Sarah: My mom’s part of the package

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SARAH Geronimo

WHEN Gerald Anderson publicly admitted that he stopped pursuing Sarah Geronimo in September last year, the singer-actress’ mother, Divine, bore the brunt and drew the ire of fans and kibitzers alike.

Talked about in show biz circles as being overprotective—controlling, even—of her daughter’s career and personal life, not a few speculated that it was Divine who put a stop to Sarah and Gerald’s brewing romance.

For months, the 24-year-old Kapamilya star kept mum. But it seems she has had enough.

In a recent interview on the Sunday talk show “The Buzz,” an emotional Sarah pleaded with the public to stop blaming her mom.

Nervous laughter

“Nanginginig ako(I was shaking),” Sarah quipped, then laughed nervously before continuing: “You don’t know what really happened.”

Prodded about what really happened Sarah again evaded the issue. “Perhaps in two years (I can talk about it),” she said. For now, she said repeatedly, “Tama na, huwag na (Enough, stop it).”

However, she said she would be lying if she didn’t have any regrets. “I wish I had guarded my heart and feelings better.”

Tip for suitors

She is certainly not ready for another relationship, Sarah said, but hastily added that she wasn’t closing the doors completely. “I just… don’t want history to repeat itself.”

To future suitors, a telling tip: “I want someone who won’t get tired fighting for me.” Plus, it should be understood that Divine is “part of the package.” Sarah explained: “I have a mom and dad who only want to protect me.”

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SI5YKNKB3JGD7XD3AVXKI4UK6M diamond

    She wont elaborate further  because I can smell that this topic will go on and on and on for all its worth.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      I’m gonna laugh that despite her parents’ strictness, what if Sarah is no longer virgin and one day becomes pregnant? 

      • spider69

        yes, like what happen to Dennis L. kaya biglang nawala sa teleserye.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    Sarah’s mother is the “Mother of All Stage Mothers”.  Enough is enough.  We understand that they came from humble beginning and there’s nothing wrong with Sarah’s continuous financial assistance to her parents.  But enough is enough.  Not even when it comes to her love life.  That’s over possessiveness and selfishness of her parents. 

  • simonibarra27

    Sarah is just a fad that will fade in about 2 to 3 years so why bother! Pangit nga nyang kumanta at mag host eh! ang laki ng katawan parang si Sharon.

    • darsmith

      saka dami retoke sa mukha, unahin natin yung ilong.  para naman napakaganda ng anak nila. baka magulat yung magiging asawa ni sarah pag lumabas na nget-pa yung magiging anak nila (kung magmamana sa mga geronimo).  also, flop lahat ng naging teleserye ni sarah

  • ManongOsang

    Sarah, alam ko na Wala kang choice dahil magulang mo sila. Sa Kulturang Pilipino, ang mabuting anak ay laging papanig at aalagaan ang magulang. In other words, it ALMOST WALA kang choice dahil mahal mo ang magulang mo & you will stick with them No matter what.

    But I have to say… NAPAKARAMING Artista ang  galing sa hirap na katulad mo. In fact, majority ng artista at singer na sumikat ay galing hirap.

    What’s my point?

    People around you SEE what You Do Not See or what You REFUSE to See about your Nanay.

    Sa BANDANG HULI, IKAW ang PINAKATOLO dito dahil …

    sa SOBRANG KAPIT ng Magulang mong galing sa hirap na ma CONTROL ka at ang malaking perang pumapasok- NAWALA na yung Right mo to be Happy, Date, & enjoy life like millions of young people like you.

    Kung ako man si Gerard, IIWANAN din kita ! Bakit ako maghihintay sa isang NENE ng kinokontrol ng isang NANAY na pera lang ang iniiisip- ANG DAMING babae diyan iha.

    UNFORTUNATELY, You & Kim Chiu are in VERY SIMILAR circumstances.

    Galing hirap and ang inyung mga magulang ay TAKOT na TAKOT na mag-asawa kayo dahil baka mahinto ang sustento sa kanila!!!

    But

    • spider69

      you are very correct. Sarah will be sorry days when she got old & laos na. doon lahat ang punta ng mga sumikat. take the case of Nora Aunor ni walang naipon.

  • batangsulpok

    Kahit sinong lalake ay hindi magtitiyaga kay Sarah habang nakabantay ang ina’t ama, puwera na lang kung ang lalake ay payag ander-anderin o sunod-sunoran para may pera pero aanhin mo ang lahat ng luho kung di ka naman maligaya?  Marami kasing mga magulang ang ugali ay ganyan lalo na galing sa hirap dahil ang katwiran nila ay pera na, baka maging bato pa at sobrang takot na mawala ang sustento sa kanila at pamilya na nabubuhay sa sarap kahit di kumakayod o nagtatrabaho, ika nga, papitik-pitik lang.

    • spider69

      when Sarah was new in showbiz, nakasabay ko siya at nakita sa Bay Area in California. Ako’y natatawa sa kilos ng kanyang ama. kung bakuran niya si Sarah ay parang may gagawa ng masama kay Sarah. nakalimutan ng ama ni Sarah na sila ay nasa USA. ang tanda ko the name of the place is Island Supermarket in Union City, California. ang alam ko kaya nandoon si Sarah to greet & meet the fans. But the father is guarding Sarah very strick & tightly as if somebody will snatch Sarah. I can’t help to shake my head & smile because of the actuation of her Dad. batangsulpok I think you are very correct what you have said about Sarah’s parents.

  • ClarkInKuwait

    Kawawa ka naman Sarah. Ang magulang mo ayaw kang lumaki at mag mature bilang isang tao. They should know that they will not be there for your whole life. They should have trained you to look after yourself. Allow you to make mistakes and learn from them. That is life. In the end it will be Sarah who will ask herself, if I have a second chance, should I made a different decision?

    Napaka selfish ng mga magulang mo. I do not know them but that is the conclusion I can gather from this post.

  • Package_50percentoff_freewifi

    Ayos yan! Para naman kung maghohoneymoon na kayo ng magiging asawa mo (kung may maliligaw pang lalaki sayo) ay nandyan lang si mommy divine sa gilid ng kama at minamasdan kayo at magtatanong sayo ‘okay ka lng ba baby?’ ‘hindi ka ba nasasaktan?’ ‘kailangan mo ng tubig?’ Package nga diba?

  • Package_50percentoff_freewifi

  • eirons1043

    Well magiging sorry lang si Sarah kung ang magulang niya eh gaya ng magulang ni Snooky.  Pero kung marunong humawak ng pera eh happy sila lahat till death. As to lovelife of stars, the truth is that very,very few survive or maintain their income potential after marriage. Suma total eh ok ang ginawa ng magulang kasi hindi mawawalan ng manliligaw si Sarah na matitino at di pasanin. Ang hirap baka ang gusto eh gumanda ang lahi eh tiyak baka pumatol sa mestisong pogi na pasanin sa buhay.

  • jr18496

    It is very difficult to live with in-laws….. based on experience

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