Even today, seasoned actress Ynez Veneracion refuses to confirm Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu as the father of her 6-year-old daughter.
In an interview with Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP), the 37-year-old actress remained silent about the real identity of her baby daddy.
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She explained that she would like to protect his privacy since he has taken care of her daughter’s needs.
“Huwag na muna hanggang nagbibigay pa ng sustento. Huwag muna ngayon. Ano naman siya, he’s been a good father naman to my daughter.”
Moreover, Ynez Veneracion revealed that becoming a mother changed her life. She said so during the press conference for the upcoming dance concert titled “Ignite: Regine Tolentino.”
“Marami, naging responsable ako sa buhay. Dati kasi, parang bara-bara ako. Ang dami kong natutunan. Dati maluho, lahat ibinibigay ko sa sarili ko. Ngayon, talaga sa anak na lang talaga.”
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Regarding her baby daddy, Ynez Veneracion shared that she refuses to marry him. In her defense, she said that she doesn’t want to be in a polygamous marriage.
“Hindi. Gusto niya dati magpakasal kami, ayoko. Ayoko lang talaga. Kasi mahirap. Mahirap, e. ‘Yung hindi nga Muslim, mahirap na, di ba?”
While Ynez refuses to acknowledge Esmael as the father of her child, the Maguindanao governor has already admitted on the talk-show “Bawal Ang Pasaway“ in 2015 that he and Ynez do indeed have a child together.
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