Kris Aquino must fulfill commitments, says TV exec


Kris Aquino and James Yap. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – In an emotional interview on “TV Patrol” on Thursday night, beleaguered television host-actress Kris Aquino announced that she was quitting show biz and “giving up my shows” for the sake of her five-year-old son James Jr. or “Bimby,” who’s caught in the middle of a spat between his mom and dad James Yap.

But she’s not quitting anytime soon, it turned out.

In a statement sent to the Philippine Daily Inquirer by Bong R. Osorio, head of ABS-CBN Integrated Corporate Communications, he said that Kris would fulfill her commitments to her three shows, “Kris TV,” “Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw” and “Pilipinas Got Talent 4,” upon her return from her planned vacation with her sons, Bimby and Joshua, in France scheduled today, Saturday.

“She will have to stay as a judge in “PGT 4″ till its end in June. Being a foreign franchise, there are commitments we have to fulfill and rules we need to abide by,” Osorio said. The “Got Talent” franchise is produced by Freemantle Media.

Osorio added that Aquino would likewise finish her soap opera “Kailangan,” which is nearing its end. A network insider told the Inquirer yesterday (Friday) that the production staff behind the drama series might ask Aquino for two to three more taping days.

Aquino’s daily morning talk show “Kris TV” had “taped advanced episodes in anticipation of her long planned vacation,” Osorio added. In an interview with the Inquirer yesterday (Friday), “Kris TV” production manager Jasmin Pallera said that she’s still unsure how much longer the show would remain on air.

Meanwhile, Aquino and the ABS-CBN management are also scheduled for a meeting when she comes back to Manila.

“We wish Kris and her sons a peaceful and restful vacation. We respect her need for privacy at this difficult time,” Osorio said.

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  • Cesar Mariano

    Another winning performance by Kris Aquino. She said, she’s doing
    it to safeguard her kids. From what? I don’t think James Yap is stupid enough
    to harm his own kid. And besides, James Yap is so excessively fastidious not to
    seduce an overused Matrona.

  • dodot24

    Let Kris Aquino relieve from his show in ABC CBN.. but let her replace Charo Santos. Kris will be behind the scene.

  • haaay

    2003 sabi ni kris naka STD sya coz of joey marquez, ngayon eto naman. hahaha.

  • maysayako

    the fact na madaming nag-react at nag-comment wether pro or anti kris, ibig sabihin they care… yung iba kunwari ayaw kay kris pero deep inside fan sila ni kris ayaw lang umamin hahaha

  • ShibumiNinja

    that’s the effect of the STD you got in 03….

  • Noel

    I thought there’s a gag order for Kris and James to speak in the media. But why is her best gay friend Boy Abunda’s program showing the video clips favoring Kris?

  • ArmchairGeek

    Joke joke joke!

  • Bert

    Osorio is actually just giving Kris the leeway to tell everyone, when he comes back from Paris, that his statement on TV that she’s quitting was A LIE…..Lusot pa rin….smart huh?

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