Dominic Roco Wishes Friend JM De Guzman WellWhatever he is hearing about his friend JM de Guzman, actor Dominic Roco doesn't want to believe that they are true. He added that he doesn't know where the highly acclaimed actor is, but said he wished he is doing good.
The last time he saw JM, whom he considers one of his close friends in showbiz, was about a year ago. Dominic felt slighted that other people think he and his friends became a bad influence to JM, and that they were the reason why the actor was apparently in a "crisis" now.
Reportedly, JM became addicted to drugs, and is now battling psychological problems.
"Kaya ako nasaktan, kasi people pointed fingers at us, e. People only saw our troubles, they didn’t see our struggles. Kaya it’s a sensitive issue."
Dominic has been in the industry for nine years. And although his career has been a "see-saw" at best, he learned to appreciate what he has because of the advices he got from those he considers his mentors in showbiz--JM, Carlo Aquino Alwyn Uytingco and Alchris Galura.
He has high respects for JM since he was one of the people who always tell him to be patient and understanding in waiting for his big break. Whatever way he looks at showbiz industry is because of his friends, Dominic said.
His friends were the ones who told him to try doing independent films. "If it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t be doing this stuff for sure."
They usually talk about the showbiz industry--the things they want to happen and the things they want to do. He and his friends always wanted to remain true to themselves, and not to change their images just because the industry is forcing him to.
That's the reason why they bonded really well, Dominic said.
Dominic, the son of award-winning actor Bembol actor, is currently taping for "Magkano Ba Ang Pag-Ibig?," which will pair him up with Heart Evangelista. In the teleserye, he will be an autistic whose mother (played by Celia Rodriguez) is asking him to marry one of their employees (Heart).
Many have said that based on the trailer, Dominic's acting can win an award, but the actor maintained he is not out to win any award but just wanted to do a good job in the teleserye.
"Gusto ko lang pong bigyang justice yung character, and I don’t like to think na I’m doing this for an award. I could honestly say, this is the most challenging role na gagawin ko po."