Singer comedienne Ethel Gabison, better known as Ethel Booba, got super emotional during the November 15 airing of noontime program It’s Showtime!
After winning the show’s segment “Tawag ng Tanghalan,” Ethel called for a double celebration when she shared some good news.
“Ano ba ‘yan, naiiyak ako. I’m happy for the gift of life… Double celebration. Double congratulations to me,” she said.
“Oo siyempre ito na nga. Six months,” she went on. “Kaya nahihirapan akong kumanta, parang lalabas ang bahay-bata ko… Pasensiya na, hindi ako makabuga [sa pagkanta], ang sakit talaga ng puson ko.”
“It’s Showtime” host Vice Ganda, for his part, expressed his happiness for Ethel.
“Congratulations! We are so happy for you,” he said.
It may have been a tender moment, but Ethel kept cracking us up. When Vice got all excited, saying, “May bago akong aanakin!” Ethel responded, “Ninang a, lakihan mo a!”
Apparently, Ethel had hinted about her pregnancy on Instagram.
Her fans and followers gushed about it.
Here are some of their reactions:
“Congrats ethel! Preggy at 42 ! Tc sa pregnancy journey!”
“I can say na ang saya maging nanay ni Ethel, I know she’ll be a great mother! 💖 Congrats Ethel!”
“she deserves to be a mom too..congratulations”
“I love this witty lady. Congrats and God bless you more.”
“Congratulations ethel! We can see that you’ll be a great mom to your child’
Recently, in a previous interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda, the comedienne admitted that she was very happy in her relationship with non-showbiz boyfriend Jessie Salazar.
When asked if she is ready to settle down with Salazar, Ethel said: “Oo, siya na talaga. Ready na nga ako eh.
Ethel Booba, whose real name is Ethyl Gabison, is expecting her first child with boyfriend Jessie Salazar, who she’s been in a relationship with since 2017.
Congrats Miss Ethel!
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