Angelica Panganiban is starting the year busy with work. After her highly successful drama movie One More Try last December, the versatile actress is now busy working on her upcoming teleserye Apoy Sa Dagat, which also stars Angel Aquino, Diether Ocampo, and Piolo Pascual.
It isn’t just her career which is in full bloom, but also her love life. Angelica is now in a relationship with fellow Star Magic star John Lloyd Cruz. “Matagal ko namang hinintay ang ganito, maging ganito kakumpleto and fulfilled ‘yung pakiramdam,” she shared.
Angelica was also asked about former boyfriend Derek Ramsay, who is now being romantically linked to Cristine Reyes who recently confirmed her breakup with Rayver Cruz. Angelica began, “Well, wala naman na akong masasabi dahil life na nila ‘yon, mga buhay na nila ‘yon. Kung ano man ‘yung meron sa kanila and kung napapasaya nila ang isa’t-isa and nage-enjoy pa lang sila o anuman, hayaan na lang natin sila.” Cristine had denied in a recent report that she and Derek are getting romantic and added that they are just hanging out as friends.
In the meantime, Angelica is now taping everyday for her next teleserye, with only one day off a week. Though her schedule is packed, Angelica isn’t complaining because she is excited about the teleserye. “Araw-araw nagtatrabaho and kung maganda naman ang project na ginagawa mo talaga namang sobrang inspired kang magtrabaho. ‘Yun ang nangyayari sa akin ngayon.”
Just like her, boyfriend John Lloyd’s schedule is similarly hectic. Angelica said in a recent interview that she wishes Lloydy would relax more because he sometimes works himself so hard that he gets sick. “Siguro andami niya kasing ginagawang trabaho. May movie sila ngayon (with Sarah Geronimo). Hindi lang naman ‘yon, may mga commercials pang ginagawa, may mga personal na bagay pa ring kailangang gawin. Kahit sinong tao bibigay ang katawan, kahit sino… hopefully maiwasan sana magkasakit as much as possible. Sino ba naman ang gustong magkasakit ka, di ba?” said Angelica.
She confessed that she and John Lloyd don’t get to spend much together, but they try to find time whenever they can. “Bihirang magkita talaga, bihirang magkasama. Pag may free hour kami for example pag tapos na siguro ‘yung gathering with my family, pwede ko siyang puntahan, or vice versa, di ba? Siguro sinusubukan naman naming magkita once a week.”