(SPOT.ph) Drugs and extrajudicial killings are still making headlines, in what seems like an endless web of dirty politicians telling even dirtier lies. While we all definitely need a break from the chaos, there's always showbiz and our favorite shows to keep us distracted even just for a bit. This week, Liza Soberano said she wants to be more than just a pretty face, and Jinri Park gave a bit of hope to guys everywhere.
Here are the rest of the week's higlights, in quotes!
“Let me shock you with my silence.” – Kris Aquino on not responding to her haters and critics.
We wonder how long this will last.
"Hindi po kami mamamatay-tao. Kami po ay pulis. We are here to serve and protect." - PNP Chief Ronald dela Rosa at the Senate hearings on extrajudicial killings.
It's hard to feel safe these days.
"We are not here to rule the world. We are about creating the world where despots and heroes are no longer needed, so that each one of us can be a hero." – Leni Robredo on being given the "Most Influential Filipina" award.
“It’s hard to love the country. Loving this country is a continuing agony.” – NBN-ZTE deal whistleblower Jun Lozada on being convicted of graft.
It's a love-hate relationship.
“Historically intolerant si President Duterte sa mga batikos o sa mga sumasalungat na opinion. Siguro nasanay siya dahil sa Davao wala namang kumukontra sa kanyang administrasyon doon.” – Sen. Antonio Trillianes on Duterte’s reactions to criticism.
“When you were specially tired, disappointed, frustrated and angry and under these circumstances, we must give a leeway on the part of the President for this kind of reaction.” – Department of Foreign Affairs Sec. Perfecto Yasay on Duterte’s reaction to criticism.
If only we could use the same excuse whenever we feel cranky.
“I don’t want them to just remember me because I’m pretty.” – Liza Soberano on her international admirers.
Mahirap maging maganda.
“I would give anyone a chance.” – Jinri Park on not being picky with her future partner.
Start lining up, boys!
“I don’t want to call it revenge kasi I’m not doing this for them. I’m doing this for myself.” – Sunshine Dizon on the “Don’t get mad. Get beautiful” campaign with Vicki Belo, amid her much-publicized separation from her husband.
Time to move on.
“Nothing will prepare you for this.” – Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams on Season 7.
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.