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Nadia Montenegro on forgiving Annabelle Rama: “She has to pay for this—she definitely will pay for this, by God’s grace she will pay for this, trust me.”

Photo: Noel Orsal

“But you know now, the words breeding, uhm, delicadeza, decency, they have a [different] meaning to me now.

“I mean, I embrace all these words right now because thank God for my parents, thank God for my parents, I have [delicadeza], I need it for this challenge.”

Maaaring iniisip ng iba na nakahanap na ng katapat si Annabelle Rama. Ngunit tingin ni Nadia, “Siguro dahil ako lang ang lumaban ng ganito.

“I’ve been with this woman for one year-and-a-half, almost every day, I’ve seen how she is, and that kind of scared me along the way.

“That also gave validity to my doubts before, but of course I gave her the benefit of the doubt.

“But while I have this chance of knowing her for the longest time, I really wanted out.

“If ni-release lang naman niya [ang mga anak ko sa contract], dinaan ko sa maayos na pakiusap, hindi naman aabot sa ganito," sabi ni Nadia.

“I still don’t understand why people glorify her in this business, I don’t get it.

 

"I mean... there’s a lot more there, a lot more that they have to know.

“Just like what I said, not because lumalabas ang isang tao, matapang na siya. It doesn’t mean that she’s saying the truth.

“Like what I said, I don’t wish this on anybody. It’s not easy, ang sakit, sakit, sakit, sakit.

“It’s not easy, you wake up sometimes it’s her face you see, and you read something again.

“Whatever it is, I still know at the end of the day, ako nakakatulog nang mahimbing sa gabi dahil wala naman talaga akong kaaway, siya lang, at alam ng Diyos na totoo ang sinasabi ko.

“At alam ninyong lahat, alam ng nasa showbiz or even people older than you, kung anong klase siyang tao, kung anong klase siyang babae, anong klase siyang ina.”


FORGIVENESS. Aming tinanong si Nadia, kung sakali ba ay mapapatawad pa niya si Annabelle?

“When I see her in jail,” ang mabilis at matapang na tugon niya sa amin.

“I mean, somebody has to pay for this, my children cried for how many months."