Melai charmed locals with her simplicity.

Pinoy Big Brother big five winners during the Kapamilya Karavan wowed the local crowd with their wit and charm.

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The Kapamilya Karavan’s show was an offering of the regional network for the Panagbenga 2010 celebration.

The Karavan held at the SM City Baguio drive over the weekend showcased the local leading soap opera “Rubi” with Angelica Panganiban.

The power cast of the ABS-CBN TV 3 Baguio MAGTV’s Kiko, Ara, Karen and Archie with the participation 103.1 disc jocks, Naimbag na Morning stars and TV Patrol Northern Luzon news anchors and reporters.

PBB Housemates Melai, Paul Jake, Johan, and Tibo were part of the afternoon press conference with the fans and media alike.

Melai gamely answered questions about her new found fame while saying she never dreamed of becoming a star.

Johan said the hospitality and weather of the city was an ideal setting for them after the heat of the lowlands.

Johan showed heart when asked if he would ever fall in love with a gay man. “I have many gay friends,” he said sheepishly.

Malai, however, said the fame and fortune is all passing and is as early as now preparing for the future. “Pag na laos na kami, dapat may ipon na para handa!”

The big five are now busy with acting and personality workshops to enhance their skills before going full blast into their new found careers in show business.

“Di naman akimi prepared talaga sa ganito,” Melai said. (Maria Elena Catajan)