Inday’s parting shot to Gretchen

The controversial Inday Barretto has decided to give her parting shot on the family feud that has created a big chasm between her daughters Gretchen on one hand, and herself (Inday) and other daughter Gia on the other.

Read related story: Mom Inday bashes Gretchen and defends Claudine

In a statement published in Philippine Star entertainment editor Ricky Lo’s May 3 column, Inday first spoke up on the family feud to stop allegations regarding her daughter Claudine (suspected, along with Gretchen, to be behind ugly accusations on  Instagram regarding Julia Barretto, daughter of Marjorie Barretto).

Also read: Julia Barretto has no comment on reported family feud

Inday continued that she never meant to “prolong it into the World War III  level.”

But even if she admits fearing the absence of money and power to get legal assistance, Inday has come out in the open – she hopes for the last time – negate ‘vicious lies.’

For Tanya

The Barretto matriarch told actress Tanya Montenegro, who openly defended Gretchen:

“You say you respect me.  Please don’t – keep it – you need that for yourself. I don’t need respect from someone like you. I have plenty of it where I came from.

“I know who you are, what you are, but you shocked the world at how you could face  the camera so professionally comfortably in lying to tell the story of more than 30 years ago as if you were there when it happened, as if you were part and parcel of our household when not even our cats and dogs know you – tsk,tsk, tsk! – lying to the hilt without batting an eyelash. Unless you were coached to read a prepared story.”

More: US-based sister Gia to Gretchen: Leave us in peace

Inday corrected Tanya’s statements one by one:

“It is never true that Gretchen’s tuition was not paid. School is top priority of our payables.”

“No money for recess and lunch? I don’t even want to dignify you and on that since you are not a dignified one.”

“So you saw Gretchen with a bruise of black and blue? Do you want to insinuate that we did that to her? We have no history of violence. Don’t be dramatic. People might ask you to convince them some more and all these events of 30 years ago, huh?”
Inday explained to Regal Entertainment matriarch Mother Lily Monteverde that she (Inday) got Gretchen’s checks because she was then a minor.  But Inday denied Mother Lily’s statement that not a cent went to the actress. Inday explained that the money paid for the car, the driver, yaya, gasoline and others.

Inday told Robbie Tan, producer of Seiko Films, where Gretchen used to make movies: “We  did not use her money, period, same way you made good business from the projects you made for her.”

More revelations

The feisty mother added:

“Gretchen sent her siblings to school? Three of them were already out of school when she joined show business at age 14. The projects she had when she was still under my care were never enough to pay for our 1) rent, 2) electricity, 3) food on our table and 4) pay for the schooling – all of them on that meager income?”

“The bill for Mr.Barretto’s  first heart attack was paid for from a health insurance. The second heart attack that required a bypass was paid by Tonyboy Cojuangco, something which Gretchen never made us forget.”

Inday is eternally grateful to Tonyboy for that “sincere generosity.”

Wish for Gretchen

Despite what happened, Inday wishes Gretchen happiness.

And if there’s one good  thing Inday thinks has come out of the feud, it is that “the truth come out from the talks that have been going on behind our backs about you being an abused child admitted by you when you made 'sumbat' through what you made Jayjay (Joaquin, Inday’s son) sign.”

More: Joaquin Baretto defends sister Gretchen

Inday is grateful at being able to “correct the lies before dad and I close our eyes.”  The Barretto matriarch told Gretchen she (Inday) is  happy at being able to “give back to your father the dignity he deserves.”

Inday reminded Gretchen that it is their home that gave the actress “love and care that you think is lacking when you were a nobody and had nothing.”

“God be with you, as He is with us, now that the truth has set us free,” Inday concluded.



You may also like:
Inside the Barretto family feud
Loading...

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Netflix sets release dates for slate of original films
    Netflix sets release dates for slate of original films

    NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" in October and Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" in December. …

  • Lady Gaga's stylist to show at New York Fashion Week
    Lady Gaga's stylist to show at New York Fashion Week

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Maxwell, Lady Gaga's longtime stylist and a designer in his own right, will show his first full ready-to-wear collection at New York Fashion Week in September. …

  • Bill Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing
    Bill Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing

    NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America's dad and then as America's granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that proved to be his undoing. …

  • Paula Deen distances herself from posted 'I Love Lucy' photo
    Paula Deen distances herself from posted 'I Love Lucy' photo

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Deen didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo, and the social media manager responsible for it was fired, Deen's spokesman said. …

  • John Cena's 'Trainwreck' Sex
    John Cena's 'Trainwreck' Sex

    The WWE star went to great lengths (ha! You'll see…) to film his sex scene with Amy Schumer for the movie, which John said was anything but sexy to film. "There was talk about it being a closed set, but within 20 minutes there's two camera ops, two focus-pullers, three lighting guys, two sounds guys, props," John revealed to Access Hollywood at the "Trainwreck" junket in Los Angeles of his and Amy's naked onscreen romp. Unlike John's character's lovemaking, shooting the scene was not quick. …

  • 'Lego Movie' directors to helm Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff

    NEW YORK (AP) — Laugh it up, Fuzzballs: Han Solo is getting his own movie, and it's going to be helmed by "Lego Movie" directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord. …

  • Subway suspends ties with spokesman Fogle after raid at home
    Subway suspends ties with spokesman Fogle after raid at home

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog, two months after the then-executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on child pornography charges. …

  • Paula Deen catches heat for Twitter photo of son in 'brownface'
    Paula Deen catches heat for Twitter photo of son in 'brownface'

    (Reuters) - The company owned by chef Paula Deen fired its social media manager and apologized on Tuesday after the former TV show host drew fire on her Twitter feed for a photo that showed her son portraying a Latino actor in "brownface," a spokesman said. The photo, a still from a Halloween 2011 episode of the now-defunct Paula's Best Dishes show, immediately drew negative reaction from Deen's followers. …

  • Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Celebrity News - Fri, Feb 20, 2015 1:47 AM PHT
    Beyonce's unretouched L'Oreal photos only latest in her long history of Photoshop controvers …

    Beyonce’s #Flawless image is embroiled in controversy once again. On Wednesday, a web site called The Beyonce World leaked 224 allegedly raw photos of the musician. The images showed Bey in full makeup for the 2013 L’Oreal ad campaign — but with the kinds of “imperfections” we all have — beauty marks, bumps, creases. In the wake of Cindy Crawford’s unretouched photos, the images have been praised by critics of a beauty industry that sets impossibly high standards, standards that Queen Bey …

  • Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    omg - Sat, Feb 14, 2015 12:14 AM PHT
    Taylor Swift reveals ‘Style’ video

    The 25-year-old released the video for her third cut from platinum selling album 1989. …

  • My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    Write Away - Wed, Jan 28, 2015 2:29 PM PHT
    My mother-in-law’s personal encounter with the pope

    For my mother-in-law Mrs. Elsa Yrastorza Yuzon, flying and soaring in the skies is part of her normal routine. But it reached new heights when Pope Francis boarded Shepherd One. …