In Toni Gonzaga’s latest YouTube vlog published on July 31, the host and actress shared that she has realized a childhood dream by singing a duet with her idol Regine Velasquez in the Sunday ABS-CBN noontime show, ASAP.
Toni said that when she was starting out, she’d watch Regine during rehearsals in the now-defunct GMA-7 show, S.O.P.
Toni recalled that she grew up watching and listening to Regine and she has become such an inspiration for her. Toni said, “I wanted to be like her. I would sing her songs in every audition." Toni would also watch all of her shows and concerts, in hopes that she could meet and sing with Regine.
Walking up on stage reminded Toni of all the years that she sang in hotel lounges, bars, and restaurants—and when she was rejected in auditions. After waiting for over two decades, Toni got an even better surprise: Regine ~actually~ performed Toni's songs including “We Belong” and “Catch Me I’m Falling.”
Watch their performance here:
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