It's been a few years since Marlo Mortel served as Janella Salvador's leading man, but it seems like he's up for a MarNella reboot!
In a recent interview with PEP, the actor/Harana member revealed that he's willing to reunite with the young actress, whom he parted with after a film project. Janella was paired up with Elmo Magalona shortly after.
"Okay lang, siyempre, work pa rin 'yun. Alam naman natin na need ko talaga ng maraming work para sa Mommy ko. Tsaka work is work and okay naman siya kasama," he said.
"And, of course, nami-miss ko din naman siyang kasama.”
Marlo has been working doubly hard for his mother Merilie Pamintuan, who is battling Stage 4 cancer. (SEE RELATED STORY: Marlo has touching message to mom amidst cancer bout)
Meanwhile, Marlo, apparently, was very close to falling in love with Janella during the short time they spent together. However, he kept his feelings on the down low because she was "too young".
"Siyempre sa time na magkasama kami, hindi mo naman maiiwasan na made-develop ka. [Pero] that time sobrang bata pa siya, noong panahon namin parang 16 or 15, ganoon lang [ang] edad niya. Alam kong hindi pa puwede kaya hindi ko siya niligawan," he enthused, "pero sinabi ko sa kanya na crush ko siya."
Marlo and Janella were last seen together onstage back in 2017, when they sang together at his "Songs for Mama" benefit concert.
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