Singer Zephanie Dimaranan admitted that she felt surprised about the reports of collaboration between GMA Network and ABS-CBN at a media conference with the press, including LionhearTV
Dimaranan said it would be interesting to see the two media companies work together.
“Naka-surprise po na mabalitaan po ‘yun na kung talagang official na po siya. Well, siyempre po, it’s very interesting po na magkaroon ng ganong collaboration rin po.”
She then stressed that she feels happy where she is right now with her career.
“And all I can say po is what ever happens po, I’m really happy po sa na-experience ko ngayon and I’m really happy po where I am right now. I’m really grateful po, kung ano man ‘yung mga dumating na pwedeng magbago po, makapagpabago po sa kung ano ‘yung tinatahak ko po ngayon na path, then ready naman po ako.”
Dimaranan then talked about her journey with the Kapuso Network, citing the opportunities she received from the GMA Network.
“‘Yung pag bibigay po nila sa akin ng opportunities, lalo na po na nagkaroon rin po ako ng time na naka-rest din po ako, wala akong masyadong ginagawa, very inactive po ako sa TV po.
“And ever since po ng nagstart ako ng journey ko with GMA [Network], doon ko po ulit na feel ‘yung pagiging isang artist na nakakapag perform po ulit ako on stage, so napakalaki po sa aking contribution noon dahil I really love performing po, and sila po ‘yung nag bigay sa akin ng ganong chance na makapag-perform.”
As for her connections with ABS-CBN, she maintained that she remained friends with the Kapamilya talents.
“Of course po, doon po ko po nararamdaman at napo-prove po na geniune po talaga ‘yung relationship ko with them kasi until now po we’re still connected.
“Even though, hindi na po kami masyadong nagkikita, dahil sa schedule po, magkaiba, and most of the time po sila na ‘yung magkakasama, pero nafe-feel ko po na if ever na kailanganin ko sila or matatawag ko pa rin po sila na totoong kaibigan ko po. Kaya very thankful din po ako sa kanila.”
The Filipino singer from Biñan Laguna began her music career when she joined The Voice Kids in 2015. She gained popularity after winning the grand champion in the first season of Idol Philippines in 2019.
moved to GMA Network in March 2022, wherein she joined All-Out Sundays as one of their new performers.