- Director Bobet Vidanes of “It’s Showtime” just celebrated his birthday recently.
- The show’s hosts expressed their gratitude to the director.
- Direk Bobet revealed who the person behind Ryan Bang’s inclusion to the show is.
Director Bobet Vidanes recently received praise personally from the “It’s Showtime” celebrity hosts during his birthday, showing their appreciation and love to the director.
Director Vidanes, aka Direk Bobet, started off from scratch having only a few hosts. Now, their number has doubled including the “Hashtags” and “Girl Trends.”
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The moment became very emotional for all of them, especially for Ryan Bang who mostly spent his showbiz career on “It’s Showtime.”
Ryan Bang said, “Direk, maraming salamat kasi alien po ako. Wala po akong pamilya dito pero Direk binigyan mo ako ng pagkakataon na maging pamilya ako sa Philippines.
“Saka nag-umpisa ako sa hurado, kinuha niyo po ako Direk kahit di pa ako marunong mag-Tagalog.”
Direk Bobet answered, “Ganito yan Ryan ah, si Ryan kasi nag-grow talaga yan sa Showtime. Pero, ano ‘to, actually hindi po ako.
“Alam ni Ryan yan. Talaga minahal ko yan si Ryan.”
Vhong Navarro jokingly interrupted, “Si Vic Sotto kumuha sa ‘yo! Wala ka talaga dapat dito.”
After a good laugh, Director Bobet Nivades continued, “Ang tao talagang nagbigay sa’kin kay Ryan Bang. Talagang pinilit sa’kin na ‘gamitin niyo si Ryan Bang kasi magaling yang batang ‘yan’.”
The director admitted that he had no idea who was Ryan Bang back then.
“Hindi ko kilala si Ryan Bang. Sino ba si Ryan Bang?
“Alam mo noong makuha ko si Ryan, siyempre medyo ‘nakakatawa ba ‘to? Pero magaling, magaling ‘tong bata.
“Ryan, you should thank Cory Vidanes. Si Cory Vidanes ang nagbigay sayo sa akin.”
Ryan Bang was surprised upon hearing the news. He had no idea that the Chief Operating Officer of ABS-CBN herself was the person behind his career.
Ryan, of course, took the opportunity to say his heartfelt gratitude.
“Tita Cory, kayo pala Tita Cory! Thank you!”