Xander Ford and his parents, Merly Arizala and Anecito Mabanto, were interviewed by Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal and Melai Cantiveros on “Magandang Buhay.”
KAMI obtained videos of their interview from the YouTube channel of ABS-CBN Entertainment.
Merly said that Xander is a good son who helps around in the house. She also revealed that she had trouble sleeping after finding out that Xander was planning to undergo plastic surgery.
As for Anecito, he said that he warned Xander that he might regret his decision to undergo cosmetic surgery.
He also urged him to be contented with what God has given him.
Marlou also narrated how he was bullied and called “ugly” by his schoolmates.
He admitted to cutting classes because he wanted to avoid the bullies.
As for his decision to undergo surgeries, he said that it was his celebrity friends who gave him an idea to improve his nose and chin.
Xander is hoping that he will be able to save money this time so that he could help his family.
He also expressed his desire to work with Daniel Padilla and Miles Ocampo and to have a lead role in a movie or teleserye someday.
Netizens reacted positively to his “Magandang Buhay” appearance.
“Kng manghusga lng dn nmn kau sa tao wag nlng kau mgcommnt...grbe cla o..iniintndhn nyo nlmg c xander bisde d rn nmn kau nktlong sknya ..be happy nlng tau wag nlng ntn husgahan ang isang tao buhay nia yn...yn pinli nia....kwwa lng ung bata...”
“Panu na kaya kung wala sya kita from guestings and supporting role? Panu na mangyari sa retoke nya? Kasi need mo ng money jan to maintain. Need magpacheck up. Yung make up nya pano sya makakabili?”
“Sana maging successful ka . iangat mo sina nanay at tatay mo”
“Go xander gawin m lhat pra sa pamilya m wag m pansin mga bashers mo...i salute you”
“He's nice nman e.. mpgmhal n anak nman xa... y people so mean Bashing him.. go lng ng go Xander Ford... keep dreamin. . Fly high.”
KAMI is hoping that Xander would find success so that he can help his family!