THE “QUEEN of All Media” Kris Aquino attended the Red Carpet Premiere of “Crazy Rich Asians” at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California last Tuesday.
Aquino wore a yellow gown during the event designed by Filipino designer Michael Leyva.
On his Instagram account, he shared a photo of Aquino wearing his creation during the event.
“#Filipinoprideprepresent @krisaquino in Yellow Classic Modern Filipiniana by @michaelleyva_ at the world premiere of #CrazyRichAsians in #hollywood,” he captioned the photo.
Aquino had five outfit choices all designed by Leyva and Francis Libiran.
During the premiere, Aquino was greeted by Filipino fans outside the venue.
A video was shared by Aquino on her Instagram account.
“This was the reason we made the effort to be here. It is my honor to proudly represent the Philippines. Maraming salamat po sa effort ninyo to show your love and support! #KaySarapMagingPilipino,” she captioned the video.
From the video, a fan was heard saying, “We love you!”
Another fan said, “Oh My God! You are so beautiful!”
Some expressed their support holding a yellow banner which reads, “Welcome Kris Aquino.
The Queen of All Media. Pride of the Philippines.”
Aquino approached and greeted her Filipino fans outside the venue. She was accompanied by son Bimby.
“Hi,” Aquino said as she shook hands with them.
In the movie, Aquino plays Princess Intan.
Singaporean-American novelist Kevin Kwan, author of the satirical novel “Crazy Rich Asians,” said that Aquino’s character is a highlight in the movie.
Comedian Nico Santos, another Filipino who made it to the cast of “Crazy Rich Asians,” also attended the world premiere.
He updated Instagram followers by posting videos via Instagram story.
In the first video Santos, who was in the car with family, said, “We are on our way to the Crazy Rich Asians Premiere!”
The second video he uploaded shows him wearing a blue suit with a Philippine flag pin.
In the movie, Santos plays Oliver T’sien.
The Filipino comedian is also known for his character Mateo Liwanag in NBC’s “Superstore,” an American television series.
“Crazy Rich Asians” will hit Philippine cinemas on Aug. 22.