Kris Aquino fails to get role in American TV series
Queen of All Media Kris Aquino revealed Wednesday she lost the chance to get the US series role after her “shoot for the moon” audition.
In an Instagram post, Aquino said the role went to an Asian American actress.
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i got news from @agentchrislee that my “shoot for the moon” audition for the role in a US series went to an Asian American actress. mahirap talaga pag hindi “boto” ang mga anak ko- especially Bimb… the role was for a sassy, sarcastic, sexy bartender (truth, i know- HINDI BAGAY) but i was ready to take a MIXOLOGY crash course. i don’t drink alcohol at all because of my hypertension, anti anxiety, multivitamin, vitamin D and iron supplement, and most importantly the 4 different antihistamines taken as daily maintenance. it was FUN to try though. GOOD NIGHT to all.
“Mahirap talaga pag hindi “boto” ang mga anak ko- especially Bimb…” she wrote in the caption.
She admitted she wasn’t suited to play the role: “The role was for a sassy, sarcastic, sexy bartender (truth, i know- HINDI BAGAY) but i was ready to take a MIXOLOGY crash course.”
Aquino also said she didn’t drink alcohol considering her medical condition: “I don’t drink alcohol at all because of my hypertension, anti anxiety, multivitamin, vitamin D and iron supplement, and most importantly the 4 different antihistamines taken as daily maintenance.”
Nonetheless, she said “It was FUN to try though.”
Aquino recently shared a snippet of her audition in the “multi-ethnicity” production, describing it as a “leap of faith.”
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sorry, i didn’t make it to 12:51. i wanted to share these audition snippets with you because regardless of the outcome, i had the guts to take the leap of faith. There are so many people i need to thank for simply BELIEVING in and with me. i shall be back on Monday, i need this weekend to physically recharge, and also to further strengthen my resolve to release all my worries because when i think of all i have been through, where i am now, and the direction i am headed, i have been so BLESSED with the salvation of my Creator’s LOVE. TIME TO FINALLY SLEEP because my 2 sons are okay. Much love to all of you from a very grateful mama.
She was last seen in her role of a princess in the movie version of Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians released last August. /cbb
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