Marian Rivera says Ai-Ai delas Alas is 'chill' bride-to-be

Glaiza Jarloc

KAPUSO Primetime Queen Marian Rivera said she is happy about the fact that her close friend Ai-Ai delas Alas and her fiancé, Gerald Sibayan, will be walking down the aisle in December.

On the sidelines of the press conference of her upcoming series "Super Ma'am," the actress shared that Delas Alas is excited for her December 12 wedding.

Rivera said she and her husband, Dingdong Dantes, were already tapped by the couple to be their veil sponsors for the wedding.

The Frederick Peralta wedding gown of Delas Alas will also be a personal gift of the actress to the comedienne/host.

"Kausap ko na yung designer niya and excited ako para sa kanya. Siya (ang pumili ng design) although may suggestion ako," Rivera shared.

(I'm talking to her designer and I'm excited for her. She choose the design although I have suggestion)

She added, "Pine-pressure niya ako na gawin ko yung bouquet niya. Sabi ko, 'Kambal, ita-try ko ha kasi hindi pa ako magaling gumawa at baka mapahiya ako'. Okay na yung gown ang sagot ko sa kanya."

(She's pressuring me to make her a bouquet. I told her, 'Kambal, I will try because I am yet good at it and I might be embarrassed. It's enough I shouldered the cost of her gown)

Asked how Delas Alas is preparing for her wedding, Rivera said her friend is very relaxed and looking forward to her big day.

"Mukhang hindi naman siya kabado at chill lang siya. Natutuwa ako kasi sobrang excited niya at nakikita ko din yung mapapangasawa niya, yung fiance niya, kung gaano (nagmamahal) sa kanya. Na witness ko 'yun kasi andoon ako, nakikita ko sila ng walang camera," she said.

(She doesn't seem to be nervous and she's just chill. I'm happy because she's so excited and I see how much her fiancé loves her. I witnessed it because I was there, I see them off camera)

Rivera and Delas Alas became close friends while working together in 2013 fantasy/comedy movie "Kung Fu Divas."

They are currently part of weekend variety program "Sunday PinaSaya" and Delas Alas will have a special cameo performance in "Super Ma'am" which airs September 18 on GMA Network.

"Nagpapasalamat ako kasi sa industriyang ito ay bibihira kang makakuha or makahanap ng tunay na kaibigan. Si kambal, si Ai-Ai yung isa sa mako-consider ko na pinakamatalik na kaibigan ko in showbiz,” she ended.

(I am grateful because you rarely get or find a true friend in this industry. I consider Kambal as one of my closest friends in showbiz)

(SunStar Philippines)