The 90s are so back! The resurgence of that era has made people from different generations, including teens nowadays, excited over its trends, styles and influences. Millennials and Generation X kiddos are in for treat as the Magandang Buhay hosts Melai Cantiveros, Karla Estrada and Jolina Magdangal welcome Joko Diaz and Keempee de Leon, who were influential actors in their early days in showbiz. They also got to share another part of their life, which is being loving popshies to their families, especially to their daughters.
90s heartthrob Keempee de Leon explained to the momshies how his famous hairdo came about. The actor said that he tried to copy one of his idol’s hairstyle in a magazine, and told Ricky Reyes do the same thing on him. However, it did not go according to plan because Keempee’s hair wasn’t curly enough, so instead the result came out wavy.
The Nang Ngumiti Ang Langit star shared his childhood memories and revealed that he grew up with his grandmother when his parents separated. He underlined that his grandmother was very strict especially with his studies, and believed in the spanking method. “Medyo physical ‘yung lola namin eh kasi may pagka-Español,” he disclosed. Keempee although clarified that his parents were aware of this and that his grandmother had their parents’ consent.
Now that he is a father himself, Keempee stressed that he is doing everything that he can to give his daughter, Sam, a good life and tries to be there for her when she needs him. The actor also asked for pieces of advice and tips from family members on how to raise his daughter, and added that he is working hard right now for Sam. He admitted though that he got shocked when he found out that Sam had a boyfriend, and says he couldn’t help but be a bit anxious about it. “As a father, babae ‘yun sa akin. Kailangan protektahan ko eh,” he uttered.
Sam also appeared on a VTR and spoke fondly about her loving father. She emphasized that he is very generous and divulged that he is indeed very protective, particularly when it comes to having boyfriends. “Overall, he’s the best dad in the world and I wouldn’t want anyone else,” she said happily. Keempee couldn’t help but get teary eyed after hearing his daughter’s message. He reminded her that as long as he is up and about, he will do anything and everything to give her a good life. “Hanggat ako’y nakakagalaw at may lakas, ibibigay ko lahat ng kailangan mo basta maging maayos ang buhay mo,“ he promised.