Carlo Aquino denies hiding baby, shares meaning behind ‘Enola Mithi’ | Inquirer Entertainment

Carlo Aquino denies hiding baby, shares meaning behind ‘Enola Mithi’

/ 06:37 PM September 16, 2020
Carlo Aquino and Trina Candaza

Happy new parents Carlo Aquino and Trina Candaza (Image: Instagram/@jose_liwanag)

Carlo Aquino is relishing being a new dad to the baby girl that he shares with girlfriend Trina Candaza.

The couple surprised fans and showbiz spectators when they announced that they had their first child, Enola Mithi, days after she was born on Sept. 8.


He denied that he and Candaza hid the pregnancy in Darla Sauler’s online talk show yesterday, Sept. 15, as reported by Inquirer Bandera.


“Hindi naman namin itinago. Hindi lang namin na-post (We did not hide it. We just did not post it),” Aquino said.

The “Isa Pa with Feelings” star added that he would be seen in public with his pregnant girlfriend and that they would be recognized even if they had masks on.

“Eh, kasama ko si Trina. Alangan namang itago ko (Trina was with me. How could I hide her)?” he remarked.

He also said there was no hesitation in sharing the news once their baby was born.

“Hindi rin naman ako nagpo-post para sa ibang tao. Nagpo-post ako kasi gusto ko, gusto namin ni Tina i-share ‘yung happiness (I do not post for other people. I post because I want to, because Trina and I want to share the happiness),” he explained.

Aquino discussed too how they came with their baby’s unique name. He said “Enola” came from Trina, and that it is “alone” spelled backwards.

“We want her to grow up very adventurous, independent,” he said.


“Mithi” came from him and is a tribute to his character’s love interest in a show from his younger years, “Pahina.”

Aquino also could not hide his joy in being a father. “Sobrang sarap sa pakiramdam na hindi na ‘yung sarili mo ‘yung priority kung ‘di ‘yung mag-ina mo na, ‘yung family mo. Ang sarap na nagtatrabaho ka para sa kanila (It feels great when you are no longer your own priority but instead it is your mom and child, your family. It feels good to work for them).”

When asked about marriage, he said they would need to save first.

For now, he is appreciating the time he has with their newborn before he goes back to work and has to be locked in on set.

“Siyempre ‘yung mga lock-in ng dalawa’t kalahating linggo, sobrang laking bagay nu’n kasi ‘yung mga ganitong sanggol, sobrang bilis daw talagang lumaki,” he explained. “So, talagang every moment, gusto ko ako na lang muna.” Niña V. Guno /ra


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