John "Sweet" Lapus holds "Sweetilicious" on May 31

by Jocelyn Dimaculangan
May 16, 2008
John "Sweet" Lapus looks back on his 15 years in showbiz with a one-night event titled JOHN LAPUS IS SWEETiLiCiOUS: The Universal Sweet Anniversary Show. This will be held at the Music Museum on May 31 (Saturday).

PEP blogger John "Sweet" Lapus will be celebrating his fifteenth year in showbiz with a show at the Music Museum on May 31 (Saturday).

Watch Sweet perform with his close celebrity friends for this concert titled JOHN LAPUS IS SWEETiLiCiOUS: The Universal Sweet Anniversary Show. For the pictorial of his show with Sara Black, John was able to effectively convey the 15 emotions that he has experienced during his showbiz career. These include: happy, sad, angry, warla, dedma, chika, krung-krung, bornot, bokot, maldita, bonggang-bongga, praning, jelly, okray, and sweetilicious.

These emotions translate to (starting with warla) warfreak, nonchalant, cool, crazy, pissed, afraid, snobbish, ecstatic, insane, jealous, bitchy, and sweet.

To view the 15 faces of Sweet (also called sweeticons), click HERE to visit this blog entry.

The TV host-comedian is known for hosting the segment "Don't Lie To Me" on GMA-7's Showbiz Central. Guests are attached to a lie detector machine and whenever the artist is found to be lying, Sweet performs an energetic dance number to the tune of Gloc-9's "Shake It, Sweet."

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Sweet is also known as the "official gay TV/movie best friend/sidekick" of stars such as Jolina Magdangal, Rufa Mae Quinto, Maricel Soriano, and Ai-Ai delas Alas. The Philippine Movie Press Club honored Sweet and Ai-Ai as Best Game Show hosts for ABC-5's Sing-Galing. In 2006, Sweet was named Best Stand-Up Comic in the annual Aliw Awards.

This is how John describes sweetilicous in his blog Korek Ka John: "Yung sa sobrang tamis, sumarap. Nagustuhan niyo ang timpla and you just can't help but to have some more."

With all the talent and comic antics shown by Sweet through the years, you really can't help but have more of this bubbly host. Don't miss Sweet's 15th anniversary offering as he looks back on his career starting with his stint as a researcher for ABS-CBN's defunct talk show Showbiz Lingo until he became the well-known TV host-comedian that he is today.


Directed by Alex Valerio, Sweetilicious will feature special guests Dingdong Dantes, Jay-R, and Janno Gibbs.

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Sweetilicious is brought to you by Toblerone in cooperation with GMA-7, Bench, Calayan Surgicenter, Hairwatch Salon, Bing Cristobal Boutique, Eden Singles, Nescafe, Tang, Ariel Dulay Designs, YES FM, and DZRH.

For ticket inquiries regarding Sweetilicious, please call 09206445699 or 09162419795.

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John "Sweet" Lapus looks back on his 15 years in showbiz with a one-night event titled JOHN LAPUS IS SWEETiLiCiOUS: The Universal Sweet Anniversary Show. This will be held at the Music Museum on May 31 (Saturday).
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