HOLLYWOOD, California (The Adobo Chronicles, Los Angeles Bureau) – Many of her fans were looking forward to her moment of fame, a la ‘Sunset Boulevard’: “Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up!”
Well it wasn’t going to be quite a Norma Desmond moment, but still, it was a Hollywood dream film for Kris Aquino, playing a cameo role as a princess in “Crazy Rich Asians.”
She announced it on her Instagram account, saying she has signed a deal to appear in this new Hollywood film project based on the novel by Kevin Kwan.
With about 7 luggages in tow, she posed for the cameras as she was checking in for a flight to Singapore where the movie was being filmed.
Also in her check-in baggage were several designer gowns fit for her royal Hollywood film debut.
But alas, it was all a misunderstanding.
Her cameo role was for an orderly at the Princess Hospital where the rich Asians go for their medical care.
For the uninitiated, an “orderly” is an attendant in a hospital responsible for the nonmedical care of patients and the maintenance of order and cleanliness.
She didn’t have to bring any wardrobe from Manila. Her costume was waiting for her at the set.