It is not new to Filipinos to see TV actors, singers, any person who are known or in the showbiz industry run for a position in the government.
Tito Sotto has been in the Senate for the long time, and can be seen in the longest noontime show as well, Eat Bulaga.
During the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election, some celebrities who run for a position won and some were unlucky to take a spot.
Angelika Dela Cruz, an actress, was re-elected by the people of Longos, Malabon as Barangay Chairperson. In a meeting with TV Patrol---TV news, she said that she needed to be an open hireling on account of her late sibling Edward. Her sibling was a victim of hit and run soon after he won that year's election. The performer said that the terrible existence of him turned into her motivation and that her family needed to seek after his dream --- to fulfill.
Direck Toto Natividad was likewise chosen as the Barangay Captain of Kaunlaran, Navotas. He even offered his thanks on his Facebook post.
The spouse of on-screen character Vandolph Quizon, Jenny Salimao, likewise won the Barangay Election in Tambo, Paranaque as barangay chairperson as well.
Wowowin dancer Luningning and actress, mother of the handsome Derrick Monasterio, Tina Monasterion were likewise chosen as barangay councilors.
Miggy Tolentino, an actor-dancer who is part of Eat Bulaga's 'That's My Bae' won as SK Chairman.