Kapuso actress Jennylyn Mercado is this year’s sexiest woman after topping FHM’s 100 Sexiest list. The announcement was posted on the official Facebook page of FHM Philippines on Sunday.The actress took the top spot from Andrea Torres and Ellen Adarna, who were previously leading in the poll. Other celebrities included in the top 10 were Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis, Sam Pinto, Solenn Heussaff and Jinri Park, among others.
Mercado has always been part of the top 10 but has lost to Marian Rivera and Sam Pinto in previous years.The first Starstruck female grand winner is a single mom who went to achieve her fit, trim and healthy body through hard work and training owing to her being a triathlete.
Mercado was named best actress in the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival for her role in the hit movie “English Only Please.” She has also been chosen as the calendar girl for an alcoholic beverage brand. For the 2015 MMFF, she’s slated to star in “Walang Forever,” another romantic comedy opposite JM de Guzman.
The much-awaited presentation of the 2015 FHM 100 Sexiest Women will be held in July to which Jennylyn said she will join.
“Bakit hindi mo ipapakita ‘yung pinaghirapan mo?,” she said in an interview.