Manila Bulletin : Bongbong Marcos reveals fave songs and movie that made him cry

21 April 2022

By Robert Requintina | Manila Bulletin

Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has revealed two of his favorite songs and the movie that brought him to tears.

During a vlog entitled “Questions I’ve Never Asked My Dad” hosted by his son Sandro, Bongbong, 64, shared the first time he bought a music album, his fears, a piece of advice to his sons, etc.

What was the first music album you bought?

“I actually know that. ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ by Simon and Garfunkel. Because yung unang nabili kong 45 was Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel kasi pinanuod ko yung ‘The Graduate.’ It was that scene from ‘The Graduate.’ So that’s the first 45. And then nung lumabas ang ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water,’ dahil gusto ko na yung Simon and Garfunkel, I bought. That’s the first album I bought.”

Which film made you cry?

“Nililigawan ko pa yung mother mo nun eh. We were in the States nanood kami ng sine ‘Field of Dreams.’ Everybody was saying ang ganda ganda. But my father had just died. Kaya nung naglabasan na yung mga ano at nagusap na yung mag-ama, yun naiyak ako. And your mother was laughing at me, by the way. Just FYI.”

If I were to enter fatherhood soon, what’s your advice to me?

“It’s hard to give advice. There’s no real template. The only thing I would give advice to any parent but you especially, just love your child.”

What are you most proud of in life?

“Being a servant.”

How would you like to be remembered?

“Of course, as a good father, as a good husband, as a good family person. Professionally, as a good public servant.”

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