Coleen Garcia will topbill the upcoming movie Ex With Benefits alongside Derek Ramsay. With their numerous sensual and romantic scenes in the movie, Coleen remarked that her boyfriend Billy Crawford totally understands that it’s all part of her job. She also relayed that her boyfriend has been very understanding since the very beginning.
“I guess you know what, at the end of the day I’m with someone who’s older than me. Plus he’s been through a lot also with his life, he’s been through many things. He’s been in showbiz for 29 years already. I’ve been here for just a few years so he understands that I also need a space to grow. He understands that I need the space to find who I am in this industry so he’s giving me that space and I couldn’t be any more thankful kasi honestly ako kung iisipin ko kung siya gagawa ng role na ganon mag-seselos talaga ako, I’ll be concerned pero siya talaga, you know, he puts that all aside,” she said.
Coleen added that she is thankful that Billy chooses not to be overcome by his emotions so that she would have time to grow as an actress. “I’m not saying that he never felt anything, that he never felt jealous, he never felt hesitant, but he put it all of it aside just so that I could be able to do this because he knows I have challenges myself and he tries his best not to add to it,” she shared.
The actress also stressed that Billy totally trusts Derek since they are close friends in real life. “Kasi magkaibigan sila, they know each other so kampante siya and he knows naman how professional Derek is.”
Coleen stated that Billy also trusts her enough that she’s allowed to decide for herself when it comes to where she will take her career. “Tapos ayon he trusts me also because I will never go over the top so he trusts the decisions I make, that I will not make any bad decisions, so ayon. Siyempre he’s nervous also with the outcome, but at the same time he’s so supportive and I could never ask for more from him because he has been so supportive pati nga ‘yung poster pino-post niya eh so nakakagulat din at the same time,” she relayed.