Paolo Paraiso can't be happier to know that hisex-girlfriend Mylene Dizon is carrying his second child. News came out aboutMylene's pregnancy recently, but the showbiz world—especially the people closeto Paolo and Mylene—showed genuine surprise when they found out that Paolo wasthe reason behind such good news.
Yesterday in ShowbizCentral, a smiling Paolo Paraiso answered everyone's curiosity on how suchan event transpired. But before anything else, Showbiz Central host Raymond Gutierrez asked Paolo how he gotthe news.
"Recently lang, e," Paolo admitted. "I was at the taping ofAsero, ‘tapos nag-text sa akin si Mylene. Sabi, ‘You have to come here, afteryour taping.' So, ako, ‘Okey, pero I'm in Subic, so, mamayang umaga pa akomatatapos dito.' Sinabi lang niya sa akin na it's important and I had to bethere. So, right after taping, diretso ako sa bahay ni Mylene then I woke herup, ‘tapos sabi niya sa akin na may pregnancy test siya. So, tinest namin andit came out positive."
"Noong lumabas ang positive result, ano ang naging reactionmo?" Raymond asked.
"Nagulat ako, siyempre," admitted Paolo. "Nagulat talaga ako.Pero happy na nagulat. Ever since naman sinasabi namin na if ever namagkaka-baby ulit, e, kaming dalawa ulit." Then with his eyes shining, headded, "Tsaka, three years old na din si Tomas [their first child]..."
Raymond commented that in an earlier segment featuring Paoloand Mylene's close friends, Marco Alcaraz and Judy Ann Santos, they lookedsurprised at hearing the news. What was their reaction?
Before he answered, Paolo shared, "Well, after we knew, siMylene tumawag agad sa States, sa family niya, at ako naman tumawag ako kayBubbles [Paraiso, his sister], sa mommy ko. Positive talaga ang news, e, andit's a gift talaga, so ipinamalita namin talaga. Binalita ko agad."
When he shared the news to everyone, were there mixedemotions?
"At first nagulat din sila," Paolo said. "Pero supportivesila. Lahat nga sila gusto babae, e."
Well, it seems like Mylene wants the baby to be a girl aswell. What's Paolo's say on this?
"Kahit ano," Paolo answered. After a short pause, he kidded,"Kahit ano, basta lalake!"
PATCHING UP WITHMYLENE. Mylene's pregnancy may be the answer to Mylene and Paolo's plans toreconcile and start all over to form a lasting relationship. But for now, whatis their status?
"Kami ni Mylene, ever since naghiwalay kami two years ago,e, she's always been a special woman of my life. Siya ang nanay ng anak ko, e.Hindi mabubura yun kahit anong mangyari. And ngayon, sa situation namin at sanangyaring ito, I think we can work on what we have. Magagawa pa namin ito ngpanibagong usapan sa amin."
"During the duration na kayong naghiwalay," Raymondfollowed up, "did you guys remain very close? Nakikita niyo pa rin ba ang isa't isa?Madalas ba magkita kayo before o recently lang ulit?"
"Before pa," Paolo said. "Sa family functions kasama siya. ‘Pagsa kanila naman, e, kasama din ako. Every weekend nandoon ako para bisitahin siTomas. So, we talk. ‘Pag may problema ako, siya ang confidante ko. Same withher."
PLANS. Now thatthe baby's on its way, what does Paolo plan to do?
"Ngayon, with the baby coming, I have nine months to win herback," Paolo smiled and the audience clapped in approval.
"To win her back?" Raymond repeated as if not sure he heard right. After understanding Paolo's words, he suddenly asked, "Planomo ulit ligawan si Mylene Dizon, Paolo Paraiso?"
"Aba, siyempre!" Paolo answered. "Gusto ko buo ang pamilya.I have nine months to work on it! I hope sana suportahan ako ng kaibigan atpamilya na sana mabuo namin ang pamilya namin."
Raymond commented, "And Mylene is a hot mama!"
"Oo naman!" smiled Paolo.
How about marriage?
"Oo naman, why not! Especially ngayon na birthday niya [Mylene]kahapon," Paolo said.
With all that said, what does Paolo have to offer to Mylenenow, now that he announced his plan to woo her again?
"Like I said before, kay Tomas pa lang, e, lagi lang akonandito for her. Kahit anong klaseng suporta ay nandoon ako. Hindi ko siyaiiwan kung ano man ang maging result ng panliligaw ko sa kanya ulit, e, nanditolang ako para sa kanya."Good luck to Paolo's courtship then.