It’s that time of the year again when everyone seems to have happy smiles on their faces: it’s Christmas season!
For most Filipinos, Christmas is spent with our families. Believe it or not, it’s no different for your favorite celebrities.
They also take this time off to have that much-needed breather.
Your favorite stars revealed their plans for the holidays and unanimously said they will be spending the season with their families.
Paulo Avelino: “Well, I might work but I make sure that I go home, spend time with my family.
“I really spend my Christmas in my hometown, Baguio City with my family.”
Solenn Heussaff: “Actually, I haven’t thought about it kasi sobrang hectic yung schedule ko ngayon.
“Pero I don’t want to think about Christmas kasi wala kong time mag-shopping para sa mga Christmas presents.
“Pero malamang with my family lang sa bahay. Usually simple naman ang Christmas namin.
Kean Cipriano: “Yeah, with my family, always. Never fails.
"Bahay lang kami ng family ko. Bahay lang kami…
"The usual Filipino family na nagno-Noche Buena, kumakain ng hamon, nagbibigay ng regalo."
Eula Caballero: “Since I have a movie for MMFF [Shake Rattle & Roll XIV], I guess I wouldn’t really be going out of the country or out of town, even.
“So I would just stay in Manila with my family and friends. I mean, let’s see, let’s see.
“Kasi minsan may mga biglaan ding plano. So far, wala pa naman.
“I’m just gonna stay here and work. I think my family from Cebu is also gonna be here.”
Vin Abrenica: “Para sa ‘kin, important pa rin na magkakasama yung family. Ang importante sa Christmas para sa ‘kin, yung family.
“Basta kumpleto yung pamilya, masayang-masaya na ‘ko. Kasi ganun naman talaga kami nung bata kami, hanggang ngayon.
“Hindi kami nagse-celebrate ng Christmas kung hindi kami kumpleto.”
Sophie Albert: “Every year, family lang talaga. Ako kasi usually, Christmas dito sa Manila, tapos New Year sa Batangas.”
Kuh Ledesma: "Well, on Christmas day, for the last three Christmases, I would just stay home and read my Bible at the eve of Christmas.
"But I’m always with just families and friends here.
"’Cause most of my family is in America. If not, I’ll be with very close friends."
Nora Aunor: “Dito lang ako sa Pilipinas, hindi ako aalis.
“Gusto kong kasama yung mga pamilya at mga kaibigan, at pinakaimportante sa lahat, mga fans.
“Kasi yung mga fans, yun yung mga tao na mula nung nag-umpisa ako mag-artista, andyan na sila, e.
“Hanggang sa pumuti na yung buhok nila. Yun bang, galing kasi ako diyan, e.
“Naging fan din ako at alam ko ang nararamdaman nila, yung puso nila, yung isip nila, alam ko yun, e.
“Kaya hindi ko puwedeng pabayaan yung mga fans, ganun ko sila kamahal.”