How does it feel that ABS-CBN saw his potential in acting?
Actor said, “Of course, I am happy, I am grateful to them.”
“But then again, I would probably say na more than doon sa nakita nila e proud ako sa sarili ko dahil ibig sabihin, may maganda akong ginagawa.”
WITH JOHN LLOYD AND BEA. John is one of the leading stars of the new primetime series of ABS-CBN, A Beautiful Affair that just started last night, October 29.
It’s his first time working with the box-office hit tandem John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo.
John said, “Siyempre, honored talaga. It’s a new challenge for me.”
“Noong binabasa ko nga yung script, you know, I’m excited at the same time pressured ka at natsa-challenge talaga ako.”
What are his discoveries working with the two?
“Siyempre, you know, itong A Beautiful Affair… because tenth anniversary ng loveteam nila, from ABS-CBN side, parang minature [matured] nila yung team-up “
“Dito talaga, kung mapapansin ninyo, hindi na sila yung loveteam na pa-sweet.”
“Of course, galing sa The Mistress na sobrang box-office hit.”
“So doon napatunayan nila na nag-mature din yung audience nila as a loveteam, e, di ba?”
“So, dito sa A Beautiful Affair, it’s a love story among three people na medyo matured siya, na hindi na pa-tweetums.”
“So, sana magustuhan siya ng mga tao.”
NEW ROLE. What’s new with his role to the TV series?
“Well, siyempre maganda siya… pero wala pa, hindi pa namin nasu-shoot yun.”
“May twist dito sa role ko kasi mabait ako noong una.”
“Pero noong nalaman ko na parang niloko ako nung minentor ko, who is John Lloyd, nag-iba talaga—yung outlook ko sa mundo, nag-iba talaga.”
“Tapos nalaman ko na yung babaeng pinakamamahal ko ay nagkaroon ng affair sa minentor ko, e… nag-iba talaga yung ano [tingin] ko sa mundo.”
“Yun, excited ako i-shoot iyon!”
LIFE WITH REAL WIFE. In real life, John enjoys his relationship with his wife Priscilla Meirelles and his baby girl Anechka.
“My family is great—masaya kami talaga,” He said.
Everyone is aware that John has been in number of relationship before marrying to Priscilla.
Even before, he has four kids to his first wife Janice de Belen.
It ended in break-up and annulment was approved last 2004.
To all his relationship, who did he experience the “A Beautiful Affair” with?
He said, “From my experience, lahat naman ng relasyon ko, beautiful.
“But it’s only beautiful till it lasts, di ba?”
“But I would say, every day, you have to make it beautiful, you know…”
“Like yung communication, respect, connection, love.”
“So, now I am experiencing a beautiful affair with my wife, with my brand new kid.”
“So, yun po. I would say itong kay Priscilla ang most beautiful affair that I have,” He assured.
How can he describe his happiness with Priscilla?
“I can say it’s really beautiful.”
“Mas masarap talaga yung may minamahal ka at may nagmamahal sa iyo, di ba?”
Due to his hectic schedule with the taping of A Beautiful Affair it might take a year before they can go on a vacation with the family.
“Ang plano talaga namin right after ng soap.”
“Siguro ito nakaano [naka-schedule for airing] kami till May .”
“Pupunta kami ng Brazil at dadalhin namin yung anak namin.”
They will celebrate Christmas here in the Philippines.