JM De Guzman Wasn’t Depressed Because Of Jessy MendiolaJM de Guzman clarified that he wasn’t depressed because of being rejected by Kapamilya actress Jessy Mendiola.
During an event for his second album, called Tensionado, under Ivory Music Videos, PEP.PH had an opportunity to interview de Guzman. He clarified that Mendiola’s rejection of him wasn’t the reason why he was depressed. He said that he pushed himself too hard in his roles because he wanted to prove himself.
De Guzman said that it was frustrating for him to always try to push himself to the limit. But he added that he learned a lot during the times that he was trying to prove himself.
When asked about his relationship with Mendiola, de Guzman said that he still cares for her and that he was even with her in Bacolod wherein he asked for an autograph on Mendiola’s Metro magazine cover.
It can be recalled that de Guzman has openly courted Mendiola, who rejected him nonetheless. Mendiola is rumored to be going out with Paraisa co-star Matteo Guidicelli.
“I’m happy for them po, trabaho po nila yun. Kung ako po yung nandun mas gugustuhin ko po na yung loveteam ko umangat din po kami. Kung kay Matteo po... sobra pong taas ng respeto ko sa kanya,” he said when asked about Mendiola’s and Guidicelli’s relationship.
But he clarified that whatever will make Mendiola happy will also make him happy. He said that he is happy for her even though they are not together as a couple.
De Guzman said that for now, the only inspiration he has is his craft. He added that he will focus on his music and acting career because he owes it to his fans.
He said that although he will be staying with ABS-CBN, he has no projects with the network in the meantime. “
“I’m hoping po na sana magkaroon po,” he told PEP.PH.
There were rumors that de Guzman is not being given a project because of the way he acted in previous taping days.
He immediately apologized for the way he acted before. He said that he learned from his mistakes, and that he is willing to adjust so that the network can trust him again.