Get to know why Bentong became emotional when he delivered his message for Star Magic head Mr. M.
Before he passed away, ASAP was able to film a video greeting from late comedian Bentong for the birthday of Johnny Manahan or popularly known as Mr. M. Bentong was discovered by Mr. M and he was instrumental in the comedian's success in show business.
In the video, Bentong expressed his gratitude to Mr. M for all the help he received from the Star Magic head.
"Siya nag-discover sa akin. Wala akong masabi sa kanya. Napakabait ni Mr. M. Nagkasakit nga 'yung anak ko, humingi ako ng tulong sa kanya. Binigyan niya ako ng pera, 'yun gumaling nga anak ko. Ang birthday message ko Mr. M pag-ingatan mo sarili mo. Mahal na mahal kita. Hindi kita makakalimutan. Pasensya ka na po Mr. M nagiging emosyonal ako dahil sa mga tulong niyo sa akin. Nag-iisa ka lang Mr. M, wala kang katulad. Happy birthday, maraming salamat," Bentong said.
The comedian passed away on February 9 at Fairview General Hospital. The comedian died of heart attack. He was also been suffering from diabetes.
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