MANILA, Philippines – Comedy queen Ai-Ai delas Alas admitted that she suffered from Bell’s Palsy for two weeks, but chose not to talk about it.
According to a report from Pep, Ai-Ai made the revelation during the press conference for the movie Past Tense, starring Xian Lim and Kim Chiu on Tuesday, November 11.
“Matagal po, two weeks akong hindi nakapag-shoot. (It took a while, I did not shoot for two weeks.)
“Pero, praise God, ang Bell’s Palsy ko, matagal yun, pero two weeks lang ang ibinigay sa akin ni Lord,” she said.
(But praise God, I suffered from Bell’s Palsy for just two weeks.)
Ai-Ai said she believed that her condition allowed he to rest following recent news that cropped up about her, including revelations that she was dating a younger man, 20-year-old Gerald Sibayan from La Salle.
According to the website of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes, Bell’s Palsy “is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage or trauma to the facial nerves.”
Ai-Ai, who also celebrated her 50th birthday at the press conference, was given a cake and messages from family and friends at the even. When asked if she had anything else to ask for, Ai-Ai said: “Ay, wala na po akong mahihiling sa Panginoon kung hindi pasasalamat sa naibigay Niya sa akin sa buhay ko.
(I have nothing to ask from the Lord, except to thank Him for all he has given to me in my life.) – Rappler.com