THE STORY ACCORDING TO SARAH GERONIMO

MEGA|June 2020

THE STORY ACCORDING TO SARAH GERONIMO
Strong, independent and scarred, the Popstar Princess, Sarah Geronimo, grows into a full-fledged beacon of unparalleled Pinoy Pride
STEFAN PUNONGBAYAN

Take this as a gospel.

After all, Sarah Geronimo as a household name has never once failed to bless our television sets and big screens with her phenomenal talent. Bow down for the 27-year-old Popstar Princess (and romcom diva) who has officially grown into a full-fledged queen, a much-deserved title we bestow upon her after 13 years of blood, sweat, tears and a handful of ear candies.

Even yours truly could not fathom the immensity of her aural glow in that white dress we shot. I looked back fondly on the tanned and sheepish but equally gutsy Sarah Geronimo who won that singing contest on IBC-13. She was the Sarah who came from nothing and had nothing to lose.

This is the story of Sarah Geronimo, according to Sarah Geronimo—a showbiz stalwart, and whom we can peacefully consider the patron saint of (millennial) Filipina hopes and dreams.

HERSTORY

We’ve seen Sarah Geronimo grow up from her teenage years in front of the cameras and radio microphones. If she were to leave a legacy decades from now, it will be not borne of showbiz pedigree but one of sheer talent. It’s the kind of talent which has been honed through piety, countless hours of training and getting by with a little help from her family and friends. “Unang una sa lahat, kung hindi ako iniluwal ng nanay ko sa mundong ito, hindi

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June 2020