Assunta de Rossi still longing for a child

Posted at 09/18/08 9:35 AM

After six years of marriage, actress Assunta de Rossi is ready to have a baby with hubby Julio "Jules" Ledesma.

In an interview, the 25-year-old actress said her husband's obligations as congressman of the first district of Negros Occidental is affecting their plans to have a baby.

"My husband is stressed from work. He has many obligations to accomplish and unfortunately, he is the only one who can do it," she said.

The Italy-born Assunta said she and Jules do not have health problems. She added that she is happy with her husband who is very supportive of her career.

Assunta de Rossi or Maria Assunta Schiavone De Rossi is a former cast member of ABS-CBN's show "Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko." She is currently hosting a television show in a different network.

Assunta said she is also happy that her younger sister, Alessandra "Alex" de Rossi, is getting more work in ABS-CBN.

"That's good kasi kailangan niyang mag-trabaho at napaka-talented niya. Sayang naman kung hindi magagamit ang talent niya. she's a briliant actress. At sana kapag naayos na lahat, sana ay ma-release naman ang album niya because she's an excellent songwriter and composer," she said.

In 2001 Assunta bagged the Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress Award for her film "Hubog" while Alessandra won the FAMAS Best Supporting Actress Award for her film "Azucena."