Her mom, Sunshine Cruz, said Angelina will celebrate her special day in an intimate gathering with her closest friends and relatives. Angelina also asked her mom if she could celebrate her birthday with her chosen charity. Sunshine posted on Instagram, “Siyempre, I said yes! I’m just really proud of my daughter and wanted to share this with everyone.”
Sunshine said, “My children are aware that their mommy is a single parent and I’ve always instilled in them that our need [instead of] our want should always be our priority. I could say that I am really blessed [to have] children who understand my/our situation.”
The singer-actress got married to actor Cesar Montano in 2000 and filed for annulment in 2014, which was granted in 2018. In a tell-all interview last year with PEP.ph, Sunshine opened up about the alleged verbal and physical abuse she suffered from her ex-husband. Sunshine and Cesar have three kids: Angelina, Samantha, and Chesca.
Sunshine continued her birthday message for Angelina: “Thank you for your understanding. Let’s celebrate and plan an unforgettable yet simple celebration for your 18th. I am really excited for you! Dalaga ka na, anak! I love you, my beautiful princess.”
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