During the movie’s virtual conference earlier this month, binisto ni Christian Bables na may mga pa-surprise extra scenes si Direk Joel Lamangan at kabilang doon ang kissing scene nila ng baguhang si Sean de Guzman. Extra, meaning, wala sa script.
We asked Diego, during our exclusive solo interview with him, kung sa case ba nila ni Kylie ay may similar extra request na ganoon si Direk Joel. At meron din daw. Ipinaliwanag naman daw maige ni Direk kung bakit kailangan at hindi basta lang maidagdag sa eksena.
In Kylie’s case, dini-discuss daw nila ng boyfriend niyang si Jake Cuenca ang mga detalye ng respective projects nila para hindi nagkakagulatan pag pinanood na.
We asked Diego kung sila ba ng girlfriend niyang si Barbie Imperial ay ganoon din or sila ang tipo ng celebrity couple na walang paki-alaman pag dating sa trabaho.
“No, imposibleng walang pakialaman...imposible ’yon,” madiing iling ni Diego. “Although Barbie is an artista, she’s still my partner, my lover, so it’s impossible to say that even if I tell her before or prior to shooting na, ‘Baby may ganito,’ she’s not gonna feel it? Of course, she’s gonna feel something when she sees it. But doon lang pumapasok ’yong understanding na she is in the same business. So, alam niyang work lang.”
Nevertheless, alam daw niyang may awkwardness pa ring mararamdaman ang kasintahan niya sakaling mapanood ang mga intimate scenes niya. And vice versa.
“Kasi malamang naman anyone who’s in love...” nakangiting dagdag niya.
“And mostly [movie/TV] stories are about a couple or about someone... there’s always gonna be like a bed scene, of course.”
In fact, between him and Barbie, mas marami umano siyang roles that required intimate scenes.
“I don’t know why I’m telling you this but some movies show more than others diba? It just so happened the script that I receive and the work given to me or siguro my age group, my age bracket also kaya mas parang mas nagpapakita.
“Si Barbie kasi ayaw niya nu’ng mga ganu’ng eksena, e. She doesn’t have very intimate... or kung meron man, it doesn’t show very much. Kumbaga it’s very PG (parental guidance), hindi s’ya ’yong parang R-18 na palabas na maraming pinapakita.”
And in his case, he talks to her daw prior to going to the shoot.
“Of course, I reassure her and I say sorry pa rin na, you know, ito ’yon, e [trabaho ito]. You know? And if hindi kailangan, I’d ask direk...‘Direk baka naman p’wedeng hindi ganto, baka man ’yong character hindi naman kailangan gawin ito.’ And if kaya naman ayon, babawasan.
“Kasi if it was ’Bi doing a role [like that], I wouldn’t be that comfortable. I wouldn’t be comfortable...of course I’d understand that’s her work pero alam mo ’yon?”
At dahil pareho daw silang awkward kapag nakikita ang intimate scenes nila sa iba, kaya hindi nalang umano nila pinapanood ang project ng isa’t isa. At lalo umanong hindi nila kaya nang sabay manood.
“Ayaw namin,’ natatawang pag-amin ni Diego. “Naiilang kami. Like I always say like ‘Bi, let’s watch something...’ Ayaw niya. Or something of me naman, kapag pine-play niya, ayoko ko rin. Nagki-cringe ako. Haha!”
Biro namin, hindi pala sila p’wedeng gumawa ng YouTube content na gaya ng ginagawa ng ibang celebrity couples na: “Reacting on each other’s kissing scenes.”
“It’s a sensitive thing,” saad ni Diego. “Of course, we are both entitled to our own feelings. So, ano ’yon, it would be difficult or very hard. Yeah, we could. But I don’t think the reactions that we will get will be something that we will post on YouTube, diba? Hahaha!”
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