It’s official – Regine Velasquez is now a Kapamilya!
After weeks of speculations after she attended the ABS-CBN Ball 2018, the news is now confirmed. A red-carpet welcome was held today at ABS-CBN with the network executives ABS-CBN COO of Broadcast Cory Vidanes and Head of TV Production Laurenti Dyogi.
She was emotional upon entering her new home network.
Of course her husband, also a former Kapuso , Ogie Alcasid was present in the welcome event. Fans of Asia’s Songbird also gathered around the studio entrance to show their support.
“This is a milestone. This is something na hindi naman niya madaling ginawa. ‘Pag nakita niya ‘to, I’m sure ‘yung kaba niya, ‘yung nerbiyos niya, maiibsan,” said Ogie about the fact Regine Velasquez is now a Kapamilya.
Contract signing followed after the warm welcome .
In an interview Regine said “I just want to clarify…People have been saying this was his idea. Actually, hindi. It was really me. I did ask for his help — to set up a meeting with [ABS-CBN executives]. It was really me who decided.”
As for her relationship with GMA-7
“You know, they’re happy for me, and they understand,” Velasquez said, referring to GMA-7 executives. “My sister (Cacai Velasquez-Mitra, also her manager) and I are actually still in touch with them. Kinukumusta nila ako. They’re happy, they’re genuinely happy for me… Ako, I only have gratitude. I am so grateful to them. Twenty years ‘yun, na inalagan nila ako, so I am grateful. I have nothing bad to say, because I love everyone that I worked with there. They all took care of me. They love me there. Maganda naman ‘yung paghihiwalay namin. Maganda naman ‘yung pinagsamahan namin,” she said.
In her Instagram account (@reginevalcasid), Regine also posted a photo of her taken during the contract signing.
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