MANILA – Bret Jackson came to the defense of his best friend, James Reid, who allegedly snubbed a fan who wanted to have a picture with him.
In an article on philstar.com, Jackson said Reid is not the type who ignores his supporters.
“He’s just really a shy person. You see him on TV and he’s performing, he’s acting, he’s doing all these things. Pero the truth is James is shy. He’s not a snob at all,” Jackson was quoted as saying.
He also defended Reid against rumors linking him to other actresses. “I just want to clarify na, like he said, he’s focused sa work,” he simple stated.
As for Reid’s relationship with his onscreen partner Nadine Lustre, Jackson only has this to say: “No one can say something may happen. No one knows. Right now both of them are focused on their career.”
“I mean, work and relationship when you mix that two, it’s a deadly combination. Especially in showbiz, say the fans really want them to be together, so you get together then. You know how hard it’s going to be for them? To work together tapos be together pa? Let’s be realistic,” he added.
He also cleared Julia Barretto, who is also being linked to Reid.
“Julia is friends with Sam Concepcion, one of our best friends also. We’re all barkada. So if there’s a link to that, it’s because we’re all friends,” he said.
Jackson said he just can’t understand why some people make a fuss when they make friends with other celebrities of their age.
“We make friends with people who are friendly with us,” he said.