Since Edu Manzano confirmed that he’s dating Cherry Pie Picache last November 19, their respective sons, Luiz Manzano and Nio Tria, have expressed support for their relationship. Adding to the list of Edu and Cherry Pie’s vocal supporters is Luis’ wife Jessy Mendiola.
In a report by PEP.ph, Jessy detailed how she learned about the newfound romance between her father-in-law and former "Sandugo" co-star.
"Sinabi po ni Luis sa akin bago pa man po lumabas na sila na. Mga, I think, a month ago. Not sure po. But ano po, nung tinext po siya ni Luis, 'Hey, I found out.' 'I’m just so happy, anak,' gumanoon si Daddy Yo,” she revealed.
Having worked with Cherry Pie in the 2019 TV series “Sandugo,” Jessy sang praises for the veteran actress and described her as super helpful and kind on set.
"Sobrang bait po ni Tita Pie,” said Jessy. “As in talagang, nung una, mas natakot po talaga ako sa kanya kasi siyempre veteran actress, ang galing umarte, baka kainin ako sa eksena."
"Pero nung nakatrabaho ko siya, sobrang bait niya. Sobrang helpful niya pagdating sa mga eksena. Yung matututo ka talaga,” she added.
As for Edu and Cherry Pie’s relationship, Jessy said that she's gushed about the couple to husband Luis: “Ang cute-cute nga po nila. Sabi ko, ‘Love, tingnan mo si Daddy Yo at si Tita Pie, oh. Kuma-KathNiel.’ Ang cute-cute nila.”
Edu and Cherry Pie were in the United States when their relationship was confirmed to the public, so Jessy and Luis haven’t met with the couple yet.
Luis spoke of the relationship in an interview with G3 San Diego: “Sobrang we were caught off guard. No one saw it coming. I don’t even think Dad and Tita Pie saw it coming.”
“Kung maibabalik ang prangkisa ng ABS-CBN next year, baka si Daddy at Tita Pie, itapat sa KathNiel,” he added.
Meanwhile, The Squad Plus member Nio loves seeing his mom’s love life flourish.
“She deserves love. I just want my mom to be happy kaya support ako sa kanya, support ako sa kanila,” he said in an interview for ABS-CBN’s “Kapamilya Chat” on December 4.
Edu and Cherry Pie are co-stars in the rom-com drama series “Marry Me, Marry You” where they play an estranged couple whose son is Paulo Avelino’s character Andrei.
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