Ritz Azul admits voting for self in Yahoo! OMG Awards

Ritz Azul, Star Factor finalist and lead actress of TV5's drama series “Nagbabagang Bulaklak” which aired from March 21 to June 17, has won the Yahoo! OMG! Philippines Award for Amazing Female Newcomer besting Louise delos Reyes, Coleen Garcia and Jasmine Curtis.

Ritz AzulYahoo! OMG Philippines Awards was held last June 21, 2011 at the Republiq Bar in Resorts World, Pasay City. The winners were picked based on popularity on Yahoo! Search and an online poll.

“Amazing! Amazing talaga! Nagpapasalamat po ako sa Yahoo! OMG!, at sa mga supporters na bumoto sa akin. Sobrang blessed ako. I want to thank God of course,” Ritz exclaimed in an exclusive interview with Yahoo! OMG! Philippines.

But the young rising star reportedly admitted that she actually voted for herself during the polls. Her admission has sparked heated discussions among netizens. In a Yahoo! OMG post, commenters expressed their thoughts on the issue.

“meh_08” said: “feeling ko rin... xa lang din nagpapanalo sa sarili nya.. dont even know her.”

“who is she? haven't heard her name.....she voted many many many times for herself so it got first. Nobody knows her except herself! Sorry!” Yahoo! user “ram” posted.

“Paul” added: “whoever this girl is. i think she spent all her time voting for herself to get the award.. lol..”

But not all comments were unfavorable to the actress, a commenter nicknamed “Myrna” wrote: “i think she has a very good personality, d pa nga sikat, kaya nga newcomer:)”

Oo nga naman.