Young stars have no respect for older actors—Robin Padilla

  • Page Views 1752
  • According to Robin Padilla, young stars nowadays lack the acknowledgment and respect for senior actors whenever they cross paths or are present in the same place.

    “I must say that it’s so different these days as compared to my time,” he avers. “There’s really something amiss when it comes to showing respect for older or more veteran stars. Contemporary young stars don’t know how to show it and they’re not the slightest concerned on the matter.”

    Binoe reveals that he himself has an experience of this kind.

    “Oh, yes! Many times actually. You meet this young crop of stars in the elevator and they’ll not acknowledge you as if you were non-existent. Sometimes, I’m tempted to say, ‘Hey! I’m Robin Padilla!’ But of course, you don’t want to impose on them, right?”

    This development saddens the Sana Dalawa ang Puso lead.
    “It’s because I was brought up in an era where junior stars have high respect for their senior counterparts. Like Boss Vic (del Rosario, Jr.) of Viva. For the longest time, I worked with them. Snubbing senior stars was a big no-no for him. He would talk to the stars personally to explain this. That’s the system I’m used to that’s why I’m somewhat disappointed with the present set-up.”

    Robin reiterates though that he’s not obliging the generation of young stars to do such although he’s searching for that tradition in contemporary setting.

    “I just miss it but I cannot impose or oblige the young stars of today to do the same. I don’t want it to become a big issue.”
    Speaking of being a senior in the industry, the Pilipinas Got Talent judge doesn’t hide his true age.

    “I’m proud to say that I’m now 48 years old. Why would I be shy to reveal my true age? What matters, I’m happy to still be here in showbiz. I was able to meet this fresh crop of talents. It’s a blessing to have met them at this time. For me, it’s an asset.
    “One thing more, reaching this stage in your life gives you an authority to speak up on certain things. Being part of the so-called old school has its positive side. Just like when I get asked what my secret success formula is, I realize that it’s the humility that I have after all these years,” ends Binoe.

    by: J.Gonzales, TMS

    Share

    Related Post

    Related Blogpost

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 15 February 2019
      2 days ago No comment

      Former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres diagnosed with skin cancer

      Dayanara Torres, 44, reveals that she has skin cancer. The former Miss Universe titleholder took to her social media accounts to announce the sad news that she has been diagnosed with melanoma, a form of skin cancer. It is said to be the “most dangerous form of skin cancer,” ...

    • 15 February 2019
      2 days ago No comment

      The Kid Who Would Be King (PG)

      Regal Awakening! On occasion I go into deep thought as to what parental rating I should give a movie. Hardly ever do I pay much if any attention what the local censor boards levy on films since often I regard these people as simple government bureaucrats who are a ...

    • 15 February 2019
      2 days ago No comment

      ‘Jesusa’ meant for Sylvia Sanchez

      It did not take long for Sylvia Sanchez to say yes once she learned of the project “Jesusa” from writer and director Ronald Carballo. The writer-director was forthright, she said. She knew from the get-go that she was not the original choice. It did not matter to her. She ...

    • 15 February 2019
      2 days ago No comment

      Bong says showbiz remains his first love

      Despite his bid to return to politics, former action hero Bong Revilla maintained he won’t be turning his back on showbiz. “Showbiz is my first love. Bread and butter ko ang pelikula at telebisyon. Ito ang bumubuhay ng pamilya ko. Tuloy-tuloy ang paggawa ko ng pelikula, tuloy ang paglabas ...

    • 15 February 2019
      2 days ago No comment

      BBC praises ‘incredible vocal skill’ of TNT Boys

      The TNT Boys, composed of Kiefer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto and Francis Concepcion, have caught the attention of media giant BBC. On Tuesday, the BBC posted a video titled “TNT Boys: The teen tribute act captivating the Philippines.” “The TNT Boys’ blend of tribute act, drag performance and incredible vocal ...

    %d bloggers like this: