Yassi Pressman on her struggles growing up: "financially we were not stable"
- Yassi Pressman promoted her new show, 'Rolling In It Philippines' in a recent media conference
- During the conference, the actress was asked if she was a risk-taker to which she answered yes
- Yassi opened up about the difficulties she faced while growing up and admitted that her family was struggling financially
- However, due to the support and love she received from her father, she had always felt that she was lucky even then
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Yassi Pressman recently had a media conference to promote her new game show 'Rolling In It Philippines' which originated in Britain.
At the beginning of the conference, Yassi explained the mechanics of the game which involved luck and taking risks. In turn, the actress was asked if she was a risk-taker.
According to Yassi, yes, she was a risk-taker. The actress explained that she has always did everything she could in order to achieve her goals even if it seems daunting or impossible.
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The actress also opened up about the difficulties she faced as a child growing up with a parent who worked overseas.
“It was hard po growing up having almost like a single dad. It was difficult po na magkaroon ng parent na OFW."
Yassi continued on to candidly reveal that her family struggled financially to the point that they were hardly able to replace their school shoes. Luckily, Yassi never felt unfortunate even then because of her father's love and support.
“We barely changed shoes for school. Alam mo ’yon? Pero I never felt that when I was younger because of the love that was provided by my father and by my sister. Kaya I was still lucky. I would say I was still very lucky.”
You can watch the full video here:
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Yasmin Isabel Yasto-Pressman, popularly known as Yassi, is a British-Filipino actress, singer, dancer, and model. Best known for her breakthrough role in "Ang Probinsyano" as Alyanna R. Arevalo-Dalisay, the wife of Cardo. Yassi has made a mark in the Philippine showbusiness not only as a versatile actress but as a gifted singer and terrific dancer.
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KAMI previously reported that Yassi shared how she and her sister are learning how to ride a motorcycle in her new YouTube vlog. Yassi and Issa can be seen riding confidently through a dirt track as they cheered for each other. In the next scene, Issa had an accident as she was sprawled on the ground next to her motorcycle.
Yassi Pressman also shared a funny video on her Instagram where she was pranked by her friend. The actress captioned the video with a plea not to surprise her as she might actually hurt someone. In the video clip, Yassi screamed a couple of times after being surprised.
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