• Top of the Morning: Watch Karel Marquez and Sean Farinas's Heartfelt Wedding Video

    Plus, see photos from singer Juris Fernandez's baby shower and gender reveal party, Baby Fille Renee Cayetano's Christening, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  • 1. Watch: Karel Marquez and Sean Fariñas's heartfelt same-day-edit wedding video

    Ready the tissues -- video company Treehouse Story has released Karel Marquez and Sean Fariñas's wedding video on Facebook. The two said their "I Do's" at the Santuario de San Antonio Parish in Forbes Park on December 1. "Today, I take you to be my husband. I will love you unconditionally and without hesitation for it is your heart that moves me. Your every flaw, I embrace. It is your spirit that inspires me. Your humor delights me every day. Your hand, I want to hold for all of our days," Karel said in her vows. "You are my world, my life and my everything. Thank you for sharing your heart with me eternally," Sean said. "You and the kids are the most wonderful thing and you all mean the world to me. One of the most important things that I have learned is fighting for what you want the most. God and everyone here know how much I’ve fought for you," he added. 

    In the video, we also get a glimpse of Sean receiving from Karel the 4M-worth BMW car as a wedding gift, something she explained in length via a Facebook post to answer the issues that naysayers brought up. In the same post, Karel also clarified that this is her first marriage. "Despite all the conjectures, I kept quiet and avoided the limelight and unnecessary issues. People would stereotype that maybe just because they know I have two beautiful children, I may have gotten married. I was never married yet even via church or civilly my whole life. Yes, I have two kids from my ex. Ex-boyfriend, that is," she wrote.


    2. It's a girl for singer Juris Fernandez

    The soon-to-be mom of two had a baby shower / gender reveal on Sunday, December 4, organized by her sister, and it was held at The Penthouse of Azumi Boutique Hotel in Alabang with partners One Tree South, Ogalala World, Pigeon Baby, and Cetaphil. The venue styling was done by Passion Cooks and the pillow giveaways were by Arteegram Manila. "The most exciting part for me was revealing to everyone the gender of our baby through cutting the lovely customized cake by Hello! Sugar," Juris wrote in the caption of one of her Instagram posts. The singer has been referring to the baby in her tummy as "shobe" -- that's Chinese for younger sister.


    3. In photos: Baby Fille Renee's Christening

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    Proud parents Lino Cayetano and Fille Cainglet celebrated their daughter's baptism with family and friends on December 3. After the ceremony, the reception was held Le Jardin Manila in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. In attendance, of course, were the couple's family and friends, including Fille's former Ateneo Lady Eagle teammate Alyssa Valdez, who stood as one of the godparents. Fille and Lino are already parents to their two-year-old son Ino Philip, and they officially became a family of four when Baby Fille Renee arrived on August 8. Welcome to the Christian world, Fille Renee! (pep.ph


    4. Scarlet Snow is the star of #BeloChrismasParty2016

    Of course! And it looks like Scarlet Snow is growing up loving the stage and the camera. Her mom Vicki Belo posted on Instagram a video of her at the Belo Medical Group Christmas Party. "I was so amazed that when we arrived at the #belogottalent company #Christmas party @scarletsnowbelo immediately went up the stage and started dancing. There were 700 people there." In another video post, she said, "A cuter dancing video. She did this for an hour," she wrote as caption. Good job, Scarlet! (gmanetwork.com)


    5. Look: Bangs Garcia's London prenup shoot

    Bangs Garcia and fiancé Lloydi Birchmore are all set for their wedding in January 2017 in Boracay -- the same place where they met and where Lloydi popped the question -- but the two lovebirds are also having a wedding in London soon. London served as the couple's backdrop in one of their four prenup shoots which highlighted the beauty of England's famous tourist destinations: Henley on Thames, Mayfield Lavender Field, Westminster Abbey, and Hampton Court Palace. (pep.ph)

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