GMA 7 Says Richard Gutierrez Now ‘Freelance Actor’, Can Do Projects With Other NetworksRichard Gutierrez can now do projects with ABS-CBN or TV5 if he wants to, GMA 7 itself has said.
In a statement made by GMA-7 Corporate Communications consultant Butch Raquel which the site Philippine Entertainment Portal picked up, GMA 7 said “As mutually agreed upon by both parties, Richard is now a freelance actor for television and still has a live contract with GMA Films.”
Gutierrez’s contract with GMA 7 recently expired and he has not renewed it with the network. This prompted speculation that Gutierrez may switch home networks but the actor has said that he will first take a long break.
His mother, Annabelle Rama who is also his manager, has also hinted back in January that Richard may go freelance after 11 years as an exclusive talent of the Kapuso network.
Richard said last week that he is going to take a long vacation.
“Matagal na panahon akong hindi nakapagpahinga nang matagal,” he said.
“So now, I decided na it's the perfect time for me to take a vacation, take a long break, step back, assess myself and see where I want to be,” he added.