Sa palagay ni Derek Ramsay, kaunting panahon na lamang ang hihintayin para sa matagal nang itinatanong sa kanyang pagpapakasal.
“Five years... I don't think naman aabot ng five years.
“I think before five years, nandun na yun, sana. Kapag ganun, gawa na lang tayo ng pelikula.
"Kasal part two,” nakangiting sabi ni Derek na ang tinutukoy ay ang latest movie niya.
Kaugnay nito, pinabulaanan ng aktor ang negatibong imahe raw niya pagdating sa aspeto ng kasal.
“I strongly believe in kasal. For me, kasal is complete commitment to your partner.
“There was a lot of hearsay that I don't believe in marriage. That's not true,” ani Derek.
Sa katunayan, sabi niya, “My parents have been happily married for 40-plus years, so I have the perfect example to follow by.
“It's probably taking so long because I wanna be sure.
“There's no option for jumping into that and then, trying to build a ship.”
Mahigit tatlong taon na ang relasyon ni Derek sa non-showbiz girlfriend niyang si Joanne Villablanca.
Nakausap ng PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) ang aktor sa press conference ng pelikulang Kasal, kasama sina Bea Alonzo at Paulo Avelino, kagabi, May 8
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ANTI-DIVORCE. Kung anong tindi ng paniniwala ni Derek sa kasal ay siya namang pagtutol niya sa usapin ng divorce.
Sa press conference ay natanong kasi ang lead stars ng Kasal kung sa palagay nila ay handa na ang Pilipinas para sa panukalang batas tungkol sa divorce.
Sagot ni Derek, “We're the only country left in a bandwagon of having divorce legalized and with the globalization, you know, I think the country is ready.
“With that said, I don't believe in it. But I would say that I think it will happen.
“You know, the world has become such a small space, it's so easy to know anything and everything.
"If the entire world has jumped into that bandwagon, I think, we will, too.
“Sad to say... Again, I don't believe in it. But we will end up with that.”