Jessy Mendiola returns as Kapamilya after 5 years


By Rie Realingo

After being away from the limelight for five years, actress Jessy Mendiola has now returned and signed her contract with the ABS-CBN on July 2.

In an initial Instagram post, ABS-CBN’s talent management arm Star Magic Philippines revealed to the public that the actress would be having a contract signing and media conference.

Jessy, being one of the station’s staple leading ladies starting with “Maria Mercedes,” has fans anticipating her big comeback.

Marking her “Forever Kapamilya” milestone, the actress sealed the deal during their contract signing with ABS-CBN bosses and company executives.

“Congrats Jessy! Yes, we will support you no matter what,” a fan congratulated online.

“Isa sa may pinaka-magandang mukha sa showbiz. You’r[e] so beautiful. I’m a fan,” another commented.

In her recent Instagram post, Jessy expressed her appreciation for the network for accepting her again with open arms.

“Finally, after 5 years… I’m back home. I still can’t believe it, I’m back with my Star Magic and ABSCBN family. ❤️,” the actress wrote in her caption.

It was mentioned that she had initial doubts about going back into showbiz given that she would be opening her life again to the public, and it took a long time to heal.

“I took a long break to heal and focus on my family. I’ve experienced many highs and lows in showbiz. Now, after a very long time… I can finally say that I’m ready to explore and continue my journey in this industry,” Jessy shared.

She continued, “Aaminin ko maraming hesitations and doubts, dahil alam kong bubuksan ko ulit yung buhay ko sa lahat. Marami mang iba’t ibang opinyon tungkol sakin, ayos lang dahil alam kong mas maraming nagmamahal sakin. 🥰”

Although the past years allowed her to focus on her family better, now she is ready to return and once more conquer. 

Fans are now waiting for any upcoming projects of the said artist.

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