Bitoy, also known as Beethoven del Valle Bunagan in real life, better known as Michael V, still can’t believe that he was on the front cover of Reader’s Digest 5th Annual Humor Special, becoming the second Filipino to grace the cover of the international magazine after former President Corazon Aquino.
Michael V. thought Readers’ Digest will only write a side story about his life since the issue is all about humor. He was pleasantly surprised after finding out that he is on the cover, and his life story is the cover story of the special issue.
Asked what might have prompted Reader’s Digest to choose him for its next month’s cover, he quipped: “Ang pinagbasehan nila siguro yung Asian TV awards. Kasi nanalo na ako ng 3 beses sa Asian TV awards as comedy actor.”