- Kuya Kim Atienza recently guested in Rica Peralejo's new vlog for her YouTube channel
- The two had a heart-to-heart while after enjoying their meal wherein the television host told the story of how he came to be a born-again Christian
- According to Kuya Kim, after he had a stroke back in 2010, he became a health buff and rigorously maintained his fitness
- However, he was once again struck by Guillain-Barré syndrome which made him turn to a higher power
Kuya Kim Atienza had an in-depth discussion regarding his faith in a recent vlog by Rica Peralejo which she posted on her YouTube channel.
The weather anchor shared how he change his lifestyle after suffering from a stroke back in 2010. Kuya Kim became the picture of health and fitness, participating in marathons and triathlon races.
However, Kuya Kim was once again struck with an illness. In 2013, the television host experienced paralysis due to a rare condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome.
After this episode, Kuya Kim decided to turn to religion. He recalled how he called Rica when he was once again hospitalized in order to know more about being a born-again Christian.
"That made me spiritually born-again. I realized that no power comes from me. I'm totally powerless."
When Rica asked him why he specifically wanted knowledge regarding Jesus, Kuya Kim explained that it was because of her and her husband who is a pastor.
""Ginusto kong makuha kung ano man ang meron kayo. Alam ko ang meron kayo ay si Jesus Christ."
Furthermore, the Kapamilya star revealed that during that time, he was currently working with the celebrity mom so he knew about her faith.
Now that Kuya Kim has been spiritually renewed, he has found peace which he credited Rica and her husband for.
You can watch the full video here:
Alejandro Ilagan Atienza, who became known by his moniker Kuya Kim, is a former politician, weather anchor, actor, and television personality. He has served as a politician from 1995 to 2004. He hosted ABS-CBN's educational show, 'Matanglawin', and became the weather anchor of the network's television newscast, TV Patrol. Kuya Kim is also a host for the popular noontime variety show, 'It's Showtime'.
Rica Peralejo recently featured Kapamilya host, Kuya Kim, on her YouTube channel. For their collaboration, the two had a fun 'catching up' session and even talked about how to cope during the pandemic. However, what also amused netizens was Kuya Kim becoming Rica's "Angkas driver" in the viral vlog.
KAMI previously reported that Kuya Kim also documented the COVID-19 vaccination of celebrity couple, Marian Rivera and Dindong Dantes. It was just recently when Marian and Dingdong received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The couple shared what made them decide to get vaccinated with Kuya Kim.
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