1. James Yap refuses to comment on Kris Aquino's recent statements
"Sinabi ko naman noon na hintayin ko na lang magkaisip si Bimby. Nagsalita na ako noon, tama na yun," the pro basketball star said when asked to comment about his ex-wife Kris Aquino's recent statements about their son Bimb finding out that he has a new half-brother. "Ipag-pray ko na lang na dumating nga yung time na maintindihan ni Bimby lahat. Ayoko nang lumaki pa, e. Kasi ang gusto ko naman, maging close sana silang magkakapatid, at maging okay na ang lahat," James added. He said he does try to find ways to talk to Bimb as he misses him "pero wala na akong magagawa." James also said Kris knows the details but does not want to elaborate. James stressed that Bimb can meet his little brother MJ anytime.
On the other hand, James and Michela decided not to post any photos -- at least not those which show the face -- of their two-month-old baby MJ just yet. "Ayoko. No. I’m very jealous, e. He’s for me only," Michela quipped. "I just want to keep his privacy. You know what happened to Nadine Samonte? I don’t want that to happen to my baby," she said. According to Michela, MJ looks like her but got his eyes from his dad. (pep.ph)
2. Baby Lucia celebrates her first birthday!
Bianca Gonzalez and husband JC Intal threw their unica hija Lucia an advanced first birthday party yesterday, October 16 (she was born on October 23, 2015) and took to Instagram to mark the occasion. "Happy birthday, anak! Mahal na mahal ka namin ng mommy mo. I know you won't even remember this day but I want the world to know how much you've filled our hearts with love, joy and never ending happiness," dad JC Intal wrote. He thanked his wife for being on top of the preparations for the Monsters Inc.-themed party, in which Lucia was dressed as the movie character Boo, Bianca came as Mike Wazowski and JC, as Sully. JC also thanked his "super wife" for her "1-year supply of breast milk for Lucia,", and expressed his gratitude to their family, friends, and loved ones who came to celebrate Lucia's first birthday with them. (pep.ph)
3. In Photos: Kaye Abad's bridal shower
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On Sunday, bride-to-be Kaye Abad had an intimate bridal shower at Salon Privat by Jing Monis in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The celebrity hairstylist hosted the beauty salon / spa-themed event, which was attended by Kaye's close friends from showbiz including Diana Zubiri-Smith, Camile Prats, and Nikka Martinez-Garcia. "Super thank you, my JMS family, for this unforgettable experience not only for me but for my girls as well," Kaye wrote on Instagram. Paul Jake Castillo proposed to Kaye on her 34th birthday last May 17, and they are set to be married this December. (pep.ph)
4. Watch: Cristalle Belo Henares and Justin Pitt's wedding video
"Since most of you were not able to be with us in Lake Como, I hope that you can feel our love, joy and happiness in this video beautifully captured by Bob Nicolas," wrote Cristalle Belo Henares-Pitt on her Facebook page. The video captures the whole wedding, from the preparations, the wedding itself, the reception, to their first boat ride as husband and wife at Lake Como. In the video, you'll hear Pablo Neruda's lovely poem Sonnet XVII read by Cristalle's brother Quark Henares, and see a glimpse of Cristalle's adorable little sister Scarlet Snow. "Thank you for all the messages of blessings you all sent our way this past month. We really appreciate all the love we get from everyone!” she wrote on her post. "Everything Justin Pitt and I ever wished for beautifully came to life!" she added. (pep.ph)
5. Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcome second child
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The Hollywood actress took to Instagram to announce the birth of their second baby. "There goes the neighborhood. Daisy Josephine Sudeikis. Born, like a boss, on #internationaldayofthegirl". Their daughter was born last week, on October 11, but Olivia only posted the announcement over the weekend. Baby Daisy joins her big brother, two-year-old Otis, to complete their now family of four. Olivia's fiancé Jason had said in a previous interview that he couldn’t be happier parenting with "the right person". "When I look at Olivia and the way that she pulls off all these things — it’s going to be easy for [Otis] to grow up in a house of love and respect because I feel that way about his mom," said the actor. Congratulations! (people.com)