|James Yap with Kris Aquino and Bimby. File photo
MANILA, Philippines -- Star cager James Yap is making overtures to his former wife Kris Aquino, asking a teammate to tell the actress-host that he still thinks of her.
In an interview with morming show KrisTV on Tuesday, Yap's teammate Marc Pingris, who guested in the show with wife Danica Sotto, said Yap misses Aquino, with whom he has a son James Yap Jr., or more known as Bimby.
"Sinabi niya kasi kanina sa praktis na sabihin mo sa kanya (Aquino) na natutula siya minsan. 'Bakit kako?' Eh iniisip ka daw niya," Pingris said.
For her part, Aquino said she's just happy that after their annulment she and Yap continue to be good friends and are not fighting anymore.
"He can come to the house anytime he wants to see the kids. And ako maluwag ako na anytime they want to go. Sinasabihan ko pa nga si Bimby na 'Holy Week, let's divide it up to Holy Thursday, you'll be with me, tapos Thursday, Friday, Saturday, you try being with Papa kasi he's a guy abd you have to be with guys.' Sabi niya, 'No mama, you will gonna die.' Pero sabi ko, 'No (I won't die) you can go.'"
"I think may mga tao talaga na kapag mahaba na ang pinagdaanan niyo and after all that has been said and done, you can be friends and I think 'yun kami ngayon and okay na kaming ganyan. At least ngayon [we're] nice to each other," Aquino added.
Yap married Aquino in 2005.
Currently, Yap is being romantically linked to actress Isabel Oli, while Aquino is busy with her upcoming projects, including the television series "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" with Anne Curtis and Robin Padilla.