Controversial actress Rosanna Roces has had a rocky relationship with Senator Bong Revilla and his wife Lani Mercado ever since Rosanna’s daughter Grace Adriano had a son with Jolo Revilla, the son of Senator Bong and Lani. But on the set of the teleserye May Bukas Pa where she is set to make a guest appearance, Rosanna told ABS-CBN.com that she is now on civil terms with the Revillas. “Okay naman kami. Nagkakausap din, minsan text. Pagdating sa apo pinapaalam naman nila sa akin lahat. Pero kapag may mga hindi ako nagugustuhan tinetext ko agad sa kanila. Mabuti na ‘yung dinidiretso mo kaysa sa ibang tao pa nila malaman.”
Rosanna further revealed that the reason her grandson Jose Gabriel or Budoy was absent during Lani’s grand birthday celebration last April 13 was that they never received any invitation. “Hindi siya pumunta. Hindi naman siya imbitado. Ganun lang kasimple ‘yun. ‘Wag niyo nang palakihin (laughs).”
In her recent interview on The Buzz, Rosanna disproved claims that she was the one who started the rumor about Senator Bong being the real father of Jennylyn Mercado’s baby. She said that she will never disparage the name of Budoy’s grandfather, and that since she and the Revillas are related because of Budoy, it is only best that they keep a peaceful relationship.
At the age of 36, Rosanna already has three grandchildren courtesy of her kids Grace and Onyok. In April of last year, Onyok and his girlfriend had their son named Leon, and just last March, Grace gave birth to daughter Maja, her child with Palestinian fiancé Philly Amir. The former sex goddess confessed to ABS-CBN.com that she finds being a grandmother of three a very challenging job. “Okay naman ang mga apo ko. Lumalaki na si Budoy. Medyo seloso lang ngayon kasi may mga kapatid na siya. Kaya na rin hindi ko masyadong ma-spoil ‘yung bunso kasi may nagseselos na panganay. Mahirap din pero bilang lola binalanse ko rin.”