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Bentong’s love story in ‘Wagas’

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Wagas features Bentong’s love story today with Pekto and Gwen Zamora playing the comedian and his wife.

Bentong’s love story may be as funny as his demeanor but like in the movies and on TV, it is not as happy and perfect.

He was just starting out as a set decorator when Bentong met Cecile. Back then, he did not think he would marry Cecile since it was her sister he had his eyes on. Bentong and Cecile would fall for each other in the long run. The two were married after Cecile’s parents caught Bentong sleeping inside their house. The first thing that his future parents-in-law required Bentong was to bring them three pigs.

Cecile, Bentong's wife and Bentong recall both their struggles and happy memories

The couple would realize that married life was no laughing matter. While Bentong was on top of his career as a comedian, a calamity struck them, taking away everything they had. Just as he was finally getting back to his feet, having been able to buy a house, the couple was swindled. All of Bentong’s savings were gone. It came to a point that the comedian was begging for any job just to support his family.

Amid all the adversity, Bentong and Cecile proved that their love is stronger than any storm that came along their way.

Pekto and Gwen Zamora relive Bentong’s love story in today’s episode of ‘Wagas’

Watch this funny yet heartwarming story this Saturday in Wagas, 7 p.m. tonight on GMA News TV. 


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