Tom Rodriguez defends Sam Pinto from negative rumors

Tom Rodriguez doesn't think Sam Pinto has anything to do with the alleged break ups of Jake Cuenca-Melissa Ricks, Kim Chiu-Gerald Anderson, and Paul Jake Castillo and his non-showbiz girlfriend



6/7/2010 12:20 AM
Tom Rodriguez defends Sam Pinto from negative rumors

Pretty Pinoy Big Brother ex-housemate is currently hounded by controversies involving some of the latest and most talked about showbiz splits, namely that of Jake Cuenca-Melissa Ricks, Kim Chiu-Gerald Anderson, and Paul Jake Castillo and his non-showbiz girlfriend.  Although Jake-Melissa, and Kim-Gerald have all yet to admit that there were committed in the first place, Sam is said to be the ‘third party’ in the two couples.  On the other hand, Paul Jake had admitted that personal differences urged him and his girlfriend of three years to part ways.

Immediately coming to Sam’s defense is her PBB batch mate Tom Rodriguez.  At the victory dinner for the movie Here Comes The Bride, Tom said he doesn’t think Sam has any romantic links with Jake or Gerald.  “I don’t think so.  I know her personally and she’s a nice girl. She’s just doing the best with her work. Pero I hardly get to see her na rin. Huli ko siyang nakasama nung (Your Song presents) Isla pa. Mabait naman ang pakitungo niya sa lahat.  Baka nami-misinterpret lang ‘yung actions.”  Sam was paired with Gerald in Isla, while now she is the leading lady of Jake in Agimat presents Elias Paniki.  

Tom also defended himself against rumor that he is now being envied by his PBB friends because he is the most visible in showbiz among all of them. “For sure hindi totoo ‘yun. Kung sila naman ang mabigyan ng maraming projects hindi ako maiinggit but matutuwa pa ako kasi syempre kaibigan ko sila. Naging pamilya kami sa PBB. We’re all just trying to make a living. We’re trying to make the most out of our stay here in showbiz.”

Tom said he is just thankful that there are many people in showbiz who are entrusting him with good projects, one being the box office comedy film Here Comes The Bride. The newbie star was chosen to be the leading man of Angelica Panganiban and Eugene Domingo in the movie, an opportunity which Tom considers a big honor. “Hindi ako surprise na successful ‘yung movie kasi ang gagaling naman talaga ng mga artista. Surprise ako na naka-chamba at nakasama ako sa project na ito. Feeling ko nakasingit lang ako at sila naman talaga ‘yung bida. I feel honored to be a part of this movie. Salamat sa lahat ng artista, director, sa mga producers. Sila ang nagsama sa akin dito at sumugal sila sa akin. Sana hindi ko sila na let down.”

The 22 year old cutie just laughed urban myths that on the set of Here Comes The Bride, stars John Lapus and Tuesday Vargas would do crazy stuffs and compete for his attention. “Joke lang nila ‘yun para gumaan lang ‘yung loob ko sa shooting. Parang pinagtitripan lang nila ako para gumaan ‘yung loob ko. Nalaman kasi nila na grabe ‘yung kaba ko tuwing pupunta ako sa set.  Nakabawas ‘yun sa kaba ko.  Mabait si Sweet (John). Grabe rin ‘yung energy niya. Nakakahawa nga e.”