The reality is that in a celebrity's life, private and public affairs do not exactly have demarcation lines, which is why when breakups, tragedies, and such happen, what is meant to be kept a personal experience becomes instant entertainment to the public like a gripping teleserye. Such is the make-up of controversies that often highlight celebrities hitting rock bottom in their careers.
Despite their fall, some celebrities manage to rise above the toughest controversies. Once they do, never do they look more human and ironically, more stellar, in the eyes of the public.
Before March, the Women's Month, bids adieu, PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) salutes women personalities whose lives are defined by how they faced their toughest moments and came out survivors.