Canadian rock star and Sum 41 frontman, Deryck Whibley, says, “I had pretty much just damaged everything.”
With Commentary by Ace Alvarez related to the story as follows:
The story by CBCNEWS.CA, “Deryck Whibley: ‘I had pretty much just damaged everything’,” reminded me of my conversation with Filipino actor and singer, Tirso Cruz III during the inauguration of Hotel Mirador in Ermita, Manila, The Philippines years ago.
During that conversation, “Pip” as he is widely known in the entertainment industry, became successful in his career. The movies that he usually did early his career were mostly musical, co-starring with Nora Aunor. Theirs is regarded as the most famous love team in Philippine Cinema; although the story line in all the movies he was doing during those times, one after another, were the run-of-the-mill type, they did not require a script.
Pip said that during those times, he fell into drinking alcohol. He said that on days that he was home, his drinking would usually start at 10 AM – the time that he usually woke up; and yes, he has not eaten breakfast yet. Friends would sometimes join him, thus, drinking would continue to late nights, or until the wee hours of the morning. Drunk, he usually slept in the couch, and when he woke up the following morning, the same routine went. At his movie shootings, Pip said, he usually fell asleep in between takes, and when it was his turn, he would ask, “Huh! Direk, ano ang gagawin ko (what am I supposed to do)?” and would proceed to improvising a dialogue with his co-star.
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