One thing to admire about Jessy Mendiola is how much she values her family. “When you say Christmas, for me, it means the family gets together to celebrate Christ,” she told ABS-CBN Lifestyle at the ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID shoot, saying no matter how busy she is, she makes sure to dedicate this season to her loved ones.
The best Christmas gift she has ever received came in 2017, when her dad Roger Tawile got to spend it with her in the Philippines. “Even my dad, hindi niya alam kung ano yung noche buena but he really spent it with us. Sobrang bihira lang mangyari nun kasi my dad isn’t based here,” she said, expressing joy in seeing her parents together. “Nung time na ‘yun, sabi ko sa sarili ko, ‘This is the best Christmas ever.’ Family equals Christmas talaga.”
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Banner image taken from Jessy Mendiola's Instagram account