Quotes of the Week: Chris Martin on Manila, Kris Aquino is snubbed by the president + more

The city's most interesting sound bites.

(SPOT.ph) This week, some government officials have admitted to accusations while some have kept denying accusations. Despite all the crazy things that happened this year, there are some rays of light in this seemingly hopeless world. Case in point: Coldplay has announced that they're performing in Manila in 2017! But you might want to save your paycheck for those pricey concert tickets.


Here's the rest of the week's highlights, in quotes!



This is Chris of Coldplay just saying hello and how excited we are as a band to be coming.” – Chris Martin on Coldplay’s concert in Manila.

Take our money!




It was never my intention to trivialize, diminish, or in any way denigrate the struggles of the survivors of Martial Law and of those who oppose former president Marcos.” – Presidential Communications Sec. Martin Andanar on calling protesters against the Marcos burial “temperamental brats.”

Words matter.




It was an epic snub.” – Kris Aquino on being “snubbed” by Rodrigo Duterte for a scheduled interview in Davao City.

Welcome to the world of mere mortals, Kris!




We became so close. That's it. I trusted him.” – Sen. Leila de Lima, admitting that she had a past relationship with her ex-driver Ronnie Dayan, who was accused of allegedly receiving drug money.





Being on your phone during any show is disrespectful to the artists on stage and the audience seated around you.” – Lea Salonga calling out a couple who kept using their phones during her show, Fun Home.

You’re watching Lea Salonga! Why are you even looking at your phone?!





"So that's the super moon? Yon na yon? Ah, okay.” – Direk Joey Reyes on the super moon.

Not cinematic enough for direk




"Hindi ako nakipagaway, hindi ako nanuntok, hindi ako nasuntok. Walang gulo.” – Billy Crawford on his rumored arrest in Hong Kong after a bar fight.

Is he finally turning over a new leaf?




Kung may anak kayo, maiintindihan niyo. Ayaw niyo ng unwanted pregnancy, na hindi kayo handa.” – Aiko Melendez’s dating advice for her teenage son.





Kapag may gusto kasi ako, usually natatakot ako.” – Angelica Panganiban on being given roles she likes.

Same with love, perhaps?




"Depression and anxiety are one of the youth's main problems of today. I want people to know that it is a real sickness.” – Kylie Versoza on her advocacy.

That is one brave queen. 


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.

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