Kris Aquino explains why she treats Phillip Salvador and James Yap differently
The Queen of All Media Kris Aquino is no stranger to being the talk of the town. She’s also known to be vocal about certain issues including her relationship with past lovers.
After going after ex-husband James Yap for his supposed “hypocrisy” on being a father to their 11-year-old son, Bimby, Aquino answered queries from curious netizens about the issue.
In the comments section of her post directly hitting Yap posted on Instagram yesterday, a netizen named @bebeloreli got curious and asked: “Nagtataka lang po at bakit si Phillip (Salvador) na ama ni Josh…. wala din namang effort siguro to support his son wala kaming naririnig….”
(We’re just curious, why is Phillip—who is Josh’s father—he also has no effort to support his son, we don’t hear anything.)
Giving the netizen the opportunity to be heard, Aquino replied and revealed, “[B]ecause he never got money from us and has kept a respectful distance. #truth”
But @lish5lish110 did not buy the media personality’s explanation. She pointed out that she and Salvador were never married, thus no conjugal properties should be discussed. The netizen further said: “..he kept his distance kay josh kaya ok sayo yon..bakit pag si james hindi nag paramdam sa anak mo sasabihin mo hindi nage-effort???”
(He [Salvador] kept his distance from Josh that’s why it’s okay with you. But with James, when he doesn’t give attention to your child, why do you say he doesn’t exert effort?)
Aquino did not let the netizen get away easily, explaining why she prefers Salvador over Yap: “Because never niya kong siniraan sa interviews & and nag-pasalamat sya sa family ko for shouldering the responsibilities for Josh.”
(Because he never disparaged me in interviews and he thanked my family for shouldering the responsibilities for Josh.)
“Technically he could have asked for financial help—if he proved being destitute, Josh under the law would need to give some financial aid (especially if hospitalized or evicted from a home)…” she furthered.
She added she could not take Yap’s “hypocrisy”: “Di ko ma take yung ‘I’m always here for you’ because it’s just an absolute lie…” Aquino then compared her ex-husband with Salvador, “Si phillip tahimik so tahimik ako. Si james may pa post post pa- so sinagot ko ng mga masakit na KATOTOHANAN…”
(Phillip is quiet so I’m quiet. James posted—that’s why I replied with harsh truths.)
Dropping the final bomb, Aquino showed she was not backing down from this challenge. “Hamunin mo pa ako because ang dami ko pang bala. Kaya kong ungkatin from January 2007 onwards. TRY ME.”
(Challenge me further because I have more bullets. I can delve into the past way back from January 2007 onwards. TRY ME.)
Aquino and Salvador met in 1994 while taping the movie “Nandito Ako” when she was 23 while he was 42. They had their son, Josh, in 1995 and separated in 1999.
Meanwhile, she married Yap in 2005. They have one son together, Bimby, who was born in 2007. Their marriage was annulled in 2012. Yap is currently expecting his second child with Italian girlfriend Michela Cazzola. /ra