Many of us know the Kapuso actor and host Willie Revillame for his generosity among fans and fellow co-workers alike.
He commonly provides giveaways like jacket, money and smartphones to his studio audience.
This quality has become a routine for the 59 year old celebrity ever since. An act he continued carry on to all his of his variety game show.
Janno Gibbs, a former GMA7 singer and artist recently had a first hand experience of Willie’s kindness during a chance encounter in a mall.
The 49 year old singer and songwriter candidly shared the very special moment between him and Willie on social media.
He said he was doing his routine shopping inside Zara boutique at the Power Plant Mall in Makati City when he bumped into the 58 year old game show host.
Janno and Willie had a small chat before eventually bidding each other goodbye to went on with their respective business.
But instead of leaving, Revillame went back to Gibbs and asked what he wanted from the shop.
The singer politely declined Willie’s offer but the latter however insisted. The next thing he know Willie was already requesting the saleslady with his catchphrase: “Bigyan ng jacket yan!”.
“Nakasalubong ko si Willie Revillame while shopping.”
“Nagkwentuhan. Naggoodbye na ako.”
“Binalikan nya ako. Tinanong ano daw gusto ko. Sabi ko wag na. Mapilit sya.”
“Inutusan ang saleslady “Bigyan ng jacket yan! Salamat pare. Ikaw na nga.”
At the end of his post, Janno did not forget to express his gratitude towards Willie for the surprise treat. He even candidly alluded a line from one of Willie’s famous songs.
The two used to worked together in GMA7 for two years. Willie transferred to the station in 2015 while Janno jump shipped to ABS CBN in 2017.
Willie have maintained a friendly relationship with his former network co-workers, despite the rivalry between their respective tv stations.
Back in September 2018, a video made rounds on social media which showed Willie attending the birthday party of ABS CBN director Bobot Mortiz.
Revillame was shown having a good time with some of the currently signed ABS CBN artist such as Ogie Alcasid, Vhong Navarro and Tirso Cruz III.
If you can recall, Willie even managed to bury the hatchet between fellow show host Joey De Leon way back prior to his transfer to GMA7.
We all know how fierce the competition was between their shows several years ago.
People who personally know Willie can attest his genuine kindness.
His previous experiences must have really taught him how to be good and act humbly despite of his vast success.