Lo became popular for his exclusive interviews and showbiz scoops, both in print and broadcast media. He was 75.
Veteran showbiz columnist and TV host Ricky Lo has passed away, his family said on Tuesday. He was 75.
Lo died past 10 p.m. on Tuesday due to a stroke, according to his sister Susan Lee. He had just celebrated his birthday on April 21.Lo was the long-time entertainment editor of The Philippine Star, where he also had his daily column, starting in 1986.
“You will be remembered, Sir Ricky,” The Philippine Star said in a statement.“It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Entertainment editor and columnist Ricky Lo on May 4, 2021.”Known for his exclusive interviews and showbiz scoops, Lo also became a host of showbiz talk shows on television.
For a time, he co-hosted ABS-CBN’s “The Buzz,” and GMA-7’s “Startalk.”Lo’s career in entertainment journalism traces back to the late 1960s, with the old Manila Times, and later, Philippines Daily Express. Read more: ABS-CBN News »
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I used to read his columns on The PhilippineStar since I was a kid. It was indeed, a sad loss for the entertainment industry; not only as a legendary columnist, but also a great interviewer and host. RIP, Mr. Ricky Lo. Sending my prayers & condolences to his family. 😕☹😔😑🙏❤ He sure didn't look like 75
Parang 50 something lang sya Rip Mr Ricky Lo HIS TEMPLATE QUESTIONNAIRE IS BASICALLY THE SAME QUESTION HE ASKED HIS GUESS WHO COULDN’T MAKE HIS OWN RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURES GOSSIP FOR SCOOP SAKE One of my fave showbiz columnist 😢 cnt believe the guy is 75...he looks young for his age. rip condolences
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