Our favorite Korean with a Filipino heart, Sandara Park, was named the Friendship Ambassador to the Philippines. During the Bayanihan Sa Korea 2017, Sandara happily accepted the title and mentioned all the things she loves about the Philippines—from the people to her love for Sinigang! And just recently, she posted on Instragram pics from the event and a sweet caption saying "Thank you so much for choosing me as the friendship Ambassador to the Philippines. This is an honor for me. I want to thank everyone who loved and supported me throughout this journey. Maraming salamat!!! Mahal ko kayo!!!" (via pep.ph)
OMG, we're freaking out! Your beloved KPOP groups EXO, Girls' Generation, and more of your favorite stars involved with SM Entertainment Group, are holding a workshop on Jeju Island this June 18-21. All your favorites are going to be there to support and promote the tourism in Jeju Island. One thing's for sure, though—it's working! We’re so tempted to book that flight to Jeju island right now. ♥ (via allkpop.com)
After the long wait, Bloody Crayons finally got a release date and is set to be released to the big screens on July 12. This thriller movie will be star studded by teen actors Janella Salvador, Elmo Magalona, Sofia Andres, Diego Loyzaga, Maris Rascal, Jane Oineza, Empoy Marquez, Yves Flores, and Ronnie Alonte. Good news for you Candy Girls who don't like horror because Janella clarifies that the movie is not a horror film since it doesn’t have any supernatural elements, but it’s really just suspense "because you'll figure out who the killer is." (via push.abs-cbn.com)
"I'm very happy na mapapalabas na siya for everyone to see because it’s really nice." —Elmo Magalona
Have you watched Selena Gomez's "Bad Liar" MV yet? It just dropped today and it's so good, given that her acting skills was showcased with all the main roles played by her! But ICYMI, Sel's BFF Taylor Swift had a little cameo in one of the shots. Watch the music video again and pay close attention to the Angels poster hanged on her high school character's bedroom wall. It's definitely Tay! (via refinery29.com)
Ariana Grande may hold the first ever honorary citizen of Manchester—which is the city council's plan to honor contributions made by non-citizens to Manchester. After the tragic terrorist attack at Ari’s show in the Manchester Arena, Ariana helped raised millions for the victims of the bombing when she staged the One Love benefit concert featuring Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and Niall Horan. Sir Richard Leese, the Manchester city council leader said that Ari has exemplified the response of turning the terrible event's hatred and fear to one that is filled with love and courage. (via cosmopolitan.com.au)
"I think many people would already consider her an honorary Mancunian and we would be delighted, if the council approves the proposal, to make it official." —Sir Richard Leese
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