Pokemon Go has taken over the entire world including the Philippines after the popular mobile game became available in the country on August 6. But if you think that the only Filipinos currently addicted to the game are ordinary folks like you and me, then you better think again.
Pinoy celebrities have also caught the Pokemon Go fever. From beauty queens to models, actors and singers, here are some of the most famous Filipino showbiz personalities who are addicted to Pokemon Go.
Who knew that reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is addicted to Pokemon Go? The woman known as confidently beautiful with a heart will soon be known as the Beauty Queen Pokemon trainer. This short video shows Wurtzback hunting for some monsters to catch and train while waiting for the premiere of a movie she was scheduled to attend. The next Miss Universe contest is set to be held in the Philippines on January 30, 2017.
Kapamilya superstar Nadine Lustre has fallen in love, not only with heartthrob actor James Reid but also with Pokemon Go! After the enormous success of her TV show “On the Wings of Love,” the actress has earned the right to have fun and chill for a little while until her next big project launches.
James Reid already has a lot of fans, but he might gain even more fans after admitting that he is already addicted to Pokemon Go! His next big project with real-life girlfriend Nadine Lustre is a TV show called “Till I met you,” which is set to premiere on August 29. Actors JC Santos, Angel Aquino, Carmina Villaroel, Zoren Legaspi, Pokwang, Robert Seña and Kim Molina will also appear in the highly-anticipated show.
This video shows the GMA artist along with other people inside a house looking for Pokemons to catch. Her latest movie called “Just the 3 of Us” with John Lloyd Cruz was a critical and box office success, earning P230 million worldwide.
The 2013 Miss World winner had found a new way to keep fit and healthy: by playing Pokemon Go. The Filipino-American model / actress is currently appearing in the GMA show “Conan, My Beautician” with actor / dancer Mark Herras. She recently played the title role in the “Mari-Mar” remake of GMA which was previously played by actress Marian Rivera.
The daughter of Filipino hip-hop legend Francis Magalona Tweeted that she caught the Magikarp Pokemon in Pasig River! Saab is an actress, singer, blogger and photographer.
Singer, model, dancer and VJ Sam Concepcion also Tweeted that he is apparently having problems trying to fulfill his responsibilities due to his Pokemon Go addiction.
Monster Radio 93.1 DJ Chico Garcia seems to be dishing out some “hugot lines” while playing Pokemon Go. It seems like the game could be used as a good therapy for broken-hearted Pinoys.
The GMA actor and nephew of star Piolo Pascual seems to be busy working while playing. The “Sa Piling ni Nanay” star Tweeted that he was trying to catch a Pokemon at the GMA Network center.
The 32-year-old singer / actress likes playing Pokemon Go without the physical hassle. Aiza was recently named by the Duterte administration as the chairperson of the National Youth Commission (NYC). The singer said that she would use arts and culture to reignite the youth’s love for the country. Aiza was one of the most vocal supporters of Duterte during his presidential election campaign.
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