Korina Sanchez, 45, who took a leave of absence from ABS-CBN after her engagement and later marriage to former Senator Mar Roxas who is 53 , and ran as a Vice-presidentail candidate last election and lost in the recent election.
On her return as a news anchor on ABS-CBN:
“Ready na akong bumalik. It now depends kung ano ang babalikan ko, kung ano ang puwede. Sabi ko ‘Citizen Mar’ naman si Mar ngayon, so I don’t see any reason why I can’t go back to my former platforms. But that is still all up to the ABS-CBN management. So, kung sensitive sila sa parang hangover from the campaign and the elections, kahit palipasin ‘yon it’s really fine with me. I will always be with them so it really all depends on what we talk about.”
On her plans/wish to have a baby:
“Pinag-uusapan na din namin ‘yon. Kasi sabi sa akin ng OB-Gynecologist ko: ‘Bilisan mo na.’ Matagal na niyang sinasabi sa akin ‘yon. I kept myself healthy for the time when I’m really ready to have a child. That will be sooner than later.” She also said she is happy with her married life and the “emotional stability and security” it brings. “It was really the right time to settle down kasi may edad na kami pareho. Hindi na kami petty. Wala na kami masyadong pinag-aawayan. So, recommended ko ‘yan, kailangan talaga 40 and above kayo mag-asawa.”
On friend Kris Aquino’s marriage crisis:
“Kris, you’re a grown woman and with all of the trials and obstacles that I’ve been there with you, I saw that you were able to handle all of those with flying colors. And now that you’re even more mature, I know that you know what you’re doing.”
On her husband losing the election:
“Para kaming namatayan nang matalo si Mar…. ‘Yung protest ni Mar not necessarily to overturn the results but to find out what went wrong with the system…. And I fully support Mar in this, kasi biro mo tatlong milyong boto ang hindi malaman kung saan napunta.”
Korina Sanchez is still seen on ABS-CBN hosting award-winning TV magazine program, “Rated K” , and she use to anchor “Bandila”, the late evening newscast before her leave.