Liza Soberano just aired her sentiments concerning her former manager, Ogie Diaz.
On Monday’s episode of “Fast Talk with Boy Abunda,” Liza admitted to having some resentments towards Ogie.
“Natapos naman po ‘yung kontrata namin nang tama, nang maayos, nang hindi po kami magkaaway, super nagkakaintindihan po kami,” Liza said.
“Ang pagkakaintindi ko po suportado siya sa lahat ng gusto ko, ako rin naman po ganun towards him,” she added.
According to Liza, the 53-year-old talent manager and comedian supported her when she told him about her plans to transfer to new management.
“Nung una natakot po ako sabihin sa kaniya [na hindi na ako magre-renew], but his response was very supportive and undesrtanding,” Liza said.
“So ngayon, nagtatampo po ako sa kaniya because he is saying so many things that are untrue,” she added. “Why is he trying to say things to make people turn against me?”
When Boy asked if Liza ever reached out to Ogie, she said she didn’t find the need to talk to her former manager privately since he was expressing his sentiments towards her publicly through YouTube vlogs.
“Anak pa man din ‘yung tawag niya sa 'kin, gagawin niya ba ‘yun sa mga anak niya?” Liza said. “Would he have done that to his five daughters?”
According to Liza, things would’ve been better if Ogie had talked to her privately first.
“He should’ve talked to me kasi para namang wala kami pinagsamahan,” Liza said.
“Parang hindi niya ako anak kahit anak ‘yung tawag niya sa 'kin because he’s treating me like everyone else in the industry," she added.
In the first part of Boy’s interview with Liza aired last Friday, the actress said she never dreamed of becoming an actress.
Her feelings of creative discontent arose sometime in 2019 when she fell in love with acting and tried to be more collaborative on set.
"When I started understanding how acting works, when I started understanding character development, I would talk with directors, to the PAs, to the writers and be like, 'sa tingin ko po, hindi sasabihin ng character ko to, hindi gagawin ng character ko to.' And sometimes, they would negotiate and say, 'no, kailangan talaga ito ang mangari'," she narrated.
"But I didn't know behind my back — a really close director friend of mine, told me they would talk about me, talk behind my back, and call me 'little producer'."
"Ever since after that, I felt I didn't have the right to bring this up. Feeling ko, nao-offend mga tao. Which was not my intention but I thought as an actor, that was my job, to help improve the story, to be collaborative."
Liza is currently undergoing a rebrand. On Monday's episode of "Fast Talk," she shared she's been going through auditions in Hollywood. — LA, GMA Integrated News