Quotes of the Week: Baste Duterte on fame, Pia Wurtzbach on not being a catch + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) We can finally (sort of) move on from the elections now and get to know a new set of government officials. As expected, some candidates are questioning the validity of the results. Some, however, are taking it pretty well and are already exploring other options outside of politics. The new winners and their families are also trying to adjust to their newfound public life, amid a wave of fan euphoria.
Here are the week's top stories, in quotes!
“Boy, I’m a prize not a catch.” — Pia Wurtzbach sparking rumors that it's over between her and Dr. Mike Varshavski.
Ms. Universe should know the ways of the world.
“I confirm that presumptive President Rody Duterte asked me to be his DPWH Secretary and after consulting with my family and constituents, I have decided to humbly accept his offer.” — Rep. Mark Villar on becoming the DPWH secretary.
We're trying not to smell anything fishy.
“Wala akong idea sa buhay ng anak ng presidente kasi hindi ko naman sila sinusubaybayan. Sana huwag lang restrictive.” — Baste Duterte on his new lifestyle as the president’s son.
Better get used to it!
“The good and bad are part of the whole truth.” — Lea Salonga after being called out by several fans for declaring that the Marcoses have always been good to her and her family.
That goodness wasn't really for everyone.
"I'll go back to showbiz...Sometimes 'yong viewers mo kasi kaya mong i-move eh. That's also sort of a public service." — Isko Moreno on going back to public service.
Well, that works too.
“I snapped... How I wish na social experiment nga lang ito.” — Baron Geisler on a viral video of him beating up a student during a film shoot.
It was a scene straight out of a movie.
“I guess God knew fatherhood would change me completely and bring me closer to being the kind of man He always wanted me to be.” — Hayden Kho on his daughter with Dra. Vicki Belo, Scarlet Snow.
We're so curious to see their list of name options.
“Ready na ako, kasi matanda na ako. Kung aarte pa ako, parang sinayang ko na lang rin, 'di ba?” — Kaye Abad on getting engaged.
Sounds like love.
“Off to forever.” — Solenn Heussaff on getting married to fiancé Nico Bolzico.
It's been a wedding-filled year in showbiz.
"I chose not to be part of it to simplify my life." — Piolo Pascual on taking a break from social media.
Good for you.
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.