MANILA – Enrique Gil admitted it was a huge step for him to introduce Liza Soberano to his entire family when they both visited them Spain for the holidays.
The two went on a European trip and just got back to the Philippines on Sunday.
“It’s my first time to introduce somebody to my family sa Spain. It was crazy,” he told ABS-CBN News’ MJ Felipe. “It’s a huge step for me to make pakilala her to all of them.”
Soberano, for her part, was extremely delighted to finally meet them in person, especially Gil’s grandmother.
“Yung lola ni Quen, sobrang animated siya. She’s just like Quen but 10 times more. For her age, she’s very hyper and she’s very funny. Walang dull moments. Hindi siya nauubusan ng kuwento,” she said.
Gil said he is happy that his family likes Soberano and that they approve of her.
“Sinasabi niya (his grandmother) sa akin na she loves Liza so much. Very edukada, very well-brought up woman. Natuwa naman ako,” he said.
Aside from Spain, Gil and Soberano were also able to visit London and Paris.
Asked what he got Soberano for her birthday last January 4, Gil said: “I brought them to Disneyland Paris. [I got them the VIP treatment], sa mga exits kami dumadaan na parang Kardashians. For her and her family. It was her dream so I got it for her.”
Meanwhile, the two also reacted to the news that Soberano has been named the most beautiful face in the world, according to British movie critic TC Candler.
“I am really happy. Natuwa naman ako because Filipinos like me are being recognized in other countries and by other critics. I am very overwhelmed by the love that they have been sending towards me because I believe for that past three years, I’ve been in that list. I am really happy and I am very thankful that they chose me,” Soberano said.
Gil, on the other hand, said Soberano has always been number one for him in all aspects.
“It’s amazing. Kahit wala 'yung TC Candler na iyan, para sa akin, siya 'yung number one most beautiful. It doesn’t matter. Para sa akin, she’s number one ever since. She’s number one always in my heart,” he said.
Now that they are back in the Philippines, Soberano and Gil are set to resume work on their upcoming fantasy series “Bagani.”