- Rico J. Puno died yesterday, October 30, at the age of 65
- He used to be a judge on the Tawag ng Tanghalan segment of It’s Showtime
- The program’s hosts, including Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis, posted on social media about their loss
Rico J. Puno’s sudden death yesterday at the age of 65 has affected the nation, including his colleagues.
KAMI learned that some hosts of “It’s Showtime” have expressed their sadness over the singer’s death.
The late OPM legend used to be a judge on the program’s Tawag ng Tanghalan segment.
Aside from them, other famous celebrities like Sharon Cuneta and Richard Gomez also took to social media to post about Rico J.
“Before this day ends i wanna say THANK YOU to Rico J. Puno. Lagi naming sinasabi na favorite namin ang isat isa. Napakabait nya sakin at mahal na mahal nya ko. At ganun din ako sa kanya. Mamimiss kita. I-Hi moko sa tatay, lola at lolo ko ha.”
“Saddened to hear about the news of the passing of one of our dear TNT Hurados Mr. Rico J. Puno. Rest in peace Tito. You will be missed”
“Maraming salamat Yangku RJP...Your music and memories will stay forever... May you rest in peace with our Creator.”
“Paalam, Idol Yangku Rico J! Napaka-suwerte ko at nakilala kita, at nakatrabaho kita. Napakarami mong napaligaya at napatawa... maraming salamat po! Sayang lagi kong nakakalimutang dalhin itong plaka kong ‘to... hindi ko na mapapa-pirmahan sa yo, idol. Pahinga na po. We love you.
“Kuya Rics, I’m sad to hear that you are not with us anymore. But you and your music will never be forgotten. The last time we saw each other, we performed together in @itsshowtimeofficial_ig I will forever cherish that! Maraming salamat kuya Rics.”
In a previous report by KAMI, famous singers such as Gary Valenciano, Lea Salonga and Martin Nievera also expressed their sadness on social media over Rico’s passing.
Just several weeks ago, Rico declared that he was ready to go back to work as a singer and as a judge on the Tawag ng Tanghalan segment of It’s Showtime.
He underwent a triple bypass surgery in 2015 and suffered a stroke in 2016.
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