It seems that all is well between the Darna actresses Angel Locsin and Jane de Leon.
After they were pitted against each other due to their contradicting takes on showing support for ABS-CBN amid its franchise woes, Jane surprised their fans after sharing a photo of her in a Zoom meeting with Angel and another Kapamilya star, Iza Calzado.
The actress posted the photo on her Instagram Stories on Thursday, July 22.
Over the weekend, Jane courted headlines after explaining why she hasn’t been seen in the streets to rally behind her fellow ABS-CBN employees whose jobs were put at risk following the Congress’ decision not to give the network a fresh 25-year franchise.
This after Angel vented her anger over her fellow ABS-CBN stars who chose to remain silent over the network’s lost fight for a franchise during a noise barrage protest outside the network’s headquarters in Quezon City on July 18.
“My support to the current crisis that the network is facing right now is not just measured by going out in the streets in this time of pandemic. Alam kong para sa nakakarami sa atin, masakit ang closure ng ABS-CBN. Nakikiisa at nakikisimpatya rin po ako sa mga kapwa ko Kapamilya na nawalan ng kabuhayan,” said Jane.
“However, let us not forget that in the bigger picture, we are still at risk because we all have an invisible enemy to deal with,” she continued. “Our health and that of our loved ones are at stake. As the COVID infection rate in our country continues to rise, hospitals and facilities are nearing, if not reached, full capacity. Let’s not forget that our frontliners continue to face life and death situation as they are being challenged in saving more lives. Dadagdag pa ba tayo sa lumolobong bilang at patuloy na pagtaas ng COVID cases sa ating bansa?”
Saying she believes it’s not fair “to stop doing things you ought to be doing everyday just because of the negative situations around us” and that people can show support in many ways, Jane reminded her followers “not [to] be judgmental and imposing on what others should do according to personal standards and beliefs.”
In what many believe as Angel’s angered response to Jane’s statement, “The General’s Daughter” star has said that while she agrees that a person doesn't need to go out to lend her voice to the voiceless, one should not try to save one's reputation by discrediting the efforts of those who chose to go out to fight for their rights.
“No one asked you to go to a rally. Obviously, you don't need to go out to use your voice for the voiceless," wrote Angel in an Instagram Story on Wednesday, July 22.
"But making up an excuse to save face at the expense of those who are fighting for their lives is purely disgusting,” she said.
She reiterated this in a new Instagram Story shortly after Jane shared their Zoom meeting.
Here’s a look: