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Aiko Melendez welcomes suitors but is not yet open to another relationship

Aiko Melendez is excited about working with former partner Jomari Yllana and is open to the idea of rekindling their romance.

BY BERNIE FRANCO

FRESH SCOOPS

7/5/2011 8:01 AM
Aiko Melendez welcomes suitors but is not yet open to another relationship


070511-aiko_main.jpgAiko Melendez will make her TV comeback via the upcoming teleserye Reputasyon, which will also star Cristine Reyes, Rayver Cruz, and Jason Abalos. The actress added that she plans to keep herself busy with work so she can move on from her failed relationship with Bulacan Mayor Patrick Meneses. She added that she is setting aside her love life for the meantime.

“When you’re moving on there’s so much blessings,” she said. “I’m so busy with work and ngayon ko napagtutuunan uli na alagaan ang sarili ko and siguro I can say after ‘yung bagyong dumating sa akin, ang good riddance ay be busy and be beautiful.

 “Hindi ako ‘yung tipo ng tao na kahit hindi maganda ang kinahinatnan nito eh magdu–dwell ako on being negative. I want to be positive and ‘yun ang gusto kong pagtuunan [ng pansin],” she explained.

She added that her past experiences also taught her to deal with breakups better. “Ako ipinapasa-Diyos ko na lang lahat. Ang natutunan ko kapag marami kang baggage sa puso mo at ikaw mismo ang nagdadala non, makikita sa aura ng tao. So ngayon ako natutunan ko na isumbong lahat sa Kanya. Nung isumbong ko lahat sa Kanya, para masaya ako ngayon, hindi ako nasi-stress, wala akong wrinkles ‘di ba? Mahal ang pampa-beauty.”

Aiko also said that she welcomes suitors but it might take some time before she decides to be in another commitment. “There’s nothing wrong kung magpalipad-hangin, [pero] hanggang dyan muna sila and kung makakaantay sila sa panahon na okay na okay na ako, na fulfill na ako sa career ko, sa mga anak ko, tsaka ulit ako sasabak.

Prior to doing Reputasyon, Aiko was supposed to make a teleserye first with former partner Jomari Yllana but the project was called off. “It’s management’s decision na unahin ko muna ang Reputasyon, pero I’m bound to do the project with Jomari. I think after Reputasyon ‘yun na ‘yung isusunod,” she said.

Aiko admitted that she is already excited about working with Jomari. As a matter of fact, the actress said that the actor is her acting coach for Reputasyon. “Kakausap ko lang sa kanya kahapon tinatanong niya tungkol sa Reputasyon. Siya ‘yung mas kabado para sa akin,” she explained. “More than sa project namin, nagiging acting coach ko si Joms. Kaya kapag magkatrabaho na kami, kaming dalawa ang maglalaban sa aktingan.”

Aiko became playful when she seemed to suggest that she and Jomari might end up together in the end since they are both single.  “Ako naniniwala na ang special feelings will always be there, it could be rekindled or it could be in a different level. I can say right now, my feelings for Joms will always be special because tatay siya ng anak ko and it will remain for the rest of our lives. Magkaroon man siya ng love life, ako, may soft spot ‘yan lagi sa akin.