Olivia Rodrigo celebrates sold-out Sour tour, promises fans ‘there will be more tours’

Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour Tour very quickly sold on Friday morning, December 10, and the “Driver’s License” superstar took to Instagram to thank her fans for already getting her 40-date North American and European journey off to a wild start. The sold-out tour kicks off April 2, 2022, in San Francisco before the US legs wrap up in May with two …

Israel will host Miss Universe contest next month despite Omicron, minister says

Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov said Sunday that Israel will host the Miss Universe pageant on December 12 despite imposing travel restrictions in a bid to stave off the Omicron coronavirus. He said that the candidates, who will be held in the Red Sea resort of Eliat, will be granted waivers from the curbs while possibly being subject to PCR testing …

Lindsay Lohan announces engagement to fiance Bader Shammas

Mean Girls actress Lindsay Lohan announced her engagement to fiance Bader Shammas early Sunday evening. The 35-year-old wrote on Instagram while showing off her engagement ring, “My love. My life. My family. My future.” Shammas is the Assistant Vice President at Credit Suisse in Dubai, where Lohan has called her home for the last seven years. They have reportedly been …

Bretman Rock: Global fame, local success

Nowadays, fame comes so conveniently, especially if you know how to use the right platform. Take the case of Filipino-American beauty influencer and social media personality, Bretman Rock. The Internet went crazy when U.S. men’s lifestyle magazine, Playboy, released its October 2021 digital cover featuring its first openly gay man star Bretman Rock. Wearing the famous bunny ears, Bretman followed …

Filipino-Americans Bruno Mars, Olivia Rodrigo lead MTV VMAs 2021 winners, highlights

Filipino-American singing sensation Olivia Rodrigo made a strong debut at the recent MTV Video Music Awards, bagging Moonmens from her five nominations. Her “Driver’s License” was named Song of the Year and Push Performance of the Year. It was the first song released from her debut album “Sour.” Olivia was also named Best New Artist. She was nominated for Best …

‘Black Widow’ screening rolls out the red carpet for London film fans

Film fans, some dressed as their favorite “Avengers” characters, walked and posed on a red carpet in London’s Leicester Square for a special screening of superhero story “Black Widow.” The Marvel Studios movie, starring Scarlett Johansson as Russian-born spy Natasha Romanoff-turned-Avenger Black Widow is among a slate of upcoming major releases postponed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

‘It’s JulyNa Magdangal!’ Fans welcome month of July with Jolina Magdangal posts

It’s that time of the year again. Memes featuring television host Jolina Magdangal surfaced as fans greeted the first day of July with online posts attributed to her. While its origins are unknown, online users welcomed the seventh month of the year with memes and pictures featuring the showbiz personality whose name sounds close to the Filipino phrase “July na.” …

Filipino Swifties unite to support fellow fan, Binibining Pilipinas bet Karen Mendoza, in pageant journey

Filipino fans of Taylor Swift rallied behind a Binibining Pilipinas candidate who earlier shared that she is a fan of the award-winning artist. Binibining Pilipinas candidate no. 15 Karen Laurrie Mendoza expressed her admiration for Swift when she was introduced on the Facebook page of Araneta City. During Mendoza’s “first” experience in Araneta, she recalled watching Swift’s “Speak Now Live …

Ranz and Niana, SB19, other creators to headline first-ever Philippine TikTok Awards

TikTok, one of the go-to online platforms of Filipinos during the pandemic, hosted an award show on July 4. The first-ever TikTok Awards in the Philippines had the theme “Ipakita Mo.” It recognized users or content creators who showcased their amazing talent and creativity on the mobile video-sharing platform. The awards show was streamed on TikTok Philippines’ pages on TikTok, …