Celebrities, friends honor Cherie Gil with heartfelt tributes

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  • Aug 06, 2022

Celebrities, friends honor Cherie Gil with heartfelt tributes

MANILA, Philippines – Friends, relatives and celebrities took to social media to pay their respects to dear friend and showbiz icon Cheri Gill, who passed away on Friday, August 5, at the age of 59.

Veteran Filipino actress – who played Lavinia Arguelles in 1985 Bituing Walang Ninging Known for the iconic phrase, “You’re nothing but a second rate person trying to copy hard!” – Fondly remembered by many for being a true friend, the sweetest person and a unique icon in the industry.

Sharon Konta

In a long post on Instagram, Sharon Konta shared a photo of her in her final moments at Cheri Hospital. Sharon, who flew to New York, said she was hanging on to a “spring of hope” that God would perform a miracle and allow Cheri to pull through. He said he was “forever grateful to him for his forgiveness [them] A few hours [they] We spent together” and love and words that were exchanged personally. Sharon and Cheri both starred in it Bituing Walang Ningning.

Sharon expressed her sadness that she knew she would never see her friend again, and that she still couldn’t process it, and that it seemed so unfair. “I’ll never be the same without you. I told you to fight, please, because you couldn’t leave me and you were my partner, there’s no one like you… You said yes. But God took you home.” Sharon said. Take away all your pain.

“My heart has been torn apart again and now I don’t know how to put it back together – because of the many loved ones I’ve lost over the years, you were and will always be my favorite. … a part of my life and history from my heart. I love you so much now it’s the end of the era when you left us…. What can I do without you now my love?” Sharon added.

Gabi Eigenmann

Actress Gabby Eigenmann, Cheri’s nephew, posted a series of lively photos of her beloved. Titawhich according to him is difficult to do.

“You guys are back together. Love you with all my heart. Thank you for sharing them with us. TITA, son of actor Mark Gill’s late brother Cheri, wrote.

Sunshine Cruise

Actress Sunshine Cruz posted a series of photos with Cheri on Facebook. He said it was an “honour” to work with him on the 2016 series Sweet Amor

“A truly sad day for the industry. RIP Ms. Cheri Gill. Heartfelt condolences to the entire Eigenmann family,” Sunshine said.

Syed Lucero

Sid Lucero, who confirmed the news of his aunt’s death, posted a photo of her on Instagram and wrote: “I love you. Big hug #Buglov.”

Dennis Trillo

Actor Dennis Trillo, Cheri’s co-star in GMA-7 Legal spousesalso paid tribute to her good friend who played Zeena Mcadato in the show.

“PThe world of Inakolai…” He captioned an Instagram photo of one of the scenes together.

Zsa Zsa Padilla

actress and Ika-13 Kapitulo A Zsa Zsa Padilla cast member reminisced about the times he worked with his dear friend Cherie and the last time they saw each other in Tagaytay Antonio. She recalled how “beautiful and lively” Cheri was on her golden birthday and how “wonderful” she was. [her] Company.”

“You danced the tango and I remember thinking, this woman can do anything she wants! You were always so passionate and full of life! This is how I will always remember you, Cheri, my Gemini sister! I miss you my beautiful friend until we meet again,” Zaza wrote.

Gabi Garcia

Cherry Magpakailanman Co-star Gabby Garcia hailed him as one of the best actors he’s ever worked with, calling Friday August 5 “a sad, sad day for the industry.”

“I will treasure this forever. It’s a truly heartbreaking honor. I’m so honored to be able to work with a legend. Rest in strength,” he wrote.

Pops Fernandez

Singer and friend Pops Fernandez posted throwback photos of her, Cherie and Jim Paredes in various ridiculous outfits.

Allegheny Lucas

John Lucas, who co-starred with Cheri Tadana, Tribute to Cheri “One of a kind”.

“He was the one thing, not second-rate, not trying hard, not a copycat,” he wrote, offering his condolences to the entire family.

Cheri also featured in Filipino classics such as Manila at night in 1980 and Oro, Plata, Mata in 1982.

After an 11-year hiatus from showbiz in 1994, Cherry returned to focus on her family. Sugatang Posowhich won her the best supporting actress award at the Metro Manila Film Festival. In 2018, he made a brief appearance in the film Citizen Jakewho received his Gawad Urian award for the first time.

During the pandemic, she became an acting coach, holding online masterclasses for aspiring and experienced actors. In February 2022, she revealed that she left the Philippines to move to New York to be with her children.

Cheri was being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. – Rappler.com