Urban legends may either be funny or scary. There are stories of bizarre things or events connected to a person or an incident. Where ever you go you will encounter these tales especially in the Philippines which has a diverse culture and different beliefs.
Furthermore, there are different urban legends linked to celebrities in the Philippines. Some fans believe them while others do not. While these are often forgotten through time, there are just some that left a mark.
Here are the top 10 Filipino celebrity urban legends:
10. Vilma Santos’ Handkerchief
The veteran actress has always been seen holding a handkerchief. It was rumored that she uses it to wipe her sweaty hands. However, she denied the allegation and said that she uses it before shaking hands with people.
9. Julie Vega’s Death
She was the teleserye princess of the 80’s. Sadly, she died at the peak of her career. There are speculations that she died because she got possessed by a Spanish ghost after filming, “Lovingly Yours.” In that movie, she played the role of the daughter of a human and demon.
8. Manny Pacquiao’s Success
Pacman is internationally known for his success in boxing. He has an impressive record of triumphs and knock outs. During his bouts, his mother is seen kneeling and praying for his son. There are rumors that Aling Dionisia actually sold her soul to the devil so Manny could win his fights.
7. Gretchen Barretto and the Elevator
Due to the celebrity’s status, she is surrounded by bodyguards whenever she goes out. She was previously accused of making an old lady leave an elevator she was in. However, she did not know that the woman was actually the owner of the building which is the RCBC Plaza. According to the story, she was the one who was asked to leave the elevator.
6. Bongbong Marcos’ Clone
There is an urban legend which clsims that Bongbong Marcos died after he an Indian classmate killed him in the 701’s or 80’s. According to the tale, the Bongbong that we see now is just actually his cousin who went through cosmetic surgery so the Marcos dynasty may continue.
5. Richard Gomez and the Light Bulb
In the 80’s, there was a rumor that Richard was the paid lover of Don Jaime Zobel de Ayala. There is an urban legend about the rich man pushing a light bulb to the actor’s rectum. It was said that Gomez was brought to Makati Medical Center to have the object removed.
4. Zoren and Carmina’s Twins
Fans have seen how happy their family has remained and how their kids have grown beautifully. Rumor has it that Zoren and Carmina’s twins, Mavy and Cassy are actually the children of Aga Muhlach. Legaspi was allegedly infertile and cannot have children.
3. Lucy Torres and Kleptomania
The model-host was featured in different blind items after she allegedly stole something from Rustan’s mall. According to the urban legend, she was seen doing the crime in CCTV. It is said that her husband paid the establishment so the footage would not leak.
2. Vaginal Lock
It can be remembered that the former couple, John Lloyd Cruz and Shaina Magdaya became controversial for their alleged ‘vaginal lock’ in 2010. They were brought to the hospital due to the incident. It was said that Shaina’s muscles went through erratic spasm during intercourse which trapped Cruz’s private part inside her.
1. Alice Dixon and the Snakeman
According to the popular urban legend, the heir of the Robinson’s mall is actually half-human and half-snake. This creature is said to capture beautiful women through a secret passage in fitting areas. Alice Dixon is allegedly one of his victims, but he set her free and did not kill her.
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