- Regine Velasquez recently fulfilled a medical frontliner’s dream of having a duet with the Asia’s Songbird
- According to ABS-CBN News, Regine learned about nurse Gerry John Cumpio’s dream through a photo posted on social media
- The post shows Gerry holding a paper with a reminder that says, "Please stay at home!!! Pangarap ko pang maka-duet si Ate Reg”
- Regine sang the song Ikaw with Gerry for her ASAP birthday number aired on April 19
Regine Velasquez fulfilled the dream of a nurse who is also at the forefront of the country’s battle against the coronavirus disease.
According to an article by ABS-CBN News, the Asia’s Songbird learned about a Facebook post showing Gerry John Cumpio, a COVID-19 medical frontliner at St. Luke's Medical Center.
In the post, Gerry is asking the public to stay at home for he still wanted to have a duet with Regine.
Through a piece of paper, Gerry articulated his reminder to people, "Please stay at home!!! Pangarap ko pang maka-duet si Ate Reg.”
In an interview with ABS-CBN’s Sunday musical-variety show ASAP, Gerry said he has always been a fan of the female singer, and he listens and sings her music to relieve stress.
To grant Gerry’s wish, Regine sang the song Ikaw with the nurse for her ASAP birthday number aired on April 19. Regine will be celebrating her 50th birthday on April 22.
Regine then thanked Gerry for his dedication and sacrifices amid the public health emergency.
“#GerryJohnCumpio kahit hindi tayo personal na nag ka duweto isang karangalan para sa akin na marinig ang mga tinig natin na sabay bumirit,” she wrote in an Instagram post.
“Maraming salamat Gerry hindi lang sa dedikasyon at sakripisyo na ibinibigay mo sa ating bansa, salamat din sa pag awit kasama ko,” Regine said.
She furthermore added, “Salamat #ASAPnatinto for making this possible.”
Regine’s post where she expressed her gratitude to Gerry then gained reactions from the netizens.
“Deserve ni kuyang Gerry na magkaron ng ganitong experience. Natupad na naman ni Ate ang isang dream ng faney nya, at dhil don mas lalo sila parehong maiinspire.”
“Galing parang nasa concert ako.”
“Mapapa sana all ka talaga!! Galing.”
“God bless you Gerry at ang mga kasama mo pang frontliners. Praying for this pandemic to end really soon.”
“Congrats sir!! Fan mo na ako.”
In a previous report by KAMI, Regine Velasquez took to social to air her thoughts about the enhanced community quarantine and her message to those who were bored while complying with the said safety measure.
Regine Velasquez is considered as one of the most established and prominent singers in the country now. The singer is married to Ogie Alcasid.
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