Why James Reid And Joshua Garcia Were Not Included In 2018 Walk Of Fame

  • December 11, 2018
  • INSIDESHOWBIZ.PH TEAM

Last December 10, a total of 9 celebrities including Julia Barretto, Pia Wurtzbach, Derek Ramsay, Ken Chan, and Vhong Navarro were awarded a star on the Walk of Fame at the Central Plaza of Eastwood City. Noticeably absent were Julia’s love team partner, Joshua Garcia, as well as James Reid who were both announced to be part of the new inductees last November.

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Just a couple of weeks ago during the last days of November, the list of the new inductees for the prestigious Walk of Fame at the Central Plaza of Eastwood City (the Philippine version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame) were announced.


Part of this prestigious list were the celebrities mentioned above and more and all were present during the induction ceremony last December 10 except James Reid and Joshua Garcia.

Derek Ramsay

Ken Chan

Julia Barretto

Pia Wurtzbach

Vhong Navarro

Organizers were quick to clarify why Joshua Garcia and James Reid were not included in this year’s ceremony even if they were nominated stating that their physical presence during the induction was a strict requirement by the organization for them to be awarded. “Well, in fact, for this year’s inductees, we invited their love teams. Unfortunately, they can’t make it. The board is very very strict, eh. Presence is really required. So if you notice, Mr. James Reid is not included anymore because he had to extend his stay in Australia to attend to the needs of his father, which we fully understand. [For Joshua Garcia], he wasn’t able to provide a schedule also,” stated Federico Moreno, the son of the late German Moreno, who is also the president of the foundation that bears his father’s name.

Mr. Moreno also clarified that there is still a chance for James and Joshua to be part of the Walk of Fame since they are still qualified for nomination next year, “Once you are nominated, we try to nominate naman din again next year.”

We would like to congratulate our celebrity idols who made it to the Walk of Fame this year and we are keeping our fingers crossed for James and Joshua to finally be part of it next year!

Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia, James Reid and more are nominated at this year’s Inside Showbiz Awards! Head over to the Inside Showbiz Awards page to vote for them and your other favorites!

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  • How about Nadine Lustre? This girl, influence a lot of filipina girl to stand and be proud of who they are? Why is it nobody noticed? I don’t think so? She has a remarkable movies, international endoresement and she has her own costemetics. She is a very productive girl actress. I think she is qualified more than enough to noticed and recognized with her name to be part of WOF.

  • Nadine Lustre was included in the list too… only to be replaced by julia b. coz she couldn’t make it… as reported by WOF organizers..

    So..she ought to have been rightfully mentioned also …aside from james and joshua.

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