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Who is Kai Sotto

Who is Kai Sotto

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Kai Zachary Sotto is a basketball player for Ateneo Blue Eaglets, the high school varsity basketball team of the Ateneo de Manila University. He is the eldest of the three children of Ervin Sotto, a retired PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) player who was drafted by Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs in 2004, but later played for Shell Turbo Chargers, Barangay Ginebra Kings, Air21 Express, Alaska Aces, and the NLEX Road Warriors. Kai Sotto was born on May 11, 2002, and at the age of 14, he already stands 6'11". As of posting, this 15-year old gentle giant is in Grade 9 and stands 7'1" (215.9 cm) but others said he is 7'2", and could be now the tallest basketball player in the Philippines. His towering height mostly came from his parents, because his father stands at 6'7" and his mothe...
Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Slam Cosmopolitan PH for Photoshopping Their Waists

Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Slam Cosmopolitan PH for Photoshopping Their Waists

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"Riverdale" stars Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes slammed Cosmopolitan Philippines for photoshopping or editing their waistlines on the photos featured at the Philippine magazine. The real-life Betty and Veronica posted their disappointment over the said magazine this Friday, March 9, which incidentally is International Women’s Day. “Camila and I have worked incredibly hard to feel confident and comfortable in the bodies that we have. It’s an everyday battle, sometimes. And to see our bodies become so distorted in an editing process is a perfect example of the obstacles we have yet to overcome.” Reinhart wrote on her official Instagram account as a caption to the photos in questions. “We are f***ing powerful, beautiful and strong… we aren’t going to hide behind photoshop to conform t
Who is Adrien Semblat

Who is Adrien Semblat

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Adrien Semblat is a French businessman who is married to Filipina actress Isabelle Daza. Born on January 16, 1981 in France, Semblat moved to the Philippines to pursue a business career, and later became an executive of Adidas Philippines. According to an online source, Semblat is also a football player and played with Manila Nomads SC – a Manila-based football team. Since 2011, Adrien has been the head of sales for one of the biggest sports apparel brands, Adidas Manila. And in the short time that he has been here, he boosted the brand’s sales and increased its visibility. Adrien shares that he has found a second home here in the Philippines, thanks to Adidas. “After four years in Adidas France, I really wanted to experience working abroad and leave my comfort zone to live a v
Who is Nico Bolzico

Who is Nico Bolzico

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Nico Bolzico is an Argentinian entrepreneur who became a commercial model after being linked, and eventually married to French-Filipino actress Solenn Heusaff. Nico Bolzico was Born on October 3, 1983 in a rural in Santa Fe, Argentina, Growing up in a very rural neighborhood, Nico admits that the newfound attention after becoming a product endorser is a little bit surprising. In 2012, Bolzico began dating Solenn Heusaff ,a French-Filipino model, actress, VJ, and television personality. In December 2014, Heussaff announced her engagement to Bolzico. The couple married on May 21, 2016 in Combourg, France. “I’m from Argentina, a small town of only about 30,000 people. We were surrounded by cows and horses… we’re farmers there,” says Nico. There was no real industry that was simil
Academy Awards 2018: The  Complete List of Oscar Awards and Nominations

Academy Awards 2018: The Complete List of Oscar Awards and Nominations

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Will Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) finally win this year’s Oscar Awards? The young actress has already three Oscar nominations (including this year) under her belt and she is is expected to go head to head with another Oscar heavyweight – Academy Award Winner Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Ronan, who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, and McDormand, who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture (Drama), will be joined by three other actresses. Academy President John Bailey was joined by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis to reveal the nominees in 24 categories. Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” continued its awards show streak, leading the pack with 13 nominations. “Dunkirk” followed b
Watch: Robin Padilla Not Sorry for “Forcing” PGT Korean Contestant to Speak Tagalog (Video)

Watch: Robin Padilla Not Sorry for “Forcing” PGT Korean Contestant to Speak Tagalog (Video)

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Actor Robin Padilla was heavily criticized on social media after he “humiliated” Kim Jiwan, a Korean contestant of “Pilipinas Got Talent" (PGT) aired last Saturday night, January 13 at ABS-CBN. But in a later interview, he explained his side and said that he was not sorry for what he did. Watch the PGT audition and Robin’s interview videos below. During the audition interview, Jiwan told the PGT judges that he grew up in the Philippines and that he loves the country so much. In fact, he said has a Pinay girlfriend, who also went on the stage. However, the Korean said that he cannot speak Tagalog because it was not being taught at the international school he attended. "Firstly, mag-Tagalog ka muna bago mo ako kausapin. Look at the back. It says ‘Pilipinas Got Talent.’ You are in the P