Celebrities mourn death of Master Showman German Moreno
He was 82 years old.
(SPOT.ph) Veteran host German Moreno, best known as "Master Showman" or Kuya Germs by friends and fans, has passed away from cardiac arrest at 3:20 a.m. on Friday, January 8. He was earlier hospitalized in January 2015 after suffering a stroke.
His nephew, John Nite, confirmed the news through a statement, saying, "He passed on in the company of his family and friends. He lived a full life, touched so many hearts through the years, and helped make dreams come true for most of the biggest stars in the Philippine entertainment industry."
Kuya Germs' most memorable contribution the industry is the variety show That's Entertainment which showcased talents of aspiring actors and performers. Plenty of famous faces started their careers on the show, including Lea Salonga, Judy Ann Santos, Billy Crawford, John Arcilla, Ian Veneracion, Francis Magalona, and Carmina Villaroel.
He was also the brains behind Eastwood City's "Walk of Fame," which recognizes artists, broadcasters, and other names who made waves in the industry.
Meanwhile, some celebrities took to social media to mourn the death of Kuya Germs, including:
— Camille Prats (@CamillePrats) January 8, 2016
— Julie Anne San Jose (@MyJaps) January 8, 2016
— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) January 7, 2016
— regine alcasid (@reginevalcasid) January 7, 2016
— Slick Rick (@_slickrick) January 7, 2016
— Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) January 7, 2016
— Mikee C. Jaworski (@mikeecj) January 8, 2016