Kapamilya Snaps: Surprising revelations of celebrities on “Search Party”

Even though many celebrities have been generous enough in sharing their personal lives through their social media accounts and official YouTube channels, not to mention the slew of features about them on the worldwide web, those are arguably not still enough for us to get to know them better.

On Entertainment.ABS-CBN.com’s “Search Party,” Kapamilya stars answer the most searched web questions themselves! Check out the snippets of the exclusive interviews of your favorite artists in this episode of Kapamilya Snaps!

Arci Muñoz

Aside from being a versatile actress, Arci is a talented musician as well! In fact, she doesn’t only possess amazing vocals as the frontwoman of the rock band Philia, but can also play the drums and bass.

Her followers on Instagram also knows how a huge fan she is of anime, which inspired her to try cosplaying, too! As this requires her to put on heavy makeup, the Walang Hanggang Paalam star keeps her skin healthy and flawless by simply keeping her face clean and moisturized.


Jane De Leon

A self-confessed food lover, Jane makes sure to stay in shape for her much-awaited portrayal of Darna by having a healthy diet that includes salmon and drinking lots of water. Apart from championing a healthy and active lifestyle, she’s also an advocate of mental health awareness and would want to be a voice for it.

Discovered by her manager at 15, the 22-year-old actress’ first-ever teleserye appearance was a cameo role in the 2012 daytime series Be Careful With My Heart, wherein she had the chance to act alongside Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.   


Yam Concepcion

Before becoming one of the sought-after leading ladies of ABS-CBN, Yam’s ticket to the local entertainment scene was through her appearance in the music video of OPM band Mayonnaise’s “Sinungaling”. Apart from acting in music videos, her journey in the music industry also involved being the drummer of an indie grunge band called Ursa Minor.

If ever you’re wondering how she’s able to achieve and maintain her toned physique, she revealed doing high intensity interval training, weight training, boxing, and Muay Thai.


Miles Ocampo

After being in front of the camera for over a decade as an actress, it is now Miles goal to write a movie someday. In order to do this, she studied Theater for two years at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, the shifted eventually to Creative Writing. So far, she has successfully pitched three different concepts for iWantTFC original series.

The former Bulilit also revealed being encouraged to audition for the role of Darna, but simply felt that it was not for her so she didn’t went for it.


Janella Salvador

Apart from being a brilliant young actress, she’s also known as a talented singer. And it seemed that Janella’s adding another feather on her hat as she confessed during her “Search Party” stint that she’s also working on writing the songs for her second album.

With regards to her favorite expression, it would be “Oh, my G” as she considers it as an important phrase in her career as it was her Be Careful With My Heart character’s catchphrase and the first-ever teleserye she starred in was titled Oh My G.

As we admire her bond with her The Killer Bride co-star Maja Salvador, she finally set the record straight by confirming that the Dance Royalty is actually her aunt, yet she wanted to be called “ate” instead of “tita”.


Nathalie Hart

Just when we thought that she’s born with a name fit for a star, Nathalie disclosed that her real name is actually Princess Tinkerbell Snell. While she used it in her initial years in showbiz, she decided to drop it (especially the Tinkerbell) it sounds childish for someone like her who’s already an adult and taking on mature roles.

After giving birth to her daughter, many were amazed with how she’s able to easily snap back to her bikini body. However, would you believe that she only exercised once a week during those times? Well, it seemed that keeping herself busy with her showbiz commitments and mommy duties.


Empress Schuck

Like many of the stars we admire, Empress began her showbiz career as a child star as well. She recalled that she joined the industry after her sister Princess Schuck was cast in the youth-oriented program Ang TV. She was introduced to her handler, who encouraged her to be a talent as well. Her first-ever audition was for an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya, to which she later on earned her a Best Child Actress nomination.

Among her remarkable portrayals was the titular role in the 2010 soap opera Rosalka, which, according to her, was offered to her by her manager through a phone call.


Maxene Magalona

We’re able to feel Maxene’s undying love for her beloved father – the late OPM icon Francis Magalona – in her “Search Party” guesting as he mentioned him a number of times in her revelations.

For her undergraduate thesis as a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences student in Ateneo De Manila, she chose her father’s patriotism as the topic. Her first-ever tattoo is “daddy’s girl” inked on her wrist, which she got a year after his death in 2009. She regarded King of “Pinoy Rap” as the reason why she and her siblings know how to rap.


Jessy Mendiola

She’s been in the industry for more than a decade, yet not many of us knew that she entered showbiz after attending a Star Magic go-see, in which the only requirement was for her to wear bangs.

While it being in the local entertainment scene was a dream come true for her, Jessy confessed almost leaving showbiz because of the nasty bashings and negative comments she received in the previous years. Yet, she was able to eventually overcame those and is much stronger today.

Aside from being a seasoned actress, she’s also known for her glowing, fair skin. In order to achieve this, she highly recommends wearing sunblock everyday and removing one’s makeup before going to bed.


Yen Santos

Before becoming a Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash of 2010 housemate, did you know that Yen Santos was already in college and was pursuing a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management?

Just in case you noticed that she wore bangs in the recent years, she confessed that it was because she got inspired by the hairstyle of BLACKPINK member Lisa Manoban. But one thing we truly didn’t see was her six tattoos, which had to be covered up with makeup during the filming of Halik.


Kylie Verzosa

A Business Management graduate from Ateneo De Manila University, Kylie actually never planned to join beauty pageants. However, after becoming a model, she yearned for her voice to reach a wider audience.

Aside from her beauty, she’s also regarded for her beauty queen physique. According to her, she’s able to maintain it by following a strict diet, with fish as her main source of protein and not eating carbs like rice.


Maxine Medina

Avid pageant fans could recall that she used the “Alta Walk” when she competed in Miss Universe 2016, wherein, aside from winning the crown, she also aimed to bring her advocacy of not using plastic to reduce trash in the ocean and protect the environment.

Before we get to see her impressive portrayal in Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos, Maxine’s first acting experience was on a television commercial.


If you want to find out more about your favorite Kapamilya stars, well, you better not miss their exclusive interviews on Entertainment.ABS-CBN.com!