Jam Sebastian of YouTube love tale now in critical condition | Inquirer Entertainment
Close  

Jam Sebastian of YouTube love tale now in critical condition

By: - Reporter
/ 03:08 PM February 27, 2015
jamich instagram post

Screengrab from Jamich Instagram account

MANILA, Philippines— Battling stage 4 lung cancer, Jam Sebastian of Youtube sensation love tale “Jamich” is now on life support as his condition continues to worsen.

Sebastian has been diagnosed in March 2014 with lung cancer and has since been undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
In a Facebook post by Christopher Joseph Liggayu, the father of Sebastian’s fiance Michelle, he said that Jam is on critical condition.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Friends, our Jam is holding on for dear life but he is in life support or a ventilator,” the older Liggayu’s post read.

Sebastian and Liggayu have been engaged since May 2014, two months after they found out Sebastian was stricken with cancer.

FEATURED STORIES

Sebastian wanted to walk the aisle with his girlfriend one day and promised to marry her amid his condition.

But Liggayu’s father has a meaningful message.

“Jam, yung promise mo sa akin na ihaharap mo si Pao sa altar pag galing mo… Ok na yun anak. Ok na sakin yun. Tinuring nakitang anak matagal na kaya wag ka na mag alala. Kami na bahala kay Pao,” he said in a Facebook post.

(Jam, your promise to marry Pao once you get well…it’s okay son. It’s okay with me. I’ve long treated you as a son so don’t worry about it. We’ll take care of Pao.)
“OK na ‘yun Lord, he put up a good fight. Hindi na namin kaya makita na nahihirapan sya,” he added.

(It’s okay Lord. He put up a good fight. We can’t bear to see him suffering any longer.)

Earlier this month, Sebastian told his family that he wanted to have mercy killing and end the fight against cancer due to extreme pain. But his mother refused.

Various celebrities have shown support to Sebastian.

ADVERTISEMENT

On Thursday night, TV host-actress and Presidential sister Kris Aquino visited Sebastian at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City.

Aquino said she went straight to the hospital after attending the welcome honors for French President Francois Hollande in Malacañang.

She said she knew the “urgency” to visit the cancer-stricken Sebastian.

“Tonight I had the privilege of meeting a mother whose LOVE for her 2 sons mirrors mine. Mommy Maricar was so appreciative of my effort & I realized all of us mothers will be grateful for kindness shown to our children,” she posted on her Instagram account.

“I should be the 1 thanking her, for reminding me to continue prioritizing & treasuring my sons even more. My prayers are w/ her, their family, close friends and Jam- that God may ease his suffering. And that they will continue to have unwavering faith in our Creator’s love,” the post added.

The video of Aquino’s visit has been posted on Instagram by Liggayu’s father.

Aquino is just one of the many celebrities who had visited Sebastian. The others include comedian Vice Ganda, Jhong Hilario and inspirational speaker Bo Sanchez.

Other celebrities as well as fans of the popular online love tale also posted on social media their prayers and support for Sebastian, among them Yeng Constantino, Mikey Bustos, and Ramon Bautista.

“Let us pray po for Jam of Jamich,” Constantino said.

“Everyone please pray for Jam of Jamich who is now on life support. So distraught at the news. May God be with him, Michelle & family,” Bustos said.

“Ipagpray po natin ang kaibigan nating si Jam of Jamich na nasa icu ngayon, kasama ng pamilya at mga mahal nya sa buhay,” Bautista said.

The hottest entertainment news straight to your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Follow @NCorralesINQ on Twitter
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: critical condition, Entertainment, Jam Sebastian, love tale, michelle liggayu, Youtube
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our entertainment news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.