Vhong Navarro's dad passes away

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Posted at Jan 22 2018 03:01 PM

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MANILA -- Danilo Navarro, the father of actor-host Vhong Navarro, has passed away.

On Monday, "It's Showtime" co-host Amy Perez confirmed the sad news.

"Nais po naming samantalahin ang pagkakataong ito para sa panandaliang katahimikan. Ipinapaabot po ng buong 'Showtime' family ang amin pong taos-pusong pakikiramay sa pamilya Navarro, lalo na sa kapatid nating si Vhong sa pagpanaw po ng kanilang daddy na si daddy Danilo Navarro," she said.

"Vhong, kaisa mo kami sa pagdarasal para sa iyong daddy at sa iyong pamilya. Kaya be strong. We love you Vhong," she added.

Co-host Jhong Hilario, for his part, said: "Kuys Vhong, alam namin na kaya mo 'yan, nandito kaming buong pamilya mo at 'Showtime' na kasama mo sa pagdadalamhati mo. I'm sure malalampasan mo lahat ng problema mo. We love you, Vhong."

Navarro shared a photo of his family at a local hospital during the holidays.

He did not reveal the reason for his dad's hospitalization.

"Kapit lang, Dad," he said in an Instagram post. "Di ka Niya papabayaan. I love you so much."

 

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