|Megastar Sharon Cuneta. File photo
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN, Megastar Sharon Cuneta’s home for several years, has wished her well following her move to leave the Kapamilya network.
“Sharon Cuneta has her reasons for moving to another channel and we would like to respect that,” ABS-CBN head of Corporate Communications Bong Osorio said in a statement Wednesday.
Osorio added that Cuneta will be missed in the Kapamilya network.
"Sharon has been a revered kapamilya for many years, and we genuinely wish her well in her new journey. We will truly miss her," he said.
Sharon welcomed by ex-Kapamilyas
In their official Twitter accounts, stars like Mariel Rodriguez, Jasmine Curtis and Ruffa Gutierrez, who are all former ABS-CBN contract stars, welcomed Cuneta's move.
The stars expressed surprise over the reported P1-billion contract of the veteran actress.
"Sharon Cuneta, TV5 & Kapatid are trending because of Mega's Billion Peso transfer. The only one that's ever happened in showbiz history!" Gutierrez said.
"Welcome to @TV5manila Ms Sharon Cuneta!! Hello Kapatid :)," Jasmine Curtis-Smith said.
"RT @TV5manila: Welcome to the Kapatid Network, the one and only Megastar Sharon Cuneta!!!!," Rodriguez tweeted.
On Wednesday morning, Cuneta was a local trending topic in Twitter hours after she signed the contract.