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Venus Raj plays deaf international model Christine Balaguer

Venus Raj says Christine Balaguer’s life story will inspire People with Disabilities

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Cristina Malonzo-Balane

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01/15/2015 06:45 AM
Venus Raj plays deaf international model Christine Balaguer
011515-venus_main.jpgOn Aquino and Abunda Tonight, Venus Raj talked about playing portray Christine Balaguer in her life story that will be featured on Maalaala Mo Kaya. Chistine is a deaf international model and Binibining Pilipinas 2015 candidate.
 
Venus shares that she had to learn sign language for two days and this is the first time she’s going to portray a character who doesn’t speak. Venus sids Christine’s life story will be a great inspiration for People with Disabilities. Christine, Venus related, has gone through a lot of tribulations including being bullied when she was a child and being given up for adoption by her biological mom. Venus also reveals that Christine was mistreated by an aunt.
 
Christine was present during the taping of Maalaala Mo Kaya so she could help Venus with sign language. Venus also thinks Christine has a good chance of winning a spot in the Bb. Pilipinas 2015 because, as per Venus, Christine is very beautiful, more so because she is a model.
 
In her interview, Venus also admitted having had a special someone only for “brief” time.
 
Venus is also taking up her Masters in Community development because she wants to have her own foundation someday. She also invited viewers to watch MMK this coming Saturday, January 17, using sign language.