Julia Barretto Wants To Follow Aunt Claudine’s Career PathJulia Barretto has revealed that she wants to follow the career path of her aunt Claudine Barretto.
In an interview with ABS-CBN News, the young actress said “I would like to follow the career path of my Tita Claudine. Kasi sobrang ganda ng teleseryes niya, 'yung movies niya. Sobrang fan ako ni Tita Claudine ko. Sobrang galing.”
The comment comes as Julia readies herself for her first leading role in a television show. She will be starring in the upcoming ABS-CBN drama “Cofradia”.
The comment is especially interesting given the current Barretto family feud which has divided the family. Her aunt Claudine has recently been fighting with her aunt Gretchen Barretto. Her mother, Marjorie Barretto has sided with Gretchen.
The controversy sprung from Gretchen and Marjorie allegedly fighting Claudine after the latter reportedly started working to stop the rise of Julia’s career.
The young Barretto also told ABS-CBN News that if her wishes were followed, she prefers her aunts and grandparents to be on good terms again.
“I want everything to be OK and calm between 'yung mga magkakapatid and mag-ina. Sila na muna. Hindi talaga ako nakikialam, ayaw ko, hindi ko 'yon problema. It's not for me to fix, to talk about. Sa kanila na 'yon, [basta] ang saya-saya ko [sa bago kong project],” she said.
When the young actress was asked to choose the better actress between Claudine and Gretchen, she did not take sides.
“Super fan ako ng dalawa. Iba ang style ng pag-arte nila at iba din ang nabibigay na role sa kanila. Tita Gretchen, more of contravida, si Tita Claudine more of the good girl. Hindi ko pa nakikita masyado na si Tita Gretchen mag-good girl at si Tita Claudine na magkontrabida. Pareho ko silang idol. Pareho silang magaling, super fan ako at dream ko nga na makatrabaho sila,” she said.
Dennis Padilla, Julia’s father, recently granted an interview to GMA Network’s Startalk TX saying that he has told Julia and her siblings not to get involved in the current feud between the adult members of the Barretto family. Padilla said that he has told Julia to focus on her career instead.