At the launch of his first endorsement deal for King Tut Dietary Food Supplement in Quezon City recently, Leandro said that he is thrilled to be celebrating his 27th year in the industry that fed him and made him popular at the movies.
“Twenty-seven years na ako sa showbiz. Siguro alam ko lang assignment ko. Hindi ako pasaway or pasakit sa ulo. Kailangan mapagaan po ang trabaho sa taping. Ayoko magsalita tungkol sa mga kasabayan ko. Mahirap na baka kung ano ang masabi ko. Kanya-kanya na lang siguro kami ng diskarte sa buhay. Basta lagi lang tayong nasa tama,” said Baldemor when asked about his secrets to longevity in the entertainment industry.
Among those who attended the event were Jaime Serato, Chairman, Goldshine Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Gren Guadamor, Chairman of the Board and CEO, A-Ngatt Corporation; Jennifer Agbay, SVP, General Operations; and Lloyd Serato, Corporate Comptroller.
King Tut Dietary Food Supplement is distributed by Goldshine Pharmaceuticals Inc. and A-Ngatt Corporation.
“Naging sikreto ko sa buhay, gumagawa man ako ng sexy movies, hindi ito nakikita sa personal ko. Kung bold star ka na, huwag mo ng gawin sa labas. Private na lang.
“Minsan nga masakit na pag sinasabi nilang bold star ito eh. Minsan masakit. Noong bata ako iniyakan ko rin yun. Masakit kasi bold star nga raw ako.
“E ano? Bakit humihingi ba ako ng pera pangkain ko sa’yo? Ano ngayon kung boldstar ako. At saka movie lang naman yun. So siguro lunukin na lamang muna nila ngayon (kung sasabihan man sila na boldstar lang sila).
“Gawin lang nilang stepping stone yun at huwag silang ma-stock sa bold. At saka tumatanda rin naman tayo. Hindi naman pwede yung matanda ka na at puro sexy films pa rin ang gagawin mo. So galingan nila pag-arte. Mag workshop sila,” the actor said.
Born in Manila and raised in Laguna, Leandro was only 18 when he was discovered by Bobby Yalong, who eventually became his manager, at the Kamuning Health Center in Quezon City, where he was taking his internship for his nursing degree at De Ocampo Memorial College in Manila.
Son of Wallie Baldemor who owns the biggest woodcraft industry in Paete, Laguna, Leandro said that he still gets offers to appear in sexy movies.
“May mga offer pa rin pero gusto ko trim and fit ako kapag lalabas uli ako sa sexy movies,” the actor from Laguna said.
Leandro also described the present generation of bold stars as “daring.”
“Ayoko lang talaga ng frontal nudity,” he added.
Leandro also said that he still works hard for his family these days. When not acting, the actor carves religious images.
“Let’s face it. Sa showbiz sikat ka lang kapag meron kang show. After ng show mo, hindi mo na alam kung saan ka kukuha ng pagkain. Hindi ko naman nilalahat. Kasi ako may anak ako na pinapakain at pinapag-aral. Meron din mga pangarap yun anak ko na kailangan natin i-provide. Ang panganay ko is 23, graduate na siya ng civil engineer. Susunod is 14 and then 13. Yung gitna babae,” he said.
Asked which of his actor friends he would give King Tut Dietary Food Supplement to, Leandro said: “Lahat sila gusto kong bigyan kasi safe naman ito eh.”
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