Angel Locsin nominated for Shorty Awards

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 03 2011 12:38 AM | Updated as of Feb 03 2011 08:38 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Versatile actress Angel Locsin is elated at her nomination to this year's Shorty Awards.

In an interview during a press conference for the book 2 of her hit television series "Imortal," Locsin said she owes her nomination to her wonderful Twitter followers.

“Sobrang nagpapasalamat ako. You know I have the best followers talaga. Sila kasi ang nagboboto. Wala akong idea. Siguro dahil iyon ang paniniwala nila, ni-nominate nila ako sa Shorty,” said Locsin.

According to their website, the Shorty Awards “honor the best people and organizations on Twitter and social media.”

Locsin is among the Filipino celebrities who is most followed on Twitter. The actress has an almost half a million followers in the microblogging site.

Meanwhile, the actress also thanked her supporters who avidly watch “Imortal” each night.

“Sa mga nanonood parati ng Imortal, maraming maraming salamat po sa inyo. Pero kumapit na kayo dahil ito na ang simula talaga ng labanang pangil sa pangil,” she said.