Ruby Rodriguez’ Daughter Toni Aquino Stars in ‘Wattpad Presents Lala Laitera’

Toni Aquino

Did you know that comedienne Ruby Rodriguez has a daughter who is now taking a showbiz splash? Toni Aquino, Ruby’s teenage daughter, is venturing in her first major TV role as the lead actress of TV5’s “Wattpad Presents: Lala Laitera.”

During the pocket presscon for the new Wattpad episode last Friday, April 24, at Mario’s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Toni acknowledged the fact that her mom helped her decide to enter showbiz.

“I want to try it din po and see where it gets me. With mom helping me decide, sabi niya ‘always stay focused on your work,’ yun nga po, ‘use your career as an inspiration to do well, not an expiration.'”

As a kid, to be an actress was not on Toni’s list as her original dream was to become a dancer.

“When I was younger po, I wanted originally to be a dancer pero sabi ng mom ko ‘wala ka namang mapapala diyan e.’ So I trying to see where I wanted to be, I tried writing which is one of my favorite pastimes po, to write but then as I grew older I realized na I do want to become like my mom,” she said.

TV5 opened a big opportunity for Toni when they entrusted the showbiz newbie the titular role for “Wattpad Presents Lala Laitera” which is based from the online novel of Francis Herrera (a.k.a. OwwSic), the author of previous Wattpad Presents episode “Diary ng Hindi Malandi, Slight Lang.”

Toni will give life to the annoying but cute character of Lala Lazaro, or popularly known as “Lala Laitera”–a certified brat whose main purpose in life is to find flaws and mock people. Her mom Ruby Rodriguez, on the other hand, will play the role of Dyosa Thick-Thick, a fairy that will put her under a spell to teach her a lesson. Toni’s leading man in the mini-series will be portrayed by charming hunk Carl Guevarra (as Sic Santos), the key character that can lift Lala’s curse if he will fall in love with her.

Toni and Carl

Toni reveals the moral lesson of “Lala Laitera”:

“Think before you speak kasi hindi naman po natin alam kung ang sasabihin natin ay makakasakit sa tao o makakabuti po sa tao pero just be careful in what you say. Sa mga taong laging nanlalait, hinay hinay lang po sa panglalait. Process niyo muna sa utak niyo kung, kapag binitawan ko ba ito masasaktan ba siya o matutuwa siya pero just be careful na lang po kasi masakit po minsan,” she said.

Catch Toni Aquino in her first Wattpad Presents starrer with Carl Guevarra beginning this Monday (April 27, 2015) at 9:00pm only on TV5.

6 Comments on Ruby Rodriguez’ Daughter Toni Aquino Stars in ‘Wattpad Presents Lala Laitera’

  1. haruboomi // May 15, 2015 at 3:16 am //

    don’t be too harsh guys! you are not perfect and no one knows what she can do unless we give her time. Honestly, I don’t know her before I read the article that, she looks like Ariana Grande. Looks does not define who you are as an artist or as a normal person. Just saying. She is beautiful, so am I, so are you guys. Let her prove herself before you judge her.

  2. saratoga // May 14, 2015 at 8:37 pm //

    Kanta ka na lang Toni

    BA-BA BABA ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-nana banana-ah-ah

  3. mr & mrs positive // May 1, 2015 at 7:43 am //

    Cute nga nya umarte! Hindi sya trying hard magpatawa! Hindi man sya kasing ganda ng iba pero mahusay nmn! I think!

  4. Anonymous // April 27, 2015 at 10:06 pm //


  5. Nakaprostetics ba sya?! Ang chaka ng fez at nose nya! And the forehead! Que horror! Nakapagartista to!?

  6. oh talaga // April 27, 2015 at 6:58 am //

    dios mio itsurang yan!artista?!!!! anak ng tokwang duling! porke anak ng artista kahit PANGIT AT CHARARAT ANG MUKHA pwede na????? PWE! arianna grande lookalike pa daw sya?!!!!1 punyemas baka grande sa babay fats at gilagid! naka phony tail alng lookalike na agad agad!?!!!! nakashabu ba tong mga to?!!

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