Quotes of the Week: Bea Alonzo on A Second Chance, Dingdong Dantes on Baby Zia + more
The city's most interesting sound bites
(SPOT.ph) This week was a happy week of births, weddings, and second chances. Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera welcomed an addition to their family, while Nikki Gil married boyfriend BJ Albert. A Second Chance, the follow-up to the pambansang movie ng mga sawi, One More Chance, also premiered this week. In international news, a Fil-Aussie won The X Factor Australia!
"Feeling ko milestone naming dalawa ito." — Bea Alonzo on One More Chance and A Second Chance.
More hugot lines to quote now, other than "You had me at my worst..."
"This morning, I witnessed a miracle...And during that moment, I realized that my life would never be the same again." — Dingdong Dantes on the birth of his daughter, Maria Letizia.
Congratulations to the happy family!
"Even if none of these things we hope for turn out the way we want, rest assured that I will still love you, every day until we're old and gray." — Nikki Gil on marrying BJ Albert.
During their vows, BJ also admitted that he'd had a crush on Nikki since their college days, giving hope to abangers everywhere.
"Karen humiliated my mom on national TV...Some politicians are good speakers. They sweet-talk us to the point that they fool us and do corrupt things. My mom is not like them!" — Vandolph Quizon on his mom, Alma Moreno's interview with Karen Davila.
Politicians are an especially sweet-talking bunch, we can agree on that.
"No other factor will convince me to withdraw. The die is cast. I have crossed the Rubicon." — Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on running for president.
"China has failed to satisfy the requirements to establish the claim, namely: a continuous exercise of exclusive control for a long period of time over the said area." — Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte on the ongoing case of the Philippines vs. China over the West Philippine Sea territories at the UN Tribunal.
Huwag kasi aangkinin ang mga bagay na hindi naman sa iyo.
"It is through education that these children will grow up knowing that they can decide for themselves, that they can choose, through voting, their leaders." — Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu on building schools in "Ampatuan-influenced" towns.
It's been six years since the Maguindanao massacre, considered to be the single deadliest event in history for journalists. Mangudadatu claimed that the influence of alleged mastermind Andal Ampautan, Sr. is waning and that support for the political clan is getting weaker.
"I want to thank my beautiful family and friends, all the other contestants, the judges, Chris [Isaak], of course. I couldn't have had a better mentor than you." — Filipino-Australian Cyrus Villanueva on winning The X Factor Australia Season 7.
This is the second year in a row that a Filipino won The X Factor Australia.
"I'm never going to stop loving her. I'm never going to stop checking in on her." — Justin Bieber on ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez.
"The new generation, if they in any way, shape or form reach out to me, it's just so lovely to offer them a safe place to land." — Alanis Morissette on the 20th year of Jagged Little Pill.
Nothing at all ironic about this statement!
Art by Warren Espejo, with photos from PEP.ph, screenshots from Facebook fan pages, various TV show videos, news clips, and images used by fans in YouTube slideshow videos.