‘Isipin mo kaligayahan ng anak mo’: Judy Ann Santos’ mom has advice amid Sarah G’s rift with parents
Carol Santos, Judy Ann Santos’s mother, has words of wisdom from one showbiz mom to another.
Carol, speaking to Radyo Inquirer on Saturday, Feb. 21, spoke up on the rift between Sarah Geronimo and her parents, Mommy Divine and dad Delfin, who were supposedly not included in her wedding to Matteo Guidicelli last week.
The wedding made headlines after Geronimo’s bodyguard claimed Guidicelli punched him after he informed Mommy Divine of Geronimo’s whereabouts.
In a phone interview on “Level Up Showbiz Saturdate,” Carol was asked by radio host Noel Ferrer about her thoughts on the issue. Judy Ann Santos and Geronimo have had a close bond through the years, especially after playing onscreen sisters in the 2010 film “Hating Kapatid.”
“At the end of the day, ang isipin mo ang kaligayahan ng anak mo, hindi yung kaligayahan mo (At the end of the day, think of your child’s happiness, not yours),” Carol said in an apparent advice to Geronimo’s parents.
“Kasi ikaw, paalis ka na sa mundo. Itong mga anak mo, paumpisa pa lang, so you always wish them [the] best na mangyayari sa buhay nila.”
(You will soon leave the world. These children of yours have just begun so you always wish them [the] best in what happens in their life.)
“At matuwa ka na nandiyan ka pa, nakita mong masaya na ang anak mo (And be happy that you are still there, you have seen your child happy), right?” she said.
She also gave advice on disapproving of a child’s chosen partner. “Kahit nga ayaw mo ang mapapangasawa ng anak mo, the mere fact na gusto ng anak mo yun, wala kang magagawa.”
(Even if you do not like who your child is marrying, the mere fact that your child likes [that person], you cannot do anything.)
“Kasi, ikaw ba ang pakikisamahan ng mapapangasawa? Pabayaan mo ang anak mo. Sila naman ang magiging maligaya.”
(Is it you who will be living with the future spouse? Let your child be. They will be happy.)
She concluded by stating that should there be trouble in the marriage, “[A]nak mo ang masisisi, at hindi ikaw (Your child will be responsible, not you).”
The newlyweds, known to fans as AshMatt, have yet to speak up on the matter. Guidicelli has denied punching the security aide.
After they announced their engagement last November, it seems Geronimo’s parents have not been receptive to it after Guidicelli posted an open letter to them on Facebook. He apologized for “hard feelings” and promised to “give Sarah a happy life with the best of my capabilities.” Niña V. Guno /ra
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