It was a happy holiday for actress Julia Barretto who received her very first Rolex watch last Christmas, courtesy of boyfriend Gerald Anderson.
The gift-giving moment was captured in the vlog posted by Julia’s mother, actress Marjorie Barretto, on her YouTube channel that was posted on Sunday, January 9.
Titled CHRISTMAS EVE WITH MY CHILDREN | Marjorie Barretto, the family, including Gerald, could be seen celebrating over the Noche Buena feast that Marjorie prepared earlier during the day, and exchanging presents afterwards.
When it was Julia’s turn to open her gift, she was surprised to receive a Rolex watch from Gerald. She said, “This is my first Rolex.” A luxury Swiss brand, a Rolex watch can cost hundreds of thousands in Philippine currency.
Meanwhile, other family members also received well-thought out presents. Marjorie, for her part, received jewelries as gifts from her kids.
Julia’s gift came with a letter that Marjorie read out loud. “Dearest mommy, you are still life’s greatest gift of all. My best friend, my #1, my home. I will forever find comfort in your arms. I cannot imagine life without you! Even when I’m 75, I will still need you most. I love you more than you can ever imagine! Merry Christmas! Love, Julia.”
“I’m so blessed with my kids,” Marjorie said as she opened the box containing the necklace that the 24-year-old actress gave her.
Watch the full video here:
In less than 24 hours since it premiered, the vlog managed to enter YouTube Philippines’ trending list.
Marjorie, who has entered the world of vlogging, likes to post about family occasions, recipes, and even games with her children on her YouTube channel. As of this writing, she has more than 293,000 subscribers.