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Showbiz editor Isah Red dies

Sep 21, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Friends in the showbiz industry mourn the death of one of the industry's well known entertainment editors

[OPINION] In showbiz, 'Kaya Pa?' isn't always benign

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'When did demanding for what’s right become so wrong? Why is fairness something for which we must be punished?'

'KAYA PA?' Actress Chai Fonacier writes about the horrible choices many in the entertainment industry are forced to make. Image from Shutterstock

Paulo Avelino wants to take a break after showbiz commitments

Aug 25, 2018 - 7:56 PM

Paulo admits that at one point, he wanted to retire from showbiz

Dissecting kilig: How does KathNiel do it?

Aug 18, 2018 - 12:00 PM

How does kilig work for the pair? And are they switching up their formula?

Why John Lloyd and Bea Alonzo are the Philippines' kilig royalty

Aug 14, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Chemistry works to a certain extent. What data tells us about the Bea Alonzo-John Lloyd Cruz love team – and more

Director Cathy Garcia-Molina gets emotional over plans to retire

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The 'My Perfect You' director says she wants to spend more time with her two children

10 showbiz prenup photos that got everyone talking

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:54 PM

Whether it was held in the outskirts of Paris, exotic Thailand, nearby Subic or fan favorite Korea, these showbiz prenup photo shoots made headlines

Andi Eigenmann says she's only leaving stardom behind

Oct 12, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Andi says she is still in the film industry

It's official: Andi Eigenmann says she left showbiz

Oct 04, 2017 - 12:40 PM

Andi replies to netizens who accused her of being a snob

IN GIFS: Cute couple moments on the Star Magic Ball 2017 red carpet

Oct 02, 2017 - 11:05 AM

Here are some of the cutest couple moments on the red carpet

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Celebrity families on the Star Magic Ball 2017 red carpet

Oct 01, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Star quality runs in the family

Kathryn Bernardo tops Rappler's Star Magic Ball 2017 best dressed poll

Oct 01, 2017 - 6:56 PM

We asked, you answered

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Star Magic Ball 2017: Fashion Review

Oct 01, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Voltaire Tayag names the best dressed men and women, and weighs in on the biggest trends on the red carpet

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN GIFs: Celebrities' wacky poses at the Star Magic Ball 2017

Oct 01, 2017 - 3:46 PM

This is what happened when we asked celebs to pose wacky at the Star Magic Ball 2017

All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

VOTE: Who was your best dressed at Star Magic Ball 2017?

Oct 01, 2017 - 2:25 AM

Which of the stars wore the best outfit at the Star Magic Ball 2017? Vote for your favorite here!

Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities party at Star Magic Ball 2017

Oct 01, 2017 - 2:13 AM

Stars pay tribute to Malou Santos and Johnny Manahan

LOOK: Paulo Avelino, Jodie Elizabeth Tarasek make red carpet debut

Oct 01, 2017 - 1:14 AM

The couple confirmed their relationship in July

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Star Magic Ball 2017: Jessy and Luis win Couple of the Night

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:35 AM

(UPDATED) Jessy and Luis win the Oppo Couple of Night award

IN PHOTOS: JoshLia on the Star Magic Ball 2017 red carpet

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:26 AM

Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto are the cutest couple on the red carpet!

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Star Magic Ball 2017: Who went solo?

Sep 30, 2017 - 10:26 PM

Piolo Pascual, Pia Wurtzbach, Jericho Rosales, and more – see who walked the red carpet alone at the Star Magic Ball 2017

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Couples, love teams at Star Magic Ball 2017

Sep 30, 2017 - 9:33 PM

From everyone's favorite loveteams to celebrity parents with their kids, these are the sweet pairs who walked the Star Magic red carpet

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All the red carpet looks at Star Magic Ball 2017

Sep 30, 2017 - 8:54 PM

The celebrities turned up the glamour at the biggest red carpet event of the year

JOSHLIA. Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto share a sweet look at the Star Magic Ball 2017 red carpet. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Scarlet Snow Belo is a darling at the Belo Star Magic Ball 2017 pre-game

Sep 30, 2017 - 8:04 PM

The toddler was the belle of the pre-ball preps

SCARLET SNOW BELO. The toddler shows some love to the stars as they prep for the Star Magic Ball. Screengrab from

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities get ready for Star Magic Ball 2017

Sep 30, 2017 - 7:32 PM

(UPDATED) Jessy Mendiola, Miho Nishida, and more! Here's what our favorite celebrities were up to before the Star Magic Ball!

STAR MAGIC PREPS. Celebrities prep for the Star Magic Ball. Screengrab from

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities prep for Star Magic Ball 2017 at the Belo Beauty suite

Sep 30, 2017 - 7:16 PM

The dermatologist to the stars set up a pop-up clinic at the Shangri-la Makati for the biggest red carpet event of the year

ROYAL TREATMENT. Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano are among the stars who prepped for the Star Magic Ball at the Belo Beauty suite. Screengrab from

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Erich Gonzales

Sep 29, 2017 - 9:30 PM

One minute she can be sweet, then the next she can look sultry. Here's a look at Erich's Star Magic gowns in the past years

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Maja Salvador

Sep 29, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The 'Wildflower' actress has worn classic looks in past balls

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Jodi Sta Maria

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:30 PM

From pantsuits to ball gowns, Jodi Sta Maria is a chameleon in the red carpet

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Liza Soberano

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Liza Soberano always looks like a princess! Here's a look at her beautiful Star Magic Ball outfits through the years

Star Magic Ball 2017: Who will John Lloyd Cruz be bringing to the ball?

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:48 PM

Does her name begin with an E?

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Maricar Reyes-Poon

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:02 PM

Always a stunner, Maricar Reyes-Poon has been a red carpet favorite for the past 5 years

IN PHOTOS: The Star Magic Ball looks of Kim Chiu

Sep 26, 2017 - 10:46 PM

From sweet to sexy, check out Kim's Star Magic looks through the years

Maxine Medina on the pressures of being Miss Universe host delegate

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:19 PM

Maxine speaks up on the possibility of the Philippines hosting the Miss Universe pageant again

Vina Morales confirms breakup with Marc Lambert

May 08, 2017 - 12:08 AM

Vina and Marc break up after two years of dating

Ellen Adarna confirms breakup with Baste Duterte

Jan 29, 2017 - 8:06 PM

Ellen says she and Baste separated before the Christmas holidays

Bela Padilla confirms breakup with Neil Arce

Jan 21, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Bela says she and Neil will still work together on projects despite the breakup

Krista Miller confirms pregnancy

Oct 16, 2016 - 11:01 AM

Yung pagbabago na gagawin ko hindi lang about sa akin mas lalo para sa anak ko Krista says

Catching up with Sarah Geronimo

Sep 30, 2016 - 3:42 PM

Yung mindset ko is mas energized mas motivated to work harder Sarah says of her showbiz vacation

Lindsay Lohan opens up about troubled relationship with Egor Tarabasov

Aug 08, 2016 - 4:56 PM

I genuinely fell in love with him but he broke my trust and made me feel unsafe Lindsay says of her relationship with Egor

Maine Mendoza pens essay: 'We are not born to please everybody'

Jul 25, 2016 - 2:48 PM

I would never change who I am just to conform to the norms of this industry Maine writes

Kris Aquino in final 'Kris TV' episode: 'I will see you again'

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:44 AM

Pina feel niyo that my life is also your life Na kung anong pinagdadaanan ko iyon din ang sa inyo Kris says during the final episode of Kris TV

Kris Aquino to take time off from showbiz

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Our relationship as a family started October 28 1996 and it will soon end this March 23 2016 A total of 10 354 days working for ABS CBN my life s most fulfilling professional journey because of your love acceptance and loyalty Kris says

KRIS AQUINO. The TV host and personality says she is leaving ABS-CBN, the network she has worked with for 20 years. Screengrab from Instagram/kriscaquino

Jericho Rosales looks back on 20-year showbiz career

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:42 PM

I really believe in seasons There’s a season that your career will dip then it will go back up again When you understand seasons you understand life Jericho says of his career in showbiz

12 showbiz controversies of 2015

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Kris Aquino Jessy Mendiola and Gab Valenciano among others had people buzzing this year

Photos from Instagram/withlovekrisaquino/senorita_jessy, John Lloyd photo courtesy of Reality Entertainment, Robin Padilla photo by  Rob Reyes/Rappler

'I was told I was fat and lost my job': A TV host speaks up

Oct 27, 2015 - 2:24 PM

All seemed to be going smoothly until after a show one night when I was approached by the boss of the TV station: You need to lose a bit of weight he told me

SHOWBIZ PRESSURE. TV Host Hannah Al Rashid shares how she lost her job because of her weight. Photo from her Instagram account @hannahalrashid

A philosopher's two cents on the #AlDub craze

Sep 27, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A philosophy teacher shares his thoughts on why many Filipinos are hooked on AlDub

ALDUB. Will they ever get together? Screengrab from Facebook

WATCH: Paolo Bediones apologizes for 2014 video scandal

Aug 21, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The TV host speaks up about the sex tape that was released in 2014 saying he was asked to cough up P3 million in exchange for not showing it

PAOLO BEDIONES. The TV host speaks up on his 2014 sex tape scandal on 'Good Times With Mo.' He is pictured above with the podcast's co-host, Erika Padilla. Screengrab from Instagram/paolobediones

Tinggalkan industri porno, Miyabi main film horor

Jun 23, 2015 - 7:20 PM

Maria akan bermain di sebuah film horor Filipina berjudul Nilalang The Entity yang akan diluncurkan dalam Metro Manila Film Festival 2015

Bianca King's advice for fresh grads: Let heartache be fuel for your future

Apr 21, 2015 - 1:32 PM

Bianca was a working student who graduated with a degree in Digital Filmmaking She details her career heartbreaks and encourages fresh grads not to give up

TV5 launches new entertainment show ‘Showbiz Konek na Konek’

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:03 PM

The show is hosted by IC Mendoza Bianca King and TV 5 reporter MJ Marfori