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JUST A THOUGHT: Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. – Willie Nelson
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NOT AS A SINGLE DAD: The sight of babies on the set of his TV show makes John Lloyd Cruz cry…and sigh.
It reminds him of his mother’s constant nagging, ‘Kelan mo ba ako bibigyan ng apo?’’
The veteran drama actor, who’s also a hit as a comedy star on his three-year old sitcom, “Home Sweetie Home,” says he does think of fatherhood a lot, but the time, he said, hasn’t been perfect.
‘I will be a father in due time,’ he promised.
John Lloyd and Toni Gonzaga, who plays his wife in “Sweetie Home,” are portrayed as parents in the running series that airs every Saturday night on ABS-CBN.
On the set, he is greeted by his TV baby and Toni’s own child, who usually comes to be fed. Toni breastfeeds her baby.
‘I must admit, I get envious of Toni, caring for her own child,’ JLC said.
The veteran actor added, however, that as much as possible, he didn’t want to have a child out of wedlock. No single father role for him in real life, he said.
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In same media event, director Edgar Mortiz announced that Rico J. Puno will remain a recurring character on the series.
The veteran singer was sidelined in 2016 by a heart surgery.
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MIRRORING FILIPINO FAMILY LIFE: “Home Sweetie Home” has been teaching couples how to deal with the many struggles that come with married life.
From managing finances to raising a child, the show mirrors what many couples go through on a daily basis.
Having this opportunity to influence viewers is one of the reasons why John Lloyd enjoys portraying Romeo.
“Romeo stands up for what he believes in. He has strong principles.
We want him to set a good example to the audience, especially the younger ones. It’s important that we impart something good to them,” John Lloyd explained.
He also shared that content is important to him.
“Personally, content is important to me. What we tell our viewers is important.’’
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BEST JOB IN THE WORLD: For her part, Toni is happy that “Home Sweetie Home” has been extended several times.
She considers being on the show the easiest job in the world.
“We come to the set happy,” she shared.
In the cast of “Home Sweetie Home” are Sandy Andolong, Miles Ocampo, Clarence Delgado, Ogie Diaz, EllenAdarna.
“Home Sweetie Home” airs every Saturday, 6:30 p.m., after “TV Patrol Weekend.” (NESTOR CUARTERO)