Present in the contract signing were GMA Entertainment TV’s OIC Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, GMA President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Manny Valera (Alessandra and Jean’s manager), and GMA Vice President for Drama Redgie Acuña-Magno.
During the contract signing, Atty. Gozon said he is very happy that Alessandra and Jean chose to stay with GMA, “Natutuwa naman tayo na ang mga magagaling na artista ay nagugustuhang manatili sa Kapuso station. Magagaling na artista yan kaya we have always considered them as assets.”
Likewise, Mr. Duavit is pleased that the two prime celebrities continue to remain loyal to the Kapuso Network, “Nasisiyahan naman tayo at taos-pusong nagpapasalamat kay Alex at kay Jean sa patuloy din nilang pagtitiwala. Karangalan natin na sila ay mga Kapuso. Lalong-lalo na at hindi lamang mga bukod tanging mahuhusay na mga artista, pero very, very professional, and we’re very happy and proud.”
Rasonable says that Alessandra and Jean are extremely talented and very professional. “We are very happy that they renew their ties with GMA. The network will continue to provide good projects for them.”
Alessandra reveals that she is very contented and happy with the Kapuso Network, “Masaya talaga ako dito. Maganda ang trato nila sa akin. Mababait ang mga tao. Hindi ako nawawalan ng trabaho. Masaya talaga ako sa mga trabahong ibinibigay nila sa akin.”
Jean, on the other hand, says she had no second thoughts about renewing her ties with GMA. “Mahal na mahal ko ang GMA at nandito lang ako at palagi akong pumipirma everytime na matatapos ‘yung contract namin and it’s because sobra yung binibigay na tiwala sa akin. Iniinspire nila ko to be a better actress and be a better person. Wala naman silang binigay sa akin na pareho at saka halos lahat very challenging talaga. At never kong na-feel sa GMA na pinabayaan nila ako kaya I’m very very happy and blessed.”
Jean is currently part of the Afternoon Prime series Kakambal ni Eliana and Personalan. Alessandra currently co-hosts Personalan with Jean.
Director Manny says that he is thankful that GMA has continued its trust and confidence with both his talents, “We have always been grateful that my artists have been given good shows to showcase their talents. As far as Jean Garcia is concerned, she was given the chance to show her hosting skills. We are so thankful kasi isa ito sa pangarap ni Jean to be recognized as a host. And that is also true with Alessandra. Of late, Alex co-hosts Personalan. Tuwang-tuwa si Alessandra. She is thankful and grateful na mapakita na pwede rin naman siyang mag-host aside from being an actress.”