• Top of the Morning: Iya Villania and Drew Arellano Reveal Baby Name!

    Plus, Saab Magalona defends herself from "baog" comment, Camille Prat’s son Nathan joins showbiz, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  • 1. Iya Villania and Drew Arellano reveal baby name

    Since they found out they were going to have a baby boy, Iya and Drew have called him "Baby A," and now we know what it stands for: Antonio! The parents-to-be shared their chosen baby name during the press conference for Home Foodie: Season 2, and Iya revealed that it also happens to be the name of Drew’s father. Baby Antonio is due in 10 weeks, and he’s already getting busy inside her mother’s womb with major kicks. “Hindi na lang pa-cute na sipa-sipa,” Iya shared. The two are planning to attend birthing classes and are already packing for D-Day. (gmanetwork.com)  


    2. Saab Magalona defends herself from basher who called her baog
    The daughter of Pia and the late Francis Magalona recently addressed a netizen’s comment that implied she was barren as the reason why she’s not yet pregnant. On her blog post entitled “Not Everybody Gets Married To Have Children,” she said they are not trying to conceive yet. “It’s a choice we both made, and I respect other couples for choosing to have kids right after marriage, too,” she wrote. “I just need people to stop being so jaded thinking it’s the only reason people get married—so they can have children. Some people still get married plainly because they’re in love.” Saab and Jim have been married for just over a year now; they tied the knot in January 2015. (pep.ph)


    3. Camille Prat’s son joins showbiz

    Camille’s son with late husband Anthony Linsangan, Nathan, has been exposed to the world of showbiz via commercials and shoots with his mom. So it shouldn't be a surprise that the young boy is following in his mom's and his uncle John Prats' footsteps. Last Saturday, Nathan officially joined the industry via his stint on ABS-CBN kiddie gag show Goin' Bulilit. Proud mom Camille posted a behind-the-scene photo on Instagram and captioned it, “First day of work+play.” John also marked his nephew’s milestone. “Sobrang proud ako sa 'yo my #Nathan. Nasa dugo talaga natin ang magbigay ng saya sa ating mga kapamilya,” he wrote as caption to his Instagram post. (abs-cbn.com

    4. Congress passed bill on integrating Muslim and indigenous people’s history and culture in school
    The House of Representatives adopted the Senate’s version of the Integrated History Act of 2016. The bill when passed into law, would require schools to include the Filipino-Muslim and indigenous people’s history, culture, and identity in both basic and higher education curricula. “There is a need to integrate the history, culture, and identify studies of Filipino-Muslims and indigenous people in the grand narrative of Philippine history,” the bill said. The Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education will be tasked to consult recognized experts on the subject and incorporate their knowledge in all educational materials. (interaksyon.com)


    5. Bristol Palin is married!
    The former Dancing with The Stars contestant secretly tied the knot with Dakota Meyer, the father of her 5-month-old daughter Sailor Grace. "Life is full of ups and downs but in the end, you'll end up where you're supposed to be," they told entertainment show ET. "We are so happy to share with loved ones the wonderful news that we got married!" The two, who are now on their honeymoon, got engaged in March 2015 and were set to marry in May 2015. However, they called off the wedding just days before the big day. Bristol is also a mom to 7-year-old Tripp with former fiance Levi Johnson. (people.com

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