• Top of the Morning: Gary Valenciano Soon to Become a Lolo

    Plus, Duterte will arrest parents of kids caught after curfew, Assunta de Rossi wants to get pregnant this year, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  • Top of the Morning: Gary Valenciano Soon to Become a Lolo
  • 1. Gary Valenciano is going to be a lolo!

    Good news for Mr. Energy! His son Paolo just announced that he and his wife Samantha Godinez, who is Martin Nievera's niece, are expecting their first child. The dad-to-be took to Instagram to announce the baby news by posting a photo of a home test kit with 2 lines, which indicates pregnancy. He captioned his post: "Boom. Gary Vs gonna be a Lolo V. #BayVee." Paolo and Samantha celebrated their third wedding anniversary in February. Congratulations! (pep.ph)


    2. Duterte to arrest parents of kids caught after curfew
    President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will hold parents responsible if their kids are caught after curfew hours, reports say. The Davao Mayor is planning to implement the ordinances that are currently in place in the southern city, one of which is a 10 p.m. curfew for minors. "My order is this: not to arrest the child. The child must be taken into custody by the police and the agencies concerned," he told reporters at the Hotel Elena in Davao City. For repeat offenders, "Then, go to the house to arrest the mother and the father for the crime of child abandonment," he added. (gmanetwork.com)


    3. Assunta de Rossi dead-set on having a baby this year
    Since her husband, Negros Occidental congressman Jules Ledesma, is stepping down as congressman this year, Assunta de Rossi really wants to work on having their own child. She said they both decided to not run for another government office to focus on family. The two tied the knot in 2002, and are parents to Jules' two kids from his late wife. Assunta is already 35, while Jules is 54 years old. "I have so many problems kasi physically. Hahayaan ko na lang yung doctor ko na lang umayos," she said. Her OB-gyn assured her that she can still get pregnant at her age. (pep.ph)


    4. North West says "Hi" on Snapchat

    Ariana Grande's song "Break Free" must have put North West in a good mood to allow her mom, Kim Kardashian, to take a video of her using Snapchat. While riding the car with her parents, on her mom's lap, and wearing a virtual "garland of flowers" on her head, she gave the most gorgeous smile and said, "Hi Snapchat!" Sooo cute! (eonline.com


    5. New "The BFG" trailer shows more of the giant world

    Ever wonder what a giant's world is like? The new trailer for Steven Spielberg's The BFG wows us with its technical and special effects by showing a peek into the giants' world, and it's nothing less than whimsical, magical, and, of course, huge! The BFG is based on the children's book by Ronald Dahl and follows the story of a young girl (played by newcomer Ruby Barnhill) who gets kidnapped by a big, friendly giant (voiced by Academy Award-winner Mark Rylance). She helps him fight off the giants who are mean to him. The BFG opens in theaters in July. (slashfilm.com

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