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Toni Gonzaga used to split her P3,000 talent fee between her and sister Alex

Toni also shared why she was never insecure of her sister's success

Patricia Matalog
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Patricia Matalog

7/8/2021 in News
Toni Gonzaga used to split her P3,000 talent fee between her and sister Alex

Toni Gonzaga never had an issue with her sister Alex using her established career as a stepping stone in the industry.

In a one-on-one interview with "Pinoy Big Brother" alum Wil Dasovich, the actress-host shared how they were taught by their parents to be happy with each other's success.

“I love it that she used me as the stepping stone. I would only do that for my sister. You can use me as your stepping stone, go, jumpstart your career. I am okay with that," she said.

She also shared how she only feels happiness seeing Alex flourish in her career, and that she's never felt insecure of her success.

She explained, "I get insecure with other artistas, with my colleagues, but I’m never insecure with my sister. Because we grew up thinking that what you have is mine and what I have is yours. We always share kasi before."

"'Yung talent fee ko before, alam niya 'yun. Kung P3,000 'yun, P1,500 sa kanya, P1,500 sa akin kahit wala siyang ginawa. Ah, may ginawa pala siya, she waited outside," she quipped. "We always share.”

While people might think she is just bluffing, Toni cited the lesson their Daddy Bonoy taught them about not competing with each other.

"People would think, ‘Plastik mo naman, you’re not insecure.’ Dalawa lang kami eh. Never sinabi ng parents namin sa amin especially my dad na ‘Kaaway mo ang sister mo or kalaban mo ang sister mo.’ My parents would always tell us na, ‘If there’s one person na hindi mo dapat magiging kaaway sa mundo, that is your sister. Okay lang na kaaway mo silang lahat, 'wag lang kapatid mo,'" she recalled.

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