If it isn’t apparent enough, July is the month the entire FHM nation goes Sam Pinto-crazy. [firstpara]She debuts at #32 in this year’s FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World list. The July 2010 issue, where she appears on the cover, is already looking to be a collector’s item.
But what many of us fail to realize is that Sam Pinto has been knocking on showbiz doors for a few years now. Where were we back then, right?
Thanks to the wonder that is the internet, we luckily found four instances from the past where we may have missed the newly crowned crush ng bayan.
1. Sam Pinto as the “Paolo got me gold” lady
Before becoming a full-blown celebrity, telecom ads were one of Sam’s bread and butter .
Not that being a talent is bad – Maricar Reyes, Marian Rivera, and Nikki Gil all started out as models before making it big. This however is one of those times when the advertisement becomes bigger than the talent, and not the other way around.
2. Sam Pinto as a MYX VJ Search 2008 contestant
One thing we love about Sam Pinto is she personifies brain before beauty. Now we know she also has the gift of a silver tongue.
Sam joined and made the MYX VJ Search 2008 finals, which was ultimately won by current MYX mainstays Chino Pio and Bianca Roque. Sam would have been a great loss in the entertainment industry, had she decided to call it a day after that.
Sam (wearing a green tank top) is the girl busting-a-move in the middle:
WORDS BY MIKEY AGULTO