Where was Angel Locsin in ‘Family is Forever’ Christmas station ID?


Posted at Nov 19 2019 04:46 PM | Updated as of Nov 19 2019 05:49 PM

Where was Angel Locsin in ‘Family is Forever’ Christmas station ID? 1
Former ‘The Legal Wife’ co-star Maja Salvador, Angel Locsin, and Jericho Rosales pose together during the November 2018 shoot for that year’s ABS-CBN Christmas station ID. Benise Balaoing, ABS-CBN News

MANILA — Not a few Kapamilya fans were left wondering why Angel Locsin, one of the biggest stars of ABS-CBN, was absent from the network’s 2019 Christmas station ID launched on Monday.

Similar to previous station IDs, “Family is Forever” showed some stars grouped according to their respective shows.

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Judy Ann Santos, for instance, was seen singing with her “Starla” co-stars Joel Torre, Raymart Santiago, and Enzo Pelojero, while Coco Martin was all-smiles with the cast of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.”

The same was the case for “The General’s Daughter,” with Maricel Soriano, Arjo Atayde, and Ryza Cenon performing side by side.

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‘The General’s Daughter’ cast members Ryza Cenon, Maricel Soriano, and Arjo Atayde appear together in the 2019 ‘Family is Forever’ station ID. Michael Bagtas, ABS-CBN News

A notable absence, however, was the action-drama series’ lead star Locsin, fans of the actress pointed out.

On Instagram, followers of Locsin asked an official of Dreamscape Entertainment, which produced “The General’s Daughter,” about Locsin’s participation in the station ID.


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“Wala si Angel?” one fan commented, with a sad emoji, on a photo of “The General’s Daughter” cast posted by Dreamscape AdProm Manager Eric John Salut.

“May fever po siya nung day ng shoot,” Salut responded.

Aside from Locsin, some absences from “Family is Forever” that were noticed by fans were Anne Curtis, Angelica Panganiban, Shaina Magdayao, and Paulo Avelino, among others.