R &B “soul brothers” and best friends Jay-R and Kris Lawrence have another thing in common: Both are happy with their respective romances.
Kris Lawrence, 31, proudly declared that he and his “partner in life,” actress Katrina Halili, are very happy. This is also because of their daughter Katy or Katrence whom he admitted to have changed their lives for the better.
“This is a new chapter in our lives that we are hitting head on together,” he exclaimed.
As to the $64-question on when they will get married, Kris again stressed that they know it would happen at the right time.
“Sa ngayon kasi ang dami naming inaayos sa sarili namin. Trabaho muna kami at nag-iipon,” he shared.
As for Jay-R and his “good friend,” recording artist Mica Javier, he said that their relationship has no label.
“Mica’s a very sweet girl, talented and very smart. We enjoy each other’s company,” he said.
Another thing common between Jay-R and Kris is their passion to help out their Filipino brothers. And for their first concert together, they will be donating all the proceeds to the Philippine National Red Cross to benefit the victims of typhoon “Yolanda.”
Happening tonight, Nov. 22, at the Music Museum, it is aptly titled “Soul Brothers” and it is produced by ALV Events International and presented by Viber as part of its “ViberHelps” fundraising campaign for the typhoon “Yolanda.”
There are no special guests, but they are banking on their celebrity friends to be present and hopefully jam with them that night for a worthy cause.
More than just a charitable event, “Soul Brothers” is also a celebration of life.
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‘Call Center Girl,’ A Riotous Movie Not To Be Missed
The movie that you must not fail to see is the “Call Center Girl” which opens on Nov. 27 in cinemas nationwide.
The movie, a co-production of Star Cinema and Skylight, stars Pokwang, Jessy Mendiola and Enchong Dee.
Pokwang said that the movie explores the lives of those who work in call centers. “They work so hard, receive high salaries. But they work at night which somehow converts their day-life into night, and their night-life into day-time. That’s my role in ‘Call Center Girl,’ Pokwang explained.
“The work schedule sometimes disturbs the body’s equilibrium,” Pokwang added. Though the schedule is so difficult, Pokwang, in the movie, has to work hard for the sake of her family.
“Call Center Girl” is a riotous, laugh-a-minute family movie that assembled a cast of the country’s most hilarious and wackiest comedians, among whom are Chokoleit, K Brosas, Ogie Diaz and John “Sweet” Lapus, with Dianne Medina, Alex Castro, Ejay Falcon and Arron Villaflor.
Director Don Cuaresma said of Pokwang: “It has been quite a while since we saw Pokwang in a major comedic role in a full-length feature film. Her comedic timing is impeccable and her flare and luster for comedy never cease to amaze me.”
Of the two other artists, the director said: “Enchong and Jessy are equally brilliant in the film. Jessy is a natural comedienne and Enchong once again showcases his very wide and impressive range as actor.”
“Call Center Girl” is essentially a family movie. Pokwang said: “The core of the movie is a loving mother who will do anything to give her family a better chance at life.” In real life, that’s what Pokwang is.
In the movie, Teresa (Pokwang) worked in a cruise ship for 13 years, and when she comes back, she finds her daughter, Regina (Jessy Mendiola) now estranged to her. Regina is working in a call center. Fortunately, Teresa also gets a job in the same call center. Will Teresa be able to win back the love of her daughter, Regina?
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Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings, Nov. 22, go to Chit Melchor-Hechanova, Babette Aquino-Benoit, Ramon Tulfo, Lanie Ysmael, Daryll Klintler, Shaira Mhey C. Nanad, Cecille Caballes Nicdao, Emmanuel Delano “Tu” Seva Rebaño, Baby Sanchez, Joseph Michael M. Dayrit, Atty. Ulysses Butuyan, Hannah Gwyneth Basit Mendoza, California-based Judith D. Belen, Theo Bernardos and Erika Padilla of Star Magic… Due to the recent calamity in the country, MCA has decided to move Sitti’s album launch originally scheduled on Nov. 28 to January 2014…