On Aquino and Abunda Tonight, director of the controversial film Ex with Benefits Gino M. Santos reiterated that the film is about exes and not about medical representatives or doctors. He also says that the movie should be watched first because it will explain what the trailer cannot.
He also said that the writer of the book where the film was “inspired from” knows from the start that the “the story would be changed for cinematic purposes. Iba kasi ang film sa pagsulat ng book.”
He also denied that the film promotes casual sex. “Yung characters ko in love. It’s not about casual sex, but about love.” He also shared that the lovemaking scenes in the movie tells the story or the dynamics of the relationship of the characters.