Richard Gutierrez considers his being a Kapamilya via the hit prime time offering La Luna Sangre a new chapter in his showbiz career. The actor said that ABS-CBN has given him good exposure and he can only be thankful for every opportunity.
“It’s a fresh start for me, a good chapter if I may say so. As an actor, I’m excited with what’s going else to happen in the coming days,” he starts.
“Obviously, they’re doing a great job. I’m amazed. That’s the reason why they are an industry leader, and it’s nice to work with only the best.”
Looking back, Chard has no regrets if at current, he is no longer the Prime Time King, unlike when he was with former mother studio GMA where he reigned supreme in the ratings chart starting with Mulawin in 2004.
“Well, I’ve had my fair share of triumph in the past no doubt. My eleven-year stay as a Kapuso opened lots of opportunities for me then. Imagine, I was churning in one hit show after the other. That was indeed an amazing phase in my career.
“But I guess, in the passing of times, I evolved both as a performer and individual. I believe that as long as you’re passionate about your craft and open to further improvement, you still have a long way to go in the ‘biz.”
Richard discloses the reason why he opted not to renew his contract with GMA during that time.
“For the record, it was my choice. Perhaps, I got too tired. My workload was continuous. I got burnt out. I wasn’t enjoying already. I didn’t know myself then as well as my true friends. I went through an emotional roller coaster during that period but I’m thankful that I’ve undergone such because it helped me become more mature.”
Because of that experience, the popular star realized a lot of things about handling stardom.
“I realized that I had to go through all that stuff to know what really matters. I’m no longer the happy-go-lucky type. Now, I don’t take things for granted when it comes to my career. I treat it more as a profession.
“During my time-off, when I lived in Switzerland and the States for a while, I was able to rejuvenate myself. I gained my mojo back, so to speak. Everything appeared to be fresh once again. It’s not all about high salary. You do it because you love acting. I’m happy to say that at this point, I’m into that stage in which I love my craft!” ends Richard.
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When asked if she and James Reid became sweethearts in the past, Sin Island star Nathalie Hart denies the rumor.
“Oh, no way!” she says.
The controversy started to spread when an old picture came out in the Internet in which James was on the verge of kissing her.
“Gosh, it’s so embarrassing. Ha-ha-ha! I don’t want to be bashed by the JaDine fanatics. In the first place, that photo was taken before they became an official love team. Everybody knows that at present, James and I have our respective love life. He and Nadine (Lustre) are going on their second year while I’m happy with my Spanish boyfriend!”
The actress reiterates that the photo in question was taken years ago.
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