Edward Barber, known as the “Cheerful Charmer of Germany” in the reality TV program Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7 and the other half of the popular loveteam “MayWard”, takes the hot seat on Tonight with Boy Abunda. He talks about his participation in the new film, First Love, starred by Aga Muhlach and Bea Alonzo, as well as his relationship with on-screen partner Maymay Entrata.
The Fil-German actor has been causing a buzz in the industry ever since he left the iconic blue-and-yellow house in 2017. Since then, he had taken on several brand endorsements and starred in films and television programs in the Kapamilya Network—including La Luna Sangre, Loving in Tandem and Wansapanatym Presents Ikaw ang Ghosto Ko. It is no surprise that the charming 18-year-old has gotten a lot of attention with his natural good looks and cheerful personality.
At the start of the show, the King of Talk asks the young actor about his life back in Germany and opens the subject on a very unfortunate event in his school days. Edward admits that he used to be bullied in his Football team for being the only Asian one in the team. The 18-year-old recalls how they used to call him “chopsticks” and that it was a very unfriendly environment for him. Despite that, he reveals that he never found a reason to fought back but ended up quitting when his involvement in the sport became no longer enjoyable. On the subject of bashers, Edward tells that he doesn’t acknowledge them and is actually grateful that he was bullied back then as it now helps him understand that it’s best not to take to heart all the negativity he sees about himself.
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