Boy Band One Direction in Manila in March 2015

May 12, 2014
Philippines is among the countries where famous boy band One Direction has a solid fan base. They know this that’s why they have included Philippines in their itinerary next year! For sure 1D fanatics can hardly wait. But they still have a few months to wait before they can set eyes on Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlison and Harry Styles since the band’s Manila stop won’t be until March 2015.  Interaksyon managed to get their hands on a short clip where some of the 1D members confirmed their upcoming visit to the country. In the video Malik said that they’re coming to Manila on March 21.

The famous group will be brought here by MMI Live who also brought popular artists like Bruno Mars, The Killers and David Guetta.

However, the confirmation video could no longer be accessed now. It seems there was a tiny mistake regarding its release. In her tweet, MMI Live CEO Rhiza Pascua said that the original May 7 announcement was moved to May 19. Well, 1D fanatics won’t be that surprised anymore when they make the official announcement.

Cebuana Beauty Jamie Herrell Crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2014

May 11, 2014
Cebuana beauty Jamie Herrell has been crowned Miss Philippines-Earth 2014! She’s the second Cebuana win Miss Earth. The first one was Karla Henry in 2008.
The 19-year-old was one of the favorites among the contestants and even won five medals in the Reality in ME pre-pageant challenge. She won Darling of the Press, Fun for a Cause, Resort Wear, Swimsuit and Cultural Wear competitions. She also took home three silver medals for Catwalk, Talent-Dance Category and Hair and Make-Up competitions. She also won Trash to Class and Evening gown competitions where she took home two bronze medals. She was also named Miss Solaire.

Herrell won the judges over with her answer to Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros’ question whether “we as human beings have been good children to Mother Earth.” Her reply was “Honestly, in my opinion, we haven’t been good children. In fact, I believe that we are the number one cause of her problems, we are the reason why we’re having climate change, and we are the reason why we’re having floods. But in return, if we can only help her and salvage her, she will help us back and take care of us too.”

The runners-up are Miss Dinalupihan, Bataan Monique Manuel (Miss Philippines Eco-tourism 2014), Ms Gapan City Bianca Paz (Miss Philippines Earth Fir 2014), Ms Dumaguete City Kim Covert (Miss Philippines Earth Water 2014), Ms Tanauan City Diane Querrer (Miss Philippines Earth Air 2014).

Herrell will represent the country in the Miss Earth 2014 pageant. The date has yet to be announced.

Deniece Cornejo Surrenders, Vhong Navarro Face Cedric Lee in Court

May 06, 2014
Deniece Cornejo voluntarily surrendered to the authorities on Monday after weeks of keeping a low profile. She surrendered to PNP chief Alan Purisima at Camp Crame in Quezon City at around 4 in the afternoon. She was accompanied by her family as well as her granduncle Rod Cornejo and his lawyer Atty. Ferdinand Topacio.
After being assured by Chief Purisima that she will be treated fairly, Deniece was moved to the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group building. She was processed under the Women and Children Protection Desk. In the evening she was brought to a detention cell at the CIDG’s Anti-Transnational Crime Unit. She shared the cell with several female inmates.

Although one of the charges against Deniece is serious illegal detention, a non-bailable offense, her camp will try to petition for bail.

And today, Deniece, Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz had the chance to come face to face with Vhong Navarro at the Taguig Regional Trial Court Branch 271.Media was not allowed inside. It’s the first time for all of them to meet since the controversial incident last January 22, 2014 when Vhong was allegedly mauled by Cedric Lee and his group. In their defense, Cedric and his group also alleged that they only saved Deniece who was raped by Vhong.

According to Ginger Conejero of ABS-CBN News, Deniece’s grandmother approached Vhong as he was leaving the court. Apparently, the grandmother shouted and let out expletives to the actor; however, Vhong stayed composed and simply chose to leave the court peacefully.

Jericho Rosales Weds Kim Jones in Boracay

May 02, 2014
Jericho Rosales is single no more! The “Legal Wife” star tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Kim Jones on Thursday, May 1, in the romantic ambiance of Boracay, specifically at the Shangri-La Boracay Resort. Both of them looked very happy during the momentous occasion. But Jericho seemed like he was on cloud nine as he walked down the aisle to wait for his bride.

To go with the beach wedding theme Echo wore a sand-colored suit by renowned designer Francis Libiran. Kim was a radiant bride in her strapless gown with a heart-shaped neckline and lace detailing. Her hair which was styled like waves down her shoulders looked fantastic under the veil as the rays of the setting sun shone on her as she walked down the aisle with her brother. 

On, the other hand, the bridesmaids wore light blue gowns and the groomsmen wore white pants and vests with long-sleeved undershirts in tan, pink and light green colors.

The happy couple picked Boracay as their wedding venue because they both love to surf and sea adventures. Even the guests were welcomed to the venue by a surfboard with the sign “JK 05-01-14 Their forever and ever love begins here.”

Guests to the significant occasion were carefully chosen by the couple. Some of them were Piolo Pascual, Donita Rose, Paolo Valenciano, Gabriel Valenciano, Iya Villania, and Coney Reyes.

Unfortunately, due to his busy schedule in taping for “Legal Wife” Echo and Kim have to postpone their honeymoon.

Best wishes Echo and Kim!