Guys, let's take a time-out from all the pa-deep violent reactions on President Benigno S. Aquino's fifth State of the Nation Address. We can't go emo all the time, especially if there are other interesting details we have yet to feast on—like the women, facts and figures, and the country's most awaited speech's history!
The 75th SONA in the Philippines reportedly cost P2.2 million (still lower than 2012's P3 million budget), but a lot of moolah were also spent by the ones who attended it. Like these women...
Photos from Pep.ph
So who had the best cleavage? We had a really tough time deciding—Assunta De Rossi is an FHM Icon and Heart Evangelista is Heart Evangelista (#FHM100Sexiest permanent fixture, Tanduay calendar girl, etc.)—but Mommy Dionisia is just unstoppable at 65! #ForTheEffort #MayAsimPa
Sorry Madam Senators, your gowns all look stunning but Sen. Nancy Binay's creative attire, courtesy of Randy Ortiz, gets this "award" for its unique concept.
BEST NEW WAGS
Photos from Twitter.com/Gingerconejero
Heart and Assunta are essentially SONA staples. Here are the other Congress WAGs (Wives and Girlfriends) you should meet (from left): Sheila Ysrael, wife of Cong. Danilo Fernandez; Fille Cayetano, wife of Cong. Lino Cayetano; and Timi Gomez-Aquino, wife of Sen. Bam Aquino.
BEST IN ATTENDANCE
Aside from owning the House's Couple with the Largest Height Difference distinction, the Assunta-Cong. Jules Ledesma partnership is also our Best in SONA Attendance. This is quite ironic given how Cong. Jules has topped the Most Absences list of the last few Congresses.
However, their perfect five-for-five attendance for P-Noy's SONAs should really be attributed to Assunta, who attended the 2012 edition even without her hubby, going instead with girl friends.