By NESTOR CUARTERO
March 23, 2011, 9:11am
MANILA, Philippines - JUST A THOUGHT: Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a positive attitude while waiting.
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TWO COMEBACKS: First to admit she isn’t ready for either a big or small screen comeback is new mother Judy Ann Santos.
The drama star is taking it slowly, marking her return, so to speak, by way of a milk commercial, one for Lactum 6+. Juday admits she’s still overweight, joking that she came to that lunchtime promotional wearing two girdles hidden around her waist.
She spoke of a movie she’s supposed to shoot sometime soon in Las Vegas, where she’ll play an OFW. The matter was confirmed earlier by her long-time manager, Alfie Lorenzo.
Alfie would not mention which company is producing the movie, although he added that Juday’s entourage will include her two children, Yohan and Lucho.
Yohan makes her TVC debut through the Lactum 6+ commercial, which claims that mothers like Judy Ann can remain panatag (at peace) when their children drink the milk brand known for being a complete meal.
Judy Ann joins other celebrity mothers like Carmina Villaroel, Jodi Sta. Maria and Claudine Barretto as endorsers of the brand. Among the four, Judy Ann and Carmina appear like they’re the most panatag when it comes to their married life.
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NO TO FAMILY PLANNING: Dissenters to the Reproductive Health Bill led by church leaders will be happy to find a supporter in the couple Ryan Agoncillo and Judy Ann Santos.
The actress said she and her husband are not engaging in family planning measures as they’re very much in favor of having another child (and some more) in the near future.
Judy Ann, already in her early 30s, wants a quick follow-up to Lucho, unmindful that another pregnancy could balloon her figure even more. Juday said she has started her own lose-weight program to prepare for a real showbiz comeback.
“I want to look good in my next film,” she said.
The comeback film, however, will be preempted by an ABS-CBN reality-cooking show, “Junior Master Chef,” which Judy Ann will host starting June. Note that the actress also now wears another hat, that of a chef’s