Celebrities extol Philippine cinema icon Eddie Garcia |

Celebrities extol Philippine cinema icon Eddie Garcia

By: - Reporter
/ 06:32 PM June 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Heartfelt messages and accolades from celebrities poured in once news about the passing of veteran actor and director Eddie Garcia broke out Thursday afternoon.

READ: BREAKING: Eddie Garcia passes away

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Actress Bella Padilla took to Twitter to express her sadness over the death of an “icon.”

“We lost an icon today. This is truly heartbreaking. Rest easy, sir. I love all the conversations I was blessed to share with you, and I will remember you fondly forever,” she wrote.

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Actress Jasmine Curtis, meanwhile, recalled seeing Garcia a few weeks ago as she lamented “a great loss in the entertainment industry.”

“The rain is pouring so hard… I feel like the afternoon is crying it’s heart out because of a great loss in the entertainment industry, Tito Eddie Garcia,” she wrote on Twitter.

“You are an amazing person and actor. What an honor to have been in your presence just a few weeks back…,” she added.

Actor Paulo Avelino also took to Twitter to highlight the legacy left by Garcia.

“Rest in peace Tito Eddie Garcia. 300++ films made in his lifetime. TRULY A LEGEND!,” he tweeted.

Other artists and who’s who in the entertainment world likewise took to social media to convey their sentiments over the passing of the celebrated industry figure.

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