It has been a tumultuous week in leisure circles as Coronary heart Evangelista’s cryptic “bank card” video resurfaced on social media, whereas the producers of “It’s Showtime” was summoned by the Film and Tv Evaluation and Classification Board (MTRCB) over alleged “indecent” acts achieved by mainstay hosts Vice Ganda and Ion Perez.
In the meantime, Maine Mendoza and Arjo Atayde took exceptions to 2 INQUIRER.internet articles about their journey to Switzerland, Italy and Greece. Whereas Atayde has eliminated his social media submit, Mendoza insisted that their journey to those European international locations weren’t completely “official” in nature, and that every little thing on their journey was at private expense, information that weren’t even alluded to within the articles.
In different information, the revamped “Eat Bulaga” launched its new theme music to mark its “new period” throughout its forty fourth anniversary final July 29. All these and extra, as we have a look at essentially the most explosive information of INQUIRER.internet’s leisure part from July 28 to August 3.
Coronary heart’s cryptic video resurfaces
Weeks earlier than reviews of her make-up artist Justin Louise Soriano and fellow stylists quitting made the rounds of leisure circles, Coronary heart Evangelista appeared to have made a cryptic comment about desirous to spend on one thing however realizing she had bank card loans to pay.
Evangelista’s comment was caught in a TikTok video in June, which resurfaced following Soriano’s resignation from her glam group, confirmed the actress-fashionista showing to be distraught about someone supposedly betraying her such that she couldn’t use her bank card.
“‘Yung prepared ka na sana magwaldas dahil could mga nangg*g* sayo pero nakalimutan mo na could 24 months to pay na pala sa card mo,” the video learn, which confirmed Evangelista with a considerably shocked expression.
The actress-vlogger additionally shared a video of herself showing absent-mindedly saying “sure” to somebody asking if she wished “chips and popcorn” in a separate submit days later.
Netizens couldn’t assist however marvel if the actress-socialite was referring to her former glam group, with some current feedback hinting that the video appeared on their timeline amid the speculations.
Soriano earlier denied that Evangelista fired them attributable to cash issues, following allegations that they “maxed out” the latter’s bank card with out her permission and have been delayed in settling their funds.
The actress-socialite and Aguilar, nonetheless, have but to challenge a press release concerning the allegations, as of this writing.
MTRCB vs ‘It’s Showtime’
“It’s Showtime” producers was referred to as to testify by the Film and Tv Evaluation and Classification Board (MTRCB) on complaints it acquired about “regarding scenes” exhibiting alleged indecent acts by hosts Vice Ganda and Ion Perez.
MTRCB, chaired by Diorella “Lala” Sotto-Antonio, launched a “Discover to Seem and Testify” to the noontime present’s producers final July 31, citing the movie star couple’s gestures throughout its “Isip Bata” phase on its July 25 episode.
“Stated scene is in violation of Part 3 (c) Presidential Decree No. 1986. The listening to date is scheduled on 31 July 2023, 10:00 am on the MTRCB Workplace in Timog Avenue, Quezon Metropolis,” the MTRCB stated.
Within the assailed phase, Vice Ganda and Perez have been supposedly sharing a young second, the place the latter provided cake icing to his accomplice along with his finger. A clip of the couple was proven in a video uploaded on ABS-CBN Leisure’s YouTube channel.
With an enormous smile, the “Praybeyt Benjamin” star responded to his gesture by scooping the icing from Perez’s finger earlier than placing it in his mouth.
The couple’s interplay caught the eye of web character Rendon Labador, who identified that their second was “out of line.”
“Wala namang masama na magbaklaan kayo, pero sana ilugar ninyo ang kahayupan! Huwag sa present ng mga bata… Could MTRCB pa ba? Nag-eexist pa ba sila? Galaw galaw mga boss,” he stated within the feedback of ABS-CBN Leisure’s video.
“It’s Showtime’s” producers and ABS-CBN have but to challenge a press release, as of this writing.
Nonetheless, final June 26, Vice Ganda posted on X (previously Twitter), a couple of sure particular person who would select to change into poisonous simply to remain related. Whereas he didn’t title who he was referring to, it was extensively imagined to be Labador due to the latter’s caustic remarks the day earlier than.
The couple are at present on a visit overseas amid the controversy.
Arjo and Maine get married
Maine Mendoza and Arjo Atayde have lastly tied the knot in an intimate marriage ceremony in Baguio final July 28.
The couple exchanged “I dos” in a ceremony held at Alphaland Baguio Mountain Lodges, per data obtained by INQUIRER.internet. The solemn occasion, organized by occasion planner Amanda Tirol, was attended by household and buddies solely.
The “E.A.T.” host walked down the aisle to her groom, who had his brother Xavi beside him because the actor-politician’s greatest man. The friends, in the meantime, wearing heat earth tone formal apparel.
Except for Mendoza’s fellow “E.A.T.” hosts Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto and Joey de Leon, the couple’s principal sponsors additionally embody Quezon Metropolis Mayor Pleasure Belmonte, Diamond Star Maricel Soriano and Nova Villa. Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri and present Home Speaker Martin Romualdez have been reportedly among the many pair’s godparents as effectively.
The marriage reception was then held on the Baguio Nation Membership. ABS-CBN executives Mark Lopez, Carlo Katigbak, Cory Vidanes, Laurenti Dyogi, Deo Endrinal, Ruel Bayani, in addition to APT Studios’ Toni Tuviera and his youngsters Celeste Tuviera and Mike Tuviera have been amongst these included on the visitor checklist.
Different celebrities reportedly current have been Allan Okay., Wally Bayola, Ryzza Mae Dizon, Lorna Tolentino, Eula Valdes, Korina Sanchez, Ice Seguerra and Liza Diño, Kristine Hermosa and Oyo Sotto, Ciara Sotto, Sheena Halili, Ogie Diaz, Miles Ocampo, MJ Lastimosa and Thou Reyes.
Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Ria Atayde’s boyfriend Zanjoe Marudo, Enchong Dee, Kyle Echarri, Joseph Marco and Vin Abrenica have been additionally on the visitor checklist.
As much as the final hour, the couple had chosen to maintain particulars of their marriage ceremony confidential and free from media protection with a view to preserve the ceremony solemn.
The date July 28 is critical to the couple because it witnessed a number of milestones of their relationship, together with Mendoza’s viral “Arjo cutie” tweet in 2013, first assembly in 2018, engagement in 2022, and their eventual marriage ceremony.
Ataydes’ Europe journey
Actor-lawmaker Arjo Atayde and his spouse Maine Mendoza accused INQUIRER.internet of publishing a “deceptive” article about their upcoming Europe journey, claiming that it’s a “private” journey even when a launch from the lawmaker’s workplace the place the story relies indicated that it was to be an “official journey.”
The newlyweds took to X (previously Twitter) to precise their displeasure, with Mendoza claiming the story about their Switzerland, Italy and Greece journey is “deceptive and false.”
“Arjo will go to Locarno as his movie is a part of the Locarno movie fest. Our private journey after that’s at private expense… out of our personal pockets,” she stated.
“Subsequent time yung magagaling nating netizens, kung walang time magazine fact-check, huwag padalos-dalos sa pag react. Mema minsan. Pati kayo nagpapaloko sa maling balita at impormasyon. Sayang ang pagiging ‘woke’ kung lahat nalang papaniwalaan,” she stated in a separate submit.
Mendoza was referring to the 76th Locarno Movie Competition in Switzerland whereby Atayde’s film “Topakk,” helmed by director Richard Somes, was acknowledged anew, as per a press launch from Atayde’s camp. Atayde, for his half, stated the article was “disappointing.”
The couple finally deleted their posts.
Nonetheless, on Wednesday morning, Mendoza once more took to X, saying the follow-up story was nonetheless “deceptive and missing context.”
“It insinuates that this journey is at authorities expense. There are two sorts of ‘official’ travels and I hope you embody that in your article and the place this journey falls beneath. I’ll most likely be requested to delete this once more however I shall say it once more one final time, EVERYTHING is at PERSONAL EXPENSE. 100%. No authorities funds will likely be used,” she stated.
Regardless of this, INQUIRER.internet stands by its tales, as these are backed by paperwork obtained from highly-placed sources. Neither tales alluded that authorities cash was concerned of their journey, despite the fact that it was finally confirmed by the Home of Representatives that their Europe journey is “official.”
The primary story, which clearly talked about Atayde’s journey to Switzerland, Greece and Italy will occur from Aug. 5 to 27, and it was labeled “official” as a part of his place as vice chairperson of the Home particular committee on inventive business and performing arts.
Home secretary basic Reginald Velasco confirmed in a journey authority that Atayde would certainly be touring to Europe as a “public official” regardless of personally footing the invoice.
Because of this Atayde would nonetheless obtain his wage as a lawmaker during the journey, as he would attend the Locarno Worldwide Movie Competition of “Topakk” in his capability as Home particular committee on inventive business and performing arts vice chairperson and is about to “go to Filipino communities in Italy and Greece.” Being on “official” journey, he would even be be marked “current” throughout congressional hearings for the whole thing of his 22-day Europe journey.
The journey authority additionally famous that Atayde is “entitled to journey tax exemption” because it has the approval of the Home.
EB’s new theme music
“Eat Bulaga” hosts celebrated the noontime present’s forty fourth anniversary final July 29, by launching its new theme music, which they described as “akma sa bagong panahon” (appropriate for the brand new period).
“Tahanang pinakamasaya, Eat Bulaga! Dahil kayo ay nandyan, hatid namin ang tulong at saya. Kayong lahat ang dahilan kaya kasama pa rin ang Eat Bulaga,” the hosts sang a line in the course of the episode.
Previous to unveiling the brand new theme music, Paolo Contis reiterated their dedication to offer pleasure and repair to their viewers.
“July 29 mahalaga po ang araw na ito sa ‘Eat Bulaga.’ 44 years in the past sinimulan ng ‘Eat Bulaga’ ang pagbibigay ng saya,” Contis stated. “Lumipas man po ang panahon—sa kahit anong pagkakataon, magkakaiba man po ang mga artistang humaharap sa inyo araw-araw—ang hindi po magbabago ay ang hangarin ng ‘Eat Bulaga’ na magbigay ng saya at magbahagi ng pag-asa.”
“For the primary time in 44 years, sabay-sabay nating maririnig ang bagong kanta na magbubukas ng masayang tanghalian dito sa ‘Eat Bulaga,” he continued. “Ang gusto namin recent lang kaya mas pinaganda namin ang kantang ito, na mas akma sa bagong panahon at bagong panlasa. Pero, ang puso at hangarin ng ‘Eat Bulaga’ syempre ay hindi po mawawala.”
This got here amid the continuing authorized battle of authentic “Eat Bulaga” mainstays Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon (TVJ) and TAPE Inc., manufacturing firm behind the revamped EB.
Except for the copyright infringement and unfair competitors complaints, TVJ filed a petition for the issuance of a writ of preliminary injunction in opposition to TAPE and GMA Community. EDV
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