- Claudine Barretto, during a media conference for her movie "Deception" recalled the time that she left showbiz
- According to Clau, it was a painful decision for her but she chose to focus on her children
- She also revealed that at the time, she and her husband were already separated and so she did not want the children to feel that they do not have both parents
- For Clau, she would still do the same thing for her kids and it is all worth it
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Claudine Barretto got very honest during a media conference for her latest film with Mark Anthony Fernandez titled, "Deception."
According to the actress, at the time that she chose to leave showbiz, it was actually a very painful decision for her, as per Push.
Her last movie, before she actually focused on family was "Etiquette for Mistresses," which was in 2015.
However, Clau said that while it was painful, she would still do it all over again for her kids because they were all worth it.
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She also said that at the time, she and her ex-husband were already separated and she did not want her kids to feel that they already lost a father, and they would still be losing their mother.
"It was a very painful decision for me to leave showbusiness so that I could focus on my children. Kasi nga my ex-husband and I, we were separated already. So I didn’t want yung kids ko to ever feel na wala na silang tatay, wala pa silang nanay," said Claudine.
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"So it was a very painful and conscious decision to leave showbiz. Looking back, I’d still do the same thing. It was all worth it naman. Worth it naman talaga kasi ang babait ng mga anak ko. Ang ganda ng bond namin. At least yung formative years nila talagang andun ako," said Clau.
Previously, the actress was spotted spending New Year's eve with her family including Marjorie Barretto, Inquirer noted.
She also said in January that it was the best New Year of her life.
Claudine Barretto is a famous actress in the Philippines, known for her dramatic skills. She married Raymart Santiago in 2006, but they separated in 2013. The actress has four children - Sabina, Santino, Quia, and Noah.
Mark Anthony Fernandez revealed he was thrilled and excited with the script of his newest movie with Claudine Barretto titled ‘Deception.’ The actor used to be the on-screen and real-life boyfriend of Clau when they were still young. He also revealed having to make a lot of adjustments during the filming as it was done in the middle of a pandemic. Mark said that ever since he was informed about the role, he made sure he’s ready before the first taping day arrives.
Claudine Barretto recently reacted to the recent Instagram post of her sister, Gretchen Barretto. The latter posted about the frontline workers from various hospitals, who received some gifts from her. Furthermore, Claudine expressed her profound admiration for her sister's kindness and generosity. She even added that she got emotional while watching the video that Gretchen published.