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Coco Martin: 'Ang hirap pasukin 'yung love life baka hindi ko maibigay 'yung enough time'

Coco Martin says a love life would just get in the way of his career.

BY BERNIE FRANCO

FRESH SCOOPS

3/6/2011 8:47 PM
Coco Martin: 'Ang hirap pasukin 'yung love life baka hindi ko maibigay 'yung enough time'


030611-coco_main.jpgCoco Martin was being a true gentleman when he refused to choose between his leading ladies Maja Salvador and Andi Eigenmann when a member of the press asked the actor whom he liked better. “Ang hirap mamili parehong napakaganda at napaka-talented ng mga kasama ko. Unfair para sa lalaki na mamili sa kanilang dalawa. Napakaaaga pa para magsalita,” he said at the preview of their teleserye Minsan Lang Kita Iibigan, which will premiere this Monday, March 7 on primetime bida. Coco added that he is very impressed with his leading ladies and he hopes to work again with them in future projects.

The versatile actor also went as far as defending Andi on a rumor that she had walked off the set one time. “Nagkaroon kami ng problema before, ang sama ng panahon, ang lakas ng ulan and then hindi nakapag-set up kumbaga tapos meron na lang lumabas na isyung ganon na hindi naman po totoo,” he said.

In terms of his personal life, Coco said that it is his choice not to have a love life at the moment because he knows that it will complicate his career and his life. “Hindi naman [ako] naghahanap. Mahirap ‘pag hinanap mo. Tsaka sa panahon ngayon sa hirap ng trabaho namin, ang hirap pasukin ‘yung love-life dahil baka hindi ko rin maibigay ‘yung enough time.”

In Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, Coco also gets the chance to work again with Maja with whom he teamed up with in the 2009 teleserye Nagsimula sa Puso. He did not deny the fact that he still admires Maja and finds her more pretty these days. “Sinasabi ko ‘pag nagkukuwentuhan [kami na] ‘Patagal tayo nang patagal nagkakatrabaho paganda ka ng paganda.’ Kasi nagiging magkaibigan kayo at nakikilala n’yo lalo ang isa’t-isa and then nakakatuwa kasi habang nakikilala mo siya lalong gumaganda siya sa paningin bilang tao,” Coco said.

While Coco said that he and Maja are just good friends, he is not closing his doors on any possibility of getting romantic with the actress in the future. “Nakapaaga pa, eh [pero] malay natin. Mahirap magsalita nang tapos.”