Star-Spying at the Star-Studded Star Magic Ball
What happens when the stars converge in their Sunday formal best? SPOT.ph gives you a voyeuristic peek. Photos by Girlie Rodis.
Now on it third year, ABS-CBN’s Star Magic Ball was held August 30 at Rizal Ballroom of Shangri-La Makati reports PEP.ph. The celebration marked the 17th anniversary of Star Magic, the station’s talent management center. Piolo Pascual, Bea Alonzo, and John Lloyd Cruz emceed the show and presented what looked like a mix of fashion awards and awards for love teams.
John Lloyd Cruz won Most Stylish Star of the Night. Bea Alonzo won the Most Elegant Award. Anne Curtis won the Most Glamorous Award. She came with Sam Milby, fueling speculations that they have reconciled. Billy Crawford and Nikki Gil were named Classic Chic Pair, Zanjoe Marudo and Mariel Rodriguez, Classic Chic Couple. The Best Dressed Couple that night was Maja Salvador and Rayver Cruz. Yeng Constantino won the Fashion Forward Award. Couples of the Night: were Lovers in Paris stars Piolo Pascual and KC Concepcion, as well as Tayong Dalawa’s Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson.
KC Concepcion was Piolo Pascual’s date, the first one he ever brought to the formal event. The two admitted to PEP calling each other nicknames: "Peter Pan" for Piolo and "Tink: (short for Tinkerbell) for KC, although she prefers to be called Wendy.
Also at the ball were Claudine Barretto and husband Raymart Santiago, Rica Peralejo and fiancé, Victory Church Pastor Joseph Bonifacio, John Estrada and fiancée Priscilla Meirelles, Kristine Hermosa and Oyo Boy Sotto, real-life couples Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsey, Diether Ocampo and Rima Ostwani, Mariel Roriguez and Zanjoe Marudo. Love teams Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson, Melissa Ricks and Matt Evans, and Shaina Magdayao and John Prats all did their red carpet bit . Luis Manzano attended the event without girlfriend Angel Locsin. "The two are said to have had relationship problems recently," says PEP.ph. Manzano he said he did invite Locisn but she was unavailable.
Girlie Rodis captured the stars in their glamourous glory in the photo gallery below.
Reunited? Sam Milby and Anne Curtis, who wore a Maxi Cinco gown. Photos by Girlie Rodis.