Celebrity, a noun word associated to “intrigues, scandals and lies”. It is hard to be a public figure, most especially being a TV Personality. Your life is an open book. There is no single information or privacy that you can hide from the eyes of the public.
Most of the time, what we call “stars” shine through controversies, conspiracies and maneuvers. If you did not encounter those vital words in the showbiz industry, be afraid and think not be in the limelight.
People, mostly Filipinos, are fond of creating and knowing gossips. Rumors are quickly spread for it is in our nature to be called as “chismoso and chismosa”, particularly if your favorite celebrities are involve in an issue.
Publicity is the main reason why issues and intrigues were made. Good or bad, it is still publicity. It can add up spice to the journey of one’s artist career. Though, some, especially the new breed of talents aspires to be the next big thing, are not used to the show business’ trend and endeavors. If encountered a disintegrating scheme, either way, deny it or chooses not to speak about the matter. But how sure are we, if they are telling the truth or it is just a lie.
Showbiz Central, a showbiz oriented program, airs every Sunday at around 4:00 PM on GMA channel 7. It talks about certain issues that involve your favorite stars. There is a special segment called DON’T LIE TO ME hosted by the one and only JOHN “SWEET” LAPUZ. It features different GMA7 talents to take the fiercely LIE DETECTOR TEST every week.
The said segment talks about gossips, intrigues and scandals of the featured artist. He / She is affix on a lie detector machine and a licensed Polygraphist will examine the chart to determine if the subject, person who currently taking the lie detector test, is telling the truth or not. The artist asks 3 sets of questions answerable by YES or NO. Result can be detected for a few seconds and the Polygraph examiner will raise the TRUTH or LIE signage. If the result is LIE , “SWEET” will face the consequence of dancing for the audience viewing pleasure.
Though, the polygraph test for that particular show is used as a mean of entertaining the public and proving that there is no need to be afraid to take the LIE DETECTOR TEST. However, the results of the Polygraph test are accurate and believable.
All of us have our own secrets to hide. Even the “Stars” that we idolized also have one, in which the public may not be known, but with the advancement of technology. They will not escape the reality that through and through their secrets will be revealed once undergone the LIE DETECTOR TEST.