Many netizens and showbiz personalities were thrilled after seeing these two
comedians in one frame.
Vice Ganda recently uploaded a photo of him and Michael V. together on his verified
The image was taken inside the studio of the ABS-CBN noontime program It’s
Showtime during Bitoy’s surprise appearance in the show, together with GMA’s Pepito
Manaloto co-star Manilyn Reynes, to celebrate the birthday of good friend, singer and
host Ogie Alcasid.
Bitoy and Ogie were widely known to pair up in comedic skits on GMA’s gag show
Bubble Gang before the latter moved to ABS-CBN in 2017.
Vice simply wrote “ICON” in the caption which fans and showbiz peers couldn’t agree
more on the well-deserved title for the two.
Among the celebrities who commented were fellow comedienne Rufa Mae Quinto, Ryan
Bang, Ruru Madrid, and Bianca Gonzalez, while Vice’s co-host Vhong Navarro, Ruffa
Gutierrez and Francine Diaz were among the thousands of people who left likes.
“LEGENDS,” GMA’s subsidiary channel GTV, which currently airs It’s Showtime,
“BOTH ICONS,” celebrity make-up artist Peter Paul Laguisma said.
“Both are iconic in the Philippine industry — meme Vice and Sir Michael V,” a netizen
Online users also expressed their delight over seeing the “comedy geniuses” together,
even pushing the possibility of a collaboration of the two in a movie.
“Unkabogable Star meets Comedy Genius! Pwede ‘tong entry sa MMFF (Metro Manila
Film Festival,” a netizen suggested.
Michael V. has also posted a similar photo with Vice with the caption: “Recently, tuwing
nagko-cross ang paths namin ni Vice Ganda, is lang ang laging pumapasok sa isip ko,
“In a time na parang ‘pwede na,’ ano sa tingin niyo ang posibleng mangyari?” he teased
The possibility of the two working together in a movie is not far from being true as both
have expressed mutual admiration and respect for each other even before meeting in
It can be recalled that Michael V. has previously said that he wanted Vice to guest in
Bubble Gang and possibly play a skit together with one of his famous gag characters,
Meanwhile, the two are part of the roster of top comedians set to be recognized by the
Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) during the celebration of the
Philippine Film Industry Month (PFIM) next month.
Michael V and Vice will be joined by Eugene Domingo and Ai-Ai delas Alas, plus three
more to be announced in the coming days. The biggest honor, on the other hand, will be
accorded to the late Comedy King Dolphy who passed away in 2012, as the national
agency film dedicates the month-long celebration to Philippine comedy. (P. Dela Roca,PhilStar)