Friday, August 13, 2010

Angel Locsin is Icon of the Year in Us Girls Awards

Angel Locsin
iEmmy-nominated for best actress Angel Locsin has been chosen as recipient of the "Icon Award" in "Us Girls August Awards 2010".  Sunstar reported that Angel was chosen by staff of the premiere lifestyle program because of  her multiple commercial endorsements, big television projects, and her involvement in helping fellow Filipinos.

Angel is a known supporter of women's rights group Gabriela, rallies for children orphaned by the conflict in Mindano, and has organized last year the Shop and Share online auction of co-celebrities prized possession raising one million pesos to help the victims of  typhoon Ondoy in addition to her personal time she dedicated to personally help out the typhoon victims as well as her own expensive bags she included for charity auction, and money she anonymously donated, which was later discovered amounting to six hundred thousand pesos.  Click here to check out our previous blogs on Angel's humanitarian causes and here for Angel's activities during typhoon Ondoy.

Angel was recently crowned as this year's FHM's Sexiest Woman of the World.  Click here for our related stories.  She also earned last year her prestigious iEmmy nomination for best actress for playing the role of Lyka in Lobo (known as "She-Wolf: The Last Sentinel" in other countries where the show was aired).  Click here for our iEmmy related stories.

Winners in other categories will be announced at the awarding ceremony on the 19th of August at the Icon Bar of Intercontinental Hotel in Makati City.  If you cannot attend the actual ceremony, watch out for the televised awards night on Us Girls on 29th of August at 6:30 PM on Studio 23 with Us Girls hosts Chesca Garcia-Kramer, Iya Villana and Angel Aquino.

Chesca Garcia-Kramer (left), Iya Villana (middle) and Angel Aquino (right)
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