Her reign as Miss Universe is over but Pia Wurtzbach intends to stay in the limelight, this time as actress.
Pia made her debut movie via “Gandarappido: The Revenger Squad,” starring Vice Ganda. It was the topgrosser in last year’s Metro Manila Film Festival.
In a forthcoming movie project under Star Cinema, Pía plays the leading lady of Gerald Anderson. Her boyfriend Marlon Stockinger has given it his blessings.
At her recent launch as Goya Chocolate’s brand ambassador, Pia said she intends to take advantage of her fame and not let go of the luster. “I want to take advantage of it. Sayang naman the opportunities,” she said.
When time allows her, she would also like to go back to New York to explore and get to know better this beautiful city.
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2018 Miss Caloocan launched
Also launched recently at the new Caloocan City Hall was the 2018 Miss Caloocan search which usually happens every February. This is the 67th year of the contest and the fifth under the leadership of Mayor Oscar Malapitan under the city’s Cultural Affairs Tourism Office in cooperation with the Caloocan Cultural and Tourism Foundations.
Interestingly, the Miss Caloocan beauty pageant has produced two actresses, Angel Locsin (real name: Angel Colmenares) and Aubrey Miles. Another Miss Caloocan winner, Mitch Cajayon joined politics and became congresswoman.
The 25 candidates were presented to the media and their social and civic activities starting the first week of February (the anniversary of Caloocan Cityhood) explained. Their activities include feeding programs, medical and dental missions for charitable organizations like the Tahanang Mapagpala. They will also visit major infrastructure projects of the local government.
They will also participate in the Chinese New Year Countdown at Monumento on Feb. 15 and the Outstanding Citizens of Caloocan Awards on Feb. 16.
The Miss Caloocan 2018 coronation will be held on Feb. 24 at the City Sports Complex. It will be telecast live on TV5.
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Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings today, Feb. 10, go to former Marikina Mayor Marides Fernando, Nimfa Fallarme, Tessie Salas, Tessie Daza, Dr. Gemma Sahagun, Vanessa Peralta, Edna Floor, Chelsea Layos, Jake Azul and Sid Malhabour… Feb. 11: Jackie Lou Blanco, Milo Bondoc, Lulu Malvar, Jerry Matias, Lulu Tan Gan, director Malou Sevilla, my granddaughter Andrea Mariella Belen, Alwyn Uytengco and Lovi Poe…Feb. 12: Alice Lacson, Denise Ysmael Lacson, David Ty Jr., Elizabeth Carino, Joe Recio, Nene Riego, Marinel Cruz, Ambet Nabus, Bing Atienza, and Lourdes “Lou” Duque Baron…
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