HOUSE OF SHOWBIZ – Indeed, it is.
Consider the actors in the House of Representatives.
Alfred Vargas of Quezon City, Monsour del Rosario of Makati, Yul Servo of Manila, Lucy Torres of Ormoc, Vilma Santos of Batangas (Lipa).
Also showbiz, one way or the other, are Baby Arenas of Pangasinan, Imelda Marcos of Ilocos Norte, Sol Aragones of Laguna, Yedda Marie Romualdez of Leyte, Winnie Castelo of Quezon City, Toff de Venecia of Pangasinan, Edward Maceda of Manila, Strike Revilla of Cavite (Bacoor), Gloria Arroyo of Pampanga, Toby Tiangco of Navotas, DV Sevillano of Ilocos Sur.
In the Upper House (Senate), think of Grace Poe, Tito Sotto, Kiko Pangilinan, Loren Legarda, Migz Zubiri, Manny Pacquiao, Joel Villanueva, Win Gatchalian, JV Ejercito, Chiz Escudero, Gringo Honasan, Sonny Angara.
Showbiz all… one way or the other.
FOR LOVE OF JO – As in Jo San Diego, radio legend. Remember her long-running late-night show on DZMT. Jo’s long retired, but her voice is as sweet and distinctive as ever.
Perhaps, radio organizations could give Jo a lifetime achievement award. No one can be more deserving.
WOWIES – There are several of them in showbiz.
Wowie de Guzman, actor-dancer. Daddy Wowie Roxas, talent manager. Wowie Rivera, husband of Angelu de Leon (and ex-hubby of Happy Ongpauco).
Renzo Cruz used to be known as Wowie Cruz (Christopher Lawrence). He became Renzo when he changed image, from wholesome to bold.