After being rumored to be executed in China for drug trafficking, actress Beth Tamayo became the country’s fastest rising newsmaker last week, according to Google Philippines.
Tamayo was the most searched personality in the Philippines after rumors spread that she and drug courier Elizabeth Batain are the same person. Internet search giant gathered data by local unit from April 8 to 14, 2011.
Last March 30, 2011 three Filipino drug couriers were executed in China but the media never show the face of Elizabeth Batain in television, unlike for the other 2 that was accused.
Beth Tamayo cleared the issue by sending her message to director Dante Nico Garcia that she is alive and she has never been to China.
Beth is currently working in a private firm in United States.
Last week other top newsmakers of Google Philippines include Willie Revillame as one of the controversial personality for announcing to the public that starting April 11, 2011 he will take a two week leave from TV5s Willing Willie.
The International singing sensation Charice Pempengco has also made it to the list as favorite talked about her latest single, “Before It Explodes” which is reportedly produced by Filipino-American performing artist Bruno Mars.
According to Google below are the lists of Philippines’ top newsmakers since last week:
- Beth Tamayo
- Dani Shay
- Pia Toscano
- Kurt Cobain
- Tricia Gosingtian
- Michael Copon
- Willie Revillame
- Britney Spears
- The Script
Below are the country’s fastest rising topics from April 8 to 14:
- Bb. Pilipinas 2011
- Ice cream sundae
- Source Code
- PCSO lotto result
- Willing Willie
- iPhone 5