Janice de Belen speaks up about Gerald-Maja breakup
MANILA, Philippines – Actress Janice de Belen spoke up about her name being dragged into the breakup of Gerald Anderson and Maja Salvador.
In an interview with ABS-CBN, Janice said she did not want to really talk about since people were already believing the story.
“Kasi feeling ko wala ng point kasi naniwala na lahat eh. Ano pang point para klaruhin ko 'yung issue or para i-deny ko or whatever when everybody already believed it? Kaya sabi ko huwag na,” Janice said.
(I felt there was no point, because people were already believing it. What's the point of clarifying the issue, denying it or whatever when everbody already believed it? So I said no.)
Janice said she was clueless how the rumor started since she was abroad when it first came out. But according to Janice, she is used to showbiz intrigues.
Janice also said that she and Gerald remained friends, although she admitted to thinking about distancing herself from him for the intrigue to die down. Nevertheless she is grateful to Gerald and Maja for defending her. Both Gerald and Maja have said that Janice did not cause their breakup. (READ: Gerald Anderson denies Janice de Belen caused Maja Salvador breakup)
“Hindi naman nila kailangan gawin because there really is no reason to. Siguro out of their respect and their love for me kaya nila ginawa ‘yun. I am really very thankful,” she said. (They did not have to do it because there is no reason to. I guess out fo their love and their respect for me that's why they did it.)
She said her friendship with them was important. “I will still hug him as tight. I will still be that close to him kasi wala naman talaga. It’s really weird," she said.
Janice portrayed the role of a mother to Gerald and Maja on separate dramas – Gerald in Budoy and Maja in Ina, Anak, Kapatid. – Rappler.com