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Ten months after he broke up with actress Bea Alonzo, Zanjoe Marudo has said that he remains single and not looking for a new love these days.
“Single pa rin. Sa ngayon masasabi ko namang I’m ready (to fall in love). Pero hindi ako naghahanap. Pag hindi, andito naman ako, mahal ko ang sarili ko at pamilya ko,” said Marudo when asked about the state of his heart, during an interview on “Tonight With Boy Abunda” on ABS-CBN recently.
Marudo, 33, said he also consider his exes his friends and does not harbor any grudge against them.
“Wala akong kaaway na ex ko. Hindi ko masasabi na friends ko sila pero pagnagkasalubong ko sila, pwede ako makipagkumustahan at pwede akong makipag-usap,” he added.
Marudo appeared on the late-night program to promote his latest movie “The Third Party” which also stars Angel Locsin and Sam Milby.
Asked how he prepared for his latest gay role, Marudo said: “First time ko itong ginawa na nasa isang relationship.
Basta sinabi ni direk, normal ka lang na lalaki. Gusto ko internal ‘yung pag-atake ng pagiging gay mo. Ang gusto niya sa mata lang nakikita.”
It was not the first time that Marudo portrayed a gay role in the movie. He has acted gay in “24/7,” “Bromance,” and “Maria Leonora Theresa.”
Marudo also said that he has not been courted by gay men.
He added that he got excited when the role was offered to him.
“Na-excite ako sa mga magiging eksena namin ni Sam pero nung andun na awkward ang feeling,” Marudo said.
The actor also said that he was still on cloud nine when he appeared in a cameo role with director Laurice Guillen.
“Meron akong isang ginawang cameo na magkasama kami ni Direk Laurice Guillen. Mag-ina kami rito. Iba ‘yung experience na ‘yun kasi hindi ko alam ang line ko at hindi rin alam ni Direk Laurice kung anong character n’ya nung pumunta kami sa set. Nalaman namin na isang inang drug pusher siya at ako naman drug addict. Yung ang role namin,” Marudo said.