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A Very Close Encounter with David Cook
WARNING: Do not read this if you've had enough of David Cook.
Published on: May 18, 2009 - 7:24pm
Warning: Do not read this if you've had enough of David Cook.
David Cook fan, actress/model/Shu Uemura makeup artist/photographer Josa Primero nearly fainted when she was booked to be his personal makeup artist and hairstylist for his TV guestings, press conference and concert last week. "Bawal [to act like a] fan, ha," she was warned. Upon meeting him at his Broadway Centrum dressing room for his Eat Bulaga guesting, she feigned nonchalance, "but my heart was going to burst any moment then," she reveals. "He didn't want the airconditioner on, so it was so hot in the room. I cleaned his face, applied concealer and airbrushed makeup on to his face. He started laughing so hard because he wasn't breathing. I said, 'It's okay; I'm covering your nose naman,' and he laughed again." David noticed that she's "tall for a Filipina" so he measured his height (6'1") against hers (5'10"). "I nearly died when he said, 'You look like Keira Knightley, my ultimate dream date.' I couldn't speak so I just smiled." After the TV guesting, they went off to Shangri-la EDSA for a press con. A little powder and then she left but not without a beso from David. Backstage at the May 16 concert at the Mall of Asia, Josa had another beso from David when he arrived. "Wala naman masyadong kuwento because he had to rehearse. I could hear David Archuleta vocalizing in the other room." Josa just applied powder as David said that the makeup would just fade anyway. "His skin is very nice… I thought I would faint from being in the same room as he was, what more when I had to apply lip balm on his lips!" "The whole experience was insane. No he didn't ask me out, but he sang "Always Be My Baby" to me in the dressing room. I blushed to death. I still can't believe how lucky I was!" Josa recounts. "I still can't breathe up to now." Photographs by Josa Primero.  
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  • silverfireph
    I enjoyed reading this. = )
    May 19 2009 @ 11:10pm     Reply  
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