1. Cristine Reyes and Ali Khatibi set wedding date
The former sexy actress and her mixed marital arts fighter fiance has set a date for their wedding. It's going to happen in December this year. Speaking on "Tonight with Boy Abunda", the couple shared how they got engaged. Ali said proposing to Cristine was a spur of the moment; he didn't even have the ring yet with him when he popped the question. The two are already parents to their nine-month-old daughter Amarah. (pep.ph)
The children's book Daughter of the Sun and the Moon, which was illustrated by Heart Evangelista and written by Rocio Olbes is finally here. Proceeds from the sales of the book will be given to charity. Heart posted photos from the book launch on her Instagram, including the book cover and some of her paintings. She also thanked her husband Senator Chiz Escudero for all the support. Congratulations! (abs-cbnnews.com)
3. A Royal christening is happening tomorrow Swedish royal baby Prince Nicolas is getting christened tomorrow. It has been reported that Prince Carl Philip, Princess Madeleine's brother, will be a godfather. However, Princess Madeleine and husband Brisith-American businessman Chris O'Neil have kept the guest list a secret. The two are already parents to their daughter Princess Leonore, who will turn two in February. (people.com)
4. Pharrell Williams hold book launch press conference… with kids!
The Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and now author recently held a press conference not with journalists, but with kids! He got a whole set of questions ranging from what is his favorite page in the book to have you got any pets. One kid asked him why he dedided to write the book, which was published by Penguin Young Readers. Pharrell answered, "One has to continue to do things that is fun and you have to continue to give back to what’s given you so much, which is the kids. You guys have given me so much… That’s why I wanted to do it for you guys." (huffingtonpost.com)
5. Hollywood child star signs four-book deal Quvenzhané Walli shocked the world when she became the youngest actress to ever be nominated for an Oscar for 2012's Beasts of the Southern Wild. She has also showed her vocal strengths in last year's re-imagining of the movie Annie with Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. Now, she's also going to be an author, too. She recently signed a deal with Simon and Schulster children's book division. She's set to release a chapter-book loosely based on her own experience. The yet untitled picture book will be about "a spunky young heroine who is very much looking forward to a night out with her mom at an awards show." (hollywoodreporter.com)