Heaven Peralejo became emotional as she recalled how the Pacquiao family helped clear her name following all the fake news that surrounded her last September.
On "Magandang Buhay" last November 23, the "Bagong Umaga" actress shared how hard it was not just for her, but also for her mother, who was hurt by the painful words the netizens threw at them.
It can be remembered that Heaven was accused of asking for "ayuda" from her ex-boyfriend Jimuel Pacquiao, which was proven to be not true.
"At that time po kasi sobrang alam niyo po 'yung sumabog na po ako. Hindi ko na kaya na ganoon ang perspective sa akin ng mga tao kasi hindi naman totoo and nasasaktan 'yung mom ko," she said.
"For me, mas masakit makita 'yung mom mo na nasasaktan. Nakita ko talaga siya noon. So sabi ko, 'Lord, please naman tulungan niyo ako kasi hindi ko na alam,'" she added.
Heaven revealed that Jimuel and his mom Jinkee Pacquiao personally reached out to her following the controversy.
"Siyempre, although we ended in good terms kami ni Jim, of course, wala na po kaming communication sa isa't isa po. Then sumakto lang din alam mo 'yung 'Heaven, how are you, how are young doing?'" she shared.
"Si Tita rin, nag-reach out din siya. Sabi niya, 'What can I do for you?' Kasi sabi ko, 'Tita, nahihirapan na ang mom ko, nasasaktan ako para sa nanay ko.' Tapos sabi niya, 'Sige. Tutulungan kita.' Sabi niya, 'Hindi naman totoo 'yan eh.' So nagsalita siya, silang pamilya, si Jim and si Tita Jinkee," she said.
She continued, "Sabi ko, 'Tita, thank you so much kasi finally, alam niyo parang nawala 'yung bigat sa loob ko na feeling ko fresh start ulit.' Sobrang grateful ako sa kanila, sa mom ko, and sa ABS-CBN for protecting me."
Watch her full interview here:
Heaven is currently part of the Kapamilya teleserye "Bagong Umaga," which airs on the Kapamilya Channel, A2Z channel, and Kapamilya Online Live on Youtube.
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