John Lloyd helps Angelica in family Christmas activities

Despite his busy schedule, Angelica Panganiban shares that her boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz helps her in organizing activities for her family this Christmas.

Angelica's relatives from abroad will be coming home for Christmas,  and John Lloyd is very excited for her. The Kapamilya actress even joked that John Lloyd acts like an events coordinator.

"Siya yung sobrang punong-abala dahil makukumpleto ko yung family ko. First time talagang buong pamilya kaming magce-celebrate, yung pamilyang nagpalaki sa akin. First Christmas ko sa bagong bahay, tapos complete yung family ko, so siya talaga yung push ng push na ‘I'm so happy for you.’ Siyempre ako rin na-e-excite," Angelica said at the press conference of Star Cinema’s Metro Manila Film Festival entry "One More Try" at the ABS-CBN compound on Wednesday, December 5.

Hands-on planning

She added that John Lloyd is very hands-on in planning their Christmas activities.

"Gusto niya lang na marami kaming gawin, magbiyahe kami. Kumbaga, ang dami niyang sina-suggest  sa akin na ‘Kumain kayo diyan, kung gusto nyong magpa-reserve sabihin niyo sa akin.’ Gusto niyang maging events coordinator."

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Angelica is looking forward to spending Christmas for the first time with John Lloyd. The couple also plans to gather both their families for dinner.

"Sana makapag-celebrate kami ng Christmas together kasi first Christmas ko din na magkasama kami. Nag-aayos kami na sana yung family niya, family ko, sana makapagset kami ng isang dinner na magkakasama kaming lahat," Angelica said

She’s so happy with John Lloyd, Angelica couldn’t believe good things are coming her way right now.

"Sabi nga nila, hindi mo alam kung ano ang kulang kung walang darating para iyon ang magpuno. Andoon ako sa stage na iyon. Hindi ako makapaniwala na may ganoon pala."

Now that they are discovering new things about each other, Angelica revealed she and John Lloyd have a lot of similarities, among them a  sense of humor. She added that they rarely clash.

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"Ngayon gulat na gulat ako na ay, ganyan pala siya. Kasi noon kilala ko lang siya sa hi-hello. Parehas na parehas lang pala kami ng ugali. Kapag magkasama kami, para lang kaming gumagawa ng comedy movie. Walang seryoso sa aming dalawa."


Her blossoming relationship and fruitful career make Angelica feel so fulfilled.

"Mahirap naman sabihin na ganito kaaga kuntento na ako. Siguro sobrang fulfilled lang ako sa lahat ng nangyayari. Sabi ko nga, ano yung nagawa kong maganda para ganito yung palit na ibinigay sa akin kasi sobrang ayos ng lahat?"

“One More Try,” where they play husband and wife, are Dingdong and Angelica’s second movie together.  Even if Dingdong is from GMA 7 and she is from ABS-CBN, Angelica shared that their working relationship is running smoothly.

'One More Try'Watch the official trailer of the MMFF 2012 entry "One More Try" starring Angel Locsin, Dingdong Dantes, Angelica Panganiban and Zanjoe Marudo. (Video courtesy of Star Cinema)

"Nakakatuwa kasi si Dingdong, akala mo Kapamilya star. Nagri-reach out talaga siya sa mga katrabo mo. Hindi mo nararamdaman na taga-ibang network siya, or naiilang siya. Siguro kasi pangalawang project na namin."


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