By Napoleon Quintos
David Chua is known to fans of My Girl as Jeffrey, the slow-minded Fil-Chinese friend of Jasmine. The showbiz newcomer recently joined the other cast of the hit teleserye for a three-day taping in Baguio where ABS-CBN.com interviewed him about his life so far doing his very first television acting. It was David’s first time to do a TV shoot in Baguio, and being in the City of Pines for him means visiting the local markets. "Gusto ko sana mamili ng mga damit, mga bagong shirts. Strawberries din, tsaka mga walis tambo (jokes)." shares David.
More than the perk of going on out-of-town shoots, David also feels blessed to be having new friends among the My Girl cast. One of his closest friends is Alex Gonzaga who plays his equally comic twin-sibling Christine. David reveals that the wacky chemistry between Jeffrey and Christine is very much similar to his real-life friendship with Alex. Since they share many scenes in the story, David and Alex spend most of their time together on the set. The 19-year old Fine Arts student found his acting debut much easier with a company like Alex. What does he like most about her? "Yung pagiging makulit niya. Walang dull moments sa kanya. Kahit minsan masakit sa tenga yung boses niya (laughs), mabait naman yan si Alex." he answers.
Aside from Alex, another female co-star who David likes very much is Regine Angeles. David has been vocal about his crush for Regine since they have known each other from the same modeling agency where they both started. The model-actor has also admitted his plans of courting the Be BenchMy Girl, he will be doing more scenes with Regine as Jeffrey starts to become close to Shiela, the secretary of Julian played by Regine. "Mas maiipit ako (Jeffrey) kasi ayaw kong ipasabi kung nasaan si Jasmine, e may gusto naman ako kay Shiela kaya ayaw kong magsinungaling sa kanya." David shares about what would happen to his character in the future episodes. model search winner if given the chance. David could not hide his excitement because in the future episodes of
Keep watching My Girl every night as Jeffrey begins his new career as a model and for the special episodes shot in Baguio. Also keep it here on www.showbiztop.blogspot.com and mygirltv.multiply.com for the exclusive behind-the-scenes of My Girl in Baguio.