Claudine Barretto returns to MMK after 20 years

Claudine Barretto return in MMK

Claudine Barretto return in MMKAfter the massive success of her comeback film Etiquette for Mistresses, the Optimum Star Claudine Barretto is returning to television via the longest running drama anthology series, Maalaala Mo Kaya, this Saturday. It will be Claudine’s third appearance in the top-rating and multi-awarded Kapamilya program. Her previous appearances in MMK were way back in 1993 (Walkman) and 1996 (Valentine Card), more than twenty years ago.

For her upcoming MMK episode, Claudine will portray the role of Leni, a woman who was sexually abused by her own father at a very young age. Joining her in the cast are Gardo Versoza, who will play Leni’s abusive father, and teen actress Mika Dela Cruz as her younger sister. It will be directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng and written by Benjamin Logronio. The episode will be aired this Saturday after Home Sweetie Home on ABS-CBN. Continue reading “Claudine Barretto returns to MMK after 20 years”

Julia Barretto Turns 18

Julia Barretto Debut Party

Julia Barretto Debut PartyTeen star Julia Barretto celebrated her 18th birthday in a grand debut party held last night at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-La Hotel. She wore a red ball gown designed by Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco.

Present at the black-and-white-themed event were Julia’s aunt Claudine Barretto and grand parents Miguel and Inday Barretto, who had been estranged from the young actress for years due to the controversial Barretto family squabble. While invited, another aunt, Gretchen Barretto, opted to fly to London a few days before Julia’s party to celebrate her own 45th birthday with her only daughter Dominique Cojuangco. Gretchen and Marjorie are rumored to be at odds because of the former’s fondness for young star Liza Soberano. Continue reading “Julia Barretto Turns 18”

Claudine Barretto to star in comeback film “Pinilit Kong Limutin Ka”

Claudine Barretto comeback film


Controversial actress Claudine Barretto is set to star in her comeback movie. That is according to acclaimed director Wenn Deramas who worked with Claudine in several of her most memorable performances on TV and film including “Mula Sa Puso,” “Saan Ka Man Naroroon,” and “Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita”.

Deramas posted on his Instagram account late Thursday a photo with Baretto with the caption: “Mula sa Puso, Saan ka man Naroroon, Sa dulo ng Walang Hanggan, Buttercup, MARINA, Walang Kapalit, Maligno…Dahil Mahal na Mahal kita, Mula sa Puso the Movie… Coming Soon! “PINILIT KONG LIMUTIN KA!!!

No details were given with regards to the producer and other cast members of the film. If the project pushes through, “Pinilit Kong Limutin Ka” will be Claudine’s highly anticipated comeback vehicle.

Claudine’s last project with Direk Wenn was the hit drama series “Walang Kapalit” with Piolo Pascual in 2007. Claudine eventually laid low in showbusiness after her transfer to rival network GMA in 2010. She also got involved in several controversies including the brawl with journalist Mon Tulfo at the NAIA, her squabble with sisters Marjorie and Gretchen Barretto and separation from husband Raymart Santiago.

Claudine Barretto accuses Raymart Santiago’s lawyer of causing discord in her family

Claudine Barretto, Raymart Santiago and Kids

Claudine Barretto, Raymart Santiago and KidsThe apparent reconciliation between erstwhile couple Claudine Barretto and Raymart Santiago over the weekend may not be for long as the former now accuses the latter’s lawyer of sabotaging their efforts to patch things up. On Wednesday, Claudine took to social networking sites Facebook and Instagram to lambaste Santiago’s legal counsel, Atty. Ruth Castelo, for allegedly stirring problems again in her family.

On her Facebook account, Claudine posted a short message telling Atty. Castello to “back off”. On Instagram, the controversial actress posted the message, “Ruth i told u Do not test me! maayos na sana lahat till u opened u BIG MOUTH AGAIN!ok na sana lahat for both parties dakdak ka pa kasi ng Dakdak.ayan gulo ulit! does it make u happy na d maayos ang Family namin bcoz of YOU????!!!!Get a life!” Continue reading “Claudine Barretto accuses Raymart Santiago’s lawyer of causing discord in her family”

Claudine Barretto compares Raymart Santiago to ex-boyfriend Mark Anthony Fernandez

Claudine Barretto slams Raymart Santiago


Embattled actress Claudine Barretto took to social networking site Facebook to vent her indignation against estranged husband Raymart Santiago. On Tuesday, Barretto posted on her Facebook account a message addressed to Santiago stating that her ex, actor Mark Anthony Fernandez, was a better man for saying that she was not a liar in a past interview.

“Wow dak dak ka pa ng Dak dak!Kapal mo! Magnanakaw ka! ginawa ko sa Mga Ex ko???dint u knw dat My Ex Mark Anthony Fernandez was man enough to hav an interview saying na hindi ako sinungaling??! i doubt na Nakausap mo si Rico unless malala na yang bisyo mo.U make me sick.ang Linis nyo noh? dami nyong kapatid sa labas bat d yun pag usapan mo Loser!” Claudine posted on Facebook. Continue reading “Claudine Barretto compares Raymart Santiago to ex-boyfriend Mark Anthony Fernandez”

Marjorie Barretto, Dani Barretto react to Atty. Ferdie Topacio’s tweet

Marjorie Barretto - Dani Barretto - Ferdie Topacio

Marjorie Barretto - Dani Barretto - Ferdie TopacioFormer actress Marjorie Barretto took to Instagram, early Thursday, to react to a tweet posted by Atty. Ferdie Topacio, the legal counsel of her estranged sister, Claudine Barretto. In her instagram account, Marjorie posted a screenshot of Topacio’s tweet with the caption: “What were you trying to insinuate Atty.topacio?”

Topacio’s tweet, posted on the early morning of May 27, said: “Year of the Horse nga pala. This could be Danni Barretto’s year… 🙂 “ Continue reading “Marjorie Barretto, Dani Barretto react to Atty. Ferdie Topacio’s tweet”