Maricel Soriano not afraid of losing fame: ‘Lahat ng bagay may katapusan’
Maricel Soriano said she does not fear losing fame as she already prepared herself should the time come when she needs to end her showbiz career.
Maricel discussed this when her actress niece Meryll Soriano asked her, “Takot ka bang malaos? (Are you afraid of losing fame?),” as seen in a vlog on the Diamond Star’s YouTube channel on Saturday, Dec. 3.
“Hindi, kasi nung bata ako sinasabi na nila… [na] lahat ng bagay may katapusan,” she stated. “Kaya dapat lagi kang handa… kasi hindi pwedeng hindi ka maging handa dahil parang buhay din ang [show business], hindi mo alam kung anong maaaring mangyari.”
(No because since I was young, people have already been telling me that everything has an end. So, you should always be ready because show business is just like life, you would not know what could happen.)
Maricel then addressed fellow celebrities and noted that one should be grateful for the opportunities they were given in show business.
“Kung sumikat ka at tapos na ‘yung time mo, ibigay mo naman sa iba. Gano’n talaga yo’n, e,” she said. “Natapos na ‘yung time mo, share it naman with others.”
(If you already became famous and your time had come to an end, give [chance] to others. That’s how it goes. You already had your time [in show business], so share it with others.)
During their conversation, Maricel was also asked how she feels on her new series under ABS-CBN which marks her return to television.
“Excited na excited ako [kasi] siyempre, ang tagal din nating nawala sa telebisyon,” she answered. “Parang ready ka na ulit umarte. Alam mo ‘yung sumisigaw ‘yung puso mo na, ‘Game na, Mary!'”
(I am very excited because of course, we have not been on television for some time. It feels like I’m ready to act again. It was as if my heart is shouting, “We’re game, Mary!”)
Maricel’s ABS-CBN TV series was announced last September. No further details have been given about the project as of this writing.
Maricel was last seen on TV in the 2021 drama series “Ang sa Iyo Ay Akin,” where she starred alongside Jodi Sta. Maria, Iza Calzado and Sam Milby.
Earlier this year, the Diamond Star was also revealed to star in the international romantic-comedy film “Re-Live” where she will be appearing with American actresses Rain Valdez and Rachel Leyco. EDV
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