5 Things You Missed Today (February 2)

Don't forget to read today's updates on Aldub for NY Times's mag, a Harry Potter reunion, Yassi on Girlfriend For Hire, Birdy's new music video, and Justin Bieber on the Hot 100!
by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Feb 2, 2016
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In partnership with the Business Mirror, the New York TimesTurning Points attempts to explain the magic behind the Aldub phenomenon—one that's headed by social media's most popular love team, Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza. Anthropologist and film critic Tito Ginove Valinte tackles kalyeserye's magic in the article The Aldub Nation: Creating Cultures and Market. Turning Points will publish its maiden issue in the country this year. (via PEP.ph)

The Harry Potter cast had a mini-reunion in Florida recently for the annual celebration at the Universal Orlando Resort. Present in this wizarding gathering were Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, and Katie Leung. One of our favorite parts? Ron and Ginny seeing each other again. Aww! We miss this gang always. (via MTV.com)

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Girlfriend For Hire is almost here! Are you excited? If you are then you have to watch this video of Yassi Pressman talking about Andre Paras's role in the movie, the pressure that comes with making a movie adaptation, and more. Girlfriend For Hire is set to hit cinemas this month. (via PEP.ph)


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The music video for Birdy's song "Keeping Your Head Up" is here! It will encourage you to keep on going if things get too tough. This track is part of the 19-year-old singer and songwriter's upcoming album Beautiful Lies which is set for release in March. (via JustJaredJr.com)

Justin Bieber is on a roll! The Purpose singer replaced his other song on the Billboard Hot 100 today as his song "Love Yourself" dethrones his other song, "Sorry," on the music chart. Whoa! For several weeks already, the catchy song "Sorry" occupied the top spot. Woohoo! Congrats, Justin! (via JustJaredJr.com)

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