Alfred Vargas willing to sacrifice showbiz for family

Posted at 11/06/2012 9:16 PM | Updated as of 11/07/2012 11:35 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Actor-politician Alfred Vargas said he is willing to sacrifice his showbiz career so he can spend more time with his wife and two kids.

In an interview with ABS-CBN News on Tuesday, Vargas said his family will always come first among his priorities.

“Yes [magpapahinga muna ako sa showbiz]. Siguro ngayon talagang I have to set my prioritites straight na and nangunguna talaga yung family tapos public service. Kaya ko naman i-sacrifice yung career ko para sa family ko,” he said.

But before his career finally takes the backseat, Vargas said he is looking forward for viewers to see his upcoming movie “Supremo.”

“More than one year in the making siya and yung premiere niya sa Bonifacio Day sa November 30. Gustong gusto ko ang project na ito kasi parang ito na yung contribution ko bilang artista sa kulturang Pilipino at sa bayan.,” he said.

Meanwhile, Vargas shared how glad he is to have his youngest daughter be finally baptized after a year.

“Finally ayun, natuloy na rin kasi yun nga nag-Italy kami tapos may mga bagay na inasikaso. We just want to make sure na hindi namin mamadaliin and special ang baptism na ito,” the actor said.

Vargas also shared that he and his wife Yasmin Espiritu are eyeing to hold their dream Church wedding in 2014.

“Matagal ko na pong gusto pero mas gusto ko na maging perfect lahat, sa tamang panahon. Siguro 2014? Magpo-propose muna eh,” said Espiritu.