Maricel Soriano is FemaleNetwork.com’s Most Beautiful Celebrity over 35


Maricel Soriano

After a month long poll, the Diamond Star, Maricel Soriano is the femalenetwork’s top pick for Most Beautiful Celeb Over 35.

Maricel got 47,041 out of the 179,707 total votes (26.17 percent)!

The Diamond Star edged out early voting frontrunners, Agot Isidro, ‘Walang Hanggan‘ lead Dawn Zulueta and Kapatid stunner Alice Dixson!

Maricel began her career at the tender age of six in the 1971 film My Heart Belongs to Daddy, starring Tirso Cruz III. She gained fame in the show long-running comedy sitcom John en Marsha, where she played the role of Shirley Puruntong opposite screen legends Dolphy and Nida Blanca. Maricel may have been initially known for her comedic chops, but she is definitely one of the most versatile female artists in the country. Not only does she have a long string of notable action, drama, and horror movies in her impressive filmography, but she can also sing and dance.

Maricel has been the recipient of some of the country’s most prestigious awards in the field of entertainment, such as the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) awards, which she has received thrice. She is also the third most awarded Filipina actress to date.

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Paulo Avelino, Solenn Heusaff features in Cosmopolitan 2012


Walang Hanggan villain,  Paulo Avelino is on the cover of CosmoMen 2012, Cosmopolitan magazine’s annual supplement which features this year’s hottest bachelors.

Paulo leads Cosmo’s 10 centerfold hunks for this year which includes Mikael DaezMarkki StroemJohn SpainhourJohn James UySemerad Twins (Anthony and David Semerad), Ian BathersonAlden RichardsJM De Guzman and Joseph Marco. The supplement also features the country’s 69 All-New, All-Hot Bachelors for 2012.

Meanwhile, multi-media star Solenn Heussaff covers Cosmopolitan Philippines’ September 2012 issue. Solenn looks sultry in a simple white dress.

Grab your copy now of Cosmopolitan Philippines and the annual supplement CosmoMen in your favorite magazine stands nationwide.

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Paolo Avelino: “When She Cries”


Paulo Avelino, the crooner?

Paulo Avelino treats fans with When She Cries

Award-winning actor Paulo Avelino has a lot to be thankful for – acting recognitions, a phenomenal TV series, slew of endorsements. However, for Paulo, he considers his throngs of fans his biggest blessing.

As a means of thanking those people who selflessly loves him, Paulo has just released his first single – his own rendition of the hit When She Cries, which was one of the biggest hits of the 90’s.

“This is a gift to all my fans,” says Paulo. “I want to give all of you (my fans) this song.”

He singles out the line “I pray this time, I can be the man that she deserves” as his promise to his fans that he hopes that he is deserving of all their love and support.

Paulo admits that he never dreamt of being a recording artist, but he is thankful to Universal Records for entrusting to him this project.

Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta get married in ‘Walang Hanggan’


This will gonna be another remarkable episode in the Philippine’s phenomenal hit TV series to watch out in the coming days!

“Walang Hanggan” lead stars Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta will share a milestone with their fans in the upcoming episodes of the Philippine’s phenomenal TV drama as they will walk down the aisle, for the very first time.

“In our movies where we got married, we were never shown inside the church and doing the wedding ceremonies,” Dawn shared.

“We’re happy because This is a first for our love team. Because in our past films, the wedding was just narrated or we were already on our honeymoon,” added Richard, who is fully supported by his family. “Even my daughter Julia is an avid viewer. She usually covers her ears and tell me ‘daddy, don’t tell me what will happen. I will just watch the show.”

Will the much-awaited wedding of Marco (Richard) and Emily (Dawn) push through?

 

Julia Montes denies being in a relationship with Enchong Dee


Enchong Dee and Julia Montes

“Walang Hanggan” actress Julia Montes recently clarified rumors that she is already in a relationship with “The Reunion” co-star Enchong Dee.

The Kapamilya actress explained that she is still not ready for a commitment.

“It’s still hard for me to commit in a serious relationship right now because it might divert my attention. That is why I am just currently focusing on my work,” Julia said. “I am not saying that Enchong doesn’t have a chance because he is kind, educated and very loving to his family. I can say that he is a boyfriend-material.”

When asked about her ideal guy, Julia shared that she is only looking for simple yet striking traits. “I just want someone who is family-oriented, God-fearing, and someone who loves me for who I am. Someone who will not change me,” said Julia, who will celebrate her 18th birthday on March 2013.

Hmmm…Julia better find herself someone whose sexual preference will never be put in question, or she just may go down the KC Concepcion route.  Just saying.

Paulo Avelino earn viewers ire for “raping” Julia Montes


Julia Montes and Paulo Avelino playing Katerina and Nathan

ABS-CBN’s top-rating primetime series “Walang Hanggan” on Wednesday night warned millions of its viewers of a Strong Parental Guidance (SPG) rating as Katerina (Montes) was shown being forced to have sex by her husband Nathan (Avelino).

After years of marriage without sexual intimacy, the “psychotic” Nathan was shown attempting to rape Katerina as she was held hostage by her brother Tomas (Joem Bascon) and Johanna (Melissa Ricks).

Katerina, who is in love with Daniel (Coco Martin), barely managed to escape after a struggle with Nathan, but only after she was forced to have sex by her husband.

The scene, which showed Katerina being punched by Nathan repeatedly, proved to be controversial, as viewers of the show posted at rapid pace their reactions on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Netizens especially expressed their anger towards Nathan, who is played by Avelino. Having recently been cited as Best Actor by the Gawad Urian, Avelino has earned raves for his portrayal of the notorious character in “Walang Hanggan.”

Even as the show took on the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board’s (MTRCB) SPG rating as a caution to viewers about the rape scene, the Tuesday episode of “Walang Hanggan” was still the No. 1 most watched show in the country nationwide.