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NTC to KBP: No more airing of Shanti Dope's 'Amatz'

Jun 17, 2019 - 3:31 PM

The PDEA earlier said the song 'may mislead the innocent youth into thinking that the effects of illegal drug use to be harmless'

BANNED. The NTC wants KBP to make sure its members stop airing Shanti Dope's song 'Amatz.' Screenshot from the Amatz music video

‘Men in Black: International’ review: An obvious money grab

Jun 17, 2019 - 1:46 PM

'Men in Black: International' is content with being ordinary

Heart Evangelista pens birthday message for late senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Jun 17, 2019 - 11:21 AM

'You owe me an Adulting 101,' says the actress

'Clarita' review: The route of least resistance

Jun 16, 2019 - 11:06 PM

'Clarita chose to be vanilla when it can be so much more'

CLARITA. Film critics Oggs Cruz says the movie could have been so much more. Still from the movie trailer

Japan's anime industry in crisis even as its popularity soars

Jun 16, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Japanese animators say that the industry is struggling due to a lack of animators, bad working conditions, and lack of creativity

Geoff Eigenmann, Maya welcome son

Jun 16, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Arabella is now an ate!

Geena Rocero to appear in 'Playboy'

Jun 16, 2019 - 4:29 PM

Geena is the first Trans Asian Pacific Islander Playmate of the magazine

IN PHOTOS: How PH stars celebrated Father's Day

Jun 16, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Dingdong Dantes, Richard Gutierrez, Ogie Alcasid, and more celebrate with their loved ones

WATCH: Renee Dominique collaborates with Jason Mraz for new single ‘Could I Love You Any More’

Jun 15, 2019 - 5:44 PM

The music video features Renee and Jason doing a duet as they sit across from each other at a table

DUET. Renee Dominique's new single 'Could I Love You Anymore' features Jason Mraz. Screenshot from

Korean pop titans BTS conquers the West

Jun 15, 2019 - 3:48 PM

Worldwide success BTS is the first ever K-pop group to top music charts in America and Britain

Jake Cuenca confirms relationship with Kylie Verzosa

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:10 PM

‘This is the happiest I’ve ever been’, Jake Cuenca says after revealing that he has been dating Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa for 7 months now

BTS K-Pop concert damages Stade de France pitch before rugby final

Jun 15, 2019 - 12:32 PM

The field's area affected by the concert will be replaced before the game scheduled on Saturday

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 15, 2019 South Korean boy band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, pose on the red carpet at the 28th Seoul Music Awards in Seoul. - The seven-piece South Korean boy band, whose world tour "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself", came to Paris for two nights late last week, after a string of sold-out shows in Los Angeles, Chicago and London's iconic Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

Eddie Garcia remains in 'very, very critical' condition as family signs DNR order

Jun 15, 2019 - 10:33 AM

The actor sustains a cervical spine injury while filming for a new teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here accepting an award at the 2018 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, is still confined at the Makati Medical Center. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Missy Elliott inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jun 15, 2019 - 10:27 AM

She is the first ever female rapper to receive this honor

WATCH: Teaser for Kathryn Bernardo, Alden Richards movie 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' released

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:08 PM

Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards star in the movie directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina

Shopee Philippines denies 'scam' in BLACKPINK meet and greet event

Jun 14, 2019 - 7:31 PM

'The revocation of some BLACKPINK fans' tickets was the result of a system error, and not due to a change in promo mechanics,' Shopee claims

'I'm no hero' says Chernobyl diver portrayed in hit TV series

Jun 14, 2019 - 7:09 PM

Oleksiy Ananenko is one of 3 men who helped avert an even greater disaster after the worst nuclear accident in history

HERO. Oleksiy Ananenko, one of 3 men who helped avert an even greater disaster after the worst nuclear accident in history, gestures as he speaks to an AFP journalist in Kiev on June 7, 2019. Photo by Anatolii Stepanov/ AFP

YG Entertainment founder Yang Hyun-suk resigns

Jun 14, 2019 - 5:18 PM

(UPDATED) 'I believe that the truth of the current media reports and malicious gossip will be revealed through investigations,' says the entertainment executive who has been accused of providing prostitutes to investors

STEPPING DOWN. YG Entertainment CEO, shown here at an event in August 2013, announces his resignation. Photo by Starnews / Starnews / AFP

Former ‘Darna’ Nanette Medved-Po donates classrooms to Marawi children

Jun 14, 2019 - 4:15 PM

She puts the super in superhero!

WATCH: First teaser trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' will creep you out

Jun 14, 2019 - 2:32 PM

The sequel to 'The Shining' comes 40 years after the iconic horror film, and Stephen King fans can hardly wait

WATCH: Eva Noblezada, Princess Punzalan, Lea Salonga shine in 'Yellow Rose' trailer

Jun 14, 2019 - 12:21 PM

'Yellow Rose' is Eva's debut film and Lea and Princess' big screen comeback

YELLOW ROSE. Eva Noblezada stars as an undocumented Filipino girl who dreams of being a country music singer. Screenshot from Yellow Rose on YouTube

Taylor Swift announces new album 'Lover'

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:48 AM

'Lover' goes public August 23

NEW ALBUM. Taylor Swift announces a name for her follow-up to 2017's 'reputation.' Album cover by Valheria Rocha/Taylor Swift's Instagram

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr charged over groping claim

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:51 AM

Cuba Gooding Jr is charged with 'forcible touching' by New York prosecutors after allegedly groping a woman in a bar

An animated Spice Girls movie is in the works

Jun 13, 2019 - 6:59 PM

This is what we want, what we really, really want

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE. Geri Haliwell, Melanie Chisholm, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, and Melanie Brown are reportedly involved in developing a Spice Girls animated feature. Photo from

Maxine Medina faces backlash for being part of MEGA Magazine’s equality campaign

Jun 13, 2019 - 6:41 PM

People note that Maxine had spoken against transwomen joining pageants in the past

MAXINE MEDINA. The beauty queen faces backlash for appearing in a MEGA Magazine campaign about equality. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

A true angel: Angel Locsin sends 31 students to school

Jun 13, 2019 - 3:57 PM

The actress helps 31 deserving students by giving them the gift of education

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: The Bloomfields

Jun 13, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Get ready to rock and roll with this band!

Eddie Garcia still on life support – family spokesman

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The actor remains in critical condition days after falling during the taping of the upcoming GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here attending a press conference for Cinemalaya 2018, is still in critical condition. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

[OPINION] In showbiz, 'Kaya Pa?' isn't always benign

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'When did demanding for what’s right become so wrong? Why is fairness something for which we must be punished?'

'KAYA PA?' Actress Chai Fonacier writes about the horrible choices many in the entertainment industry are forced to make. Image from Shutterstock

Bruce Springsteen to introduce new sound

Jun 13, 2019 - 9:59 AM

The 69-year-old rocker is releasing his first new album in 5 years titled 'Western Stars'

Dani Barretto, Xavi Panlilio expecting first child

Jun 13, 2019 - 8:18 AM

'I never thought this kind of happiness was even possible,' Dani says in an Instagram post

CONGRATS! Dani Barretto is expecting. Photo from Dani Barretto's Instagram

Boy Pablo to headline first solo concert in Manila

Jun 12, 2019 - 5:47 PM

The Norwegian indie-pop performer is heading to the Philippines this November

No 'Endgame' for this Marvel fan: He's seen 'Avengers' film 110 times

Jun 12, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Marvel fan Agustin Alanis shows his immense support for 'Avengers: Endgame' by watching it 110 times in the cinema

B.I leaves K-pop group iKON after attempted illegal drug purchase

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:45 PM

'I am so ashamed and apologetic to fans who were greatly disappointed and hurt because of my wrong words and actions,' the group leader says

ANOTHER SCANDAL. iKON's leader leaves following reports be bought illegal drugs in 2016. File photo from iKON's official Facebook page

Netflix's 'Russian Doll' gets a second season

Jun 12, 2019 - 3:42 PM

Sweet birthday baby! The 'Russian Doll' loop goes on

Morissette Amon reunites with Michael Bolton for new talent show

Jun 12, 2019 - 11:16 AM

Morissette is in Singapore working on the show 'Asian Dream'

WATCH: First full-length trailer for 'Frozen 2' is here, and it's magical

Jun 12, 2019 - 10:51 AM

We can't wait to see Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf again

Netflix renews ‘Love, Death and Robots’ for season 2

Jun 11, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Netflix's animated short film anthology returns!

GMA to probe absence of medical team at 'Rosang Agimat' taping

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Eddie Garcia fell on set – without a medical team nearby

Photo by Rob Reyes

'Secret Life of Pets 2' defeats 'X-Men' at box office

Jun 11, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Claiming top box office spot in North America is 'The Secret Life of Pets 2', earning up to $47.1 million on its opening weekend

Why is Justin Bieber challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC fight?

Jun 11, 2019 - 9:39 AM

The pop star warns Tom Cruise that if he rejects his challenge, the action star 'will never live it down'

UFC FIGHT? The pop star challenges Tom Cruise to one, maybe because he can. Photo from Justin Bieber's Instagram

Rica Peralejo welcomes second son

Jun 10, 2019 - 8:43 PM

The former actress delivers her second child at home

HIGHLIGHTS: K-pop World Music Festival 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Missed out on the concert? We got you covered!

FULL LIST: Winners, Tony Awards 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'Hadestown' wins Best Musical, while 'The Ferryman' wins Best Play

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 09: The team from Hadestown, winner of the award for Best Musical for Hadestown, poses in the press room for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at 3 West Club on June 9, 2019 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions/AFP

Chris Pratt marries Katherine Schwarzenegger

Jun 10, 2019 - 12:17 PM

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

‘Sunshine Family’ review: Comedy of unbearable errors

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:30 PM

'Sunshine Family' is a film that desperately needs breathing space

‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ review: Exasperating experience

Jun 09, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'Dark Phoenix' is supposed to be bursting with emotions. Instead, it feels deflated and defeated.

DARK PHOENIX. Jean Gray (Sophie Turner) finds herself embracing the powers of Dark Phoenix in the final X-Men movie. All photos courtesy of 20th Century Fox  DARK PHOENIX. Jean Gray (Sophie Turner) finds herself embracing the powers of Dark Phoenix in the final X-Men movie. All photos courtesy of 20th Century Fox

GMA Network to review video of Eddie Garcia on 'Rosang Agimat' set

Jun 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The network says they will also wait for further announcement from the family or the actor's doctor on his condition

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Queen honors 'The Crown' actress Olivia Colman

Jun 09, 2019 - 10:28 AM

The actress, along with singer Elvis Costello and author Lee Child are among those awarded by the queen in celebration of her 93rd birthday

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 24, 2019 Best Actress winner for "The Favourite" Olivia Colman poses in the press room with her Oscar during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. - Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, who will perform Queen Elizabeth II in the series "The Crown", was honored by the Sovereign for her contribution to the influence of British culture. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP)

Eddie Garcia 'under critical observation' for 48 hours

Jun 08, 2019 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran actor is rushed to the hospital following an incident on set

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor is reportedly in hospital after collapsing while filming his teleserye. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler