-Paolo Ballesteros Make-up transformations inspired Joey De Leon and Director Tony Y. Reyes to revive their 1989 movie 'Barbi: Maid in the Philippines'.
-Joey admitted that Paolo is so so pretty for the role and that the veteran comedian described himself back then as 'balahura'
-Direk Tony praises Paolo in his performance for the movie
KAMI learned about this from PEP.
'Barbi D' Wonder Beki' is a sequel to Joey De Leon's cross-dressing comedy flick Barbi: Maid in the Philippines after 28 years.
“Nang makita ko si Paolo, nagka-idea ako na gawin ulit namin na parang sequel ng Barbi,” Direk Tony told PEP.ph in a recent interview.
“Kung makikita mo kasi si Paolo, pag nag-makeup siya, parang babae siya talaga, di ba? Ang ganda-ganda niya talaga.” He added.
Meanwhile, Joey De Leon who is also in the same interview and seconded, “Si Paolo, maganda talaga,” admitted Joey, and added "Ako, balahura ang itsura ako."
The TV Host and veteran comedian also revealed that he had no ideaon how to be or look like a woman.
“Courtesy of James Cooper ako,” Joey said, referring to that era’s top makeup artist.
While Paolo seems to have a good time portraying 'Barbi' since he is now considered as a cosmetic expert.
“Siya, magaling, nagpe-painting pa nang bongga,” Joey said about Paolo.
“Ang kagandahan kay Paolo, siya mismo ang nagme-makeup sa sarili niya,” Direk Tony pointed out.
'Barbi D' Wonder Beki' is still showing in theaters nationwide.