“I’m speak-less!”—Vic Sotto @ “My Big Bossing’s” first press conference, Guilly’s, Tomas Morato, QC, when The Manila Times asked him to comment on being called the “George Clooney of the Philippines” for his penchant to cast the same group of friends in his movies (the Dabarkads); aging handsomely; and (until Clooney married Amal Alamuddin in October) being the perennial bachelor.
RYZZA MAE DIZON
“Hindi ko po masabi. Hindi din po ako nag-e-expect. Pero kung meron po, thank you, at kung wala, thank you pa rin. Madali naman akong kausap e!”—Ryzza Mae Dizon @ the final press conference of My Big Bossing, Annabels Restaurant, QC, when asked if she thinks she will win Best Actress for portraying three different characters in the movie, including her dream role of a mermaid.
“Naniniwala lang ako sa Feng Shui when it comes to choosing a starting date for projects, and sa pag-organize ng bahay tulad ng puwesto ng entrance, ng kama . . . pero sa love and relationships, na-prove ko na na hindi siya totoo!”—Kris Aquino @ Feng Shui’s grand press conference in reply to the same question as Coco’s.
“Para sa akin, kailangang pagtrabahuhan ang suwerte; tayo ang gagawa ng suwerte natin sa buhay.”—Coco Martin @ Feng Shui 2’s grand press conference, Dolphy Theater, ABS-CBN Compound, on whether he believes the ancient Chinese practice of physiognomy brings people luck.
“I’ve only ever done one movie in my life, so when someone asked me if I wanted to be the kontrabida to Dingdong Dantes’ [character]Makoy, I said, ‘Are you sure’?”—KC Montero @ Kubot: The Aswang Chronicle’s grand press conference, GMA Network penthouse, when asked how his major inclusion in the sequel of Titktik came about.
“I’ve always been a fan of Shake, Rattle & Roll since I was young. My favorite episode was one that had Manilyn Reynes, Kristina Paner, and Richard Gomez as a tricycle driver in the story. Not that I had planned on acting, but when I signed up with Universal Records I did ask them if I could one day be in Shake, Rattle & Roll.—Yael Yuson, lead singer of Sponge Cola, @ the final press conference of Shake, Rattle & Roll 15, at Mother Lily Monteverde’s Imperial Suites, QC.
“Sa kasaysayan pinalalabas na puro katapangan lang si Bonifacio, ngunit punong-puno din siya ng pag-ibig tulad ni Rizal. Kaya namin napili si Vina bilang asawa ng Supremo ay dahil kailangang makita kaagad ng audience ang chemistry ng dalawa. At kita n’yo naman, mula noon hanggang ngayon umaapaw pa rin ang kagandahan ni Vina at mukhang nandyan pa din ang chemistry di’ba?”—Robin Padilla @ Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangu-lo’s grand press confe-rence at Plaza Ibarra, QC, when asked why he decided to cast Vina Morales, who seems to be the most special among his former flames, as his leading lady.
“Mahirap ang maraming kahati sa pag-ibig.”—Vina Morales @ Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo’s grand press conference when asked if he would be open to falling in love marrying Robin Padilla, who is a Muslim convert, if he courts her again.
“Kung ano yung kine-claim ko, binibigay Niya [God]; and He’s never failed me.”—Vice Ganda @ Praybeyt Benjamin’s grand press conference, 9501, ABS-CBN Compound, after he boldly predicted his movie will earn P600 million and top the MMFF box office.