Marian Rivera is already expecting that the entertainment mediawould ask her about the controversial YouTube video that spread on theInternet recently.
In the media junket prepared for her newest Jag endorsementlast May 30 at the Dulcinea in Tomas Morato, Quezon City, Marian said she had not watched the said video, which showed her confronting a man on the set of Dyesebel.
She added that she just relied on what the other people toldher about it. "Actually, sa lahat namanng nag-text at nagsabi sa akin, isa lang ang sinasabi nila sa akin, walangkuwenta daw."
"LALABANAN KO TALAGA." Just like what she said in her past interviews, Marian was firm in saying that she would still do the same thing if similar incident would happenagain. She said, "Kahit mangyari poulit 'yan, kahit nasaan ako, basta may nambastos sa akin at inapi ang pagkataoko, lalabanan ko talaga."
The young actress also defended herself against the people who said her actions made her look like an uneducated person. She explained, "'Yon lang din kasi yungpersonality ko, e. Parang sinasabi kodin na, ‘Hindi ako nakatapos ng college, hindi ako mal-edukada para ganuninlang ng isang tao.' Hindi porke'tlumaban ako, ibig sabihin wala akong pinag-aralan. Kaya nga ako may pinag-aralan para alam ko kung papaano komaipagtatanggol ang sarili ko.
"Kung sa kanila po may masama akong nagawa, e, hindi namanpo lahat ng tao mapi-please. Lagi konga pong sinasabi, kahit na minu-minuto nila ipalabas ang video na 'yan,araw-araw ko pa ring ganun pa rin ang gagawin ko. Ipagtatanggol ko pa rin ang sarili ko kahit kanino."
Did she have a chance to meet the guy on the video after theincident?
"Actually, pumunta siya doon sa set namin," answeredMarian. "Hindi naman daw niya talagagusto na magsalita o siraan ako dahil wala naman daw siyang negative about saakin. Kung na-disappoint or may nasabiman daw siya sa akin, hindi daw niya sinasadya 'yon."
She continued, "Well, hindi ko din gustongmakipag-away. Sino ba namang tao anggustong may kaaway, di ba? Gusto niyading makipag-ayos, so napag-usapan naman ng EP [executive producer] yun."
DEMOLITION JOB? Some people were saying that this video was just part of a demolitionjob against her. Marian, however, wouldn't want to think of it this way. Instead,Marian just said, "Ipagdarasal ko na lang sila. Di ba, hindi man ako makabawi sa kanila, ang Diyos na lang angbahala sa kanila."
The Dyesebel actress also ignored the rumor sayingthat the people who did this were just jealous about her and her bloomingcareer.
In fact, she humbly told the press, "Ayaw ko naman pongsabihin na naiinggit sila, di ba? Siguro sabihin na lang po natin na mas marami po ang nagtitiwala atnagmamahal sa akin kaysa po sabihin na maraming naiinggit."
Marian was also clueless why this video was posted onYouTube a month after the incident has happened. She did not also think it was posted intentionally to ruinher image to the public.
The young actress was disappointed though. "Di ba, kapag may isang artista na umaangat o maramingnapapaligaya, dapat nga masaya sila, e. Pero may mga tao po palang ganun.
"Pero wala naman po tayong magagawa kung may ganung klasengtao, sila na po yung nagdadala. As longas totoo ako sa sarili ko, alam kong wala akong natapakan, at tama yung ginawako, marami akong napapasayang tao lalo na yung mga bata, okay na ako doon. Bahala na sila kung pulaan nila ako, wala naakong magagawa roon."
GRATEFUL TO HER FANS. Marian was also thankful to all the people who stood by her sideafter the video was shown to the public. She was also taking the advice of some of hersupporters, "Part 'yan ng buhay. Deadma lang."
And to the fans who always come to her defense in different forums on the Internet, Marian issued a message: "Huwag na kayong makipag-away kasiwala namang magagawa 'yon, e. Angimportante mahal ninyo ako, hindi nagbago, lalo ninyo akong minahal."
She added, "Relax lang kayo, wala 'yon. As long as alam n'yong tama kayo, walakayong inaapakan na tao, okay lang 'yon na gawin. Pero kung wala naman, huwag!"