Derrick Monasterio Maintains Professional Relationship with Barbie Forteza
- May 3, 2018
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But even with the success of their movie and their love team gaining more fans, both of them certainly do not believe in faking a relationship for the sake of their love team. They prefer to be truthful to themselves and most especially, to their fans. “Na-friendzone namin ang isa’t isa,” he says with a giggle, “Kaya it’s clear to us na our relationship is friends lang.” In fact, Barbie is in a relationship with Kapuso actor Jak Roberto.
“Jak is very understanding. He knows that this is just for work and very professional din si Jak and of course, si Barbie. If it’s for work talaga, i-se-set aside niya ‘yung pagkakaroon ng boyfriend so ‘yun ‘yung nakakatuwa kay Barbie.” When asked if he approves of Jak for Barbie, Derrick remarks, “Oo naman. I don’t have a say naman because I am not Barbie’s father,” he jests. He then turns serious, “As a friend of Barbie, of course, I approve because mabait si Jak and he is very humble.”
As for Derrick, there is no one who could possibly get jealous of his sweet scenes with Barbie because he is single. He is also not searching for Miss Right at the moment. “If love comes, thank you,” he says as he flashes a wide smile lets out a loud laugh. “Gusto ko someone who loves her family. Someone who is God-fearing, of course, kasi you can never go wrong if a girl is God-fearing. If she is religious, parang it all follows.”
Read more about Derrick Monasterio on this week’s Inside Showbiz E-Mag available for download on the Flip 1o0 App @flip100ph.
In his last interview with Inside Showbiz almost 2 years ago, Derrick Monasterio dreamt of having a billboard on EDSA, top billing a movie, and play a lead role in a teleserye- all of which he has achieved as of writing. With a path clearly destined for greatness laid out for him, Derrick is sure to be the new Kapuso Primetime Prince. Read more on the latest issue of Inside Showbiz Weekly on the Flip 100 app @flip100ph. Photography by DJ Magbanua @djmagbanua Art Direction by Nicole Villaruel @nixvillaruel Sitting Editor: Vani Altomonte @valtomonte Words by Rosy Mina @lookingrosy Brand Associate: Walter De Jesus @walterahlen Publisher: Archie Carrasco @archiecarrasco Special thanks to GMA Artist Center @artistcenter #InsideShowbizLovesDerrickMonasterio #DerrickMonasterio
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