The stars of Viva Films’ Abay Girls (from left: Meg Imperial, Nathalie Hart, Cristine Reyes, Kylie Verzosa and Roxanne Barcelo) reveal their innermost feelings
What ‘Completes’ them
FUNFARE - Ricky Lo (The Philippine Star) - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am

Opening nationwide on Wednesday, Sept. 19, is Viva Films’ Abay Girls, directed by Don Cuaresma, which is about five high school friends reunited for a wedding of what they thought was the “most unlikely” bride (played by Roxanne Barcelo). The four other stars are Cristine Reyes, Meg Imperial, Kylie Verzosa and Nathalie Hart. In a “complete the sentence” game, the five girls reveal their innermost feelings.

Cristine Reyes

• I avoid people... who borrow money (LOL)

• My greatest pleasure is... traveling.

• My worst moment was... when I got stuck in Hong Kong recently doing nothing, due to NAIA runway chaos.

• My biggest fear is... jumping off the cliff or just being in the ocean. I get paranoid.

• I pray for... salvation.

• The most important person in my life is... Amarah, my daughter.

• If I were to be reincarnated as an animal, I would be... a maltese puppy.

• My most traumatic experience was... Ondoy 2009.

• The type of men that turns me on is... smart, responsible, being real and sexy.

• The type of men that turns me off is... lazy, untidy and with bad breath.

• My philosophy in life is... “Things take time to blossom. Be patient with your goals even if they shift over time.”

• I lose my temper when... I see disorganized stuff.

• When I’m alone in my room, I fantasize about... Channing Tatum or Adam Sandler.

• If I were somebody else, I would be... Beyoncé and I will rock the stage.

• I am happiest when... I’m home.

• I am saddest when... I lack sleep.

• My ultimate goal in life is... to travel around the world and be happy.

• What I like about myself is... my heart, period!

• What I don’t like about myself is... my impulse, period.

• Face to face with God, I’d tell Him... Thank you for everything. Thank you for the life.

Nathalie Hart

• I avoid people who... waste my time and energy.

• My greatest pleasure is... to see my family happy.

• My worst moment is... to listen to negativity in life.

• My biggest fear is... to lose my loved ones.

• I pray for... for my family’s good health and safety.

• The most important persons in my life are... my family, my fiancé and our daughter.

• If I were to be reincarnated as an animal, I would be... a cat because it’s independent and bitchy.

• My most traumatic experience was... when my father died in front of me.

• The type of men that turns me on is... intelligent, independent, with an amazing sense of humor, tall, confident, with strong personality, worldly and genuine.

• The type of men that turns me off is... guys who take so many photos of themselves, dumb, airhead, abnoxious, full of themselves and have no respect.

• My philosophy in life is... Don’t worry about things that people say behind your back, they are the people who are finding faults in your life instead of fixing the faults in their own lives. And, old ways won’t open new doors.

• I lose my temper when... I deal with stupid people.

• When I’m alone in my room, I fantasize about... being a superhero of animals!

• If I were somebody else, I would be... a veterinarian.

• I am happiest when... I don’t have any problems with my loved ones and when I eat food.

• I am saddest when... I don’t have time for the people I love and when I don’t have food.

• My ultimate goal in life is... 1. Have a happy family; and 2. Have a great career to inspire others.

• What I like about myself is... that I’m grounded, hard-working and I know my responsibilities.

• What I don’t like about myself is... that I wasted a lot of time for nonsense.

• Face to face with God, I’d tell Him... Life is so difficult and beautiful. Thank you for guiding me. And I would ask Him some tips on how to be patient in life. Then, I would buy him a beer.

Roxanne Barcelo

• I avoid people who... find joy in negativity and those who find pleasure in bringing other people down.

• My greatest pleasure... is spending quality time with my family. Mahal na mahal ko sina Nanay, Tatay at ang kapatid kong si Tim.

• My worst moment was... when I had my first heartbreak. Super iyak, halumpasay and ngal-ngal! Ang OA! ‘Yon pala kayang-kaya! LOL!

• My biggest fear is... secret!

• I pray for... the health, happiness, and fulfilled long lives of my parents so we may enjoy the fruits of our labor together.

• The most important persons in my life are... Nanay, Tatay, Tim and all my best friends who I consider my family.

• If I were to be reincarnated as an animal, I would be... a phoenix.

• My most traumatic experience was... when my brother got bitten by a half pitbull when he was three years old. My Nanay became a supermom that day.

• The type of men that turns me on is... decisive, committed to his goals, not afraid to show emotion, has a very fun energy, is intelligent and confident. I love a man who values his family and friends.

In the movie, Roxanne (rightmost) plays the unlikely bride with her high school friends (from left) Meg, Nathalie, Cristine and Kylie as bridesmaids

• The type of men that turns me off is... someone who is controlling, negative, materialistic and has anger issues.

• My philosophy in life is... to constantly re-assess my life and find ways to achieve happiness and fulfillment with whatever situation I am in.

• I lose my temper when... you mess with my family or friends.. but I do my best to avoid situations like that.

When I’m alone in my room, I fantasize about... finally being found by the one God is preparing for me. But for now, I am being prayerful and hopeful.

If I were somebody else, I would be... RoxeeB dahil ibang magmahal ang isang morena. She is my alter ego. Everything I thought I couldn’t do or feel, she is able to attain.

I am happiest when... I dance the boogie with my parents or dance to ’90s hip-hop with my friends.

I am saddest when... my parents are disappointed with my mistakes.

My ultimate goal in life is... to have my own family and be an amazing wife and mother like my Nanay. My Tatay made it so difficult for me to find my match because he set such a high standard of being a great man and father.

What I like about myself is... I am full of love, sincerity and truth. I am far from perfect but I try to be excellent in all I do and try to give 100 percent to every moment.

What I don’t like about myself is... I may prioritize others before me.

Face to face with God, I’d tell Him... Thank you for always loving me and blessing me with the best people in my life.

Kylie Verzosa

• I avoid people who... are not honest.

• My greatest pleasure is... making my family and others happy.

My worst moment is... losing, when you have worked hard for it.

My biggest fear is... losing a loved one.

I pray for... my family and the people around me to be safe.

The most important person(s) in my life is... my family!

If I were to be reincarnated as an animal, I would be... a fox.

My most traumatic experience was... seeing a loved one dying.

I deal with gossip by... shutting them out.

The type of men that turns me on is... intelligent, driven and goal-oriented.

The type of men that turns me off is... boastful and arrogant.

My philosophy in life is... Work hard; what you give is what you get. Do good and good will come back.

I lose my temper when... I’m hungry and tired.

When I’m alone in my room, I fantasize about... my future! LOL.

If I were somebody else, I would be... Oprah.

I am happiest when... I make my family happy, when I achieve my goals.

I am saddest when... I feel helpless.

My ultimate goal in life is... to be happy and contented at any stage.

What I like about myself is... a positive outlook in life.

What I don’t like about myself is... sometimes I am impulsive.

Face to face with God, I’d tell Him... This is Heaven, right?

Meg Imperial 

• I avoid people who are... inconsiderate.

My greatest pleasure is... making my family happy.

• My biggest fear is... growing old unfulfilled.

• I pray for... strength to face problems.

• The most important persons in my life is... my family.

• If I were to be reincarnated as an animal, I would be... a bunny.

• The type of men who turns me on is... the sweet and caring type.

• I lose my temper when... I get so frustrated.

• When I’m alone in my room, I fantasize about... my crushes.

• If I were somebody else, I would be... my favorite world pop star.

• I’m happiest when... I achieve my goals.

• I’m saddest when... people misunderstand me and judge me unfairly.

• What I like about myself is... my determination.

• What I don’t like about myself is... sometimes I can be hot-headed.

• Face to face with God, I’d tell Him... I’m so grateful for all the blessings He has given me.

(E-mail reactions at rickylophilstar@gmail.com. For more updates, photos and videos, visit www.philstar.com/funfare or follow me on Instagram @therealrickylo.)

ABAY GIRLS CRISTINE REYES KYLIE VERZOSA MEG IMPERIAL NATHALIE HART ROXANNE BARCELO
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