“There’s nothing wrong with being gay. It’s because of people like you who make it so hard for people like them to come out,” said Luna to Donya Antonia in a remarkable scene from the toprating teleserye The Killer Bride. The actress who gave life to this quotable dialogue is none other than Alexa Ilacad. She may be a rich spoiled brat kontrabida in the series but, in real life, Alexa is a nice girl inside and out – a total opposite of the character she portrays.
Avid viewers of The Killer Bride are shipping Alexa with Joshua Garcia, who takes on the role of Elias. But, Alexa herself clarified that she and Joshua are simply friends and getting into a relationship with him is not on her mind. “We’ve both made it very clear that it’s not something we want to get into,” Alexa admitted. While she does not have any romantic feelings for Joshua, Alexa is totally impressed with the actor’s kind personality.
There was a time in Alexa’s career when she was known as the other half of the NLex loveteam, alongside Nash Aguas. The chemistry between Alexa and Nash landed them unto different projects and has even grown beyond the cameras. But, the romantic connection between them came to a halt when Nash reunited with Mika Dela Cruz, who Alexa believes is Nash’s puppy love. “I knew in my heart that they never lost connection. There was a special place in Nash’s heart for Mika,” Alexa confessed.
As much as possible, Alexa would not want to get involved with Nash and Mika’s relationship in any way. “I want to exclude myself from them,” the young actress said.
Capping off the episode, Alexa played the “Ilacad Papunta o Ilacad Paalis” game where in she’d decide to either meet or avoid the person shown on the LED screen. Among those she would love to “Ilacad Papunta” are her The Killer Bride co-stars Janella Salvador, Maja Salvador, and Joshua Garcia and Kapamilya artist Enchog Dee, Alexa’s crush.
“Ilacad Paalis,” Alexa’s response upon seeing the image of a black spider on the screen. “Ilacad Paalis at hindi na babalik,” said Alexa when Nash Aguas’ photo appeared.
Catch Alexa on her first lead role for the horror-action film ‘Santigwar” showing on October 30.