Acrobats and stunning sets stripped the porno from The Naked Truth9:14 AM
The best thing about sitting 15 rows from the stage is that you see everything. From the lights to the props, you can see the entire stage drama. No worries if you have your high-tech camera. You can always zoom in for the abs and the boobs.
The Naked Truth was the most modest Bench show I've seen for the past 4 editions. Before they had little gardens, moving sets, little vehicles on stage, and live pyrotechnics. This year, they relied on imported acrobats to fuse in pageantry to what could be a spontaneous skin show. Everyone wants to go to Bench shows to see their favorite celebrities strip naked. I know that. But if without the attempt to go thematic and artistic, the strip show will be nothing but a sleazy soft porno.
With vibrant headdresses and printed costumes on the models and Jake Cuenca and his butt performing a stunt like this, nothing could go wrong.
So, I will try to get you a glimpse of what happened in the 90s minutes of The Naked Truth. You think you've seen everything with the photos that polluted social media. But here are some pictures that you might not have seen anywhere yet.
The gates opened at 5:30PM and this is what we saw. I overheard: "Will there be a naked man to appear from there?"
Then Vince Ferraren and Aussie musician Catriona Grey came out to welcome the screaming fans. The curtains are not down yet but with Ferraren's bod, everyone in MOA Arena knew we are in for a sizzling treat.
Then Borgy Manotoc took the ramp after the Chandelier-themed production concluded and the giant curtain were down. With a fast-paced ramp show, we saw the dancers and acrobats go from performers to stage sweepers.
After ze boyfriend is ze girlfriend Georgina Wilson.
First super celebrity up is Enchong Dee. And he is literally up, on the pole!
If you can climb an 18-feet pole that easy, you'd expect your abs to be popping as crazy as Enchong's.
You'll be reminded of horror movies when a female model was covered with a knitted cloth. After a while, Kim Chiu was revealed.
She's back! Diana Zubiri is back! "So?" say the mean girls.
We're not worried about less clothes here. We're worried we're putting them on the wrong body parts. Like too much headdress and less butt cover for the men and less cleavage clothing for the woman.
As actors and models exchange turns to take the ramp, the acrobats did their best to entertain the crowd. And it was a success story! :)
The goal is for the two acrobats on top of the ladder to jump on the other side of the teeterboard so the acrobat on the other end can fly to the next mat.
Yep! No casualties so far.
Here comes the other Kapuso leading lady Carla Abellana.
I thought this is another Ice Bucket Challenge. The first model appeared to fetch water from the mini-pool but when she throw it to the next model, tadaaa! Glitters!
Ellen Adarna playing hard to get with John Spainhour.
Of course, she joined him later on. D'oh.
You've seen Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati liplock not once, but twice on stage. This is the scene after their second make out session.
The Naked Truth wants the adjective spellbinding. So they pushed Teen King Daniel Padilla to do some magic. The magic only did not amuse the crowd. Kathryn Bernardo was also amazed. She was so glad she forgot all the hard feelings she reportedly had for Padilla before the show.
Awww. Nice Bench. Now you see millions of KathNiels screaming.
Our ANTM gal Allison Harvard in the pre-finale. She was followed by Dennis Trillo, Tom Rodriguez and Marian Rivera whose pictures you'll see on the two previous posts.
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