Ruel Bayani defends Ellen Adarna: Mabait siya

By Reyma Buan-Deveza, ABS-CBNnews.com

Posted at Mar 13 2014 10:53 AM | Updated as of Mar 13 2014 08:12 PM

Ellen Adarna. File Photo.

MANILA - Business unit head Ruel Bayani defended newbie actress Ellen Adarna amid rumors that she is causing problems on the set of her upcoming series, "Moon of Desire."

In a press conference for "Moon of Desire" on Wednesday, Bayani said it is unfair for Adarna to face controversy this early.

"Ako sasagot niyan," he said, referring to the issue. "Gulat na gulat kami... Kaya parang gusto kong ipagsigawan na napaka-unfair na hindi pa nagsisimulang magtrabaho 'yung bata ay mayroon na agad ganoon."

"Ako mismong producer, ii-stress ko, 'kamusta sa set, kamusta sa set?' Sabi nila, 'okay siya, mabait siya, professional siya.' So ang point ko ay obligasyon namin na i-correct 'yan kasi hindi naman fair lalo na sa kahit sinong baguhan na ma-prejudge nang ganoon. She has never given us any problems at mabait siya sa lahat ng katrabaho niya sa set," he added.

The show's producer said he is just excited to see how Adarna and co-star Meg Imperial will "bloom" in the said show.

"I'm very excited na makita yung pagbo-bloom nila pareho sa show. Kung sa sinasabi na mas magaling si Meg, mas magaling talaga si Meg kasi nga siya 'yung bida pero hindi ba nandoon ang challenge si Ellen na pantayan si Meg," Bayani said.

Directed by FM Reyes, "Moon of Desire" will premiere on March 31 as part of ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Gold afternoon lineup.