MANILA -- (UPDATED) Sharon Cuneta feels overwhelmed by the positive feedback she has been receiving since her onscreen reunion with former husband Gabby Concepcion aired last Friday.
In a lengthy Instagram post, Cuneta shared that the success of her new project with Concepcion has given her “so many mixed emotions.”
“I had a feeling this would be something special,” she said. “But I didn’t know what to expect in terms of how our public would receive us now that we are older, now that we have been apart for 26 years onscreen, and not exactly friends offscreen.”
Cuneta admitted that she also did not know what to expect of Concepcion when they were about to shoot the commercial and that she prayed so hard that it would at least be pleasant.
But seeing now how their onscreen reunion, no matter how brief, made a lot of people happy, Cuneta said she is “too happy, in major disbelief, and I don’t know what else and how else I am feeling.”
Cuneta then thanked Concepcion, who she referred to as her "original Prince Charming."
“Thank you, Gabby. For the years of true love, for KC, for all the happy memories. Thank you for and to McDonald’s for allowing us to do this together. Thank you to our amazing God who has allowed what I thought would never be possible in KC’s lifetime to happen,” she said.
Cuneta said she herself was surprised how the two of them easily connected and were able to do what was asked of them during the shoot.
“We just picked up from where we left off. The power of ‘US,’ Gabby. May God bless our renewed friendship and may we truly learn to forgive as we say we do and keep only all the good that we shared, for the next 100 years,” she said.
To end her post, Cuneta said her reconnection with Concepcion has been God’s biggest gift for it made not only the two of them happy, but also their daughter.
In a separate update on Facebook on Sunday, Cuneta admitted that she once thought that she could no longer make a comeback.
“I must admit the view from here is still so much better than down there, where I had fallen, been kicked, left for dead for years. God is good and faithful. I feel like He just pulled me out so effortlessly (of course) and quickly from some quicksand I had been struggling to pull myself out of but never could,” she said.
“I am eternally grateful. You will never know how very thankful this girl’s heart is for your love and support. Thank you for making a little twelve-year-old girl’s dreams come true. And thank you for allowing the big girl she has become to continue dreaming,” she said.
Cuneta also thanked Concepcion for being her “partner” again in this new and important chapter in her life.
“I am once again... JUST Gettin’ Started...for real this time! Watch me! Watch what God has in store for all of us still,” she said.