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Shyamalan's 'Glass' shatters North American box office

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:28 AM

The sequel to Shyamalan's 'Unbreakable' and 'Split' raked in $40.6 million in just one weekend

Meddling in tax cases? Kris Aquino denies Gretchen Barretto's allegations

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:21 PM

'We reiterate that our client did not and will never aid, abet, or tolerate any tax evasion by anyone,' Kris' lawyers say

ANOTHER ONLINE BATTLE? Kris Aquino this time denies allegations made by Gretchen Barreto. In this file photo, Kris Aquino files a cybel libel case against Jesus Falcis on November 22, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

South Korea revokes several K-pop idols' diplomas

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:20 PM

The idols apparently did not attend enough classes to meet the requirements of graduation

What makes 'General's Daughter' different for Angel Locsin

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Angel says her character in the show is among the most complicated ones she's had to play yet

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Bretman Rock and Shay Mitchell surprise fans with video collab

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Bretman, Shay, food, makeup, ASMR, and a whole lot of laughs – what more can you ask for?

Thai cave rescue film to be released on mission anniversary

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:45 PM

The first film on the dramatic cave rescue will be a genuine retelling of the gripping mission, directed by Thai-born director Tom Waller

Jesus Falcis: 'A death threat is a death threat'

Jan 19, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Jesus and his brother, Kris Aquino’s former business manager Nicko, post a photo from the Hall of Justice in Quezon City

FALCIS BROTHERS. Jesus and Nicko Falcis post a photo from the Hall of Justice in Quezon City. Screenshot from

Andi Manzano and GP Reyes welcome baby girl

Jan 19, 2019 - 11:30 AM

The couple posts photos of their second daughter on Instagram

NEWBORN. Andi Manzano cradles her second daughter, Corazon Amelia. Screenshot from

Sony Music calls it quits with R. Kelly

Jan 19, 2019 - 11:21 AM

Reports say that Sony Music dropped the disgraced singer after 'Surviving R. Kelly' aired, the documentary revealing the many sexual abuse accusations made against the US singer

J.R.R. Tolkien biopic to premiere May 2019

Jan 18, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Biographical drama 'Tolkien' starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins will share stories on the renowned writer's early years

FAST FACTS: Barbie Forteza and Jak Roberto

Jan 18, 2019 - 7:40 PM

Who's behind the talked-about Kapuso love team?

WATCH: Liza Soberano proves her love for sinigang in new video

Jan 18, 2019 - 6:11 PM

The actress tries 5 different kinds of sinigang

SINIGANG LOVER. Liza Soberano tries to guess different kinds of sinigang in a new video. Screenshot from Black Sheep on YouTube

Disney rings in live-action 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' remake

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:13 PM

We can't wait to see Quasimodo, Esmeralda, and Frollo come alive on the big screen!

Marian Rivera gives update on second pregnancy

Jan 18, 2019 - 10:59 AM

Marian says she and Dingdong are still undecided on the name of their second child

Probe into Tony Labrusca 'procedural' – immigration

Jan 17, 2019 - 5:25 PM

But the actor has also reportedly filed a petition to be recognized as a Filipino citizen which, if granted, would render deportation cases moot

IMMIGRATION TROUBLE. Tony Labrusca makes waves for all the wrong reasons. Photo from Tony Labrusca's Instagram

Star defense lawyer resigns from Harvey Weinstein team

Jan 17, 2019 - 4:40 PM

Benjamin Brafman says he has withdrawn from the case

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 20, 2018, movie producer Harvey Weinstein (R) departs Manhattan Supreme Court in New York with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman after a hearing on whether to grant or deny a motion to drop criminal sex assualt charges against Weinstein. - Benjamin Brafman, the star lawyer who succeeded in getting some charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reduced, has resigned from representing the movie producer in his sexual assault case. "I'm withdrawing" from the Weinstein case, Brafman told the New York Post. He declined to comment to AFP. According to the tabloid, the resignation was partly due to Weinstein's plans to expand his legal team. (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP)

Razorback drummer Brian Velasco’s family waives investigation into his death

Jan 17, 2019 - 2:56 PM

The family requests privacy following the musician’s apparent suicide

RAZORBACK. The late Brian Velasco performs on Rappler Live Jam in 2016. File photo by LeAnnne Jazul/Rappler

Music industry mourns death of Razorback’s Brian Velasco

Jan 16, 2019 - 6:07 PM

The drummer died on January 16

BRIAN VELASCO. The late drummer performs a set with Razorback on Rappler Live Jam in 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rihanna sues father over use of Fenty name

Jan 16, 2019 - 1:29 PM

Her father and his business partner had allegedly been duping investors into thinking the singer was involved in a company called Fenty Entertainment

OH NA NA, WHAT'S HER NAME? While the name Fenty isn't solely hers, Rihanna isn't cool with her father using it to dupe investors. File photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

Razorback drummer Brian Velasco dies

Jan 16, 2019 - 1:21 PM

(UPDATED) He joined the band as its drummer in 1996

REST IN PEACE. The Razorback drummer dies on Wednesday, January 16. Photo from Razorback's Facebook page

LISTEN: Cranberries debut single of last album to mark singer Dolores O'Riordan's death

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:32 AM

'All Over Now' is the first song from the Irish group's 8th album 'In the End'

R&B star Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:16 AM

The singer replaces James Corden, who has hosted the show for the past two years

WATCH: Teaser trailer for 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' released

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:16 PM

'Are you going to step up or not?'

Penn Badgley of 'You' on how to play a creep

Jan 15, 2019 - 7:00 PM

From Lonely Boy to Joe Goldberg – this is how Penn does it

JOE GOLDBERG. In 'You,' Penn Badgley plays a bookstore manager who ends up stalking an aspiring writer named Beck. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Shay Mitchell drops by center for street kids during Manila visit

Jan 15, 2019 - 5:38 PM

And she wants you to help out by donating too!

FOR VIRLANIE. Shay Mitchell finds time to drop by Virlanie in Makati during a quick visit to the Philippines. Screenshot from Shay Mitchell's Instagram

Is Peach just as bad as Joe in ‘You’? Shay Mitchell weighs in

Jan 15, 2019 - 4:56 PM

The actress talks about the complexities of her character in the hit series

TEAM PEACH. Shay Mitchell plays Peach Salinger in Netflix's 'You.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Woman suing R. Kelly for sex abuse says singer threatened her

Jan 15, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Lawyer Gloria Allred says her client Faith Rodgers has faced 'efforts to intimidate and retaliate' from the singer, after she filed the lawsuit now pending in New York's Supreme Court

Kris Aquino speaks out on alleged voice recording of conversation with Nicko Falcis

Jan 15, 2019 - 12:03 PM

‘You and I know that was a bluff,’ she says

DISPUTE. Kris Aquino arrives at the Department of Justice to file cybel libel case against Atty. Jesus Falcis on November 22, 2018. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

New 'West Side Story' Maria revealed

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:28 AM

Rachel Zegler is set to play Maria in Steven Spielberg's remake of the movie

Penn Badgley is taking it 'one creepy step at a time' for 'You' season 2

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:58 PM

The actor drops by Manila with co-star Shay Mitchell

OH, HELLO. In 'You,' Penn Badgley plays Joe, a bookstore manager whose obsession with aspiring writer Beck goes too far. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre and Jason Marvin Hernandez's garden wedding

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre's wedding gown

Jan 14, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Moira wears a wedding gown by designer Patricia Santos

Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' a top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards 2019

Jan 14, 2019 - 4:22 PM

The movie wins 4 awards, including Best Picture

LOOK: Chris Pratt engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger

Jan 14, 2019 - 3:47 PM

Reports say the pair had been seen together 'since the summer'

ENGAGED! Chris Pratt proposes and Katherine Schwarzenegger says yes. Photo from Chris Pratt's Instagram

Filipino-American director Bobby Rubio to release Disney Pixar short film

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:56 PM

Bobby Rubio's short film 'Float' features two Filipino characters

IN PHOTOS: 'You' stars Penn Badgley, Shay Mitchell in Manila

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:08 PM

Penn and Shay are in Manila for a series of media events and a fan meetup

'YOU' STARS. Penn Badgely and Shay Mitchell fly to Manila to promote Season 1 of 'You.' All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Maroon 5 announced as Super Bowl 2019 half-time performers

Jan 14, 2019 - 10:22 AM

The group is set to perform with Atlanta native Big Boi and Grammy-nominated rapper Travis Scott during the half-time of the NFL championship

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - NOVEMBER 10: Jesse Carmichael, Adam Levine, James Valentine, Mickey Madden and Matt Flynn of Maroon 5 walk the red carpet during the Philly Fights Cancer: Round 4 Event at The Philadelphia Navy Yard on November 10, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Philly Fights Cancer/AFP

WATCH: The final 'Game of Thrones' season airs April 14

Jan 14, 2019 - 10:16 AM

A date and a teaser! Season 8 can't come sooner

IN PHOTOS: Mavy and Cassy Legaspi's 18th birthday party

Jan 13, 2019 - 2:37 PM

Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi's twins are all grown up

WATCH: Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle's dreamy wedding video

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:53 PM

Grab your tissues, because this one's a tearjerker

BECOMING MRS WINTLE. Iza Calzado marries her long time boyfriend Ben Wintle. Screenshot from

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino happening in September 2019

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:37 PM

This year's festival coincides with the celebration of 100 years of Philippine cinema

PPP 2019. This file photo shows actor JC Santos taking photos with fans during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino meet and greet in August 2018. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Noah Centineo, Camila Mendes star in ‘The Perfect Date’

Jan 12, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The rom-com will be released on Netflix!

DATE NIGHT. Teen favorites Noah Centineo and Camila Mendes star in 'The Perfect Date'. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Criminal Minds’ to end after 15th season

Jan 12, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The long-running crime drama's 15th season will be its last

'Green Book' writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:56 AM

Nick Vallelonga was under fire for a 2015 tweet expressing support for false claims made by Trump that Muslims celebrated the 9/11 terror attacks

Judge dismisses Ashley Judd harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein

Jan 11, 2019 - 7:32 PM

A US district judge says that the sexual harassment law within a professional relationship does not cover the claims made by Judd against the disgraced Hollywood producer

Jesus Falcis slams Kris Aquino’s camp for 'intimidating the media'

Jan 11, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Aquino's lawyers sent letters to 'all broadcast stations,' cautioning them against airing interviews that they believe only broadcast the side of Falcis and his brother Nicko

JESUS FALCIS. The lawyer is in the thick of an ongoing spat against Kris Aquino. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Angel Locsin says she almost quit showbiz

Jan 11, 2019 - 3:38 PM

Angel returns to television via the new drama 'The General's Daughter'

No host for 2019 Oscars

Jan 11, 2019 - 12:35 PM

After nearly 3 decades, the Oscars producers have decided that the show must go on, even without a host

Michael Jackson estate slams sex abuse documentary

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:13 AM

'Leaving Neverland' recounts the story of two men who allege they were sexually abused by the singer when they were 7 and 10 years old

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration

Jan 10, 2019 - 11:14 PM

'I intend to remove this song off of iTunes and other streaming platforms and will not be working with him again,' says Lady Gaga of her song with the R&B singer