Jon Lucas leaves ABS-CBN, Star Magic
Jon Lucas revealed that he is leaving ABS-CBN’s Star Magic after starting his career and working as part of the TV network’s pool of young talents for six years.
Lucas expressed his gratitude to his Kapamilya family and fans for all the opportunities and support they gave him, as per his Instagram post yesterday, June 19.
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Hello Kapamilyas all around the World! Just wanna say thank you for everything! Thank you for the love that you gave me and my family :) Thank you for the wonderful 6 years you've given me! I will forever be grateful and blessed to be part of your wonderful Family! Maraming salamat sa mga oportunidad na binigay niyo sakin. Oportunidad na totoong nagpabago sa aking buhay bilang isang tao. Mga Oportunidad din na sinayang ko ng maraming pagkakataon. Alam ko kung gaano niyo ko pinahalagahan noong una akong tumapak sainyong tahanan, ramdam ko yon at ng aking buong pamilya. Ngunit alam ko rin na ako'y lubos na nagkulang sainyo, lalo na sa mga taong malalapit sakin, na noong una ay labis labis ang pagtulong sakin para maabot ko ang aking mga pangarap. Lubos po akong nagpapasalamat sainyo! Salamat sa sakripisyo at pang-unawa na hindi matatawaran. SALAMAT SA LAHAT NG MGA BOSS! MARAMING SALAMAT SA STARMAGIC FAMILY KO!! MARAMING SALAMAT SA IT'S SHOWTIME FAMILY KO na mga naging Kapamilya kong tunay sa mga nagdaang taon. Salamat sa Malupit kong handler na si Ate Gidget Dela Cuesta. Sa loob ng anim na taon na katigasan ng ulo ko eh tinuring niya ako bilang anak (na pasaway) 😂 gayunpaman Maraming salamat sa mga payo at saway mo! Salamat sa lahat ng Road Managers ng Starmagic na matiyaga kaming iningatan at inalagaan! Salamat din sa mga kaibigan ko sa industriya! Diko na kayo iisa-isahin basta lahat ng nakatawanan ko, nakasama ko sa kalungkutan, sa kalokohan, sa mga meetings na malapit na kamo kami alisin! kayo ay tinuring kong mga kaibigan. DABEST KAYO!! Salamat din sa mga Marshalls, Art Dept, CamDept, Utilities, Security Guards, at sa mga Masisipag na tagapaglinis ng TAHANAN ng ABS-CBN! Kahit hindi tayo magkakakilala basta magkasalubungan tanguan agad na parang may secrets tayo sa isat isa 😂😂😂Mamimiss ko kayo kabatian pag magkakasalubong tayo! SALAMAT SA MGA FANS! Na naging tunay na kaibigan at kapamilya! Kung may pinakamahusay magtiyaga para sa taong mahal nila, ay KAYO YON! Hindi matatawaran ang hirap at pagod niyo para lamang samin. Hindi namin kailanman masusuklian yung efforts niyo! Ang kaya lang namin gawin ay mahalin din kayo tulad ng pagmamahal niyo samin!
“Hello Kapamilyas all around the world! Just wanna say thank you for everything! Thank you for the love that you gave me and my family. Thank you for the wonderful [six] years you’ve given me! I will forever be grateful and blessed to be part of your wonderful family!” the 23-year-old actor said.
He expressed his thanks for the opportunities given to him. “Oportunidad na totoong nagpabago sa aking buhay bilang isang tao. Mga oportunidad din na sinayang ko ng maraming pagkakataon,” the actor added.
(Opportunities that truly changed my life as a person. Also the opportunities that I wasted a lot of times.)
Aside from speaking about opportunities that he wasted, the actor said he had shortcomings with the people around him, especially those close to him, who helped him reach his dreams. He thanked them for their sacrifices and understanding.
He also thanked his bosses, his Star Magic family and his fellow “It’s Showtime” members who were truly like his family.
“Salamat sa malupit kong handler na si Ate Gidget Dela Cuesta. Sa loob ng anim na taon na katigasan ng ulo ko eh tinuring niya ako bilang anak (na pasaway) [laughs]. Gayunpaman maraming salamat sa mga payo at saway mo!” Lucas said in expression of his special thanks to his handler, who took care of him during his time with the network.
(Thank you to my handler Gidet Dela Cuesta. In the span of six years of my hard-headedness, she treated me like her son (a trouble-making one) [laughs]. Nevertheless, many thanks for your pieces of advice and reminders!)
He went on to thank the crew members of ABS-CBN, from the marshals to the security guards. He wrapped up his message by thanking his fans for their support and effort.
Prior to his message on leaving his network of six years, Becky Aguila Artist Management revealed that Lucas had signed on with their team, via an Instagram post last Sunday, June 16.
Lucas first appeared on TV starring in the 2013 show “Kahit Konting Pagtingin.” In the same year, he became a part of the Star Magic Circle alongside big names in the industry such as Liza Soberano and Julia Barretto.
His recent acting projects were starring in various episodes of “Ipaglaban Mo” and “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” /ra
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