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Quarantine period a humbling experience for Bela

By: - Entertainment Editor
/ 12:01 AM October 12, 2020

Bela Padilla

We enjoyed our recent chat with Bela Padilla because while there are other celebrities who are just as articulate, the 29-year-old actress didn’t use her intelligence to dilute the impact of a question—or, to play safe, evade it.

When asked what her realizations were during the playing field-leveling quarantine period, Bela was quick to point out how the lockdown has turned out to be a learning experience for her.

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“My gosh, I’ve had a lot of realizations during the quarantine,” she quipped. “I realized how insignificant my job is (laughs)! It really humbled me, you know? As an actor, I’ve already played a doctor, a nurse—I’ve done so many roles na rin. But in real life, I can’t treat sick people. I can’t help them.

“It’s a humbling experience. It shows you that the skills you have are just for your job [as an actor]. I wished I had learned more. If I could, I would, so that the next time we go through another situation like this [pandemic] in this lifetime—although, I hope there won’t be any next time—I’d be more useful. I’d like to be of bigger help to others.” INQ

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