Pregnant Melissa Ricks thanks fans for support

Posted at 07/29/2014 10:50 AM | Updated as of 07/29/2014 4:50 PM

MANILA - Actress Melissa Ricks was overwhelmed by the support she got from her fans and followers regarding her pregnancy.

In an Instagram post on Monday, Ricks posted a quote that read: "I am greatly blessed, highly favored and deeply loved."

"Nakakaiyak.. Thank you everyone," the actress wrote as the image's caption.

On Monday, ABS-CBNnews.com confirmed reports that Ricks is indeed pregnant with the child of her non-showbiz boyfriend.

The 24-year-old actress is currently enjoying a break from showbiz in Cebu with some of her friends.

Ricks, who started her career via the reality contest "Star Circle Quest," previously dated actors Paul Jake Castillo and Jake Cuenca.