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LA Tenorio on being cancer-free

LA Tenorio —CONTRIBUTED photos

LA Tenorio —CONTRIBUTED pictures

LA Tenorio resides as much as his PBA moniker, Iron Man. After his six-month battle with stage 3 colon most cancers, the Ginebra star cager is now in remission. Simply because the mantra of his group goes, “By no means Say Die,” LA’s preventing spirit made him conquer the Huge C.

The PBA veteran was a part of the teaching workers of Gilas Pilipinas on the Asian Video games in China. His conquer most cancers and Gilas’ victory reaffirms what a champ he really is.

Right here’s my chat with LA:

Inform us a bit about your journey to restoration

The psychological side was more durable than the bodily. However being a PBA participant helped as a result of as a pro-cager, I’ve been educated to be mentally powerful. It was my unwavering religion in God and my unimaginable assist system that noticed me by way of it. Apart from my household, completely different teams of buddies accompanied me on every journey to Singapore for my chemo classes. I didn’t need my buddies to take pity on me, so I carried on as if I had no sickness. I saved myself busy and stayed constructive.

How does it really feel to be again in motion?

After seven months of not enjoying basketball, I really feel like a rookie who’s wanting to step on the court docket and do what I like most.

What’s your recommendation to these battling the Huge C?

Don’t wallow in self-pity and don’t lose hope. All the time focus in your function in life to maintain you going.

How did you assist inspire the gamers of Gilas to clinch gold?

Since they know what I’ve been by way of due to most cancers, I’m pleased that my presence in the course of the video games impressed them someway. I advised them that they may by no means know what is going to occur tomorrow, so they need to not waste the chance now that they’re a part of the nationwide group. To benefit from the expertise, as an alternative of feeling pressured.

Is Tim Cone a greater coach for Gilas than Chot Reyes?

It’s unfair to match as a result of when Chot was the coach throughout Fiba and Tim coached on the Asian Video games, it was a special batch of gamers and opponents. Moreover, we’re all brothers at Gilas, so regardless of who the coach is, we share the glory. Tim’s victory is Chot’s as effectively and vice versa.

Are you sport to hitch present biz whenever you retire from PBA?

Perhaps for enjoyable, if it’s a undertaking with any of my shut buddies, Zanjoe Marudo, Billy Crawford or John Lloyd Cruz. I’m so grateful to Zanjoe for becoming a member of me in Singapore twice for my therapies.




4-part erotic anthology

“Halo-Halo X,” a mouth-watering erotic anthology, is now streaming on Vivamax directed by Roman Perez Jr.

The four-part sequence begins with “Further Rider,” starring Victor Relosa, Denise Esteban, Audrey Avila and Yda Manzano. It’s a couple of rider who gives “additional service” to enhance his revenue. So, regardless of the gender, he can faux to be their lover.

“Lucy Dreaming,” the second episode starring Micaella Raz, Rash Flores and Andrea Garcia, is a couple of girl who falls for her brother-in-law and the way they keep it up with their harmful liaison whereas dwelling along with the man’s spouse.

In Episode 3, “Surveillance,” Jela Cuenca and Benz Sangalang put a special spin to adultery.

“Grade Aware,” the ultimate episode starring Ataska, Aerol Carmelo and Aiko Garcia, is a couple of lady going so low to realize the best honors.

Let “Halo Halo X” fulfill all of your cravings.

Listed below are quotes from Roman (R), Victor (V), Ataska (A) and Benz (B):

R: “Lahat ng bawal masarap” is an apt tagline for our sequence. It serves as a cautionary story that an excessive amount of of something is dangerous. All episodes are primarily based on real-life tales.

V: Direk Roman is my consolation zone. There was a time my plaster got here off throughout a scene, however I didn’t fear as a result of I knew I used to be in good fingers.

A: Our episode has an necessary message to the youth who’re pressured by dad and mom to be overachievers and likewise to girls being pitted in opposition to one another.

B: I used to be an alcoholic earlier than I joined present biz. I spotted that we should always not give in to non permanent pleasure that may trigger everlasting injury. That’s identical to what our sequence imparts.

R: Not all actors are sport to work with me. I heard that Aljur Abrenica and Rose Van Winkel are afraid of me, however I’m open to work with them. I wish to be revered as an alternative of feared.

Ruby Ruiz in Vivamax horny thriller

Be intrigued as delusions and actuality collide in “Langitngit” (streaming on Vivamax). Topbilled by Manang Medina, Itan Rosales, Aurora Yumul and Ruby Ruiz, the horny thriller is directed by Christopher Novabos.

Brace your self for screaming silence in a movie about deep, darkish secrets and techniques and forbidden pleasures. What you resist will persist.

Listed below are quotes from Manang (M), Ruby (R), Itan (I) and Christopher (C):

M: Working with Tita Ruby taught me how highly effective the eyes will be. She lets her eyes do the speaking. Simply taking a look at her eyes motivated me to match her degree of performing.

I: Previous to our shoot, I underwent an performing workshop with Tita Ruby. She advised me that even when it’s a bit position or a meaty one, I have to at all times take it to coronary heart.

C: Our movie begins off as a gradual burn. That was intentional with a purpose to construct up the strain.

R: It’s my first undertaking for Vivamax. I’ve been really helpful in different VM motion pictures, however I wasn’t chosen. Perhaps it made Boss Vic curious as a result of my title was at all times on the record, in order that they lastly acquired me. He was simply being sincere when he stated that ‘di pa n’ya ko kilala. I wish to inform him that I’m sport to do horny scenes, too (laughs).

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Ricky Davao in ‘Silver Lining’

I’m so wanting ahead to look at “Silver Lining,” the play of my good pal, Ricky Davao, on the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in RCBC Plaza Makati. Catch it on Oct. 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. It’s a story of rediscovery in two timelines, reliving the turbulent ’70s, in addition to understanding the struggles of Gen Z.



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