Quotes of the Week: Bongbong Marcos on not being like his dad, John Lloyd Cruz on a new co-star + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) The week started on a high note when Superbowl 2016 put together Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Chris Martin, and Bruno Mars onstage to perform during the halftime show. The election season is starting off on a "disappointing" note according to the Commission on Elections, and we're not surprised to see so many of our favorite "epal" candidates' faces along the already croweded streets.
In local entertainment, there are talks of mistresses, new rom-coms, and more social media bashers.
“I’ve been dying to work with Jennylyn.” — John Lloyd Cruz on working with Jennylyn Mercado for the first time.
Here's hoping we'll get lots of onscreen chemistry.
"Hindi ako naging politiko para gayahin ang aking ama." — Sen. Bongbong Marcos on following his father's footsteps.
We can imagine a lot of our politicians have other reasons for going into "the family business."
"If I die before I finish my six-year term, Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will be able to fit that bill. We need somebody young and idealistic to take over." — Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on her running mate, Sen. Bongbong Marcos.
That's assuming you'll both win, we have to add.
"I have respectfully asked the President if I could be allowed to step down earlier than mid-year due to health issues."— Department of Foreign Affairs Sec. Albert del Rosario on his resignation.
If only certain other cabinet secretaries would step down earlier, too...
"Galit ako para sa inyo. P—ng ina itong gobyerno, it is not for the people." — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on the current administration.
"It’s disappointing to see that many [violations]. I don’t think the COMELEC was amiss, nor the people, in reminding candidates of our disdain against such practices." — Commission on Elections (COMELEC) spokesperson James Jimenez on violators of campaign guidelines.
If they can’t follow instructions or respect the law this early on, how can you trust them when they’re already in office?
"I won’t tolerate anyone lambasting him on my page...whether we’re together or not." — Angel Locsin on her social media followers calling Luis Manzano "silahis."
Still spoken with a lot of love.
"God is not going to bless you with someone else’s husband." — Ciara Sotto’s advice for mistresses.
Also: It takes two to tango.
"There are people who might just [not] understand the relationship that the three of us have." — Jasmine Curtis Smith speaking up about being linked to Erwan Heussaff, her sister Anne’s boyfriend.
"She told me, ‘I really like you—but this is awful.’" — Chris Martin talking about Beyonce turning him down, when he presented a song called “Hook Up.”
That's what friends are for!
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.