- Anne Curtis thanked a transgender pastor for entrusting her with his life story through an Instagram post
- The actress played the role of a trans man, overseas Filipino worker, and pastor of a small church in Hong Kong
- Viewers and netizens lauded her for her spectacular performance as guest star of Maalaala Mo Kaya’s special episode
Anne Curtis expressed her gratitude to be given a chance to play the role of Marzz Balaoro, a trans man, overseas Filipino worker, and pastor of a small church in Hong Kong that welcomes all genders in Maalaala Mo Kaya.
In celebration of the drama anthology's 28th anniversary, Anne is one of the guest stars of MMK special episodes which was aired on Saturday, July 13.
She wrote, "Love should always come first.
No matter the gender or how people identify themselves as, at the end of the day, we are all humans who deserve to live in a world of LOVE and RESPECT .
Maraming Salamat Marrz Balaoro sa pagpayag nyo po na gampanan ko ang kwento ng buhay nyo at sa @mmkofficial sa tiwala na binigay nyo po sa akin sa special episode na to. Happy 28th Anniversary. Thank you for watching."
Netizens lauded her for her performance. Some members of LGBTQ community also expressed their gratitude to Anne and the people behind MMK for appreciating their worth.
Anne Curtis-Smith-Heussaff is a Filipino-Australian actress, model, television host, VJ and recording artist in the Philippines. She is currently one of the hosts of the noontime variety show It's Showtime, which airs on ABS-CBN.
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