My coronary heart is glad. My coronary heart is at peace,” declared actress Marian Rivera when reporters requested her to touch upon the information that she and fellow GMA 7 expertise, Coronary heart Evangelista, have lastly patched issues up 12 years after their extremely publicized falling out whereas engaged on “Joey Gosiengfiao’s Temptation Island.”
“[The reconciliation with Heart happened] in God’s good time. No matter we talked about behind the cameras, please enable it to stay between simply the 2 of us as a result of it’s too private. I’m simply glad that we’re speaking. To this point, our communication strains have remained open. God is nice,” Marian advised reporters throughout her launch as endorser of Ecran De Luxe silicone sunscreen gel in Makati Metropolis on Wednesday.
“At this level in my life, having peace of thoughts is essential. It’s higher that you just’re not avoiding anybody. I hold saying, ‘God is admittedly superior as a result of He provides you with solely what’s greatest for you.’ I’m now tremendous glad and peaceable—let’s simply depart it at that,” Marian careworn.
Marian and Coronary heart created buzz on social media after their followers observed that they had been already following one another on Instagram, and when the 2 actresses began exchanging “coronary heart” feedback.
That they had a misunderstanding in 2011 whereas filming the Regal Leisure-produced “Temptation Island” on a set in Ilocos Norte reportedly due to Marian’s beau, Dingdong Dantes. Nevertheless, the 2 actresses by no means confirmed this.
In a separate interview with GMA 7, Coronary heart mentioned her sister, “who belongs to the identical neighborhood at school with Marian,” was amongst those that helped the 2 of them reconcile.
“We even have numerous mates in frequent. We now have been speaking for a very long time now. I simply don’t speak about this in interviews as a result of I don’t need it to be seen as a publicity stunt. It’s one thing that needs to be from the guts,” Coronary heart mentioned. “Marian and I’ve all the time appreciated one another… It’s actually the individuals round us who make issues dangerous. You like her, you like me… this implies we’re each OK as people. It was solely a matter of time [before we meet personally again]. She has a really robust character, however she has kindness in her coronary heart.”
When requested if she can be open to working with Coronary heart once more sooner or later, Marian mentioned: “Why not? Oo naman.” On collaborating with the latter on social media, Marian mentioned,: “We’re each very busy in the meanwhile. We’re hardly sleeping today. In time, we will see one another once more—FLG’s (Felipe L. Gozon, GMA 7 chair) birthday is arising. I’m positive there will likely be numerous alternatives.”
In the meantime, Marian mentioned there have been solely two extra capturing days left for her movie with Dingdong, “Rewind,” to wrap up. Mae Cruz-Alviar’s drama is a finalist within the 2023 Metro Manila Movie Competition.
Marian and Dingdong play a pair whose marriage is on the rocks. He doesn’t deal with her kindly and she or he appears to be struggling in silence. The trailer exhibits a automobile accident taking place, adopted by the glad reminiscences of the couple earlier than their relationship started to crumble.
“I can see that Dong actually loves what he does. I advised him that I’ll miss working with him,” Marian advised Inquirer Leisure when requested what it’s prefer to be working together with her husband. “He hasn’t modified for the reason that time we first labored collectively, however he’s such a greater actor now. We now have been capturing from Saturday as much as this morning. We got here house at 3 a. m. already.”
“After all, I’m able to spot the change in him when the digicam begins rolling. He instantly turns into the Dong I do know as quickly as he hears, ‘Lower!’ We additionally labored on ‘Bonggang Villa,’ however that is completely different. After doing heavy scenes, we’d additionally really feel the necessity to launch, so we’d giggle and say, ‘Ang hirap no’n!’” she recalled.
Marian mentioned she has additionally gotten to know director Mae rather well, and now admires how the latter works on the set. “Nakakatuwa siya. She could be very hands-on when she directs. She is going to information you from how you must ship your strains to what feelings you might be imagined to really feel. She could be very supportive of her actors. What can also be good about her is that she offers her actors the chance to specific themselves in each scene.”
Dingdong’s return to movie
She continued: “This film will actually make you cry, however I guarantee you, ‘yong iyak na masarap sa dibdib. I attempted to do my greatest to painting my character. I hope the viewers will respect it.”
On the truth that 10 motion pictures will likely be competing on this 12 months’s MMFF, Marian identified: “Greater than the competitors, I’m glad that persons are slowly returning to the cinemas. I’m additionally glad that there are extra choices for them this 12 months. I hope they are going to watch all of the entries, however watch ‘Rewind’ first.”
The movie is a collaboration amongst Star Cinema, APT Leisure and Agosto Dos Media. It marks DongYan’s return to the large display screen after “You to Me are The whole lot” in 2010.