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  • 'Hindi Ako Financer': Ninang's Post on Role of Godparents Goes Viral

    Plus, Ai-ai weds for the third time, see the glowing garden in Bohol, and more!
    by Lei Dimarucut-Sison .
  • 'Hindi ako financer": Ninang's post on role of godparents goes viral 
    A Facebook post by netizen Dyanne Jordan Montiero has gone viral for her straightforward views on the role of godparents, in light of the approaching holidays.

    "Nagninang po ako para magguide sa kanila habang lumalaki. Hindi para maging financer," she said in her post. This is a reaction to an old private message with an unnamed friend whose child apparently is Montiero's godchild. 

    In a series of screenshots of their conversation, the friend repeatedly asks Montiero for her child's Christmas gift, even suggesting that the latter just send it through a money transfer service.




    "Alam ko po yung essence ng Pasko na magbigayan at magmahalan. Kaya di niyo na po ako kelangan iremind. Haha. Basta sakin lang po, pwede niyo naman po akong puntahan pag pasko. Or pag nagkasalubong tayo at dala ko yung papasko ko e ibibigay ko naman po. ☺ pasensya na kung medyo sarcastic ang mga reply ko. Nakaka-offend na po kase," she ends her post. (

    Ai-ai delas Alas gets married for the third time 

    The 53-year-old comedienne-TV host tied the knot with fiance Gerald Sibayan, 24, in a star-studded event yesterday, December 12, at Christ the King Church in Quezon City. 

    Gerald marched side-by-side with his parents, while Ai-Ai's eldest son Sancho gave her away at the altar. The wedding was attended by the couple's family and closest friends, including celebrities Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, Pops Fernandez, Dingdong and Marian Dantes, Vic and Pauleen Sotto, Alden Richards, Rufa Mae Quinto, Martin Nievera, who sang the bridal march, and Sharon Cuneta, who stood as matron of honor.


    The couple were together for three years before tying the knot. Ai-ai has three children from her previous relationships. (

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    Kapuso stars Max Collins and Pancho Magno tie the knot

    The Kapuso actors wed on Monday, December 11, in a Christian ceremony held at the Manila Marriott Hotel in Pasay City. The stunning bride, who marched to a chorale rendition of Bryan Adams' 'Heaven,' wore a beaded Francis Libiran wedding gown. Their well wishers included celebrity friends Carla Abellana, Tom Rodriguez, Lovi Poe, and Miss World Megan Young, who stood as the bride's maid of honor. Congratulations! (

    LOOK: Glowing garden in Bohol attracts visitors

    There's no need to leave the Philippines to see a glowing 'garden of flowers'—you can always just go to Jardin Necitas in Pilar, Bohol.

    The 2,000-square meter property in Barangay Bagumbayan is lit up by about 20,000 multicolored plastic tulips and red and white roses. By the venue entrance, there are also light attractions in the form of swans and flamingos, heart, and the words "I love you."


    The garden is open daily from 10 am to 10 pm for P30 (adults). For details, visit their Facebook page. (

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