It is very usual nowadays if we see celebrities shifted their careers as politicians. These celebrities may somehow feel to extend their service to the public. Some of the popular Filipino Actor/Actress turned politicians are Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, Jestoni Alarcon served as former councilor and Vice Governor in Rizal, Vilma Santos who also served as Governor in Batangas and Mayor in Lipa, and Senator Tito Sotto to name a few. (a)
During the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election happened last May 14, some celebrities who run for a position won and some were unlucky to take a spot.
Angelika Dela Cruz, an actress, was re-elected by the people of Longos, Malabon as Barangay Chairperson.
(a)In a meeting with TV Patrol—TV news, she said that she needed to be an open hireling on account of her late sibling Edward. Her sibling was a victim of a hit and run soon after he won that year’s election. The performer said that the terrible existence of him turned into her motivation and that her family needed to seek after his dream — to fulfill.
(a)Direk Toto Natividad was likewise chosen as the Barangay Captain of Kaunlaran, Navotas. “Ang Probinsyano’s” Direk Toto Natividad overcame black propaganda to become the barangay chairman of North Boulevard South, Kaunlaran. The director stood firm against the personal attacks against him.
Some of these attacks accused him of being involved with illegal substances.
(a)Direk Toto showed no fear even if there were suspicious people surrounding his home during the elections. He even offered his thanks on his Facebook post. (photo above)
The spouse of on-screen character Vandolph Quizon, Jenny Salimao, likewise won the Barangay Election in Tambo, Paranaque as barangay chairperson as well.
Wowowin dancer known as Luningning is likewise chosen as barangay councilors. (a)
Former actress Tina, the mother of actor Derrick Monasterio, also became a Brgy. Chairman in Quezon City.
Miggy Tolentino, an actor-dancer who is part of Eat Bulaga’s ‘That’s My Bae’ won as SK Chairman.
(a)Gab, who used to be a member of That’s My Bae, won as the SK Chairman of Santolan, Pasig City.
Congratulations! We hope that you could serve your constituents as what you promised to them before you all got elected.
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