Quotes of the Week: Liza Soberano on Enrique Gil, the COMELEC on the data leak + more
The city's most interesting sound bites
(SPOT.ph) This week’s heat index reached up to 41 degrees Celsius in the Metro. Despite their temperature-induced suffering, celebrities still had time to make light of the situation.
In the meantime, things are heating up with the approach of the national elections, and showbiz sizzles with talks of romance (or the denial of it).
We sum up the happenings of the week with these quotes.
“Calling someone your best friend doesn't necessarily mean you are friend-zoning them.” – Liza Soberano on calling Enrique Gil her “best friend.”
Wait, didn't James Reid also call Nadine Lustre his best friend once? Uuuuuuuy!
“Duterte is the most dangerous thing to happen to our country since Ferdinand Marcos.” – Mar Roxas on rival Rodrigo Duterte.
"Digo Means Danger" can be a catchy movie title.
“Hindi naman dito nagtatapos. Obviously COMELEC has to run after the people who actually did this.” – COMELEC Spokesperson James Jimenez on the voters' data leak.
Then please run like it’s a marathon.
We hear Chiz has a back-up career in spoken word.
"Subukan kaya nilang itaas yung sahod namin. Ibigay sa amin ang tamang benepisyo. Sa tingin ba nila gagawa pa kami ng ganoon?" – Customs union president Rommel Francisco on the addition of CCTV cameras at the Bureau of Customs.
*Slow clap* Give the guy an award.
“Ang init ba? Sinasanay ka lang para kapag nasa impyerno ka na.” – Ethel Booba on the summer heat.
“Sa mga kapwa ko ‘Bayot’ hindi tayo duwag, mahina o second class citizen para ipang asar or tukso. Ang pwersa natin ay matapang, malakas at may opinyon na dapat respetohin.” – John Lapus on Rodrigo Duterte’s jibes that opponent Mar Roxas is a “bayot” or gay.
“Hmm Tita Napoles now out on bail...And Gloria could be released from prison...WOW Philippines.” – Sam Gogna on the “funny turn of events” right before the national elections.
It's so funny...not.
“Wala pa po ako sa kalingkingan ng mga magagaling na artista.” – Barbie Forteza on her Best Actress win at the 36th FantasPorto International Filmfest for the indie film Laut.
Humility goes a long way.
“What kind of place has this world become? So it's fun to tease now? Fun to make fun of people who are trying to live their lives?” – Kylie Padilla on a showbiz reporter who made fun of her.
Pashnea! Don’t anger the Sang’gre!
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.