Annabelle cried after learning about Richard's son

Posted at 06/09/2014 4:42 PM
Annabelle Rama

MANILA – Talent manager Annabelle Rama admitted that she was in tears when her son, actor Richard Gutierrez, told her that he will become a father with Sarah Lahbati’s child.

In an interview with “The Buzz” aired on Sunday, Gutierrez revealed how he told his parents about his son Zion.

“Nung una, kaming dalawa lang talaga ni Sarah nakakaalam. Walang nakakaalam, even her mom. Kasi we were thinking of ways on how to break the news. Until one day we just said, ‘We have to let them know. We just have to pick the right time,’” he said.

“One morning, nakita kong good mood naman sila ng dad ko. It was a regular day in the household. I went up to them and I said, ‘Mom, dad magkakaapo na kayo sa amin ni Sarah,’” he continued.

Recalling her reaction to the news, Rama said: “Super shocked ako. Umiyak ako pagkaalis na niya. Deep in my heart, I was so worried. Nag-cry talaga ako kasi totoo pala ang mga hula. Nagdasal ako na sana mali ang manghuhula. Sana si Elvis na lang [ang magiging tatay]. Matagal kami ni Eddie [Gutierrez na nag-usap], parang hindi ko pa rin matanggap.”

“Sabi ko sana nagbibiro lang si Chard kasi nabigla ako. Parang natanggap ko na lang bandang huli kasi nakikita ko siyang worried. Nakikita ko siyang nagtatrabaho na restless. So sabi ko, ‘Chard, wag ka na mag-worry, okay na ako.’ Para makapag-shooting na siya, makapagtrabaho na siya kasi nalungkot talaga ako. Ang aga naman, ang bata pa ni Sarah, ano kayang mangyayari,” she added.

According to Rama, she also took the initiative to talk to Lahbati’s mother, who was also as worried as her at the time.

“Sabi ko, ‘Day, wala kang magagawa, kapag in love 'yung dalawa, wala kang magagawa.’ Sabi ko huwag na mag-worry kasi si Richard ang lalaki, pananagutan ni Richard. Nasasaktan din ako kapag nagsisisi siya. I can’t blame her also kasi ganun din ako kay Ruffa nung araw. Only child [si Sarah], bata pa ang anak niya. Pero sinabihan ko siya na huwag na malungkot kasi at least Richard is there, he will support the baby and Sarah,” she said.

But Rama stressed that everything is now well between Lahbati’s family and the Gutierrezes.

“Okay na kami sa nanay ni Sarah. Pumupunta siya lagi sa bahay, doon sila natutulog ni Zion sa weekend. Ako naman, nandoon kami ni Eddie every day. Hindi ako pwedeng hindi pupunta every day kasi naadik talaga ako. Dati wala akong ginawa kundi sumagot sa bashers sa Twitter. Hindi na ngayon, wala na akong panahon diyan. Busi na ako,” she said.

Asked if he has any prayers for Gutierrez, Rama said, “Pinagdadasal ko na makayanan niya and makalimutan 'yung ibang problema. Kasama din si Sarah sa mga dasal ko. Pinagdadasal ko din si Richard na magsipag sa trabaho ulit.”