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Matteo helps poor athletes


JUST A THOUGHT: Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. – Roald Dahl

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MATTEO’S FINANCIAL ADVICE: Here are two other tips from Matteo Guidicelli on how to get ahead, financially speaking.

The actor suggests that you get professional guidance in investments. A coach, not unlike in the field of sports (racing), where Matteo jumpstarted his career in the public eye.

Another key point the actor raised during a Sun Life event where he’s one of four endorsers:

Believe in what you do. Matteo set up a foundation that aims to support athletes from the grassroots level. ‘They need people’s support,’ he said.

In celebration of Matteo’s 10th anniversary in show business, he is mounting a concert at Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City on Nov. 18. Why Cebu?

‘Because Matteo was made in Cebu. That’s where my career, and my whole life, started.’

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JODI A MILLIONAIRE: Jodi Sta. Maria became the newest contestant to win the R1 million jackpot prize in ABS-CBN’s top-rating game show “Minute to Win It: Last Man Standing” after completing her Ultimate Challenge last Sept 19.

The actress remained calm and focused while doing her Ultimate Challenge “Mouth to Mouth,” which tested her skill and quickness in pulling out a paper bill in between empty bottles without toppling them.

She took home a total cash prize of R1.07 million after defeating comedian Pooh in the Head-to-Head Challenge. Jodi said she will be donating her cash prize to charities and foundations she has long supported.

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HERRAS REMAINS A KAPUSO: Multi-talented actor Mark Herras renewed his exclusive contract September 20 with GMA Network, Inc.

Mark has been with GMA 7 for the past 13 years.

A homegrown talent, he was discovered in the first season of reality-based artista search “Starstruck” in 2003.

He stars in top-rating Afternoon Prime drama “Sa Piling Ni Nanay” and was the lead star of recently-concluded series “Conan, My Beautician”. (NESTOR CUARTERO)