Cesar Montano’s sister lambasts Sunshine Cruz on child support issue: ‘Na-delay lang ‘ata, nag-iingay na’
The issue regarding Cesar Montano’s alleged lack of child support has yet to see its end. Montano’s sister, Maria Mercedes “Ched” Manhilut Cantu, lambasted Sunshine Cruz for publicly voicing out her displeasure over her ex-husband’s supposed failure to comply with the court order on providing child support.
Sunshine Cruz expressed her disappointment over Montano through her Instagram page on Sept. 5. On Sept. 6 and 7, a Facebook account named “Tres Marias,” which had previously uploaded photos of school receipts and bank deposits made by Montano in 2015 (with the receipts dating as far as 2005), retaliated on Cruz by posting school receipts, checks and deposit slips for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The Facebook account, bearing an old photo of Montano with his then-little daughters as its profile picture, posted said photos of receipts and put these in albums of the year the deposits and/or payments were supposedly made.
The photos suggest that aside from paying education expenses, there have been provisions for a P40,000 monthly allowance, which Montano supposedly deposits to Cruz’s account every first or second day of the month, the last of which appears to have been deposited on July 2. On Aug. 1, he supposedly deposited P52,500 on his daughter Angelina Isabelle’s account.
Mercedes took to the comment section of the said photos to defend her brother on the issue. Replying to a Facebook user, Bryan Agusanon Kita Galaraga, who concluded from the photos that Montano did not abandon his family, Mercedes said: “Nagpapasikat dahil matatapos na ata ang teleserye (She’s showing off because her television series will probably be ending) after three months according to a reliable source. I know my brother worst case scenario, he will never forsake his obligations. He loves the three kids God knows.”
“Isa lang ibig sabihin,” another commenter, Bhong Lapid, wrote in the post bearing the photos of Montano’s receipts and bank deposits. “Gusto ni Sunshine na akuin lahat ni Cesar lahat ng obligasyon.”
(It only means one thing — Sunshine wants Cesar to assume all of the obligations.)
“Nawalan na nga ng mga commercials because of her lawsuits hurled to him and now he has another problem on the issue of [Department of Tourism] DOT of which he’s a victim dinagdagan pa,” lamented Mercedes in her reply.
([Montano] already lost his commercials because of the lawsuits she hurled at him and now he has another problem on the issue of DOT, of which he’s a victim.)
Tourism Promotions Board employees filed complaints against their then-chief operating officer Montano in March for his supposed engagement in alleged irregular contracts, mismanagement and nepotism.
“May mga lawyers naman s’ya to settle things in a civil way bakit kailangan ipapa-media pa yan ang tanong namin (She has lawyers to settle things in a civil way, why is there a need for the media’s involvement, that’s our question). Would she get an advantage doing it?” Mercedes asked.
“She should move on not me. Things can be settled in a nice way hindi yung nag-iingay s’ya e parang lukaret (instead of making noises like she’s crazy),” Mercedes stated in a separate comment. “Na-delay lang ata ang sustento for this month nag-iingay na s’ya (The child support was probably only delayed for this month, yet here she is already making noise). I know bad and good publicities are okay for her.”
“My brother will never abandon his responsibilities to his kids and I know him well,” Mercedes asserted. “So for her minions and other accounts fabricated bashing my brother calm down guys.”
Meanwhile, one netizen, Katrina Anselmo, pointed out the downside and possible hazardous effect of posting the said photos: “Malicious ang post na ito. The camp of Cesar is jeopardizing the securities ng mga (of the) innocent children just to prove na nag-bigay ng pang-tuition.”
(This post is malicious. The camp of Cesar is jeopardizing the security of the innocent children just to prove that he is giving money for tuition.)
Cesar Montano has yet to comment or issue an official statement on the matter, as of this writing. JB
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