Angel Locsin draws flak for "racist" Mayweather tweet + more things you might have missed today

More Cesar Montano drama, 45% of Filipinos back MILF peace talks, and more.

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(SPOT.ph) Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.

 

1. Angel Locsin draws flak for "racist" Mayweather tweet

Angel Locsin came under fire after making a "racist" comment againt Floyd Mayweather on Sunday. She tweeted, "Lugi naman kasi tayo eh. Hindi natin makita kung may black eye na si Mayweather." When people quickly called her out, she defended her statement, saying, "Kung fair ang skin at sinabihan ko ng 'lugi tayo at hindi makita ang an-an nya sa sobrang puti,' racist comment rin? Baka kayo ang may issue."

 

2. Esquire Philippines names Karen Davila as "Sexiest Woman Alive"

Esquire Philippines has dubbed broadcast journalist Karen Davila as the "Sexiest Woman Alive" in their May 2015 issue. The magazine's cover features Davila supposedly laughing as a reaction to her new title. She also said she was celebrating the recognition "with all empowered women."

 

2. Ex-beauty queen is rumored to be pregnant with Cesar Montano's baby

Rumors are swirling that Miss Philippines Earth 2009 Sandra Seifert is pregnant with Cesar Montano's baby, despite the latter previously denying they were seeing each other. The two allegedly watched the MayPac fight in Las Vegas together over the weekend, and were rumored to fly shortly afterward to Italy so Sandra can give birth there. Cesar and wife Sunshine Cruz are currently separated, but their marriage has yet to be annulled.

 

3. Chris Brown suspected of misdemeanor battery in Las Vegas

R&B singer Chris Brown has been accused of punching a man during a basketball game in Las Vegas. Local police tagged Brown after the victim reported the incident from the hospital where he was being treated for injuries. Brown reportedly left the scene by the time authorities arrived.

 

4. And the name of Britain's new princess is...

Kensington Palace announced Monday that the newborn daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, after her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and her grandmother, the late Princess Diana. The baby, who is fourth in line to the throne, will be formally known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

 

 

5. Watch these students help two teachers get engaged

Here's a bit of heartwarming news for you. Students of a high school in New Orleans banded together to help two of their teachers get engaged...with candy Ring Pops!

 

6. 45% of Filipinos back MILF peace talks—SWS

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A Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed that 45% of Filipinos believe peaceful negotiations are more effective in dealing with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). 20% said military operations were more effective, while 35% said peaceful negotiations and military operations were both effective.

 

7. Norway ranks as world's best place to be a mother

A poll conducted by international non-governmental organization Save the Children ranked Norway as the world's best place to be a mother. The annual poll rates 179 countries based on five indicators related to maternal health, education, income levels and the status of women. If you were wondering where the Philippines ranked, we placed at the 105th spot.

 

8. Nacionalista Party remains tight-lipped about Manny Villar's 2016 plans

Former Senate President Manny Villar apparently has plans for 2016, but his party-mates from the Nacionalista Party (NP) aren't divulging anything. "Kami alam namin, nagsabi siya, pero I don’t want to be the one to say it. You ask Sen. Cynthia [Villar] para mas authoritative," said Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Villar reportedly wants to wait for developments from other parties before making a decision.

 

9. 10 Things Your Mom Has Probably Said to You at Least Once

From the heartwarming "Kumain ka na?" to the perennial "Lalabas ka na ganyan ang suot mo?" we rounded up 10 things your mom has probably said to you at least once.

 

10. The SPOT.ph Mother's Day Gift Guide: 30 Gift Ideas for Every Budget

Whether you have the adventurous or sporty mom, we've rounded up 30 gift ideas for the special woman in your life...perfect for every budget, too!

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