In the showbiz world, malicious gossip or public disgrace is quite common, and is actually a part of celebrity life as these 5 celebrity Pinay scandals show. A famous person has no private life. Most of them have a reputation to take care of. Beneath the showbiz life, there lie scandals, public embarrassments and controversies that will shock the public society. In the Philippines, Filipino superstars have those moments, too. From sex scandals to ‘Best Actress’ title corruptions, they were always up to speed with the Hollywood drama. Here are five well-know Pinay celebrity scandals:
- #1 Ruffa Gutierrez. Ruffa is a combination of beauty and talent. She is a superwoman in the showbiz world, for she does hosting, modeling, acting and once entered an international beauty pageant. But Ruffa made a big ruckus when she had a leading role in a movie that was to be part of the traditional Filipino Film Festival Award. It was 1994 when the scandal began; with a prodigious desire to be the Best Actress in the Twentieth Film Festival Award, Ruffa did everything to win the title, including cheating. It was a big, dirty deception that revealed that she manipulated the other actor, who was to announce the name for the Best Actress title. Everyone in that event, all big star celebrities, movie-hit makers, and media, witnessed the fraud.
- #2 Kris Aquino. Coming from a very well-known politician family, Kris Aquino is the daughter of two former Presidents of the Philippines, Benigno, Jr. and Corazon Aquino. She is also the sister of Benigno Aquino III who is currently governing Philippines as the President. Aside from her profound family background, Kris is very talented in hosting shows, including game shows. She would always win the audience’s attention. Along with her excellent career, Kris’ love life is always the talk of the town, especially when she was with Mayor Joey Marquez. Their love story didn’t really end up as sweet as everybody thinks, for Kris was one of the people physically assaulted by her lover. What’s more, Kris announced that she has STD in national television which shocked all viewers. Yet the viewers gave her sympathy for her courage, believing none of the people can genuinely confess an ugly truth in front of the media.
- #3 Nora Aunor. The Philippines' renowned Superstar, Nora Aunor is always loved by audiences, especially in movies. Unfortunately, as soon as she was about to travel to US, immigration officials found drugs and paraphernalia within her luggage. Without any further questions, Nora was sent to drug rehabilitation. After several months of being rehabilitated, she was finally released.
- #4 Katrina Halili. Katrina is one of the sexiest models in the Philippines, as well as a gorgeous actress in some soap operas and movies. Yet, she made herself more popular to the world with her sex video scandal with Dr. Hayden Kho. The media reported that her sex video with Dr. Hayden Kho, who’s in a relationship with the surgeon Dr. Vicki Belo, was released on the internet by his so-called friends for all the world to see.
- #5 Anne Curtis. Sweet with angelic face,young actress and model Anne Curtis became the controversy of every media after this scandal. Wearing a two-piece bikini, Anne gracefully did her dance performance in the show called ASAP, taken in the majestic island of Boracay. As she dances, her bikini top suddenly fell, uncovering her chest in a flash. Anne’s nude photo was spread quickly over in the internet. Her fans thwarted and blocked some folks who still tried to upload their idol’s nude photo scandal.