I don’t know if I’ll be able to let go of Dolphy—Zsa Zsa


Zsa Zsa Padilla gets emotional as she shares message to the audience during the Necrological service for King of Comedy Dolphy Quizon at Dolphy Theater, ABSCBN Wednesday night. ANDREW TADALAN / PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

MANILA, Philippines—“I don’t know if I will be able to let go of Dolphy,” Zsa Zsa Padilla, the common-law wife, said in an interview with reporters Thursday at the public viewing of Dolphy’s remains at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City.

“I have a lot of friends who went through the same loss of a mother, of a father, of a partner, and sabi nila it really just gets harder,” Padilla added.

Padilla said that members of their family were having a hard time but that they were trying their best to cope with the loss of a loved one.

“Alam ninyo the past few years nakasentro ang aming mga schedule at lakad kay Dolphy. Pag magbabakasyon kami talaga namang iniisip namin kung kailangan naming bumalik. Kadalasan nakikiusap kami sa family member kung pwedeng magbantay kung kailangan naming ng konting break,” Padilla said.

“Naninibago kami na hindi na naming kailangan i-consider yung ganong bagay,” she added.

Padilla said that Dolphy tried his best to mouth the words “I love you” to her during his last hours. She said that up to the last minute, she was being “makulit” with Dolphy by saying “Lovie, lovie, I love you.”

She said that she knew that Dolphy did not want to let go for he loved his family and the Filipino people.

“ Alam ko yung pagkatao niya talaga kaya nga hirap na hirap siyang umalis sa mundo dahil sa sobrang pagmamahal,” she said.

“Kaya palagi naming sinasabi lovie okay lang kami huwag mo kaming intindihin. I know that up there in heaven you will guide us. Nararamadaman ko naman yun na ituturo niya kami,yung mga mahal niya sa buhay sa tamang direksyon,” Padilla said.

Padilla said that she continued to say goodnight to Dolphy and that Dolphy was blessed to have a wonderful children and family members who loved him dearly.

She said that the members of the family drew strength from one another during the trying times.

“We’re constantly texting each other and assuring each other that we will always be around for each other,” Padilla said.

She said that though it was still hard to accept what happened, the family would try its best to move forward.

“”I think It’s a process. Kung kailangan mag grieve counsel gagawin naming as a family,” she said.

She described her relationship with Dolphy as an “unconventional” one and that if there was one thing she wished Dolphy could have done, it would be to “travel to Hongkong.”

“Wala namang pinagsisishan kung hindi siguro mga wish pa . He wanted to go to Hongkong  to travel and eat,” she said.

She said that she was truly grateful for the Filipino people for the overwhelming love and support for the family.

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  • Mar Vega

    “Turpitude in its ordinary sense involves  the idea of inherent baseness or vileness, 
    shameful wickedness, depravity…. In its legal sense it includes everything contrary to justice, 
    honesty, modesty or good morals…. The word  ‘moral,’ which so often precedes the word 
    turpitude, does not seem to add anything to the meaning of the term, other than that emphasis 
    which often results from a tautological expression.  All crimes embraced within the Roman’s 
    conception of the crimen falsi involve turpitude; but it is not safe to declare that such crimes are 
    the only ones involving turpitude.”  In Ramsey v. State, the court said that a crime involving 
    moral turpitude is one which is malum in se rather than malum prohibitum.  In Georgia, the test 
    for whether a felony is one involving moral turpitude is “does the [crime], disregarding its felony 
    punishment, meet the test as being contrary to justice, honesty, modesty, good morals or man’s 
    duty to man?” 

    • leubas


    • observer_newyork

      So  is Dolphy and Zsa Zsa guilty of moral turpitude for having sex while she was still living with her husband and then abandoning her husband and child for him?

  • James

    Time to make up for the lost time shasha, find yourself a good man to fill the precious moment that was taken from you by mang dolphy..syang ganda mo pa naman

    • andresa igbac

       wow. taken precious moments taken away by dolphy? years of years of living with him, not under duress ay nasayang? what a conclusion from you.

      • James


  • batmanlaijai

    haaayyyyy…. laman ng news dolphy… nakakasawa… ano ba pakinabang ng bayan dyan? na-over ata… wala na bang worthy news?

    • ITT_Co_Makati

      Eh ikaw ano ang pakinabang ng bayan sa iyo, ni hindi ka marunong makiramay sa mga nagdadalamhati. so mas worthless ka.

      • observer_newyork

        There are more important news than Dolphy’s death! Ang comment mo worthless. Everybody has a right to express his opinion and we don’t have to condole and express sympathy by  monopolising the news.   May pakinabang ang bayan kay bnatmanlaijai because he is one of the few that is honest and doesn’t  flow with the thinking of the crowd.

      • andresa igbac

         ano sabi mo, there are more important news than dolphy’s death? eh ang dami mo ng comment sa article na eto bwahahaha

  • James

    nakinabang mga na-anakan nya. mas magaling pa si BALUT sa kanya sa patawa, mga patawa ni dolphy, low class

  • observer_newyork

    I’m sure Zsa Zsa will be able to let go of Dolphy but probably with some difficulties compared to the time she easily left her husband and daughter for Dolphy.I hope Dolphy and Zsa asked forgiveness from Karylle’s father for not only having destroyed him but also for their treachery.

  • Carmi Oida

    Mang Dolphy is about to face his Final Judgment; no need for us to talk about his ‘sins’ anymore. It is ONLY GOD who REALLY knows the REAL Mang Dolphy.

    • observer_newyork

      So shall we only hear all the false exaltations about him  and turn a blind eye to all these comments saying that he is going to heaven ?   It is God who really knows the real Mang Dolphy,  but He also told us that by our deeds we shall be known as His disciples! We have the duty to speak against sin especially when new false doctrines are being espoused by so called Filipino Christians excusing fornication and immorality and glorifying  those who do so as worthy of heaven!

      • Carmi Oida

        I think you are over-reacting. Most messages here are praising Dolphy the comedian, not Dolphy, the womanizer. Nakikiramay lang ang mga tao sa kalungkutan ng mga naiwan ni Mang Dolphy; nobody’s glorifying immorals here.

      • James


      • Shai

        Ikaw, malinis ka ba? wala ka bang kasalanan? May karapatan ka bang manghusga?  Sa paghusga mo kay Dolphy, malaki ang kasalanan mo observer_new york.. . Read the Bible again.. you have no right to judge.  

      • observer_newyork

        Yes we have a right to judge the action and sin. Right now you yourself had judged me  and said I committed a major sin!  I judged  the sin of fornication.Thw whole  scripture condemns it and said no one goes to heaven if you commit immoprality.  Unlike many of you, I wouldn’t dare say the man is going to heaven or not. But I dare say, the sin of immorality won’t get you to heaven!
        By your own replly  asking me if I am clean – you have lost your argument because you can’t argue but  resort to personal attacks! Yes, I read the Bible and I read it even in Hebrew and Koine Greek!

      • Shai

        well, if you read the Bible you did not understand what you read….I’m not saying Dolphy will go to heaven, for the judgment day is yet to come. and it’s up to God to judge him.  Our duty is only to make sure we don’t sin and repent for our sins if we sin… and not sin again…judging others is a sin observer_newyork…it’s not right to be self-righteous.   

      • Dyndin

        God is good and forgiving. We cannot judge anyone, because all of us are sinners. No one is perfect except God. Let us learn to forgive so God can forgive us.

  • Noel

    …not when she’s used to having a huge pillow in bed for so many years.

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