Jose Manalo’s Daughter Tried To Kill Herself Due To Father’s Broken PromisesAnd it has been confirmed.
After media outlets reported that the daughter of comedian Jose Manalo tried to off herself, the lawyer of the 17-year-old girl has confirmed that the reports are true.
What’s more, the girl is said to have attempted suicide because of intense depression brought about by the Kapuso talent not honoring his promises to the family.
In an interview on radio and a subsequent report published by The Philippine Star this Thursday, Atty. Dennis Pangan, the legal counsel of Manalo’s daughter, said that the teenager’s mother discovered her unconscious daughter at their house in San Juan on Wednesday night.
Manalo and wife Annalyn separated in recent years because of alleged infidelity by the comedian. Just last year, a legal battle between the former couple made headlines as Manalo’s former wife accused the comedian of abandoning his family.
Meanwhile, the mother is said to have immediately brought her child to the hospital, the lawyer said. Other reports say that the teenager has regained consciousness and is recuperating at The Medical City in Mandaluyong.
According to Atty. Pangan, the teenager was suffering from depression because his father did not honor his promises, particularly that he will financially support his family.
In a suicide letter left by Manalo’s daughter, she mentioned their father abandoning her, her mother and siblings, the lawyer said. Furthermore, she mentioned that Manalo did not pay her tuition fee despite committing to do it.
“Laging umiiyak at laging hinahanap yung tatay at hinahanap yung mga pangako ng tatay na siya'y haharapin, na sila'y susuportahan,” Atty. Pangan is quoted as saying.
Atty. Pangan said that the teenager transferred schools and was told just last week that she would have to stop studying.
Apart from her own struggles with school, the teenager reportedly also felt really sad about her younger siblings. It seems their father has forgotten about them, the lawyer mentioned the teenager feeling.
As an example, Manalo’s daughter relayed that last Christmas, Manalo did not even send even one candy or made them feel that he remembers them, the lawyer said.
Manalo has remained mum until now about this latest issue to rock his family.