Left by his wife and three kids, actor John Regal is sick and alone. He recently went viral after a GrabFood rider rescues him after suffering from headache and dizziness while out in the streets.
“Siya po Si Mister John Regala, Ang sikat na kontra bida humingi nang tulong po sa aken kase nahihilo po siya may hinahanap siya na nurse. Ang kaso di ko po siya maintindihan kase po medyo utal na po magsalita dahil nahihilo po siya kaya humingi siya nang tulong saken at agad naman po akong lumapit sa mga tanod at pulis na para matulungan dito po siya sa lugar nang BRGY.183 PASAY CITY tapat nang lots a pizza,” GrabFood rider Carlo Marti S. Clariza wrote, sharing some of the actor’s photos.
“Masakit lang isipin na ang dating idolong kontra bida ay nasa ganyang kondisyon ??? Kaya mas minabuti ko munang Hindi umalis hanggat di pa siya naaasikaso kahit na ako’y may deliver pa ? maraming salamat sa mga tanod at health worker na tumulong.”
Thanks to Clariza’s post, the actor’s plight went viral. Other local stars and many of his fans offered help to one of the great actors in the Philippine cinema.
His story would soon reach Raffy Tulfo as many netizens tagged his show, knowing that he is among those who could help the now poor and sick actor.
The actor experiences difficulty in talking but was able to share his sad story, saying that his family left him now that he no longer has any money. He’s been sick for many years.
When he was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, his condition was so bad that doctors told him he might not survive longer than 5 years. It has been 6 years since he was told so; the actor feels happy that he’s still alive though his condition is not good.
Tulfo provided him with groceries and also promised to help out with his condition. Many are hoping that the actor would become better soon.
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