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Showbiz update: Coco Martin hopes to do another project with Kris Aquino

Actor Coco Martin is still hoping to do another project with Queen of All Media Kris Aquino. Martin, who was once linked to the President’s sister after they did the series “Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo”, said that conflict in schedules is getting in the way of plans to do another project with Aquino.

“Sabi ko nga sana magkatrabaho kami. Talagang gusto namin na makatrabaho sana ulit ang isa’t isa. Kaso nga lang nagkaproblema ako sa schedule ko,” Martin bared.
It was last July when reports romantically linking Martin to Aquino came out. In a previous interview with abs-cbnNEWS.com, Martin vehemently denied the speculation, saying he considers Aquino as his older sister. He also said he has high respect for the actress and her family.

Martin, who is known as the “Prince of Indie”, is now busy with his upcoming series “Minsan Lang Kitang Iibigin”.

Aquino, meanwhile, became busy producing, shooting and promoting her horror movie “Dalaw” with actor Diether Ocampo.

Kris Aquino excited at new game show

Actress-host KRIS AQUINO has unveiled few details of her upcoming game show “The Price is Right”, which is set to premiere on February 2011. The ‘Queen of Talk’ said she’s thrilled to host the game show. She said she finds it more exciting and challenging.
“Bago ako mag-birthday sa February, magsisimula ang ‘The Price is Right’ kaya abangan niyo ‘yon. Kasi for the first time talaga, araw-araw, puwedeng manalo ng brand new car,” she said.

The 39-year old actress revealed that major prizes such as a brand new car, a condominium unit and a million pesos are a few of the luxurious ‘The Price Is Right’ offerings for the Kapamilyas.

When asked what makes her new game show different from previous projects, Aquino replied: “Hindi ko pa talaga alam ‘yong feeling kasi pasimula pa lang. But it’s a show in the States that I grew up watching when we we’re living in the States. It’s bringing a new level of excitement kasi I know how much they spent.”

Aquino divulged that ABS-CBN has exerted significant efforts in conceptualizing the Philippine version of “The Price Is Right.”

“Alam ko kung gaano kamahal ang binayad ng ABS-CBN para mabili ang “The Price is Right” and alam ko rin na ngayon pa lang ang laki-laki na ng ginastos para pagandahin ‘yong set kasi maraming hydraulics and madaming wini-wheel in so it’s really such a complicated set-up and I’m really really excited to be doing it,” she said.

President Benigno Aquino III’s youngest sister, meantime, invited her fans to support her upcoming shows with ABS-CBN and also thanked those who flocked her hit horror movie “Dalaw.” (MNS)

Charice’s ‘Pyramid’ is in top 2010 videos of YouTube

International singing sensation Charice has definitely made a lot of Filipinos proud in 2010. Aside from Charice’s appearance in the American hit TV series “Glee,” she has held concerts with international artists as well and her songs also made it to several music charts such as iTunes and YouTube Trends.

Just this December, YouTube, the largest video sharing website in the world, has released its list of exceptionally popular videos which made it big outside the United States. The YouTube list ranked Charice’s music video of “Pyramid” as the 4th Most viewed video in 2010 with more than 28 million hits as of posting time.

“Using video data from each country, we isolated 10 music videos that made other most-viewed-of-the-year lists outside of the United States,” the YouTube blog said.

Indeed, Charice has become one of the Philippines’ pride and she continuously surprises not just Filipinos but everyone around the world as she struts herself in the international arena.

Bianca Manalo denies romance with James Yap

Beauty queen-actress Bianca Manalo finally spoke on the issue linking her to star cager James Yap, estranged husband of actress-host Kris Aquino. Report has it that Manalo is the new ladylove of Yap.

Aquino is seeking an annulment of her 5-year marriage to Yap.

In an interview, Manalo said she just met Yap when she accepted the offer to be the muse of the Purefoods team last year. “Na-meet ko lang siya before kasi muse ako ng Purefoods. Doon lang kami nag-meet. Pero ang tagal na noon. Siguro that was last year. Siguro once in a while kapag nagkikita kami, ‘Hi’ and ‘Hello’ lang,” the “Juanita Banana” star said.

The 2009 Miss Philippines-Universe also denied reports saying Yap keeps on texting and calling her. “Wala, walang ganoon. Wala po,” she said.

Yap has recently been romantically linked to model-actress Isabel Oli. In separate interviews, the two denied the issue stressing that they are just friends. (MNS)

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