Saturday, January 19, 2008

Untold Pinoy Story No. 16

Beyond Six Degrees of Separation

A true Pinoy saint is how Rizalistas regard Dr. Jose Rizal who was the brother of Maria Rizal Mercado who was the mother of Mauricio Rizal Cruz who was the father of Ismael Arguelles Cruz who was the first husband of writer Chitang Guerrero-Nakpil who is the mother of Miss International Gemma Cruz who is the wife of Antonio Araneta who is the cousin of Judy Araneta who is the mother of Mar Roxas who is the reported boyfriend of Korina Sanchez who was once the girlfriend of Noynoy Aquino who was once the boyfriend of Bernadette Sembrano who was once romantically-linked to Vic Sotto who was once romantically-linked to Kris Aquino who lived with Philip Salvador who is the brother of Alona Alegre who was the girlfriend of Romeo Vasquez who was a very special friend of Vilma Santos who was the wife of Edu Manzano who was the husband of Maricel Soriano who was the girlfriend of William Martinez who is the brother of Albert Martinez who is the husband of Liezl Sumilang who is the daughter of Romeo Vasquez who was the husband of Amalia Fuentes who is the aunt of Aga Muhlach who was the boyfriend of Aiko Melendez who was the wife of Jomari Yllana who is the boyfriend of Pops Fernandez who was the wife of Martin Nievera who was the boyfriend of Jackie Lou Blanco who is the daughter of Pilita Corrales who has a son with Eddie Guttierez who is the husband of Annabelle Rama who is the mother of Ruffa Guttierez who is the half-sister of Tonton Guttierez who is the son of Liza Lorena and the half-brother of Ramoncito Guttierez who is the estranged husband of Lotlot de Leon who is the adopted daughter of Nora Aunor who was a very special friend of Joseph Estrada who is the father of Jude Estrada who is a very special friend of Dranreb Belleza who is the son of Bernard Belleza who was the husband of Divina Valencia who was the movie partner of Jess Lapid who is the uncle of Lito Lapid who lived with Melanie Marquez who is the sister of Joey Marquez who lived with Kris Aquino who reportedly almost eloped with Robin Padilla who is the cousin of Zsa Zsa Padilla who lives with Dolphy who lived with Alma Moreno who lived with Rudy Fernandez who is the husband of Lorna Tolentino who is the stepmother of Mark Anthony Fernandez who was the boyfriend of Claudine Barretto who is the sister of Marjorie Barretto who is the estranged wife of Dennis Padilla who is a close friend of Randy Santiago who is the brother of Raymart Santiago who reportedly courted Kris Aquino who is the daughter of Ninoy Aquino who is the brother of Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara who was the wife of Cesar Concio who is the husband of Charo Santos who is the sister of Milette Santos who is the wife of Edgar Mortiz who was the boyfriend of Vilma Santos who is the wife of Ralph Recto who is the brother of Plinky Recto who is the sister of Ramon Recto who was once rumored to be a very close friend of Lotlot de Leon who is the adopted daughter of Christopher de Leon who is the brother of Melissa de Leon who was a very special friend of Joey Marquez who lived with Alma Moreno who is the cousin of LJ Moreno who was the girlfriend of Diether Ocampo who was once reported as the boyfriend of Andrea Bautista who is the sister of Bong Revilla who was romantically linked to Gretchen Barretto who was photographed being kissed by John Estrada who was the husband of Janice de Belen who has a son with Aga Muhlach who is the husband of Charlene Gonzales who is the daughter of Bernard Bonnin who was the husband of Elvira Gonzales who is the wife of Pepito Vera-Perez who is the brother of Marichu “Manay Ichu”Vera-Perez who is the estranged wife of Manong Ernie Maceda and the sister of Gina de Venecia who is the wife of Joe de Venecia who presides the Lower House of Congress which used to be presided by Ramon Mitra who was the father of Raul Mitra who is the husband of Cacai Velasquez who is the sister of Regine Velasquez who is the reported girlfriend of Ogie Alcasid who is a close friend of Janno Gibbs who is the husband of Bing Loyzaga who is the sister of Joey Loyzaga who was the boyfriend of Gretchen Baretto who lives with Tonyboy Cojuangco who is the cousin of Kris Aquino who is the daughter of Cory Aquino who is the aunt of Mikee Cojuangco who is the wife of Dodot Jaworski who is the son of Robert Jaworski who is the husband of Evelyn Bautista who is the daughter of Ramon Revilla who is the father of Bong Revilla who was romantically linked to Ruffa Mae Quinto who was the girlfriend of Dingdong Avanzado who was the boyfriend of Rachel Alejandro who is the daughter of Hajji Alejandro who lived with Rio Diaz who is the sister of Gloria Diaz who was the wife of Bong Daza who is a close friend of Bong Bong Marcos who is the son of Ferdinand Marcos who was the husband of Imelda Marcos who is the mother of Imee Marcos who lived with Tommy Manotoc who was the husband of Miss International Aurora Pijuan who is the mother of TJ Manotoc who is the half-brother of Borgy Manotoc who was rumored to have been intimate with Vina Morales who was romantically-linked to Robin Padilla who is the brother of Rustom Padilla who lived with Carmina Villaruel who lives with Zoren Lagaspi who is the brother of Kier Legaspi who is the father of the eldest child of Marjorie Baretto who is the sister of Claudine Barretto who is the wife of Raymart Santiago who is the brother of Rowell Santiago who was the movie partner of Sharon Cuneta who is the niece of Helen Gamboa who is the wife of Tito Sotto who is the brother of Vic Sotto who has a son with Connie Reyes who was a close friend of Helen Vela who was the mother of Princess Punzalan who was the wife of Willie Revillame who has a daughter with Becbec Soriano who is the sister of Maricel Soriano who is the aunt of Meryll Soriano who is the estranged wife of Bernard Palanca who was the boyfriend of Rica Peralejo who was once rumored as the girlfriend of Piolo Pascual who appeared in many movies as the love interest of Judy Ann Santos who was once the movie partner of Mickey Arroyo who is the son of Mike Arroyo who is the husband of Gloria Arroyo.

Saint. Heroes. Actors. Crooks.

Small world.

From Rizal to Ninoy to Erap to Gloria.

Yes, from a saint to a hero to an actor to Gloria.

Small world, indeed.

And watch out for the rest of their stories.
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NEXT: The Naked Truth About a Genius We Barely Knew

42 comments:

A said...

Yehey! Hopefully first comment.
I waited a loooong time, for this blog to be active again.
Mr.Nick, Welcome back to the blogging world.

Whew, how's this for a first post after a long hiatus, really cool!

keep blogging,
A

chuva said...

Amen to that!!!!!! I kept coming back here waiting for more! I am a fan. Nick - welcome back!

This was a cool post!

lee said...

nick is back!!! such a long bakasyon you had.

JaQ said...

awryt! so glad you're back!

nicquee said...

I kept on checking this blog site for updates and I'm so glad that it's back online.

I noticed a minor typo though:

...who is the cousin of LJ Moreno who was the boyfriend of Diether Ocampo who was once reported as the boyfriend of Andrea Bautista...

Keep 'em coming!

therese said...

i'm glad to know that Untold Pinoy Stories is back. I enjoy reading your entries. Keep them coming! ^_^

Kerenkeng said...

hi, nick! i was beginning to think that you've already forgotten this blog. nice to know you're back! thanks for sharing these stories!

Dorothy said...

yehey! welcome back nick!

Anonymous said...

well, hindi ka rin nakatiis. you're back and we are all glad.

keep writing.

lenlen

Anonymous said...

nick,

grabe naman ang lnking mo. sige nga, try mo ilink all presidents from Pres. MLQ to GMA. Or better still from emilio aguinaldo to GMA.

with ur talent, i know u can do it.

can u writew something on next-president mar roxas and his first lady to be korina.

challenge????


penny

Anonymous said...

if i remember right, maricel soriano is the wife of edu manzano. marriage has not yet been annulled.

amazing entry!

TinPimPim said...

Wow, cool blog! Came across it by chance, and read all your entries. Fascinating! I like your style too.. way better than Lainey's for sure. Will wait for next postings. Do you get harrassed by other folks? I've tagged this as a favorite. Can't wait to read the next untold story.

Anonymous said...

I didn't read everything but I did catch some famous names... awesome untold story!

Michelle said...

Hello! I hope you blog more often :) I really enjoy reading your stories! You write well and it's very informative. I want more, more, more!

Anonymous said...

whew my head went boinkers sa dami ng links mo hah! but ei im so glad ur back!!!


minor typo lang pala:
"...Helen Gamboa who is the husband of Tito Sotto..."


WELCOME BACK & KEEP 'EM COMING 'COZ MARAMING NAG-AABANG! =)

Anonymous said...

Hi Nick,
Nakalimutan mo na naman yata ang blog mo.... almost 2 months na at wala pang kasunod. :(

Kailan ba ang release ng Untold Story No.17????

More power!!!!

Anonymous said...

Amazing relationships like a chain related to one or the other side. It is indeed a small world!

baba said...

happy to see a new entry! excited for the ones to come :)

celpaby said...

Sana magpost ka uli. I'm one of your fans!

Mike said...

Galing! Truly a great discovery amongst the clutter that is found in the Internet! Halong chismis, history, you didn't know that, showbiz trivia and urban legend. Too bad i just stumbled on you now, and too bad I was able to read all the stories in just one visit. How can we, your readers, help you write more often? Wouldn't mind owning a copy of your stories in book form too...

P.S. Your true identity also intrigues me, maybe that's another untold pinoy story itself.

Cathy X said...

Hi Nick,

I stumbled upon your blog and got hooked...now I think I'm getting migraines reading your posts on my iphone hehehe I really hope you'd post more and seriously consider compiling everything in a book (i'd be willing to help..im currently unemployed haha) We pinoys seem to be naturally drawn to interesting trivia about other people (read: chismis :p) so i guess you need not worry about no one buying your book.

I hope you don't mind if i make a link of your blog from mine. Keep them posts coming and mabuhay ka =)

kach said...

nick! new post! new post!

is story #10 just a chism?

Anonymous said...

tagal naman ng kasunod...

Leah said...

six degrees indeed....we all are related in some way or the other

SHING said...

Hi Nick, been visiting this site everyday to check for the new ones... I'm sure the next one would be bigger and better.. just like the previous blogs..

Keep them coming and keeping them coming fast! You have a gift in writing and research. Thank you for your materials!

bebe ann said...

hey!
akala ko banned na ang blogspot mo.....glad you're back!!!

Anonymous said...

it's been a while since your last story. kelan naman yung next? inip na ko!!!

Anonymous said...

hay...

when will the next story be published?

i can't wait na!

Anonymous said...

hi mr. Nick!
im angelie from cebu.. i badly need your help about your blog posts. pls email me in this adress. aizonangelica@yahoo.com
please... tnx

Anonymous said...

la pa rin kasunod?! hay... cant wait, cant wait, cant wait! and i know it will be worth the wait! :)

constructivist said...

hi nick! im lei from zamboanga. we are currently working on our thesis as one of our subjects for this semester. And its actually about your blog site, the UNTOLD PINOY STORIES. Im just wonderin' if we cud ask some info bout you site. if its ok, just email me in this ad.. leimadeline@yahoo.com.ph
thank you very much nick. We would be grateful if you can help us with this.

Anonymous said...

Just a bit of correction: Ismael Cruz, the first husband of Chitang Guerrero and the father of Gemma Cruz, was the great grandson of Maria Rizal Cruz, elder sister of Jose Rizal.

Anonymous said...

Another correction: Bernard Belleza was never married to Davina Valencia, although they did produce a son together

Anonymous said...

this started as interesting with Dr. Jose Rizal but it went to movie stars names which i found so tacky. you are talented and i think this movie stars mania topics is not suitable for an intelligent person like you...i like your writings but please stay away from movie stars syndrome...thank you.

dax tahoe said...

hi nick. when is the next one? is it true tumigil ka na dahil 'they' found out your identity and that you were threatened? is that why you removed some stories (tho you can find them in cache or copied in other blogs)?

eminess said...

nick kong mahal napakagaling mong magsulat :) nahilo ako dun. and i love the way you write, so much passion and intrigue and uniqueness. First time ko lang basahin ang blog mo today, a friend sent a link and i just can't stop. there's something about your style that makes people want to keep coming back :) im glad i've found your site. God bless!

eminess said...

hi mr. nick im em btw :)

eminess said...

homaygad im so sorry last na po, nakasave nga pala name ko no? hinabol ko pa in a separate comment. such an idiot :) kindly delete my last 2 comments. thanks :)

Jim said...

May I repost this? Love it.

Nick said...

Yes, Jim, you may repost it. I'm glad that you like it. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

"T.Y."

cedrick said...

Hi Nick.
You have interesting articles. Intriguing. Informative. I like 'em.
Can I repost some to my personal blogsite?
Thanks in advance.