Dennis Padilla has a message for his daughter Julia Barretto's rumored boyfriend Gerald Anderson.
In a post by Kapamilya Online World last February 5, the comedian was quoted telling the actor to take good care of his daughter.
"Gerald, kung mahal mo naman 'yung daughter ko, alagaan mo na lang siya. Huwag mo lang sasaktan. Saka huwag mo lang lolokohin para mas masaya ang buhay. Kung saan masaya ang anak ko, eh doon ako," he said.
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Dennis also mentioned in the interview that Julia hasn't opened up to him yet about her current relationship.
“Kapag hindi siya nagkukuwento, hindi naman ako nagtatanong," he said.
“Siguro she wants to be private lang din. Kung mago-open up siya, makikinig lang ako. Kung hindi man, antay lang ako kung kailan siya magsasabi sa akin,” he added.
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Nonetheless, the supportive father said that he respects his daughter's decision to keep mum about her relationship.
“Siyempre, kailangan naman nating respetuhin din 'yung karapatan ng ating mga anak, siyempre personal naman nila yun eh.”
“Kung saan naman masaya ang anak ko, dun ako. Ang pinakaimportante, she’s a very responsible woman. Meron naman siyang sariling hanap-buhay,” he said.
Dennis also believes that Julia already knows what's right at her age.
"She’s an adult. She’s already 23. So, I’m sure alam naman niya kung saan ang tama at mali. Sa akin lang, kung saan siya masaya eh dun ako susuporta. Basta nasa likod lang ako. I’m just a text away kung ano man ang problema," he enthused.
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