Long before the nudity-and-wrecking-ball visuals became a fad, Zanjoe Marudo
was already rockin’ it years ago for the promo of Bench Fever
, the 2006 version of the biennial underwear show of the local underwear company. He was hot then as he is now.
Here is how he looked like then, when his management agency still had no restrictions on wearing underwear [and gaudy clothing] in public.
And so the exodus of cute and tall and daring varsity ballers to the glitzy world of modeling and showbiz continues. Miko Raval
, a varsity basketball player made the leap ages ago from the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons. He’s a regular model for the Fashion Week designers, commercial events and runway shows and in Bench Body
shows and ads.
Here is another what-if
post on rising hunk Vin Abrenica
. What if he had his nose done to a finer beak? What if he wore tiny shorts at the Cosmo Bash? Would the crowd go a-shrieking? Will he surpass brother Aljur
‘s looks and prominence? Will he become more popular?
That’s Michael Elhag
, 31-year-old Fil-Iranian runway and commercial model. Although he’s old in model-years, the 6′-tall hunk still has what it takes to be top mod, what with a ripped full body. He’s seen here modeling Bench Body
undies, loose at the sides for some air. And peeking through [see Paulo’s similar underthings
Speaking of basketball sons, did you know that basketball great Alvin Patrimonio has a son who went on stage at the Bench Universe
show in his underwear? Twenty-four-year-old Angelo Patrimonio
is no showbiz newbie as he appeared in ABS-CBN shows before trying his luck in Artista Academy
[won by Vin Abrenica
You have to give it to these models. They can boldly walk the runways in tight skivvies in front of strangers. Of course, they have fab bods and all. Just like Marx Topacio
, a seasoned underwear model. He’s been doing those itty-bitty underthings for years!
Whatever happened to the Philippine Volcanoes
as underwear models for Bench Body
? Oh, I want them back for Bench Body
, their hot muscular bodies lubed with sweat as they pose for the photo and video shoots. Just like Chris Everingham
here, who’s not very shy when it comes to showing off his mighty bod.
Boyish-at-thirtyish actor and ex-underwear-model Jason Abalos
is busy on television again. He’s in the Filipino remake of the popular Mexican telenovela
Maria Mercedes. Jason is playing the role of Clavio, the childhood friend of the lead skank. Expect to see more shirtless scenes of the guy in the series.
The guy tasked to portray the Filipino comic book character Zuma on prime time tv is erstwhile varsity baller and model Derick Hubalde
. He’s the big and scary green man with two giant snakes on his shoulders. The 6’2″-tall hunk was also an underwear model in the past.