Just like many of us, even our favorite Kapamilya artists themselves also have their own share of starstruck moments. Despite pacing in the same industry, they couldn’t help but be still in awe of their fellow actors and showbiz colleagues.
It doesn’t matter if they already got to work with the celebrities they are fascinated with – they just really couldn’t help but still be greatly impressed by them. Click on this video to hear the anecdotes of some Kapamilya talents sharing who among they fellow celebrities made them so starstruck!
Both Mark Rivera and Kira Balinger admitted getting bewitched by Liza Soberano. Mark shared that the first time he saw the actress was during ABS-CBN Ball and he was mesmerized by her as he found her more beautiful in person than on television. Meanwhile, the Pamilya Ko actress confessed that she has been idolizing her ever since Liza’s Forevermore days.
The three boys of “The Four Bad Boys And Me” also recounted their subtle fanboy moments.
Jeremiah Lisbo revealed that it was Maja Salvador who got him so starstruck by the first time he saw her. He added that the actress was very friendly as she greeted him, which made him so kilig and had him thinking “Si Maja ‘to, si Maja ‘to!”
Rhys Miguel shared that he was captivated by Anne Curtis when he spotted her walking all by herself somewhere in Bonifacio Global City because she was actually the first artist that he knew before he moved to the Philippines.
Aljon Mendoza, on the other hand, revealed that it was Kathryn Bernardo for him. It was in a PMPC Star Awards ceremony that she hosted wherein he first saw her, and further shared that he was flustered when the Queen of Hearts glanced at and said hi to him.
Meanwhile, Kaori Oinuma enthusiastically expressed her admiration with seasoned actress host Angel Locsin.
The same went for her fellow Pinoy Big Brother Otso alumna Lou Yanong who animatedly recalled that moment when she met the Iba ‘Yan host during the ABS-CBN Christmas Special last year. Seeing “Darna” in the flesh may have caused her heart to stop beating for a few seconds, but she still didn’t hesitate to introduce herself to the actress, who eagerly chatted with her as well.
PBB Otso alumnus Sky Quizon, on the other hand, shares still getting kilig every time he sees her ultimate crush Julia Barretto.
Tart Carlos said that until now, she really gets starstruck whenever she sees the Diamond Star Maricel Soriano on the set of their series Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin. The comedienne said she's always been amazed at how great the veteran actress is in delivering her lines, and how she’s greatly in character whatever role she does.
Meanwhile, Brenda Mage couldn’t fully express how he still gets enthralled with Jodi Sta. Maria, saying he’s beyond amazed at how great the actress is in crying immediately every time the scene requires her to do it. At the same time, the comedian is also amazed with how the Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin star is able to show different expressions in portraying a single character.
Their co-actor and It’s Showtime’s Hashtag member Paulo Angeles expressed his admiration for John Lloyd Cruz, too, reminiscing how fascinated he was of him, when he got to work with him on the Star Cinema flick “Just the 3 Of Us.” He also got starstruck on the very first time that he saw JM de Guzman on the set of Precious Hearts Romances Presents Araw Gabi, wherein they used to work together.
Paulo’s on-screen loveteam partner Michelle Vito, on the other hand, related how much she looks up to seasoned actress-host Anne Curtis and Eddie Garcia.
A Soldier’s Heart actor Elmo Magalona said that he got flustered when he saw Piolo Pascual. According to him, it was during that time when he just moved to ABS-CBN and the Ultimate Heartthrob greeted him “Welcome”. And because he was stunned by him, Elmo also unconsciously replied “welcome” to him.
Another actor that seemingly stupefied him was John Lloyd Cruz, even though he has already seen him a couple of times before. Elmo said he just really looks up to how great John Lloyd is in his craft. Last, but definitely not the least, is the late Eddie Garcia to whom he’s always in awe with every time he saw him as he truly admires him, especially his work ethics.
Elmo’s co-stars in the recently-concluded series Sid Lucero, Sue Ramirez, Yves Flores, and Royce Cabrera also imparted those moments that they got starstruck.
Despite coming from one of the biggest and famous showbiz clans, Sid admitted that he still gets astonished with the presence of superstars like Manny Pacquiao and Robin Padilla. A huge fan of Sarah Geronimo, Sue conveyed how the Popstar Royalty never failed to make her feel kilig.
Yves also recounted that instance when he couldn’t help himself from stuttering when he met Jericho Rosales for the first time, while Royce Cabrera couldn’t contain his pride working with his idol Mon Confiado in A Soldier’s Heart.
Meanwhile, Elise Joson said that she was absolutely stunned by JC De Vera when she guested on Banana Sundae, as she recounted how she couldn’t even look at the actor during that time.
Enchong Dee revealed how veteran actor Joel Torre makes him starstruck even though he sees him often since they are living just a few blocks away from each other.
The Voice Kids Philippines Season 1 grand winner Lyca Gairanod also expressed her deep admiration to her beloved coach Sarah Geronimo, to whom she still gets starstruck with every time they meet. The same goes for Jane Oineza who giddily imparted getting captivated by a lot of big stars, which include the Popstar Royalty and Bea Alonzo.
How about you? What’s your most unforgettable starstruck moment, Kapamilya?