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Heart Evangelista-Escudero remains a loyal Kapuso as she renewed September 19 her exclusive contract with GMA Network, Inc.
Present at the contract signing were GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, GMA President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit Jr., GMA Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Entertainment TV’s Senior Vice President Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, Senior Program Manager for ETV Charles Koo and Heart’s manager Arnold Mendoza.
Heart said, “To GMA, thank you so much. You gave me a second chance in everything. When I started with them, sobrang hirap ng mga pinagdaanan ko and binigyan nila ako ng pagkakataon. I really became the person I never thought I would be with their help.”
Heart considers being a Kapuso the turning point of her career. “GMA really was a huge help for me. I don’t know what would have happened to me if I didn’t move [to GMA]. It was a good decision,” Heart said.
Heart recently headlined the top-rating primetime series Juan Happy Love Story with Dennis Trillo. Doing the series, she said, reignited her passion and enthusiasm in her craft.