The Anti-Political Dynasty bill has yet to be passed in Congress, but nowhere will such a law be implemented in the local entertainment industry. Filipinos have loved and will always love their showbiz royalty.
Even while second-guessing whether these third-generation stars are as good-looking or as talented as their famous grandparents, the public is constantly fascinated by them.
We've all watched them grow up in the limelight, with critical eyes that constantly scrutinize whether or not they are truly deserving of their birthrights.
It’s one thing for them to follow in the footsteps of their lolos or lolas (and risk being compared to them) and another to take on an entirely different path. Depending on how one looks at it, being born to showbiz royalty can either be a blessing or a curse.
So much for the perks of being related to someone famous, right?
As the world celebrates Grandparents Day on September 8, these popular showbiz personalities toast to their elders with just as much honor, loyalty and reverence that ordinary folk accord their beloved seniors