Sharon Cuneta, Local Celebs Mourn Cherie Gil

What a huge loss for Philippine showbiz.

Sharon Cuneta finally broke her silence about Cherie Gil’s death. In a series of tweets, the Megastar revealed that she was with Gil when the latter passed.

In one of her tweets, Cuneta says she flew to New York yesterday with “a heavy heart.” Turns out she knew of Gil’s predicament all along and rushed to be at her bedside.

Cuneta reposted her tweets on her official Facebook page. She also posted a video featuring her beloved friend. She added the hashtag #MyLavina. Cuneta captioned the post, “The Industry has lost one of the very best actors it has ever produced. I have lost a part of myself no one can ever replace. ?????”

Several celebrities from different TV networks expressed their sadness over Gil’s death.

Ana Feleo

Barbie Forteza

Bart Guingona

Gabbi Garcia

Jake Cuenca

Jon Lucas

Jose Javier Reyes

Rahyan Carlos

Sid Lucero (Gil’s nephew)

Cancer took Cherie Gil’s life in a hospital in New York on August 5.

Cherie Gil changed the “kontrabida” game forever with her unparalleled acting skills. Despite playing a villain in most of her projects (many of which were done opposite Sharon Cuneta), people loved her because she’s just that good.

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She will never be forgotten.


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