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Andi Eigenmann has admitted that her relationship with Jake Ejercito is now over. This came shortly after her mom, Jaclyn Jose, implied that Jake’s parents, former President Joseph Estrada and former actress Laarni Enriquez, do not seem to approve of Andi for their son.
“Hindi po ako sigurado [kung dahil lang doon],” Andi was quoted by ABS-CBNNews.com as saying in an interview aired on the November 11 episode of The Buzz.
“Siguro po, baka. Kasi dahil mahirap, I’m in showbiz, may anak na ako, baka nahihirapan siya, baka nagiging pabigat na sa kanya to be with someone like me (I’m not sure if it’s just because of that. Maybe it’s because it’s difficult because I’m in showbiz, I already have a child, maybe it’s hard for him, maybe it’s becoming a burden for him to be with someone like me.).”
Andi also revealed that she had only agreed to be interviewed because it was the only way she could apologize to Jake’s family. “Hindi naman po talaga ako papayag sa interview. Hiyang hiya po talaga ako kasi nasasama sila, they’re private people. Pero alam ko rin po kasi na walang ibang way para makapag-sorry (I wasn’t really planning on agreeing to be interviewed. I’m really embarrassed because they have been involved, especially since they’re private people. But I know that there’s no other way to say sorry),” she said. “I don’t naman expect acceptance. I just hope na I’d be forgiven.”
The actress also revealed that she understood why her mom made those comments, and that it was just unfortunate that she was misinterpreted. “Naiintindihan ko naman po kung bakit 'yun nasabi ng mommy ko, it’s just that mali lang 'yung pagkakaintindi ng tao. They made it seem like my mom is putting Jake’s parents, Jake’s mom, in a bad light. Hindi naman po ganun 'yun eh. Wala naman pong masama. Gusto lang po nila 'yung best for their son and if they don’t think that I’m what’s best for him, the only thing that I can do is respect it (I understand why my mommy said those things, it’s just that people were not able to interpret it correctly. They made it seem like my mom is putting Jake’s parents, Jake’s mom, in a bad light. It’s not like that. There’s nothing wrong. They just want the best for their son and if they don’t think that I’m what’s best for him, the only thing that I can do is respect it.).”
However, it seems that Andi isn't on good terms with Jaclyn at the moment. According to a report from PEP.ph, "there's a gap" between the young actress and her mom because of the said issue.
(Photos courtesy of PEP.ph)