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Entertainment journalist Ricky Lo dies at 75


You will be remembered, Sir Ricky ???? It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Entertainment...

Posted by Philippine Star on Tuesday, May 4, 2021


Veteran entertainment columnist Ricky Lo passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75, the Philippine Star confirmed.

In a Facebook post, the Philippine broadsheet "expressed deep sorrow" over the death of the showbiz columnist.

"Ricky Lo popularized the decades-long Funfare column in The Philippine STAR, and was a highly respected journalist in showbiz circles," it said.

Lo was also the host of GMA 7's "Startalk," and a co-host of comedy talk show "CelebriTV" from the same TV network. 

He was also one of the hosts in ABS-CBN's entertainment show The Buzz.

The veteran entertainment journalist was also a television host for "The Ricky Lo Exclusives" which aired over QTV Channel 11.

Before writing a column at Philippine Star, Lo started his stint as an entertainment journalist in The Manila Times and The Manila Chronicle.. -- BAP, GMA News