Maymay Entrata was barely a young adult when she began taking on the role of a breadwinner, just right after she exited the Pinoy Big Brother house. The process, according to her, was difficult. “Dumating sa point na hirap na hirap ako pero ginusto ko ‘to, eh. Ginusto ko na maitaguyod ang pamilya ko mula sa kahirapan,” shared Maymay.
She knows she was handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so Maymay embraced the joy, pain, and responsibilities that come with being the breadwinner. Just like most providers, Maymay has already sacrificed a lot such as her schooling for the past four years. The good news is Maymay plans to go back to school this coming semester.
Working non-stop might be draining at times but Maymay believes every drop of sweat and every second of sacrifice are worth it. Maymay is happy to be able to give her family simple joys. Most especially, she’s proud to see her cousins ace their schooling. It makes her effort of sending them to school a happy sacrifice. They all come from a broken family, so her cousins are like siblings to her.
While she’s driven to give her family everything that will make them happy, Maymay hopes they never forget to be thankful and contented. For herself, the PBB Otso Big Winner dreams of earning her diploma and to continue being a blessing to others.
Over the years of being the family’s breadwinner, Maymay learned to be kind to herself and not to give in to pressure. The Kapamilya actress is grateful for her supporters who never leave her side, and she gets to meet some of them to answer their questions in this episode.
Asked about her life’s theme song, Maymay mentioned the Christian song “Never Lost.” The piece always reminds her to always keep pushing forward in spite of the challenges. She might have made mistakes but Maymay said she will choose not to change anything in the past because everything she went through was a source of lesson and it made her who she is today.
As good news to her fans, Maymay will be part of a podcast launching soon, and another project alongside love team partner Edward Barber. With her talent and attitude, Maymay will go places, and if given a chance to, she’d like to take on action roles in the future. Maymay added that she dreams of working with Angel Locsin, Bea Alonzo and Toni Gonzaga.
To end the interview, Maymay talked about her latest single “I Love You2,” [LINK OUT TO https://ent.abs-cbn.com/starmagic/articles-videos/maymay-pays-homage-to-abs-cbn-in-new-single-i-love-you-2-12619] a tribute to her home network. Maymay feels proud to call herself a ‘laking Kapamilya’ and through this song, she was able to express her love for her ABS-CBN family.