Mariel Rodriguez

Mariel Rodriguez, the newest Kapatid of TV5 network and an addition to the family of Willie’s prime time game show ‘Wil Time Big Time’, made her first appearance and grand entrance at the said game show last October 15.

“Mga kababayan naming, Kapatid, Kapuso, Kapamilya. Starting this day, magbibigay sa inyo at magbibigay saya sa ating lahat. Makakapiling po natin araw-araw. Please welcome, Mariel Rodriguez,” Willie proudly announced.

Thank you talaga. Maraming salamat. Hindi lang sko ang lumipat dito sa happy network pati mga Forever  Mariel. Maraming-maraming salamat,” said Mariel.

The other hosts of ‘Wil Time Big Time’ welcomed the former ABS-CBN host into the show. TV5 officials and TV personalities also warmly welcomed Mariel through a VTR that was specially prepared for her on her first appearance on the game show.

Actor and husband Robin Padilla surprised Mariel through a serenade song entitled ‘Ipagpatawad Mo’ with a bouquet of flowers. The actor also extended his gratitude to ABS-CBN’s former show ‘Wowowee’ where he first met his wife Mariel.

Meanwhile, in a recent interview with Mariel by PEP, she said that she’s thankful to host Willie Revillame. According to her, If not because of Willie, Robin wouldn’t be part of her life. Robin Padilla and Mariel Rodriguez met at Willie’s former show in ABS-CBN, Wowowee. Eventually, they grew closer to each other, and got married.

“…it’s overwhelming talaga. Kasi, hindi ko naman ini-expect na ganun kainit ang pagtanggap nila sa akin talaga.”

“…parang reunion e, namin ni kuya Willie…”

“…sobra talaga akong naiyak sa backstage sa mga sinabi ni kuya (Willie), alam mo yung nagkaintindihan kami kahit ilang taon kaming hindi nagkasama, “Mariel told PEP.\