MANILA, Philippines – Host Bianca Gonzalez appears topless on the cover of the latest issue of men’s magazine Esquire Philippines.
On the cover of the magazine’s April issue, Gonzalez was photographed wearing only a high-waisted bikini bottom, while her left arm covers her breasts.
“I’m scared but excited,” the host said on her official Twitter account.
“Thank you, Esquire Philippines for putting me on your April cover! It was an honor as well to write my own cover story! I'm nervous but happy,” she said in another tweet.
Photographer BJ Pascual took the photograph of Gonzalez, who was styled by Liz Uy. Lala Flores did her makeup, while Ney Guese did her hair.
The daring cover received positive notices for the host.
“OMG wow! You look great Bianca,” host Daphne Osena Paez said on Twitter.
“Check out our summer cover! Hot!” said celebrity Raymond Gutierrez.
Gonzalez said she was overwhelmed by the response.
“Flooded by so many tweets …I wish I could to reply to all! Will try to reply later. Thank you very, very, very much,” she told her more than 1.2 million Twitter followers.
The magazine’s “Fun Issue” also lists 81 things to enjoy life, such as experiencing Tokyo, surviving Kabul and shooting a sex scene.
Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez also talks about his “Mad Men” days in the advertising industry, the truth behind tourism, and what’s next for fun.