Celebrities extol Philippine cinema icon Eddie Garcia
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.
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.
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. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/DjhJxlPu32
— Bela Padilla (@padillabela) June 20, 2019
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.
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. You are an amazing person and actor. What an honor to have been in your presence just a few weeks back…ADVERTISEMENT
— Jasmine (@jascurtissmith) June 20, 2019
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.
Rest in peace Tito Eddie Garcia. 300++ films made in his lifetime. TRULY A LEGEND! 🙏
— Paulo Avelino (@mepauloavelino) June 20, 2019
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.
Rest In Peace Sir 😢 pic.twitter.com/PoQJK661K5
— Maris Racal (@MissMarisRacal) June 20, 2019
R.I.P Sir Manoy… pic.twitter.com/lyLk6aHLO7
— Luis Manzano (@luckymanzano) June 20, 2019
Thank you for the inspiration of a life & career well-lived. 90 years. One of the legends of Philippine TV & Cinema. Rest in peace, Eddie Garcia. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/hN4uUlyClP
— Gretchen Ho (@gretchenho) June 20, 2019
Rest in Peace, Tito Eddie Garcia. My prayers go out to his family and to everyone affected. 🙏😔
— Gil Cuerva (@gilcuerva) June 20, 2019
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HONESTO (ABS CBN) Days with Tito Eddie Garcia ❤️ May You Rest In Peace, Tito Eddie! Praying for you and your family! Mahal ka namin! 🙏🏻 * Tita @ednadiazperez ikaw lagi topic namin kapag naguusap kami ( your loveteam days ) Ang dami ko natutunan sa kanya about the showbiz industry * 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Thank you Lord i was able to work with one of the greatest actors in the Philippines!
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