Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera comment on controversy about August 27 concert

"Maliit lang ang industriya natin, e. Sobrang kaunti lang ang chances na magkakaroon ng mga ganitong events. So sanalet's support each other, suportahan natin ang kanya-kanyang gawa and bethankful to everything," says Dingdong Dantes about the same playdate of his and Marian Rivera's birthday concert with the first-day showing of Richard Gutierrez and KC Concepcion movie.



Dyesebel starsDingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera arrived last Friday night, August 22, from asuccessful show in New Jersey to promote GMA Pinoy TV.

"Masaya," Marian beamed when Startalk asked about their experience in performing for fansin New Jersey. "Doon sa dalawang shows namin, e, marami naman nanood at nakitanamin na talagang napaligaya namin sila."

"Okay," Dingdong agreed. "Pareho din doon sa noong galingkaming L.A. Pinaramdam nila sa amin na nanonood sila ng Dyesebel."

Now that they're home, local fans of the Dyesebel stars willget a special treat as both will appear in a concert this August 27 called Let's Celebrate: The Marian-DingdongBirthday Blowout, at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Q.C.

"Hindi na kami matutulog!" Marian joked. "Pag-uwi namin ngbahay, maliligo na kami at magre-rehearse na kami!"

"Ngayon nga, nagre-rehearse na kami, e!" Dingdong quipped.

"Sobra namin paghahandaan ito dahil hindi ganoon kadali anggagawin namin, dahil mayroon siyang [Dingdong] gagawin doon na hindi pa nakikitang tao, ako din ganoon," Marian said.

"Bihira ang ganoong opportunity, e," Dingdong followed."Bihira na dumating sa isang artist ang ganito. Hindi naman kami concertperformers, so para sa amin bihira talaga, kaya lahat gagawin namin."

STRIKING COINCIDENCE.Of course, what would a celebrity welcome be without controversy?Although fresh from their trip in the U.S., Marian and Dingdong are awareof the controversial issue about the date of their Big Dome celebration thisAugust 27—the same day for the first day of showing of Richard Gutierrez and KCConcepcion film For the First Time.

"Hindi naman maiiwasan na sabay-sabay talaga," Marian said."Pero wala kaming masasabi kasi sila Richard, kaibigan ko at si Direk Joyce[Bernal], di ba? Bakit naman hindi namin sila susuportahan, di ba? After ngconcert namin, papanoorin namin ni ‘Dong ang movie nila."

"Oo," Dingdong agreed. "Pinag-usapan na namin, ‘yan."

"Ang importante sa amin ni ‘Dong, wala kaming sinasagasaanna tao," Marian added. "Mahal namin ang mga Kapuso at mahal namin si DirekJoyce." Direk Joyce is Marian and Dingdong's director in Dyesebel.

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"Maliit lang ang industriya natin, e," Dindong said."Sobrang kaunti lang ang chances na magkakaroon ng mga ganitong events. So sanalet's support each other, suportahan natin ang kanya-kanyang gawa and bethankful to everything."

Dyesebel'sconsistent high-viewership rating proves that the Marian and Dingdong loveteam is the hottest to date. What's their say on this?

"Siyempre masaya kami kung ganoon ang tingin nila sa amin,"Marian admitted. "Siguro ang pinakamahalaga sa amin ni ‘Dong ay yung bondingnamin at yung mapapaligaya namin yung mga tao."

"Kasi masayahin kaming mga tao," Dingdong followed. "So,kung ano mapapakita namin on-cam, e, magre-reflect sa mga tao. Masaya na kamidoon. Ine-enjoy namin lahat ang mga dumating."

After the video clip of Dingdong and Marian's interview,Startalk co-host Joey de Leon explained that the August 27 date for theDingdong-Marian birthday concert was the only available date given to them byAraneta Coliseum. They originally wanted it to be on a weekend, but there wasno available date.


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