Kathryn Bernardo reveals that while they are schoolmates, she and Carlos Diego Loyzaga have yet to meet.
Kathryn Bernardo was surprised when she learned recently that Carlos Diego Loyzaga, the son of Cesar Montano and Teresa Loyzaga, recently signed a contract with ABS-CBN and is reportedly joining Mara Clara. The young actress revealed that she and Diego are actually schoolmates at OB Montessori Greenhills but added quickly that they are not acquainted with each other yet. “Hindi po [kami] magkakilala, nakikita ko lang po sa school [pero] sana makilala ko siya sa Mara Clara,” Kathryn said. She said that Diego, 15, is currently in second year high school.
The young actress also related that when Diego transferred to their school from Australia, there was a commotion because her classmates were curious about him. “Sabi nila, ‘May new student, ‘yung anak daw ni ganyan-ganyan.’ Tapos nagkagulo po ‘yung mga kaklase ko,” she shared.
Diego will supposedly play the role that was previously portrayed by Rico Yan before in the original Mara Clara and Kathryn is hoping to be friends with him in the future.
On the other hand, Diego said in his recent contract-signing that he is already gearing up for his upcoming acting project, but clarified that he will still continue his studies. He explained that he is taking advantage of the nearing school break because his parents made it clear to him that school is his priority.
With showbiz in his blood, Diego said that he is aware that his father is a highly respected personality in showbiz and hopes to make him proud someday. “I want to be able to say [that] the dedication that my dad put into his work po, I want to be able to put dedication in too. I want to be able to show him that I can do it also.” He added that he does not mind if people refer to him as Cesar Montano’s son and said that he sees it as an advantage.
However, he said that he is still getting used to his newfound celebrity status because he grew up in Australia not knowing that his parents were celebrities. “I’m still getting used to it ‘cause like I said, in Australia I’m just normal and here naman when people see me they don’t recognize me agad so it’s okay naman po.” He admitted that there is pressure when you have celebs as parents but he said that he intends to make his folks proud.