Robin Padilla confirms wife Mariel Rodriguez suffers miscarriage

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Robin Padilla announced that his wife, TV host Mariel Rodriguez, suffered another miscarriage.

UPDATE: The following video was posted on Robin's official Facebook account and on YouTube: 


The caption on Facebook, said, "We are praying for the couple's recovery."

In a text message to Rappler, Betchay Vidanes, Robin's manager confirmed the news.

Here is the full statement:

"To our dear public,

"We have received a confirmation message from Mr. Robin Padilla regarding the status of their pregnancy.

"It is with such a heavy heart that we are informing you that Ms. Mariel has suffered a miscarriage on August 12, 2015 at 6:30pm and the couple have lost the triplet pregancy.

"On behalf of the couple we would like to ask for you prayers and utmost consideration for the couple's privacy and comfort.

"May the Creator bless them with hope, mercy and joy."

Last August 1, Robin initially confirmed that Mariel was pregnant with twins. On August 10, Robin announced on Instagram that she was actually pregnant with triplets. 

Robin begged off of his his upcoming movie, Nilalang, with Japanese actress Maria Ozawa, because he wanted to attend to Mariel, who had a delicate pregnancy. Mariel also suffered a miscarriage in March. 

Maria criticized Robin for backing out of Nilalang, which was supposed to be released in the Metro Manila Film Festival 2015. She called him "unprofessional" for backing out of the movie 10 days before the start of shooting. 

Robin and Mariel have been married since 2010. Robin is already a father to 6 children, 4 of them from ex-wife Liezl Sicangco. –