Kris Aquino says she used her own experience with ex-husband James Yap to give advice to Derek Ramsay.
Kris Aquino revealed that she gave Derek Ramsay advice about
the latter’s parental issues with estranged wife Mary Christine Jolly. “Kasi I went through something similar kaya marami akong nai-share sa
kanya about it and I just said na
… I told him, ‘Derek look at me and James (Yap) who would ever thought na kaya naming mag-share ng parenting? Naayos namin na in such a way na
it took time and effort from both ends,” she said an interview with the press
during the Chowking event on Tuesday, October 29, 2014.
The Queen of All Media stated that she advised Derek to make
his son feel loved as much as possible. “What I was telling Derek I said na, ‘At the end of the day what you want
to happen, you want your son to grow up feeling loved, secure and to have
closeness kasi di ba inaamin naman ni
Derek eh sa buong buhay niya limang beses
pa lang sila nagsama and sabi ko coming
from a mother of a son napaka-importante
ng parental figure na lalaki and kahit sinong nanay kung magkukusa naman
‘yung tatay and ‘yun nag sha-share
sa responsibility both financially
and physical responsibility ‘yung
being present dapat i-welcome mo ‘yun .”
She added, “I’ve learned to not be selfish about the love of
my son kasi he is so much happier and
I am also grateful because James respects boundaries also and I hope Derek
takes this cue from us because it’s possible.
Siguro mas malala pa ‘yung pinagdaanan namin [ni James] kaysa pinagdaanan
ni Derek and Mary so I’m sure maayos
nilang lahat yan kasi nasa tamang lugar naman lahat ng intentions nila para sa
Derek was sued by Mary Christine for allegedly failing to
support their child, but reportedly settled in a “compromise agreement.” The
details of the agreement were kept private.
Earlier this year, Derek was rumored to be dating Kris but the Aquino and Abunda host clarified in
her previous interviews that they are just friends. Kris said that she is