• Page Views 1914
  • Edu Manzano believes his son Luis Manzano is ready for politics in case the ABS-CBN TV host- actor decides to run for public office in 2016. “My son is ready for anything,” Edu told members of the press during the Wonderful World of Globe event recently.

    There have been reports that Luis is eyeing politics. The “Deal or No Deal” host said in a previous interview: ““Sabi ko nga, one foot is in yes, one foot is in no. The question is which foot moves to the other side.”

    Edu, who served as Makati vice mayor in 1998 to 2001 and was head of the Optical Media Board from 2004 to 2009, said he allows his children “to do whatever they want to do.” However, he cautions: “Ang sinasabi ko lang kasi, may kapalit yan. Kung ikaw magiging public servant, may kapalit.”

    The TV host-actor believes a showbiz personality who would enter politics should “take time out” from TV and movie work “to serve the people.

    “It’s a calling, e,” he said.

    Edu said he will support Luis “if he feels it’s time to serve.”

    But he added, “But then again, hindi rin maganda na tatakbo ka sa posisyon ang makikita ka araw-araw na nasa telebisyon.”

    Meanwhile, Edu returns to acting as he is slated to be part of an upcoming ABS-CBN soap opera.

    The veteran actor said he missed doing TV shows and movies. He had a part in the recently-released Star Cinema movie “Halik sa Hangin.”

    He’s nervous and excited for his comeback for his first soap opera in several years.

    “Ngayon, wala nang superstar. Lahat kayo pare-pareho. The stars arrive on time, they know their lines. Dati-rati, ang pelikula ay naka-angkla sa isang artista. Ngayon, hindi na. It’s the production, it’s the story, it’s the director,” he said. “I’m looking forward to acting again.”

    Edu talked to members of the press during the launch of the Hooq, a video-on-demand mobile service that will allow Globe Telecom subscribers to watch movies and TV shows online and offline via various devices.

    “It’s a step in the right direction,” he said. “This is one way of giving access sa lahat ng manonood. At the same time, may bagong revenue generator ngayon lahat ng producers. So maaari silang maenggayo ngayon na mag-produce ng mas maraming programa at mga pelikula.” (C. Smith, PS)

    Share

    Related Post

    Related Blogpost

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 16 January 2020
      2 days ago No comment

      Single-use plastic shopping bag ban in the works for Surrey

      The City of Surrey has led the way on many of the green initiatives in the Metro region. Our Biofuel Facility is the only closed loop operation in North America where 100% of our curbside green bin organic waste is converted into renewable natural gas and high-quality compost. 115,000 ...

    • 16 January 2020
      2 days ago No comment

      Filipinos in Libya ask to evacuate

      Filipinos in Libya still need to evacuate away from previous encounter sites in the capital even as the UN-recognized government and strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar ironed out a ceasefire agreement, an envoy said Tuesday.  First raised by Manila’s foreign affairs department in May, the highest in a 4-step crisis ...

    • 16 January 2020
      2 days ago No comment

      Taal eruption could last months – Phivolcs

      The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Monday warned that Taal Volcano could have a series of eruptions that could last months. “Maaari po tayong abutin ng ilang buwan o ilang taon (It could last months or years),” Ma. Antonia Bornas, head of the Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Prediction ...

    • 16 January 2020
      2 days ago No comment

      ABS-CBN appeals to overseas Filipinos, global communities for help for communities affected by Taal Volcano Eruption  

      ABS-CBN, through its long-running, award-winning Sagip Kapamilya program, is appealing to millions of overseas Filipinos and global communities to help victims and evacuees of affected areas following the eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas, Philippines.    In its global call for donations, the leading Filipino media and entertainment company ...

    • 09 January 2020
      1 week ago No comment

      Pacquiao and family visit Vancouver

      Boxing icon and Philippine Senator Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao and his family have come to Vancouver for a well-deserved vacation. Pacquiao and his loved ones were billeted at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver. On Tuesday (January 7), Pacquiao had dinner with Philippine Consul General to Vancouver, Maria Andrelita ...

    %d bloggers like this: