM

This is in reference to Deniece s claim that she was allegedly raped twice by Vhong Navarro – once on January 17 and also on January 22

Cedric Lee on tax evasion: Blame my accountant

May 08, 2014 - 4:44 PM

The businessman says he heavily relied on the trust and confidence he gave his accountant employed with the corporation for several years

Grandfather to Deniece Cornejo: Time to surrender

May 05, 2014 - 12:17 AM

He believes she s telling the truth

NOTHING TO HIDE? The grandfather of Deniece Cornejo believes she has nothing to hide and should surrender to authorities. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Court: Cedric Lee, co-accused stay at NBI for now

Apr 29, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz are supposed to be held at the Taguig City Jail in Camp Bagong Diwa but the court suspends its earlier order

ARRESTED. Cedric Lee is escorted by NBI agents and local police at the Daniel Z. Romualdez airport in Tacloban City, 27 April 2014. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Cedric Lee, co-accused arrested over Vhong Navarro mauling

Apr 26, 2014 - 2:31 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation has been tracking the two accused who have hopped from one location to another

ARRESTED. Cedric Lee is arrested in Samar, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima confirms. Rappler file photo

Cedric Lee's sister arrested for grave coercion

Apr 21, 2014 - 10:58 PM

Bernice Lee who is also charged in connection with the mauling of actor Vhong Navarro is spending the night at the NBI She is posting bail Tuesday yet

ARRESTED. Bernice Lee completes the booking documents after she was arrested by the NBI in West Greenhills, San Juan City, on Monday, April 21, for the grave coercion case filed by Vhong Navarro. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

DOJ summons Cedric Lee over tax evasion complaint

Apr 16, 2014 - 2:02 PM

Preliminary investigation into the P195 million tax evasion complaint against the controversial businessman will be on April 28

Suspend cops in Vhong Navarro case – PNP probers

Apr 14, 2014 - 4:40 PM

4 members of the Southern Police District face suspension for 20 days for neglect of duty in the investigation of the controversial case

DENIECE AND A POLICE BLOTTER. The NCRPO's Internal Affairs Service recommends a 20-day suspension for 4 cops over alleged lapses in its investigation of the Vhong Navarro-Deniece Cornejo case. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

BI stops Vhong Navarro suspect from leaving PH

Apr 14, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Businessman Ferdinand Guerrero is stopped at the airport on his way to Hong Kong Friday April 14

CASE IN COURT. In this file photo Vhong Navarro marks his 'Showtime' return with a tearful speech. Screengrab from Showtime/YouTube (ABS-CBN Online)

Pageant organizer files case vs Roxanne Acosta

Apr 12, 2014 - 8:36 PM

The former pageant contestant is now facing charges from the organizers who are demanding damages sustained by the organization s goodwill and business reputation

ROXANNE. She's facing new charges, this time from organizers of the pageant she joined in 2010. Screengrab from YouTube

Vhong speaks after Deniece rape case dismissal

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:10 PM

The actor comedian says that it isn t in him to hurt women and that he is grateful for all the support he received during his ordeal

VHONG. The actor took the opportunity to thank fans, family, and colleagues for sticking by him during his ordeal following his mauling in January. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

DOJ dismisses Deniece Cornejo rape complaint vs Vhong Navarro

Apr 10, 2014 - 5:18 PM

A 42 page resolution released April 10 found probable cause to indict Cedric Lee Deniece Cornejo and their group on certain charges regarding the events of January 22 and also dismissed Cornejo s rape complaint

DENIECE CORNEJO. Her rape charge against Vhong Navarro has been dismissed by the Department of Justice. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Reunited 'Showtime' hosts celebrate with selfie

Mar 12, 2014 - 10:34 PM

Vhong Navarro and Vice Ganda are reunited on Showtime after the controversial incident on January 22

COMPLETE. The 'Showtime' family celebrates with a selfie. Screengrab from Instagram (jugsjugsjugs)

Vhong Navarro makes emotional 'Showtime' return

Mar 09, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Vhong Navarro jokes about his nose and busts a move in first Showtime appearance since the controversial incident

WELCOME BACK. Vhong Navarro marks his 'Showtime' return with a tearful speech. Screengrab from Showtime/YouTube (ABS-CBN Online)

Vhong Navarro eyes libel, perjury charges vs Roxanne Acosta

Mar 02, 2014 - 10:17 PM

Navarro s camp emphasizes that this is no laughing matter and that these accusations must be dealth with appropriately Meanwhile conflicting details on the current cases emerge

EMBATTLED. Roxanne Acosta is set to face perjury charges for her rape complaint against Vhong Navarro. Screengrab from GMA7 (Youtube)

Navarro lawyer: More charges to be filed vs Cornejo, Lee

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Navarro s camp is set to file perjury and libel cases against Deniece Cornejo

DENIECE CORNEJO. According to Mallonga, there are 3 instances when Cornejo 'perjured herself effectively'. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Details emerge on Acosta, the woman in new Navarro rape case

Feb 21, 2014 - 10:30 PM

Roxanne Acosta has come forward to speak about her alleged ordeal with Vhong Navarro

ROXANNE ACOSTA. The former beauty pageant contestant speaks up. Screengrab from YouTube (GMA News)

Cornejo: Rape can happen in a minute, cites SC ruling

Feb 21, 2014 - 8:40 PM

Deniece Cornejo maintains she was raped by Vhong Navarro

Vhong Navarro faces new rape case

Feb 20, 2014 - 5:15 PM

Vhong Navarro s lawyer says new case was not unexpected

LEGAL BATTLE. Vhong Navarro at the Department of Justice after being discharged from the hospital on February 6. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Fortun quits as Lee's spokesman, says PH is 'not ready to be fair'

Feb 17, 2014 - 5:27 PM

The country is not ready for legal concepts in the Vhong Navarro case says Raymond Fortun

RAYMOND FORTUN. The lawyer resigns after 12 days as Lee's spokesman. Photo by Rappler

Cedric kissed Deniece after Vhong mauling - report

Feb 14, 2014 - 1:52 PM

New CCTV footage shows a new angle in the Vhong Navarro Deniece Cornejo saga

CONVICTION. Deniece Cornejo swears by her life that she is telling the truth. Screen grab from YouTube (GMA News)

Vhong Navarro: I did no wrong to Deniece, only to my girlfriend

Feb 07, 2014 - 2:39 AM

A visibly more composed Vhong Navarro speaks up in his latest interview about the incident that left him bruised and beaten on January 22

SPEAKING PUBLICLY. After being discharged from the hospital on February 6, Vhong Navarro is speaking up again about the mauling incident on January 22. File Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Continued intimidation after Vhong Navarro mauling?

Feb 06, 2014 - 6:22 PM

Cedric Lee called Vhong Navarro a rapist and used cuss words in addressing the celebrity in his text messages after the alleged mauling incident according to Navarro s affidavit

Vhong Navarro discharged from hospital

Feb 06, 2014 - 1:24 PM

Vhong Navarro is discharged from the hospital two weeks after he was severely beaten following an incident involving Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee

DISCHARGED. Vhong Navarro is set to swear on the veracity of his statements to the DOJ. File Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

5 policemen relieved over Navarro-Cornejo case

Feb 04, 2014 - 5:24 PM

All were on duty when Deniece Cornejo filed a police blotter accusing comedian Vhong Navarro of attempted rape

ASSAULTED. A photo posted by actor-comedian Vhong Navarro the day he was reportedly attacked inside a condominium unit in The Fort. Photo from Vhong Navarro's Instagram

Showbiz industry members support Vhong's 'plea for justice'

Feb 03, 2014 - 5:20 PM

Members of the Philippine showbiz industry condemn the attacks made on Vhong Navarro

LET THE LAW PREVAIL. Members of the entertainment industry release a statement in support of Vhong Navarro. File Photo by Mark Demayo/Rappler

Two-timing, slut-shaming

Feb 03, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Having two boobs or two balls doesn t give us the right to juggle two hearts – whether for playtime or not

Deniece Cornejo to Vhong Navarro: Fear hell, be a man

Feb 02, 2014 - 9:45 PM

A tearful Deniece Cornejo airs a message to Vhong Navarro

EMOTIONAL. 'Kung meron man ditong binaboy, hindi ikaw kung hindi binaboy mo ako.' said Cornejo to Navarro. Screen grab from YouTube (GMA News)

More 'police visibility' in Vhong Navarro's residential area

Jan 31, 2014 - 7:43 PM

Navarro s lawyer and manager seek a meeting with Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and seek help

ASSAULTED. A photo posted by actor-comedian Vhong Navarro the day he was reportedly attacked inside a condominium unit in The Fort. Photo from Vhong Navarro's Instagram

NBI on Vhong Navarro: CCTV footage belies rape charges

Jan 29, 2014 - 6:53 PM

CCTV footages obtained by the bureau supports Navarro s version of events – that Cornejo left him in her unit and returned with Cedric Lee

NBI files complaint vs Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee

Jan 28, 2014 - 6:16 PM

Deniece Cornejo Cedric Lee and 6 others face charges of serious illegal detention serious physical injuries and grave threats among others

SPEAKING UP. Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee are asserting that Vhong Navarro did attempt to rape Cornejo. Screengrab from ABS-CBN interview

Vhong Navarro's 'victim' and 'attacker' speak up

Jan 28, 2014 - 12:01 AM

Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee named by Vhong Navarro as part of a setup to extort money from him come out to refute the actor s claims

SPEAKING UP. Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee are asserting that Vhong Navarro did attempt to rape Cornejo. Screengrab from ABS-CBN interview