Ai-Ai: Jiro may be released from rehab soon

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Posted at Jan 14 2016 06:52 PM | Updated as of Jan 14 2016 08:09 PM

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MANILA -- Comedienne Ai-Ai delas Alas announced on Instagram that former child star Jiro Manio may be released from the rehabilitation center any time soon. 

In an Instagram post, delas Alas shared a text conversation with Manio, saying he is now feeling better. Here's their unedited conversation, as reported by showbiz site Chism.

"Nak sana pag labas mo dyan ipangako mo na hindi kanna mag da drugs at magsisipag kanng trabaho dahil matanda na din ako d nanako bata nak.. Pag nawala na ako paano ka?" delas Alas texted Manio. 

Manio replied, "opo nagbago na po ako alam po ni doctora arcena kaya nga po sya nagsabi anytime pwd na po ako lumabas."

"Salamat po mama ai,, wait ko po na sunduin nyo ako excited na din po ako lumabas," he added. 

Delas Alas wrote in the caption of the post: "Malapit na lumabas si Jiro yeheyyyy...salamat sa lahat ng ng nagdasal at sumuporta sa kanya. GOD BLESS!"

Last June, Manio made headlines after he was seen seen wandering around the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. 

After hearing the news, many of his former colleagues in showbiz immediately offered to help. Among them is delas Alas, who portrayed Manio's mother in the "Tanging Ina" movie series.

(LOOK: Ai Ai visits smiling Jiro Manio)