Carla Abellana refutes insinuations that religion was the deciding factor that led to the demise of her relationship with Geoff Eigenmann.
“It’s one of the factors, yes…but it was not the main reason,” she said.
“Ang religion naman, nagagawan naman ng paraan ’yun eh. At the end of the day, pare-pareho lang naman tayo ng pinaniniwalaan, ’di ba?”
The Kapuso actress also addressed another alleged cause of the breakup – Geoff supposedly not planning for their future despite their being together for four years.
“Pwede, isa ’yun sa mga reasons,” she simply said.
Carla admitted that she hasn’t moved on but her family and friends keep her from wallowing in heartache. “Maya’t maya inaaya ko silang lumabas. Siyempre may work kaya dapat may personal time,” she added.
A seemingly “blooming” Carla explained that she simply makes an effort not to look sad. “Sabi kasi nila dapat maganda para hindi magmukhang heartbroken ka.”
Ultimately, she believes that “Happiness is a choice. Mag-focus ka sa maganda para beautiful.”
She also clarified she isn’t entertaining suitors just yet. “Kasi wala din akong time. I guess, only time will tell (kung kailan ako magpapaligaw). Iiwan ko na kay Lord lahat.”
To prove that she harbors no ill feelings towards anyone, Carla said that she is ready to talk to Geoff, given the chance. “Wala naman kasi kaming galit sa isa’t isa. We’re friends kasi hindi kami magkaaway, though, hindi pa kami nag-uusap talaga. We have no communication but I’m ready anytime to talk to him, basta walang gulo.”
She went on to refute allegations that she is not in good terms with Kylie Padilla, who was once linked to Geoff.
“I haven’t really seen her pero we’re okay. Hindi kami nagkakasalubong pero kung anuman, oo naman babatiin ko siya,” Carla assured, noting, “Wala naman siyang kinalaman sa kahit anong pinagdaanan ko.”
Carla is aware that some fans are hoping she would end up with her “My Destiny” leading man Tom Rodriguez.
“We respect kung ano ’yung wishes nila, pero nasabi nga ni Tom one time na ang pangit naman kung pipilitin namin ’yung sarili namin for the sake of pleasing them, ’di ba? Maganda ’yung on our own, kung talagang meant to be,” she said.
Carla, nonetheless, is thankful to be working with Tom again after their phenomenal hit “My Husband’s Lover.”
“Magaan siyang katrabaho eh. He makes work easy and enjoyable. In a way, malaking tulong talaga na siya ’yung katrabaho ko kasi ’yung comfort level namin, mataas na. Alam na namin ang techniques ng isa’t isa pagdating sa pag-arte (at) kung paano tutulungan ang isa’t isa sa mga eksena.”
She added, “Alam ko siya ang destiny kong maka-trabaho ngayon.” (MNS)