- Sugar Mercado was granted a Permanent Protection Order by the Supreme Court
- She won the case she filed against her ex-husband
- Sugar once dreamed of a happy family but she had to let go of her dreams for her kid's welfare
Former sexbomb dancer Sugar Mercado won a case against her ex-husband who physically ang emotionally abused her. The Supreme Court's decision delighted Sugar's friends and supporters and even the women's party Gabriela.
In a joint statement of Representatives Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of Gabriela, they said that Mercado's success isn't just hers but also for all the women who experienced violence just like her.
Supreme Court Third Division issued a Permanent Protection Order in favor of Mercado which was questioned by her ex-husband Kristofer Jay Go.
Sugar Mercado dreamed of having a happy family life so she left showbiz. She was known for her funny and jolly personality. Indeed she was a good actress because there seemed not a single trace of sadness in her smiles and laughter.
KAMI learned about Sugar's interview from TNP.
In GMA’s “Tunay na Buhay,” sugar emotionally recalled her experiences that made her realize she had to stop holding on to her hope of having her dream come true.
Her career was in full blast in year 2000. She had many projects and she became one of the most popular member of the Sexbomb girls.
She left all the glamour of showbiz to live a simple life with the hope of fulfilling her dream.
The funny celebrity filed a criminal charges against her husband for “Violence Against Women.” in 2015. Her courage is very remarkable but she wasn't able to hold her tears when asked why she gave up finally.
The 31-year-old comedienne had to raise her 2 kids single-handedly ever since she parted ways with her ex-husband. She had to strive hard to make ends meet.
She shared what she learned from what had happened to her.
“Okay na muna ako sa kids ko tsaka sa family ko. Natuto na rin ako na hindi sagot ‘yung pag-ibig sa guy. Basta masaya ka, masaya ako ngayon.
Laban lang, walang susuko dahil habang nabubuhay tayo, may pag-asa.”
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