Angelu de Leon still feels grateful despite battling Bell’s Palsy.
According to a medical website, Bell’s Palsy is a condition in which the muscles on one side of the face become weak or paralyzed. It only affects one side of the face at a time, causing it to droop or become stiff. It is caused by some kind of trauma to the seventh cranial nerve called “facial nerve”.
In an interview with PEP.ph during the press conference of drama series “The Stepdaughters” on February 2 at Prime Hotel in Sgt. Esguerra Ave, Quezon City, the Kapuso star shared her journey while battling with the said condition.
Angelu claimed that she felt conscious every time she feels that the nerves of her face were becoming weak especially during their taping days which lasted until 1:30 in the morning. She said it was during those times when the nerves got affected so she’s trying to make them function normally.
When asked if she gets affected by judgmental comments from the netizens, Angelu admitted that she gets conscious but not mad and doesn’t get affected by the insults thrown at her. She added that she had accepted her condition if it’s really God’s will and willfully submits to HIM. She claimed she gets her strength from God.
Angelu shared that she was under medication before where she takes prednisone but now, she stopped taking it and was having therapies instead.
Meanwhile, in the middle of the healing process, she claimed to be happy with how her career has been going as a Kapuso star. As such, it what during the time when she had Bell’s Palsy that she had a billboard in Edsa for Marie France. She was also grateful to GMA 7 for giving her continuous projects.
Angelu considers herself lucky to be given with projects whether ‘big’ or ‘small’. On top of it all, she claimed professionalism and humility are the keys to having a lasting career in the showbiz industry.
Angelu’s last project with the Kapuso network was in 2017 when she did “Mulawin”.