- Jake Ejercito talked to Cinema News home edition about co-parenting Ellie with his ex-partner, Andi Eigenmann
- He admitted that Ellie found it difficult to cope with the past conflicts between her parents
- It took many years before Jake and Andi were able to resolve their issues
- Andi and Jake are now able to raise Ellie smoothly because they have learned to prioritize their daughter’s welfare
Jake Ejercito gave an honest interview to Cinema News home edition about his life as a father.
KAMI learned that Jake admitted in the said interview that her daughter Ellie found it difficult to cope with the past conflicts between her father and her mother, Andi Eigenmann.
According to Jake, it took many years before he and his ex-girlfriend Andi were able to resolve their issues with each other.
He explained that he and Andi are able to raise Ellie better now because they have learned to prioritize their daughter’s welfare.
“Marami kaming pinagdaanan na phases. Siyempre before, immature pa kami and everything. So medyo malayo din 'yung nilakbay bago naging ganito ka-settled and smooth.
“Nakikita ko lang sa kanya dati, may times na kapag magulo, siyempre nakikita ko kay Ellie na nahihirapan din siya.
"And what’s good about now is parang ang priority namin is 'yung what’s good for Ellie. So nakikita ko sa kanya na hindi na siya nahihirapan. Smooth lahat, okay 'yung communication,” Jake told Cinemanews as quoted by PUSH.
Andi has two other children aside from Ellie. In a report by GMA News, Andi posted adorable photos of Lilo. The celebrity mom also advised Lilo to dance to the beat of her own heart.
ABS-CBN News also reported that Andi celebrated the third month of her youngest child, Koa. She also shared some photos of the cute baby boy.
Juan Emilio Ejercito or Jake Ejercito is one of the children of Joseph Estrada and Laarni Enriquez. He is a Filipino actor and host who was once in a relationship with Andi Eigenmann. He and the actress have one child together — Ellie Eigenmann.
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As reported earlier by KAMI, Jake Ejercito went viral when he posted an adorable birthday selfie he took with his daughter, Ellie, on social media. Netizens praised Jake for being a devoted father to Ellie.
Jake also made netizens laugh when he shared his hilarious "long-distance relationship" conversation with Ellie online. Ellie showed her cleverness and sense of humor in conversing with her dad.
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