Bimby tells Kris: 'I beat you'


Posted at Jan 13 2014 01:26 PM | Updated as of Jan 13 2014 09:26 PM

MANILA -- Actress-host Kris Aquino revealed that her youngest son James "Bimby" Yap Jr. is aware of the success of his debut film "My Little Bossings" with child actress Ryzza Mae Dizon and comedian Vic Sotto.

"Yeah, he told me I beat you," Aquino told friend Boy Abunda on Monday's episode of "Kris TV."

Abunda is also the godfather of Aquino's son with basketball player James Yap.

"Sabi ko, 'Yes, you beat me.' But I had to give him a lesson in history. Sabi ko, 'Bimb you know mama's first film was also a super duper hit and at the time the movie was only P15.' For me I had also a very big hit at nag-explain pa ako and 'Bimb, I was box office queen four times,' may ganoon pa. 'But yes, you beat because you have now the record.' Tapos sinabi niya, 'No but I'm sharing it with you, you played yourself you are my mama in the movie,'" Aquino narrated.

The previous box office record was held by "Sisterakas," which starred Aquino, Vice Ganda and Ai Ai delas Alas and earned nearly P400 million during the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival.

Although the production team of "My Little Bossings" have yet to report its final gross, the record of "Sisterakas" have already been broken when Vice Ganda's "Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy" breached the P400-million mark last Friday.

"Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy" and "My Little Bossings" have been neck to neck in the box office throughout the annual film fest.

On Monday, Aquino admitted that she never thought her son's debut movie would be a big hit.

"All I said talaga was huwag lang akong mapahiya kay Vic, 'yung kung ano ang kinita nila sa festival nung 2012 sana manhigitan ng konti. So opening day, P30 million, hindi na napahiya," she said.

"Tapos noong nagising ako on the 26th to see the text na it was P50.2 million, grabe! Parang sobrang laking regalo ang binigay nila for Ryzza, Bimb and Vic. It was so unexpected," she added.

Aquino, meanwhile, revealed that Bimby will be taking voice and dance lessons after the success of the movie.