-an "extra," like in a film but this word isn't necessarily used for that situation
-derived from the Filipino term "papel" or "pumapel" which means one who likes to always be in the scene or be given attention in things that don't concern them.
Ang epal talaga ni Christina, wala naman siyang kinalaman dun sa show eh. (Christina is such an epal, she doesn't have anything to do with the show).
Boy 1:"Anong ginagawa niyang gagong yan diyan?"
Boy 2:"Wala. Epal na naman."
Boy 1:"What's the hell is that fool doin' there?"
Boy 2:"Nothing. Epal again."