Now that celebrity couple Janella Salvador and Markus Paterson finally revealed to the world that they welcomed their first son last year, Markus opened up about the experience of being a new father in the online show “We Rise Together.”
According to Markus, he and Janella kept the pregnancy news a secret in fear of judgment from everyone around them. “Alam naman na one day we are going to release him to the world na sobrang natakot kami nung una because we knew that the world is very harsh and right now isn’t the very best environment. Well, now it is. Kaya nga inilabas namin. Pero noong una, talagang we want to shield him from everything and keep everything as quiet as possible,” he admitted.
He then shared what it was like holding his son, Jude, for the first time.
“The moment na I saw him parang a whole wave just took over my body na parang lahat ng priorities ko ay nawala, went out of the window, like everything is now for him, forever will be for this little man that I’m holding in my arms,” he said. “And hindi ako naiyak, hindi ako natawa, parang nakatulala lang ako nakakatitig sa kanya for hours. Like until now his smiles are the most beautiful thing in the world. Lahat ng hirap, lahat ng early morning wake up, sobrang worth it kapag nakita ko ang mukha niya. It’s all about him na. It’s crazy.”
He and Janella shared the story of their son’s birth on their new YouTube Channel called “M & J” which finally confirmed ongoing rumors. Markus expressed joy over the support everyone has been giving them since their reveal which he confessed they did not expect.
“Thank you to everyone who watched the video and joined our journey. Thank you for getting to know Jude, thank you for loving him. Also thank you for the understanding,” he said.
“He is out, he is happy, he is growing, he’s fat and we are happy. And everything is beautiful.”
Baby Jude was born on October 20, 2020, while the couple was staying in the UK. Congratulations to the new parents!
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