"Nasaan ka Mr. Pastillas" candidate Evan Vergogna posted a long message on his Instagram account yesterday about quitting the "It's Showtime" segment.
Evan, who was the third Mr.Pastillas contestant to join the show, expressed his gratitude towards the noontime show and Angelica Yap aka Miss Pastillas. He said that he will be focusing on his work and even thanked his co-workers who covered for him when he had to be on TV.
He also emphasized in his post that he never regretted being a Mr. Pastillas contender despite the criticism he received on his social media accounts.
"I would say being part of It's Showtime family, i have enjoyed meeting new friends and had fun. Along the way, there were criticisms but that didn't dampen my spirit to challenges and open doors for opportunities what life was in store for me. The segment Ms. Pastillas have mixed reactions and feedbacks. I was not spared from bashers and negativeness. But I never regretted that I was a part of the search for "Nasaan ka Mr. Pastillas?"" he stated.
To Angelica, Evan said that eventhough he might not be on the show, he would keep in touch and remain to be her Mr. Right even if he is off cam.
"Angelica, the memories will make me smile and remember your sweetest smiles. Off cam I will be keeping in touch and continue what we have shared... Ingat ka palagi. I wish for your happiness. There may be a thousand little choices in a day, all of them count. Listen to the quietest whispers of your mind for it will help you the most. You looking for Mr. Right? He is just here off cam. Till we meet again. Never say goodbye! Salamat po and God bless. Sincerely, EVAN."
Miss Pastillas replied to Evan's heart-tugging message via her own Instagram account. She said she understands Evan's reasons and he would always be special to her.
"I don't want you to regret anything in your life. No matter what, I will always be here for you, Evan. You will always have a special place in my heart, Honey Bee."
Shippers of Evan and Angelica's team up were disappointed with his decision but they all wished him well in his chosen path.
Evan Vergogna quits Mr. Pastillas search on "It's Showtime"
Miss Pastillas says she will miss Evan's smile.