Ever since it began last August, Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin has indeed never failed to enthrall us not just with its gripping narrative. It most especially hits and absorbs us with the compelling portrayals of its stellar cast members and the intense, relentless clashes between its two lead characters Marissa Pineda and Ellice Cenidoza-Villarosa, impeccably portrayed by award-winning actresses Jodi Sta. Maria and Iza Calzado.
And last week, we witnessed the most scorching scenes we’ve probably seen on the series to date that absolutely showcased the astounding dramatic prowess of each actor and became the talk of the town among the netizens who were able to watch those. Let’s take a look back on the intense scenes and mind-blowing linyahan from last week’s episodes in this feature!
After she confided to Gabriel’s sister Sonya (Desiree del Valle) her issues with her ex-best friend Ellice and how her mom would even side with her rival, Marissa eventually found herself on the hot seat as Nanay Lucing (Maricel Soriano) reprimanded her for keep on intermeddling with her friends’ marriage.
As soon as Sonya left after sending her home from their “date”, Nanay Lucing snidely greeted her, “’Di ka talaga titigil ano? Hanggang sa pamilya ni Gabriel, pinagsisiksikan mo ‘yong sarili mo”, and then told Marissa that Ellice already had an inkling about the real identity of her son Jacob. Appalled with her daughter’s reaction, she slapped her and this heart-pounding exchange between them ensued:
“May kutob ka na pala e. Bakit ano pang ginagawa mo? Pinagmumukha n’yong tanga si Ellice!”
“Anong gusto mong gawin ko, ‘Nay? Lumuhod ako kay Ellice? Halikan ko ang mga paa niya? Alam na pala niya e, bakit ‘di niya ako kinompronta? Dahil may balak siya, ‘Nay, na masama sa’kin. Balak niya akong tanggalin sa kompanya!”
“Ikaw, anong plano mo? Agawin ang asawa niyang si Gabriel? Gano’n ba?”
“Hindi ko hawak ang puso’s isip ni Gabriel.”
“Pero mahal mo siya.”
Apparently guilty with Nanay Lucing’s assumptions, Marissa held back her tears and walked out.
As Gabriel approached her after humiliating Marissa during their presentation to the Board of Directors, Ellice made sure to completely devastate her rival by kissing her husband in front of her. While it was a sly yet sweet move, the mood instantly changed that night when the couple was at home as Ellice finally confronted Gabriel regarding his illicit affair with Marissa.
Once again, Gabriel reiterated that he doesn’t have romantic bond with Marissa and that he would never cheat on her. Knowing the truth, this certainly enraged Ellice and uttered, “That was your last chance to tell me, pero pinili mo pa ring magsinungaling. Alam ko, Gabriel. Alam ko na may affair kayo ni Marissa. Alam ko na anak mo si Jacob!”
Then she added, “All this time. All this time, alam ko. Why? Bakit? Paano n’yo nagawa sa akin ‘to? Paulit-ulit n’yo akong niloko!”
Dumbfounded with what he had just heard, Gabriel asked for her wife’s forgiveness and even knelt in front of her to no avail. Ellice kept on lamenting about his infidelity and excruciatingly uttered, “The fact that you two slept together is enough to break me!” in between tears.
A day after their intense altercation, Nanay Lucing and Marissa once again had a heated exchange as the former advised the latter to resign from the company and told her “Ikaw na ang nagkamali, ikaw na ang magpakumbaba.”
But Marissa firmly affirmed that she’s not in an illicit affair with Gabriel and retorted, “Wala akong balak manggulo, ‘Nay. Para ‘tong lahat sa anak ko. lumalaban ako para sa anak ko. Sana kayo ‘rin dahil apo n’yo siya.”
Meanwhile, after Marissa got humiliated again by Ellice during their presentation for renowned fashion designer Ruben Madriaga (Thou Reyes), she immediately confronted her at her office, which ensued to an intense argument between them.
“May problema ka ba talaga sa mga designs ko? O pine-personal mo lang ako?”
“It’s nothing personal, Marissa. It’s work. Why would you even think that?”
“I don’t know. You tell me. ‘Di ba ito naman ang gusto mong mangyari talaga, ang ipahiya ako sa mga meeting?”
“Marissa, kung wala kang ginagawang mali, walang pupunahin. You need to grow up and you need to learn to take constructive criticisms well. Dapat nga magpasalamat ka pa sa’kin dahil tinutulungan kitang mag-improve.”
And just like his Madam Ellice, Pinky (Jimmy Marquez) also knows how to slay with his words as he uttered “Ang dumi, balutan man ng luha ng kabibe, dumi pa rin” in one of their conversations about Marissa.
While it should be a sweet moment since it’s the celebration of their successful partnership with Mr. Madriaga, everything turned sour between the top female executives of Cenidoza Pearls as Ellice and Marissa got into a ferocious squabble!
It happened after Ellice seemed to intentionally not invite Marissa in the party although she’s the one who pushed for this partnership. Adding fuel to the fire was when the former didn’t mention the latter on her acknowledgement speech.
That certainly hurt Marissa, thus she immediately confronted Ellice for not crediting her for the project she tirelessly worked hard for, fiercely telling her, “This is my project. I was the one who reached out to them, pero nagbida-bida ka. Inaagaw mo ang pinaghirapan ko.”
Ellice left after Gabriel stopped them, but Marissa still chased her and forcefully tugged her enormous pearl necklace, just like what we saw in the teaser months ago! They then had exchange of slaps, with Ellice at long last taking her turn of expressing her wrath on Marissa.
“Ngayon sabihin mo sa akin kung anong masakit, ‘yong sampal ko o ang sinasabi mong pang-aagaw ko? ‘Di ba masakit maagawan? And now, you know exactly what it feels like. Kaya dahan-dahan ka sa pananalita mo Marissa dahil ako, wala akong inaagaw sa’yo,” she vented out.
Then she continued, “Project mo? I own Cenidoza and you work for me kaya technically, lahat ng projects mo, akin. The company? Mine. The father of your child? Still mine! Lahat ng inaangkin mo at ipinipilit mong iyo ay akin!”
After that scorching scene wherein the series’ title was finally mentioned, they had another skirmish when Ellice ordered the termination of Marissa from the company, which extremely enraged the latter She argued that she deserves to stay and accused the former of robbing her off her future for the second time.
As Marissa called her an ingrate and not having a debt of gratitude towards everything that she did for her, Ellice mercilessly humiliated her in front of the employees by revealing her affair with Gabriel, physically assaulting her, and hurling a wet rug at her.
Apparently, she was struck when Marissa uttered, “I knew what you’re trying to do Ellice. Basang-basa na kita. You’re trying to put on a show, ha? Kagaya ng dati? Nakakaawa ka. Nakakaawa ka! At kahit na gaano pa kaputi ang mga perlas na ibalot mo d’yan sa katawan mo, mawawala rin ang pagkasilaw ng mga tao. Lalabas at lalabas ang dumi ng kalooban mo!”
With these scenes being so intense, nerve-wracking, and gripping, these indeed caused a hullaballoo among netizens who were able to see those, thus these episodes undoubtedly shoot up to the top trending topics of social media in the previous days. Besides, the compelling portrayals of the actors also earned praises from the viewers.
As the showdowns of Marissa and Ellice are expected to grow more ferocious, you surely wouldn’t want to miss the upcoming episodes of Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin, weeknights after FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano on Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live and A2Z Channel 11!