Darren asserts supremacy in both rounds of ‘The Voice Kids’ grand finals performances

All four The Voice Kids grand finalists are good. In fact, they are more than good – already assured of places in the Philippine entertainment sun.


In Saturday’s performances – Juan Karlos Labajo, Lyca Gairanod, Darlene Vibares and Darren Espanto each sang a power ballad and an upbeat number.

(Click link to watch Darren’s powerful rendition of Ngayon)

Lyca sang Narito Ako by Regine Velasquez. All coaches were impressed by her performance. In the upbeat round, she sang Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe.


Lyca Gairanod

Lea Salonga said that whenever she’d talk to the kids in English, Lyca would say she could not understand, but proved she can also do English songs, after all.

(Click links to watch Lyca‘s performances)

Her coach, Sarah Geronimo, said “Kahit anong gawin mo, mamahalin at mamahalin ka namin, kasi talagang (Whatever you do, we will always love you, as certainly) you have the makings of a superstar.”


Juan Karlos Labajo

Juan Karlos did Yesterday by The Beatles, which had him cry towards the end and was not able to answer host Luis Manzano’s question why he cried, but just pointed up as gesture for the reason of his emotion was his mother who died only last November.

(Click links to watch JK‘s performances)

JK did Runaway Baby by Bruno Mars in the upbeat round, earning accolades from his Coach Bamboo that he made the song his own. His charm, singing talent and strong stage presence assure him of a career in singing and also acting being a total package.


Darlene Vibares

Darlene started out of sync performing Sharon Cuneta’s Sana’y Wala Nang Wakas but able to catch up and still gave a powerful rendition of the popular love song. Her coach, Lea, said it happens to all performers but praised her for making it through.

(Click links to watch Darlene‘s performances)

Darlene did Louder by Charice and also got remarks from Lea that the international singer must be very proud of the kid’s performance.


Darren Espanto

It’s Darren that brought the house down and had all three coaches giving him standing ovation, not just her coach, Sarah, after his performance of Ngayon by Basil Valdez.

Shedding tears after the prolonged high-note last word of the song, he told host Alex Gonzaga that he was just emotional, the reason why he cried.

Lea commented, “Sa lahat ng iniidolo ngayon ni Darren, ito ay isang babala sa inyo, ilalampaso kayo ng batang ito balang araw (To all those that Darren presently idolizes, this is a warning, this kid will sweep you away someday).”

Darren slumbook

Get to know Darren again thru his slam book

Coach Sarah remarked: “Ngayon ay pinatunayan mo na ikaw ang karapat-dapat na tanghaling grand champion ng The Voice Kids (Now [title of his song in English] you have proven that you deserve to be proclaimed as the grand champion of The Voice Kids).”

Darren performed Somebody To Love by Justin Bieber for the upbeat round.

Sarah said Darren is very much ripe, ready for superstardom and there’s nothing to coach him on anymore, as every forte is his forte.

(Click link to watch Darren‘s upbeat number)

She added that Darren is a mixture of Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano (known for his singing-dancing skills) and Power Balladeer Martin Nievera.


The Voice Kids grand champion wins P1 million, one-year recording contract from MCA Universal, house and lot (from Camella Homes), home appliance showcase, musical instrument showcase and P1 million worth of trust fund.

The first grand champion of The Voice Kids (Philippines) is known tonight, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

Take note of the time: It’s 6:15 p.m. and not 6:45 p.m. on ABS-CBN.

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Photos and videos from https://www.facebook.com/TheVoiceABSCBN


Darren to give house to Lyca, musical set to Darlene, money to church if he wins ‘The Voice Kids’

In a casual conversation of The Voice Kids Big 4 while sipping tea during break, Darren Espanto said that, in case he wins, he will give the money to his church and the house to Lyca (Gairanod).


‘TVK’ Big 4

Juan Karlos Labajo said he will share his winnings also to Lyca so she can buy house for her and her family, in case he wins.


Darren Espanto

Darlene (Vibares) protested that no one’s giving her anything. JK later said he will give Darlene financial support, five thousand (pesos) and guitar.


Lyca Gairanod

Darren first said he will give Darlene his moral support, but later changed his mind and said he will give Lea Salonga’s bet the musical set.


Darren, Lyca and Coach Sarah

The 53-second video was posted by Michael Asher Andal Hermo and shared to Sarah Geronimo’s Popsters.

Lyca fanatics, though, said nothing like this could happen as it’s their superstar who will win.


Darren and JK

The Voice Kids grand champion, to be known on Sunday, July 27, 2014, wins P1 million, one-year recording contract from MCA Universal, house and lot (from Camella Homes), home appliance showcase, musical instrument showcase and P1 million worth of trust fund.


Juan Karlos Labajo

Darren is the strongest contender to the title, along with Lyca. Both are from Team Sarah.

(See related story Team Sarah vs Team Sarah: Darren and Lyca seen slugging it out in ‘The Voice Kids Champion’ final round https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/07/24/team-sarah-vs-team-sarah-darren-lyca-seen-slugging-it-out-in-the-voice-kids-champion-final-round/)


Darlene Vibares

Juan Karlos from Team Bamboo and Darlene are the other two grand finalists in the first edition of the singing reality franchise that originated in the Netherlands in 2010.


The Coaches with ‘The Voice Kids’ grand finalists

Click link to watch video clip



Darren plays big brother to Lyca


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Team Sarah vs Team Sarah: Darren, Lyca seen slugging it out in ‘The Voice Kids Champion’ final round

Although Lyca (Gairanod) ranked #1 and Darren (Espanto) ranked #2 in the votes during the Top 6 performances last Saturday, which also made #3 Juan Karlos (Labajo) and #4 Darlene (Vibares) to enter the Big 4 for the Grand Finals this Saturday, the gap between Lyca and Darren was reportedly so close it was almost negligible.


‘The Voice Kids’ grand finalists

Basing on the likes and comments on the postings of The Voice of The Philippines official Facebook and Twitter accounts and also that of ABS-CBN, Lyca and Darren, both from Team Sarah (Geronimo) have the most number of supporters.


Coach Sarah with Darren and Lyca

It is seen that it’s going to be Lyca and Darren in the The Voice Kids Champion final round on Sunday, July 27.

Lyca, called by Broadway star and TVK Coach Lea Salonga as little Nora Aunor being small but terrible, is also called by her own coach Sarah as “my superstar.”


Lyca Gairanod

The kid from Cavite, whose family’s livelihood is scavenging for scraps, won the hearts of millions since her Blind Auditions piece of Aegis Halik.

As she moved from the Battles to the Sing-Offs to Top 6 then to Big 4, Lyca’s simple yet heartfelt singing has won more hearts in the process. Her win will be providential.


Darren Espanto

Darren, on the other hand, immediately set social media on fire right after his Blind Auditions performance of Jessie J’s Domino.

(See related story Canada-based Pinoy singing sensation Darren Espanto sets social media afire with ‘The Voice Kids’ blind audition, chooses Sarah G. as coach https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/canada-based-pinoy-singing-sensation-darren-espanto-sets-social-media-afire-with-the-voice-kids-blind-audition-chooses-sarah-g-as-coach/)


‘TVK’ Big 4 with the Coaches

His story of coming back to the country from a comfortable life in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (yet speaks Tagalog fluently) just for the contest has endeared him to millions of Filipinos worldwide.


Darren and JK

Darren asserted his position as the most ready/best prepared for superstardom – showing his vocal and dancing prowess in the Battles, Sing-Offs, Top 6 and Big 4.

His win will be well-deserved – devoid of dramatics or sad story background – just plain vocal superiority.


Juan Karlos Labajo

Not to be outdone is Juan Karlos who mustered following even still with the trailer of The Voice Kids with his performance of Adam Sandler’s Grow Old With You in the Blind Auditions.

(See related story ‘The Voice Kids’ amazing discoveries ensure steady supply of singing superstars https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/27/the-voice-kids-amazing-discoveries-ensure-steady-supply-of-singing-superstars/)


Coach Bamboo with JK

JK proved to be Team Bamboo’s strongest bet with his natural charm, vocal ability, stage presence and amiability.

From Team Lea is Darlene Vibares.


Darlene Vibares

Since her Girl On Fire Blind Audition piece, Darlene carried her team’s banner strongly in Top 6 to Big 4.

Some netizens noticed and criticized her being OA, a little bit pitchy and poor English diction but her legions of supporters want her to reach the championship round and would not want nothing less for this girl who initially caught the attention really big of viewers and reality show aficionados.

The coaches of the Big 4 who are to battle it out in the Final Showdown have pitched for each of them.

Sarah refers to 12-year-old Darren as “world-class, total performer” while 9-year-old Lyca as “boses ng masang Pilipino” (the voice of Filipino masses). The Pop Princess is the only coach whose Top 6 artists both made it to the Big 4.


Coach Lea with Darlene

Lea, on the other hand, said that 10-year-old Darlene should win because “she sets ablaze any stage she is on.”

As for Bamboo, he said 13-year-old Juan Karlos is “incomparable because he makes an emotional connection with the audience.”


Hosts Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga

Click link to watch the Coaches pitch for their bets


Click links to watch semifinals stage rehearsals of each of the Big 4





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Lea, Bamboo ‘The Voice Kids’ semis bets chosen; Sarah’s known this weekend

First to go were Coach Lea Salonga’s kids. From 18, the team was trimmed down to six in the Battles: Angel Aguilera, Darlene Vibares, Eufritz Santos, Jimboy Garcia, Shanne Dandan and Winston Cabiles Jr.

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The six went on to Sing Off and Darlene, the cute comedic nine-year-old girl from Antipolo City, and the young Bruno Mars of Cebu City, Tonton, were chosen by the multi-awarded Broadway actress-singer to represent Team Lea in the live semifinals.

Clink link to watch Darlene’s performance http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/29/and-i-am-telling-you-by-darlene

Lea said that it’s as if there’s an old person inside Darlene whenever she sings and the girl was on fire giving it all the drama when she rendered her version of the Jennifer Holliday song, And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going.

Click link to watch Tonton’s performance http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/29/it-will-rain-by-ton-ton

The Cebuano boy elicited admiration both from Lea and Coach Sarah Geronimo with his rendition of the Fil-Am singer’s It Will Rain.

“Just beautiful singing – no trills (or shouts), doesn’t hurt the ears, so beautiful to hear,” Lea said of Tonton’s performance.

Click link as Lea chooses her Final 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei80mMlWCFA

Last week, it was Team Bamboo’s turn.

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The kids who gave their all in the Battles were Borge Rivera, Edray Teodoro, Gem Capalad, Nathan Bautista, Juan Karlos Labajo and Stacy Pineda.

Coach Bamboo was in the brink of crying when he thanked the kids and their parents before announcing his choices to represent his team in the semis.

Click link for Juan Karlos’ performance http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/07/06/stay-by-karlos

Click link for Edray’s performance http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/07/06/tulak-ng-bibig-by-edray

He borrowed Borge’s scarf to wipe away his tears and said in jest, “Can’t we have (a) commercial (break)?… Oh, I hate TV…”

Bamboo then announced that he chose Juan Karlos because he knows how to connect with the audience and always sings from the heart. For Edray, he said it was her impressive performance.

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Sarah commented that if Edray was an actor, she certainly knew pretty well how to put herself in the story.

Click link to watch as Bamboo chooses his Final 2 http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/07/07/coach-bamboo-gets-emotional-as-he-chooses-his-final-2

The 13-year-old JK (that’s how fans call Juan Karlos now), whose mother died in November last year, looked up and pointed upward as he sang the last word of his rendition of Stay by Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko. His Blind Auditions video breached the two-million views mark on YoutTube for The Voice Kids PH.

(See related story ‘The Voice Kids’ amazing discoveries ensure steady supply of singing superstars https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/27/the-voice-kids-amazing-discoveries-ensure-steady-supply-of-singing-superstars/)

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This weekend, July 12 (Saturday) Team Sarah will be the Battles for the 18 kids: Kyle vs Khen vs Rica; JM & JC vs Sam vs Darren; Isaac vs Lee vs Lyca; Don Mark vs Twittle vs Earl; Triscia vs Diana vs Hannah; and Musika vs Gab vs Mitz.

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Netizens have favorites for Team Sarah since Day 1: Darren Espanto and Lyca Gairanod. In fact, some are saying that if these two make it to the semis then hands down, the winning coach would be Sarah G.

Meanwhile, The Voice Kids had been going on tour around elementary schools in Metro Manila.

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This Saturday, July 12, they will be at the Venice Piazza in Taguig at 5 p.m.
Hosted by Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga, The Voice Kids airs 6:45 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays on ABS-CBN.

Related story in this blog: Canada-based Pinoy singing sensation Darren Espanto sets social media afire with ‘The Voice Kids’ blind audition, chooses Sarah G. as coach https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/canada-based-pinoy-singing-sensation-darren-espanto-sets-social-media-afire-with-the-voice-kids-blind-audition-chooses-sarah-g-as-coach/

Photos and videos from http://www.abs-cbn.com and https://www.facebook.com/TheVoiceABSCBN

Teen power permeates ‘PBB All In’

Although Nichole Baranda has been evicted for getting the lowest number of votes last Sunday, it’s still teen power working on PBB All In – whether it’s the teens themselves voting or it’s the supporters of the teens in the reality show franchise maneuvering the results.


Jane Oineza

Crowded hallways are the loneliest places
For outcasts and rebels
Or anyone who just dares to be different
And you’ve been trying for so long
To find out where your place is
But in their narrow minds
There’s no room for anyone who dares to do something different
Oh, but listen for a minute

Trust the one
Who’s been where you are wishing all it was
Was sticks and stones
Those words cut deep but they don’t mean you’re all alone
And you’re not invisible
Hear me out,
There’s so much more to life than what you’re feeling now
Someday you’ll look back on all these days
And all this pain is gonna be invisible
Oh, invisible…

So goes the song – Invisible by Hunter Hayes – which is the eviction song of PBB All In. (Clink link to get to the official music video http://youtu.be/LiUqgL5urWc)


Nichole Baranda

First to be declared safe among the six nominees – Jane, Joshua, Loisa, Daniel, Nichole and Fifth – was Jane for getting 45.40% of the votes. Then she completed the task all by herself which earned her raves and admiration from viewers – fans and bashers alike.


Joshua Garcia

Alex Gonzaga on Saturday announced that of the remaining five, the first to be safe was a skillful male housemate who at times has some misunderstandings with the others but still fights on to stay in Big Brother’s house – and that was Joshua.


Loisa Andalo

Then she named Loisa as the next safe housemate, leaving the other three who fought for viewers’ votes on Sunday.

Twitterians had another grand time setting the social media platform on fire, making #PBBAll7thEviction the worldwide trending topic.


Daniel Matsunaga

Some tweeted prematurely, “Bye, tanda (oldie)!” alluding to Daniel Matsunaga.

Fifth Solomon Pagotan’s supporters did not allow him to be evicted much earlier than his twin, Fourth – who’s seen not only to make it to the Big 4 but possibly the grand winner.


Fifth Pagotan

The previous week saw the real tug between teens and adult housemates.

Ranty had a lease of life for one week when he redeemed Joshua which sat well with the fans and supporters of the teener from Batangas.


Fourth Pagotan

Then when it was just between him and Aina Solano, he overwhelmingly got the votes and the Dancing Bombshell Ng Boracay got booted out.

(See related story ‘PBB All In’: Ranty saved from eviction; Aina leaves house; Alex sure to go next week https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/07/pbb-all-in-ranty-saved-from-eviction-aina-leaves-house-alex-sure-to-go-next-week/ and ‘PBB All In’ 4th Eviction: Will Joshua’s supporters save Ranty The Redeemer? https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/05/pbb-all-in-4th-eviction-will-joshuas-supporters-save-ranty-the-redeemer/)

Between Loisa Andalo and Jayme Jalandoni, the teener from Las Pinas got saved. And between Michele Gumabao and Joshua, the boy got saved.


Jayme Jalandoni

Jayme only made a noise during the nude painting challenge, that even senators moved to have the reality show monitored as it was (according to them, specifically Senators Nancy Binay and Pia Cayetano) posing danger to morality.

Michele, who was expected to command votes being a sports celebrity and daughter of movie actor-turned politician-turned religious leader Dennis Roldan a.k.a. Mitchell Gumabao, got overpowered by the supporters of teener Joshua.


Michele Gumabao

It’s been more than two months now since PBB All In started and in a few more weeks the Big 4 will be known.

As of this time, there’s no announcement yet whether elevator girl Cheridel Alejandrino (who shot to fame via YouTube) is a regular housemate vying for votes or a house guest like the one she replaced, host Alex Gonzaga.


Cheridel Alejandrino

She has shown motherly affection to female teen housemates particularly Loisa, and also felt affection from Manolo Pedrosa, Wonder Son Ng Quezon City (seen to make it to Big 4 and possibly Fourth’s main rival for the ultimate win due to strong fan base), whom she said reminds her of her son.


Manolo Pedrosa

PBB All In airs weeknights on Primetime Bida, and on Saturdays and Sundays as part of ABS-CBN’s Yes! Weekend lineup. Uber, meanwhile, airs afternoon updates on weekdays.

Photos from www.abs-cbn.com

‘The Voice Kids’ amazing discoveries ensure steady supply of singing superstars

The Voice Kids Blind Auditions proved that indeed the Philippines is a rich, if not the richest, source of singing talents.


Young as they may – from eight to 14 years old whether boys or girls – homegrown talents can compare with the best of those overseas, not only with the franchises of the show in different countries but even with the The Voice main edition.


Since Day 1 of the telecast, not just two dozens or even four dozens turned out to be really vocally outstanding. Few came with training behind them, but majority performed armed only with their natural weapon – their voice in its raw, beautiful form.

There had been truly impressive ones who made all three coaches turned for them and then faced with the dilemma as to who they wanted to be their mentor.

However, early viewers’ favorites are those who did not necessarily get all three coaches say, “I Want You.”


Nine-year-old Lyca Gairanod, who sang Halik by Aegis, secured her place with Sarah Geronimo solely turning for her. Her teaser video on YouTube http://youtu.be/u8xmFBwq8Rs has reached 1,960,559 views so far and third in running. Full video is at http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/05/25/halik-by-lyca-gairanod.

Perky Juan Karlos Labajo from Cebu, who got Bamboo and Sarah turn for him with his rendition of Adam Sandler’s Grow Old With You, breached the two-million mark on YouTube for the The Voice Kids http://youtu.be/QRyU5oSuh14. His teaser video now has registered 2,231,579 views. Juan Karlos’ full audition video is at http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/07/grow-old-with-you-by-juan-karlos.


Darren Espanto set social media on fire soon after his performance of Domino. People became curious about this 12-year-old who was born and grew up in Canada but speaks Tagalog as if his family never left the country.

Because Darren auditioned (or his audition was telecast) later, his YouTube teaser video has lower hits with 1,712,494.

(See related story Canada-based Pinoy singing sensation Darren Espano sets social media afire with The Voice Kids blind audition, chooses Sarah G. as coach https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/03/canada-based-pinoy-singing-sensation-darren-espanto-sets-social-media-afire-with-the-voice-kids-blind-audition-chooses-sarah-g-as-coach/)

Click link for Darren’s full audition video http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/01/domino-by-darren and his interview before hitting the stage http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/04/host-luis-chats-with-darren-at-the-foyer.


Third-grader eight-year-old Angelico (or Echo) who sings a la Bee Gees with his Too Much Heaven audition piece had all three coaches turn for him but chose Lea Salonga as his coach. His teaser video is now #1 with 2,405,174 views http://youtu.be/jSr3e5pDuDA. Full performance video at http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/05/31/too-much-heaven-by-echo.


Of the latter auditionees, Grace Alade caught the fancy of both viewers and the coaches with her Try It On My Own piece, which made Lea say she out-Whitneyed Whitney Houston. Full video at http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/22/try-it-on-my-own-by-grace.

Even those who did not merit a turn by any of the coaches, like Nichole who sang the Ilocano ditty Dundunguwen, still has future in singing http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos/2014/06/21/dungdungwen-by-nichole.

The setback in this competition is that the best ones are pitted against each other where only one of three will advance to the next stage.


In the Battles starting this Saturday, Team Lea goes first – with Giedie vs Angel vs Grace, Angelique vs Rein vs Jimboy, Mariane vs Karla vs Darlene, Kobe vs Lorenzo vs Shanne, Eufritz vs Koko vs Camille, and Ton-Ton vs Genmarie vs Echo.

Whoever advances among the 18 will go to the Sing-Off on Sunday, until only two remain.

Coach Lea’s dilemma?

“The good news is I really have a strong team. The bad news is I really have a strong team,” she said.


With 18 members each team, all 54 passers ensure steady supply of singing talents for Philippine entertainment in the next many, many years.

No doubt, whoever wins deserves the title, distinction and accolades. The most refreshing news for everyone, though, is knowing that the country will never run out of future stars – be it on stage, recording or screen with these amazing discoveries.


Posted here are links to select Blind Auditions videos which would lead to the rest of the videos at http://entertainment.abs-cbn.com/tv/shows/thevoicekids/videos:


Since its initial telecast on May 24, The Voice Kids has been lording over the ratings not only for weekend programming but also in general weekly programming. As of June 23, the Saturday edition garnered 34.1% viewership and the Sunday edition even higher at 36.1%.

Updated 6/30/14: Shanne, Ton-Ton, Darlene, Eufritz, Angel and Jimboy advanced to the Battles. Then in the Sing-Off, Darlene and Ton-Ton advance to the Semi-Finals, waiting for the Top 2 from Coach Bamboo and Coach Sarah’s teams.

Clink link to watch Ton-Ton’s performance in the Sing-Off http://youtu.be/ykZUF-zsLBg

Click link to watch Darlene’s performance in the Sing-Off http://youtu.be/Zgq3lknKH7M

The Voice Kids is hosted by Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga and airs Saturdays at 6:45 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. on ABS-CBN.

‘PBB All In’: Ranty saved from eviction; Aina leaves house; Alex sure to go next week

Did the strategy to allow Joshua open his prison cell ahead work for Ranty?

It looks like it did and how good it was for the Maginoong Marino Ng Quezon.

(See related story ‘PBB All In’ 4th Eviction: Will Joshua’s supporters save Ranty the Redeemer? https://arloc888.wordpress.com/2014/06/05/pbb-all-in-4th-eviction-will-joshuas-supporters-save-ranty-the-redeemer/)


4th ‘PBB All In’ evictee Aina Solano

Getting 67.53% of the votes compared to Aina’s 32.47% guaranteed Ranty’s longer stay in Big Brother’s house while the Dancing Bombshell Ng Boracay can now pursue her showbiz career with aplomb.

Aina’s eviction elicited varied reaction, bordering on good wishes to hatred.

The tweets made #PBB4thEvictionNight the #1 Twitter trending topic in the Philippines as it’s always been for PBB the previous weeks.


Ranty Portento: Thanks to Joshua’s army?

“Si Aina pala na-evict? Owww… No more major bullies!”

“Bye Aina, lumangoy ka na pabalik sa Bora!”

“Bye Aina. OK lang yan, at least di ka plastic!”

“Pwede kayong gumawa ng movie ni Julia (Montes). Turuan mo siyang mag-sirena, tapos title ng movie nyo ‘Kambal Sirena’!”

“Si Aina natanggal? No! Dapat si Ranty na lang para nabawasan ang corny!”

“Bye Aina, nabawasan ang mga backfighter sa loob ng bahay.”

“Why Aina? Why not? The decision has been made and it’s fair!”

“I hope Aina will be an actress soon. I can’t wait.”

“Goodbye and I love you Aina. Your hilarious and contagious laugh will forever be missed.”

“Pretty Aina, you already have future in the outside world. You have what it takes.”

“So Aina is evicted? Good thing. I’ll watch PBB again and I’ll follow.”

“I still admire Aina for being real and not afraid to be hated as long as she’s on the right side.”

“Mas totoo si Aina kay Ranty. I don’t believe Ranty’s act, especially when he cried for Aina. It looked so fake!”

“In all honesty, only Aina has a future in showbiz among the non-celeb housemates, so her exit’s special.”

“OMG I didn’t think I would be this sad with Aina leaving. She gave the show so much spunk.”

“Bye Aina. Like Cess we won’t miss you!”


Aina is seen to have edge over other non-celeb housemates

With all these praises and tirades, the pretty dancer-swimmer who grew up in Switzerland seemed to have everything balanced out.

“I’m happy po, pinagdasal ko po na si Ranty na lang mag-stay,” she told Big Brother of her eviction wholeheartedly.

Meanwhile, celebrity house guest Alex Gonzaga stays for another week and sure to be out next eviction night.


Alex Gonzaga sure to be out next week as ‘The Voice Kids’ to go live soon

Already there are comments like, “The house will never be the same without Alex. She’ll be deeply missed. Expect crazy tears and lots of hugging next week” and “I hope Alex stays longer. She’s the reason I watch PBB.”

A different angle is anticipated next week.

Someone said, “On the 5th Eviction Night, Fifth will surely miss Alex.Ugh. It hurts…” insinuating closeness beyond friendship between Luis Manzano‘s The Voice Kids co-host and Fourth Pagotan‘s twin brother.

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