When it rains, it pours. Such is the case for heartthrobDingdong Dantes who was formally launched as the newest endorser of BeloMedical Group in lavish style earlier tonight, August 3, at NBC Tent in The Fort, Taguig City.
The grand launch, which had a Casino Royale-James Bondtheme, coincided with Dingdong's birthday bash; he turned 28 yesterday, August2. Family, friends, colleagues, and members of the entertainment press bravedthe heavy rains to celebrate with one of the hottest young actors today.
Before the introduction of Dingdong as the endorser of BeloShape, a special and unique combination of treatments to tighten skin andremove fat without surgical procedure, a special AVP was shown with the youngactor realizing his dream of becoming a secret agent a la James Bond.
Belo is just one of the many endorsements of Dingdong this year. Infact, during his birthday celebration in SOP a few hours ago, it was alsoannounced that he is the latest addition in the Touch Mobile family—a division of Globe—along withCesar Montano, Diana Zubiri, and Bearwin Meily. And more are expected to comein the next few months; in addition to Bench, Mario D'boro, San Mig Light, Gran Matador Brandy, Medicol, to name a few.
Dingdong revealed that he has been a regular customer ofBelo Clinic for the past two years—usually to pop out his pimples—but it is only now that he decided to become one ofits endorsers. It was actually Ms. Zsa Zsa Padilla, mother of Dingdong'sgirlfriend Karylle and also a Belo endorser, who suggested to Dr. Vicki Belo that sheget the young actor as an endorser.
Dingdong couldn't be happier to be part of the Belo family and join the ranks of some of the biggest names in the industry. With all his successes in his career—highly rated TV shows and product endorsements—Dingdong could only utter: "I am the luckiest man at this very minute."
Aside from his family and non-showbiz friends, joiningDingdong in his launch as Belo endorser and birthday bash were the executives ofGMA-7 headed by GMA Films President Annette Gozon Abrogar and SVP forEntertainment Wilma Galvante; perennial leading lady Marian Rivera who camewith manager Popoy Caritativo; SOP's Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, Kyla withboyfriend Rich Alvarez; Bench owner Mr.Ben Chan; directors Joyce Bernal, Mark Reyes, and Mac Alejandre; and Dingdong's girlfriendKarylle.
Other celebrities spotted were Iza Calzado and boyfriendGerry Garcia, Diana Zubiri, Paolo Paraiso, Marco Alcaraz, Kris Bernal, SheenaHalili, Benjie Paras who came with his wife, Dr. Hayden Kho, Ricky Davao,Butch Francisco, Jojo Alejar, Tim Yap, Miggy Tanchangco, Dino Guevarra, Marky Lopez, Michael RoyJornales, IC Mendoza, among others.
Mo Twister hosted the affair while premiere band Side A providedthe music for the night.