Keempee de Leon on being compared with dad

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KEEMPEE de Leon. photo by ARNOLD ALMACEN

Actor Keempee de Leon says he considers being compared to his dad, comedian and TV host Joey de Leon, the best compliment. “I’ve been compared to him since I joined show biz. I know I can never be on the same footing, but I’m proud to be following in his footsteps—there’s no one like him. ’Di bale na ang anak ang gumaya sa ama, kaysa naman ibang tao pa ang gumaya sa tatay ko.” Marinel R. Cruz

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  • Guest

    Once upon a time, Kimpi may have been a drug addict. But at least Kimpi never raped anyone like his father Joey did to Pepsi Paloma and caused the victim to commit suicide out of depression. Let’s just hope Kimpi never becomes like his father the rapist. That’s no compliment at all.

    • BCon

      We all did stupid things in our youth, one way or another. What matters is how we redeemed ourselves from the mistake.

  • Julian de Sota

    News Ito?

    • Scrapper Keeper

      Eh bakit mo binasa? Libre naman diba? Meron kang binabayaran?

  • Platypus09

    Acting wise, there is no comparison.

    Joey’s performance of a wanted guy dressed up as a woman working as a nanny was remarkable.

    This movie was in the 80’s.

    it was comedy but good acting. Forgot he title of that movie.

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