ABS-CBN’s talent management arm Star Magic finally issued a statement regarding the shouting incident between Gerald Anderson and Maricel Soriano that occurred on the set of the first day of taping of the up-coming teleserye “Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin”!
In a statement issued on Tuesday, Star Magic it said:
“Has the utmost confidence not only in Gerald Anderson’s exceptional ability as an actor, but also in his unassailable personal character and professional behavior.”
On Monday, ABS-CBN Head of Corporate Communications Bong Osorio announced:
“Due to the unfortunate incident between Gerald Anderson and Maricel Soriano that transpired on the first taping day of ‘Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin,’ the ABS-CBN management and the management of Maricel Soriano have agreed that Maricel will no longer be part of the cast.”
The series, which also features Cristine Reyes, Rayver Cruz and Diana Zubiri, will still proceed as scheduled.