Lea Salonga’s heartfelt tribute to Cherie Gil goes viral: “I’ll never forget you”

Lea Salonga’s heartfelt tribute to Cherie Gil goes viral: “I’ll never forget you”

- Lea Salonga took to social media to pay tribute to Cherie Gil, who died days ago at the age of 59

- She was able to watch Cherie in two shows, where she disappeared into her roles and exuded a strong yet human presence onstage

- The singer-actress added that Cherie was one of a kind, a person she will never forget

- Many netizens expressed their appreciation for Lea’s post including Michael de Mesa – Cherie’s brother

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Cherie Gil’s death at the age of 59 due to cancer broke hearts of many Filipino and celebrities.

Cherie Gil (@macherieamour)
Cherie Gil (@macherieamour)
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KAMI learned that famous singer-actress Lea Salonga took to social media to pay tribute to Cherie.

According to Lea, she was able to watch Cherie in two shows, where she disappeared into her roles and exuded a strong yet human presence onstage.

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Lea added that Cherie was one of a kind, a person she will never forget.

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In the comments section of Lea’s post, many netizens expressed their appreciation for Lea’s post. Michael de Mesa – Cherie’s brother – reacted with three heart emoticons.

“Two of the shows I got to see her in. How she disappeared into whatever role (or as in the case of Angels in America, roles) she played.
“How her presence was so strong, and yet so human. But she shone the brightest when she was just being herself. You were one of a kind, Cherie, and I’ll never forget you,” Lea said.

Cherie Gil is a multi-awarded film and TV actress. She was best known for her role as Lavinia Arguelles in "Bituing Walang Ningning." In the said movie, she starred alongside Sharon Cuneta, where the iconic copycat scene was filmed.

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Veteran actress Cherie Gil passed away at the age of 59. This was confirmed by another famous actress, Annabelle Rama. Annabelle posted on her Instagram and Facebook accounts to announce the unfortunate news. Many netizens expressed their sadness about the icon's sudden passing.

Netizens flocked to Cherie's official Facebook page, leaving their condolences on her last online posts. Among these posts are updates from the late actress during her time at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Source: KAMI.com.gh

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