How long have you been modeling?
About one year. I started out in the Premiere Vixens competition for this year, but I backed out because I think hindi ko pa kayang magtopless, hanggang two-piece lang talaga. I’m not really into modeling but I have to do it.
Topless or not, we’re glad you agreed to do this shoot. How do you keep yourself busy when
you’re not in front of the camera?
Right now, I’m in home study, taking up marketing. I took it up because I want to have my own business someday. Ayokong magtratrabaho para sa kumpanya, gusto ko ako yung boss.
And what kind of business will you be the boss of?
Well, pangunahing kailangan ng tao pagkain, so I want to put up my own restaurant. Pero gusto ko Pinoy dishes.
So are you a good cook?
Mahilig din. I can cook simple dishes like sinigang and adobo. Kayang-kaya kong magluto ng mga ganun.
When you’re not studying, modeling, or in the kitchen, how else do you occupy your time?
Mahilig akong manood ng Korean movies. I don’t really know the names of the stars, but I like Boys Over Flowers and Pure Love. I like watching them kasi mahilig talaga ako sa mga singkit na lalaki. I find them really cute. At pag napapanood ko sila naiiyak talaga ako at sabay kinikilig dahil ang cute nung guys.
Aside from being singkit, how else can a man make you kilig?
Of course he first has to understand my work. Ito ang ginagawa ko para kumita ng pera. I’ve been separated from my family and living independently since I was 16. Ako ang bumubuhay sa sarili ko. Kailangan tunay siyang magmahal at hindi ako lolokohin. He also has to be really smart.
So how should this understanding, faithful, and smart individual actually become your lover?
I like men who don’t pay attention to me, who are just quiet when everyone else is trying to get my attention. I get turned on sa mga patingin-tingin lang. Personality is important as well, kailangan mapagkakatiwalaan. Mahirap na.
You seem so cautious when it comes to men. Have you been in hurtful relationships before?
Yes, my first boyfriend was a seaman. Alam mo naman ang mga seaman, manloloko, eh medyo tanga pa ako that time. He was my first boyfriend and nahuli kong nambababae siya sa Internet. At mas nakakahiya pa roon, hindi man lang niya alam kung babae o lalaki ang ka-chat niya. I didn’t notice what he was doing at first.
Bastard. So how did you catch him?
I woke up in the middle of the night and saw him on the computer talking to someone. He was busy and didn’t notice that I was already behind him. I saw the video, may babae at mukha pang bakla! Ha ha! So umupo ako at pinakinggan ko yung conversation nila. Ayun,naglalandian! Then we fought.
Has anyone ever told you how sexy your mole looks?
Some people want to have it removed while others find it cute. Actually, gusto ko na talaga siya tanggalin!
It actually looks good on you. Why have it removed?
There are some commercial castings na hindi ako natatanggap dahil gusto nilang tanggalin. Ayaw nila yung may nunal! But if I didn’t need to do commercials, gusto ko talaga siya. Gusto ko yung natural at kung sino talaga ako. Wala akong retoke sa katawan, kung ano ang nakikita ninyo, yun talaga yun!
Can you describe the perfect kiss?
Gusto ko soft muna tapos hanggang maging wild. Pangit naman kung wild agad. I also like being kissed on the neck kasi nakikiliti ako roon.
Does the soft-to-wild approach work the same for you during sex?
Ganun din ang gusto ko. Gentle at first, and then in between, things suddenly get wild. To feel wild and sexy, even during shoots, I always imagine na may guy in front of me tapos I’m seducing him.
So when did it dawn on you that you could actually seduce men?
Nung bata ako tomboy ako, walang hilig sa lalaki. When I joined a contest called Hataw Super Bodies, we did guest appearances on some TV shows and nagpapacute yung boys sa akin, so dun ko nasabi sa sarili ko na, “Ay! Maganda at sexy rin naman pala ako!” Ha ha!
Photography: Niko Villegas of Edge of Light for Phottix.ph
Styling: Deb Bernales
Hair and Makeup: Fenni Tan
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