Jolo Revilla on still loving Jodi Sta. Maria: ‘Maybe we just both need time’
“Yes, I do still love her. Siguro (Maybe) we just both need time.”
This was what Jolo Revilla admitted about his feelings for ex-girlfriend Jodi Sta. Maria in a “Tonight with Boy Abunda” interview which aired Tuesday, Oct. 2.
The couple has been together for eight years before their relationship fell apart. He previously admitted that he still has feelings for her, and credited her for bringing out the best in him.
Despite their falling out, Revilla is still thankful to Sta. Maria for the lessons she imparted to him — the most important was on being a more responsible father to his own son, Gab.
“Tinuruan niya ako eh, di porket busy ka sa trabaho, aalisan mo na ng oras yung anak mo,” he said. “Kailangang 100 percent pa rin yung ibibigay mo sa kanya.”
(She taught me that even though you’re busy with work, that’s no excuse to have less time with your kid. You still have to give your 100 percent to your child.)
The actor added that he does not have ill feelings towards Sta. Maria. He said: “Kahit wala na kami ngayon, wala akong masasabing masama sa kanya eh dahil nagmahalan naman kami talaga.”
(Even though we’re not together anymore, I don’t have anything bad to say about her because we truly loved each other.)
When asked if he tried to win her back, Revilla refused to answer and said he and Sta. Maria will keep it to themselves.
But what lesson will Revilla carry about finding love again? He told host Boy Abunda, “Kailangan mahalin ko muna yung sarili ko. Dahil syempre paano ka magmamahal ng iba kung hindi mo mahal ang sarili mo?”
(I need to love myself first. Because of course, how will I love someone else if I don’t even love myself?) Katrina Hallare/JB
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