- James Yap greeted his eldest son via Instagram
- He said that no matter how messy their situation is, he will always be his father and expressed how much he misses and loves Bimby, who turned 11
- Netizens weigh the sincerity of the post, while others defended the basketball star
On his Instagram account, James expressed how much he is missing his eldest son, who celebrated his 11th birthday on April 19.
The basketball star wrote: Happy birthday Bimb! I miss you and think about you everyday."
Kris Aquino and James Yap are vocal regarding their family's set up. In previous interviews, James reiterated that he wants to spend time with his son, which Kris falsified in separate interviews.
"Alam ko na ang tagal na natin di nakapagspend ng time together, at di nagkikita, but i want you to know that I’m always here for you," his greeting read.
James expressed that distance will not decrease his love and affection for his eldest boy. He said, "I will always be your papa. I hope you enjoy your birthday! ❤️"
Some netizens argue that the online greeting may be too impersonal, others even questioning his true motives and intention. Others, on the other hand, defended the basketball star saying that this is all that he can do, given their situation.
James and Kris briefly dated and got married in 2007. Kris confirmed their separation in 2010.
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