Comedienne Elvie Villasanta, 84


MANILA, Philippines – Comedienne Elvie Villasanta, best known for her reality shows “Mommy Elvie’s Problematic Show” and “Mommy Elvie @ 18, passed away on Friday after a yearlong battle with breast cancer. She was 84.

Her remains will lie at the Christ the King Church in Green Meadows, Quezon City from February 10 to 13, her son, actor Ariel Villasanta, announced in a television interview on Saturday.

Reports said Mommy Elvie had been confined at the St. Luke’s Medical Center for over three weeks before she died. “Her cancer spread rapidly all over her body shortly after she was operated on,” Ariel shared. “We don’t always say ‘I love you’ to each other but we’re very close. I will miss her. She was so funny. When we’re at home, we never stop laughing.”

Mommy Elvie was last seen in the reality show “Mommy Elvie@18” which aired on GMA News TV in 2012. In an earlier interview with Inquirer Entertainment, Ariel said he planned to produce “Mommy Elvie the Movie.” He added: “I wouldn’t know what to do if I lost my mom. Only thing I know for sure is that it would be very painful.”

Mommy Elvie also appeared with Ariel in the comedy show “The Misadventures of Maverick and Ariel,” on TV5 in 2006. Shortly after, she starred in “Mommy Elvie’s Problematic Show,” which aired for 14 months, also on TV5.

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  • sam_aquino

    condolences to ariel & family…  

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  • speedstream2

    Sincerest condolence to the Villasanta family.

  • oh_noh

    deepest condolences to ariel and the whole villasanta family.

    thanks for the smile and laughter you brought us – mommy elvie!

    sana e wag mo masyado ma-miss si ariel, baka naman kunin mo kagad *jokes*

  • Don Dee

    Condolence. I love Mommy Elvie. She was a cool mom.

  • manangjuana

    she was a cool Mommy.  Loved her!

  • Patas

    Nakikiramay ako Ariel sa pagkawala ni Mommy Elvie….

  • Pio Gante

    nakikiramay po

  • baby_rhian09

    ma me miss ka namin mommy elvie…rest in peace :(

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