‘Filipinos exist’: Female MMA star of ‘Never Back Down: Revolt’ wants to inspire young girls to ‘kick ass’
- Filipino Muay Thai fighter Vanessa Campos starred as Mali in Sony Pictures’ 2021 film “Never Back Down: Revolt.”
- Campos talked with NextShark about her struggles with depicting a trafficked woman fighter in the action film.
- The 28-year-old actor discussed the importance of Asian Americans standing together to work toward appropriate representation on screen.
Filipino actor and Muay Thai fighter Vanessa Campos starred as one of the fighters in Sony Pictures’ 2021 film “Never Back Down: Revolt.”
Never Back Down: Revolt
Katherine Creag, a Filipino American reporter for WNBC’s “Today In New York,” has passed away suddenly at the age of 47.
Creag’s network confirmed her death on Feb. 11, but WNBC has yet to release the cause, stating the reporter had not been ill and was last seen working the morning of Feb. 10, according to NBC New York.
A 20-year-old candidate in the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines pageant has become an early favorite among social media users.
A Filipina passenger decided to wear at least 10 pieces of clothing just to avoid paying for extra baggage on a flight.
Gel Rodriguez’s carry-on luggage reportedly exceeded the maximum weight of 15 pounds and was told by airline staff at the check-in counter to pay the excess baggage fee.
A Filipina woman and her son ended up becoming personal servants for an American man who lured them to come to the U.S. with promises of a better life.
The unidentified woman met 46-year-old high school teacher Christian Mothershead on a dating site, called AsianDating.com, back in 2017, reports WITI reports.
In her search for a better life, Julita Bartolome left the Philippines to work as a maid in the United States back in 1988.
Over 30 years later, the 66-year-old wife of a pastor in Mount Prospect, Illinois was deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement back to her native country.
A man suspected of shooting his wife to death at an upscale hotel in Dallas, Texas on July 29 is now in police custody.
Peter Noble Nicholas III, 30, was found covered in blood when he opened the door of his room at Hotel ZaZa for responding officers.
A Filipina survivor of Typhoon Haiyan recently won an international science competition that eventually got her a scholarship from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Besting 11,000 other entries from 178 countries, 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explanation of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, reports ABS-CBN news.
A creative Filipina teenager may have stumbled upon an unexpected career in fashion design after her high school graduation ball (prom night) gown of her own design and creation went viral in the Philippines.
According to Ciara Gan, she began designing and painting her own graduation ball gown after she was left disappointed by someone else’s attempt to help make the dress.
A Filipina domestic worker diagnosed with cervical cancer may lose access to free healthcare after being fired by her employer in Hong Kong.
Baby Jane Allas, 38, received her dismissal letter on Feb. 17 while on paid medical leave — a detail her employer denies.
A young Filipina shared an adorable tweet about how when she finally reunited with her lolo (grandfather) after 15 years, he showed her a photo of her at age 5 that he had been keeping in his wallet.
The woman, who goes by the name Gianne Pineda, according to her Instagram page, tweeted a photo of her grandfather holding up the picture in his wallet, and a photo of the duo together.