Lea Salonga's daughter, Nicole Beverly is making her theater debut this year.
Despite this, Lea stresses that her daughter “is not a celebrity.”
Her daughter is playing the role of Alice in Matilda the Musical on November 10.
Being in showbiz for quite a long time, Lea knows the pressure for celebrity kids.
Though se is confident her daughter is tough, Lea says, “For me, it’s like I wish I could just tell people, ‘Please leave her alone.’
“She’s not a celebrity. Huwag niyo siyang lapitan kasi iirapan niya kayo.
“She will not always be the nice person, and she will be immediately suspicious of you,” Lea warned.
“Because I think it’s ano, my daughter is not attracted to the celebrity aspect, and she is very suspicious of people who go near her, like, ‘I have a feeling they only want to be friends with me because of you.’”
Lea and her husband Chien is not happy about people dragging her daughter's name in some issues.
“We’re not happy with how people cannot leave her alone,” said the actress.