Benjamin Alves explains why a GF is out of the question right now: “I can’t do that while I’m trying to find my place in showbiz.”!

Benjamin Alves is still single and available despite being linked to singer Rachelle Ann Go, beauty queens Janine Tugonon and Pia Wurtzbach, and actress Jennylyn Mercado.


On being voluntarily single:

“The thing is, I’m just starting out at work e, I’m just starting out with my career. It’s kind of hard.”

On investing time for a girlfriend:

“And I can’t do that while I’m trying to find my place in showbiz.”

On having friends in showbiz:

“Problema lang kasi, when you become friends in showbiz nali-link ka na lang bigla.”


Jennylyn Mercado bares real score with Benjamin Alves!

Jennylyn Mercado was rushed to the hospital last Thursday, April 10 and Benjamin Alves visited her during her hospital confinement!


And the rumor sparked that Jennylyn and Benjamin are now an item.

Firstly Jennylyn reveals why she was hospitalized:

 “Bigla na lang pong ano, bigla na lang pag gising ko, sobrang taas ng temperature ko. Pag gising ko, hindi ko na tsinek kung ano yung temperature ko, nagpadala na ako sa ospital kasi may taping ako nung araw na ‘yon, e. Tapos pagdating ko doon, nasa 40 yung lagnat ko, yung fever ko.”

She and Benjamin belongs to the same Triathlon team and that time that he visited her, the whole team was also there.

She admitted that she got a viral infection which causes he illness. She even further joked that she got sick because she is currently loveless.

So there you go guys, she is still single and available!


“Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel” teaser trailer has arrived!

Spring Films and Star Cinema has just released the teaser trailer of the 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry “Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel.”


The film stars Eugene Domingo reprising her dual role for the third time on the big screen as the twins Kimmy and Dora. Also included in the cast are Dawn Zulueta, Lovi Poe, Benjamin Alves, Ariel Ureta, Miriam Quiambao, Kiray Celis, Moi Bien and Sam Milby.

Written and directed by Chris Martinez, “Kimmy Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel” is set to hit theaters nationwide on December 25, 2013, Christmas Day.

Watch the trailer below:



Janine Tugonon shoots down rumor that she’s dating Benjamin Alves!

A very reliable source said that Benjamin Alves was offended on the issue that dating Janine Tugonon was scripted!

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This is what Benjamin said in an interview on dating Janine:

 “I say we go out, wala namang masama doon porke’t artista kami. Para namang big deal kung lumabas kaming dalawa. If we were fifteen [years old], then that could be a big deal. E, we’re of age naman na. Mahirap pangunahan yung ganoong bagay.”

In a recent interview he said that it is but normal for him to go out on a date with Miss Universe 1st runner up Janine Tugonon since they are both consenting adults.

But, Janine denied that she and Benjamin are dating, she tweeted the following:

“False! Not dating. Not in a relationship. Give me a break. Tired of those rumors!”

Are they or are they not dating? Both Alves and Yugonon are managed by the Mercator.




Benjamin Alves and Janine Tugonon hooking-up!

Ms. Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Tugonon and Kapuso actor Benjamin Alves has been sighted together at a mall in Quezon City a few days ago!

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And then again, Janine is seen with Benjamin during the 9th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival awards night at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City on Sunday, August 4, where he is part of the film festival entry “Sana Dati“.

Does this means that the two are in the early stage of getting together or more?

What do you think?


“Sana Dati” movie trailer revealed!

Sana Dati is under the Directors Showcase in this year’s Cinemalaya Film Festival. Cinemalaya will be held on July 26 to August 4, 2013 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Greenbelt 3, and Trinoma.

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Starring Lovi Poe, Paulo Avelino, TJ Trinidad, and Benjamin Alves.


Sana Dati is a love story about bittersweet compromises and real- life decisions.

Lovi Poe stars in this film as Andrea Gonzaga, a woman who has accepted her fate by agreeing to marry a man whom she does not love. But a few hours before her wedding to TJ Trinidad’s character, someone arrives to remind her of the true love she once had and lost.

Andrea is interviewed by a videographer named Dennis (Paulo Avelino) for their wedding videos. As they spend time together, Andrea is strangely reminded of the one person she truly loved but nobody in her family knows about: a man named Andrew Cesario (Benjamin Alves).

Watch the trailer below:



Benjamin Alves and Kylie Padilla topbills in “Unforgettable”!

GMA Network brings another original Afternoon Prime offering, “Unforgettable,” that begins airing Monday.

The romantic-fantasy drama follows an intriguing storyline that shows how true love lives even beyond death.


Kylie Padilla makes a comeback as she acts opposite Mark Herras with Pauleen Luna, Benjamin Alves and Phillip Salvador as co-stars.

In the story, perfect couple Anna (Kylie) and Ed (Mark) both strive hard to achieve their dreams — to finish their studies and to live a happy and complete family life. Unfortunately, fate doesn’t favor them as a life-changing tragedy happens turning Ed into a disembodied spirit. Anna will be the main suspect for what happened to Ed. She will be imprisoned and will pay for a crime that she didn’t do. And when she continues her life outside jail, it will be miserable as no one trusts her anymore. Meanwhile, Ed’s soul wanders to the living world hoping he could help Anna find the truth. In Anna’s quest for justice, she develops a special relationship with Miguel (Benjamin), the brother of Connie (Pauleen) who was secretly in love with Ed. Could Anna easily forget her promise of love for Ed? Or will true love remain to be unforgettable?

The TV soap also stars Polo Ravales, Carmi Martin, Pancho Magno, Roy Alvarez, Chariz Solomon, Timmy Cruz, Kevin Santos and Glydel Mercado. “Unforgettable” is created by the GMA Drama group, headed by Lilybeth Rasonable, OIC for Entertainment; Ma. Regina Magno, AVP for Drama; Ali Dedicatoria, program manager and Darling Torres, executive producer. It is directed by Gina Alajar.


Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal’s Love Team Revived in the ‘Coffee Prince’!

Fall in love all over again with the all-time favorite Koreanovela COFFEE PRINCE as GMA Network brings to primetime TV the Pinoy remake of the well-loved drama series. It will replace One True Love beginning October 8 on the Telebabad block.
Coffee Prince became one of network’s highest-rating Koreanovelas in 2008 and captivated the hearts of Filipino viewers for its engaging storyline, witty dialogues and endearing characters.
And to reprise the immensely popular characters of Arthur and Andy in the Pinoy adaptation is the hottest and sought-after loveteam of Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal. The two Kapuso artists are both primed to star in this romantic-comedy series with their excellent onscreen chemistry and natural acting skills.
Making Coffee Prince even grander are two of the network’s fresh-faced and fast-rising stars who will add spice to Aljur and Kris’ love story. Introducing in this soap are Max Collins as Arlene; Benjamin Alves as Errol in their very first primetime project.
Adding star power to the program are the scene-stealing actors and actresses who are the cute baristas at the Coffee Prince shop including Boy2 Quizon as Ervin; Steven Silva as Bamboo; Fabio Ide as Leo; Sef Cadayona as Baldo; Kim Komatsu as Mylene.
Playing equally vital roles are some of today’s biggest names in drama: Tessie Tomas as Beth; Leo Martinez as Ernie; Ces Quesada as Lorna; Ronnie Henares as Oliver; and Ms Celia Rodriguez as Mamita.
Coffee Prince tells the story of Andy, a hardworking young woman who supports her mother and sister after the death of their father. To sustain their daily needs, she earns a living as a tricycle driver.
Arthur, on the other hand, is a happy-go-lucky and wealthy bachelor whose family owns the biggest coffee factory in the country. His grandmother constantly pressures him to settle down but Arthur is not yet ready to tie the knot.
In order to avoid the dates arranged by his grandmother, Arthur hires Andy to pretend to be his gay lover. He doesn’t know that Andy is just pretending to be a guy to keep her job in Arthur’s coffee shop. Desperate to payoff her family’s debt, Andy is left with no choice but to agree with Arthur’s plan and to continue with her charade.
Things get complicated when Andy starts to fall in love with Arthur. He is likewise unable to control his feelings for Andy and he starts questioning his sexuality.
How will Arthur deal with his romantic feelings for Andy? If Arthur finds out about Andy’s real identity and lies, will the truth sabotage their romance and relationship? Will the love story of Arthur and Andy have a happy ending despite the complications and interventions of Errol and Arlene in their lives?
Coffee Prince is under the helm of acclaimed actor at TV director Ricky Davao with Des Garbes-Severino as Headwriter. Prince of Soul Jay-R gives a new interpretation for the program’s theme song, Because of You.
Coffee Prince finds its way back into the hearts of Filipino viewers beginning Monday, October 8 right after Luna Blanca on GMA.

Bejamin Alves Sexy in Bench Universe 2012!

Benjamin Alves is just so sexy in his underwear at the Bench Universe 2012 Denim and Underwear Show!

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Bench Universe Day 1: Sexy Hunks photos!

The first night of the Bench Universe: The 2012 Bench Denim and Underwear Fashion Show held at MOA Arena Thursday night, September 14, 2012 was a roaring success!

Click on the name to see their sexy shirtless photos: