Model and lifestyle blogger Patty Laurel has just given birth to her and husband Patrick Filart’s first child, a son named Theo Oliver. This morning, she posted a photo of her new little bundle of joy. “The Little #Patato is finally here!! Meet our son Theo Oliver Filart. We wanted to give him a name that would serve as a reminder of God’s faithfulness and perfect timing. ‘Theo’ means God given while ‘Oliver’ means peaceful (and true enough he’s totally chill! hehehe),” she wrote, “Thank you for all the prayers! Theo, Patrick and I really appreciate all the love!” Congratulations!
2. Nyoy Volante to get hitched in 2016 The singer announced his plans to marry his fiancée, theater actress Mikkie Bradshaw, in February 2016. In the first taping of “Ryan Ryan Musikahan,” ABS-CBN’s late-night musical, Nyoy asked Maestro Ryan Cayabyab to be one of the ninongs at his upcoming wedding. The couple originally planned to wed in November last year, but had to push it back to 2016 because of their busy schedules. (pep.ph)
3. Patrick Garcia, wife Nikka Martinez expecting second child
Actor Patrick Garcia and his wife Nikka Martinez are expecting their second child together. He posted an ultrasound photo on his Instagram to announce the good news and captioned it: “Thank you Lord for this blessing of ours.” Nikka posted the same photo on the photo-sharing site and confirmed that she’s already three months along the family way. The two married in March this year, and are already parents to Chelsea, 2. Patrick is also a father to Alex Jazz, 6, his son with former girlfriend Jennylyn Mercado. Congratulations! (abs-cbnnews.com)
4. Vanessa Williams is married! The singer-actress tied the knot with fiancé Jim Skrip, a former accountant, last Saturday in front of family and friends. The two met while Vanessa was vacationing in Egypt with her daughter. The former “Ugly Betty” star announced their engagement in September last year during the taping of “The Queen Latifah Show.” This is Vanessa’s third marriage; she also has three children with her public relations consultant Ramon Hervey II and one daughter with former Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox. Congratulations! (people.com)
5. Princess Charlotte is christened!
The rain cleared for two-month-old Princess Charlotte’s christening yesterday, July 5. At 4:30 p.m., the now family of four walked to the Sandringham’s St. Mary Magdalene Church in Norfolk, England. Princess Charlotte rode a vintage stroller that her mom Duchess Kate pushed, while Prince William held Prince George’s hand while walking. Among present were the Queen and Prince Philip, Prince Charles with wife Camilla, and Kate's parents Michael and Carole Middleton with Pippa and James, as well as Princess Charlotte’s godparents. Welcome to the Christian world! (people.com)