Jennylyn goes topless for FHM

Posted at 05/28/2013 8:12 PM | Updated as of 05/29/2013 10:10 AM

MANILA, Philippines -- Actress-singer Jennylyn Mercado appears topless for her third cover appearance on the men's magazine FHM.

The 26-year-old actress is seen posing by the beach wearing only a flesh-colored pantyhose, with her arms covering her chest.

She was photographed by BJ Pascual.

Mercado, who has one son with her former partner, actor Patrick Garcia, first appeared in the pages of FHM as its cover girl in January 2008. She followed this up with a cover appearance for the same magazine in November 2009.

"I was offered another cover, so why not?" Mercado was quoted as saying by FHM on its official website, where her June 2013 cover was unveiled Tuesday.

"Now I can say na medyo fit naman na ako at naalagaan ko na naman ang body ko, so I guess ito na 'yung tamang oras para mai-share ko naman sa mga tao (laughs)," she said.

She added: "Ngayon parang mas hindi na ako nahihiya, I feel more confident. I'm more comfortable with this concept."

Last Sunday, Mercado also graced the underwear fashion show of local clothing line Bench for the annual Philippine Fashion Week, where she took to the runway wearing only lingerie.