Jak Roberto to portray “viral macho dancer” Dante Gulapa

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Magpakailanman “Viral Macho Dancer” “Dante Gulapa story”

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Kapuso star Jak Roberto will be portraying the young Dante Gulapa, also known as “Big Papa” and “Eagle Man,” in an episode of GMA7’s “Magpakailaman.” In the said episode, the show will tackle Dante’s past life and hardships as a macho dancer.

He said in an interview with “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho,” “Hindi po ako nahiya na ganun, kasi wala naman po akong ginagawa[ng masama.] Nagsayaw lang naman ako at alam ko naman kung ano ang bawal at hindi.”

[English translation: “I’m not ashamed because I know that I didn’t do anything wrong. I just danced and I knew what I could and could not do.”]

The now-viral star who is known for his smooth dance moves also explained why he chose to become a “macho dancer.” He elaborated while trying to control his tears, “Nabaon po kasi kami sa utang. Talagang na ano po kami, talaga wala po kami makuhanan ng pagkain, pati po pagbayad sa bahay at tubig, ilaw.”

[English translation: “We were in debt. And we really didn’t know where to get money for food, rent, water, electricity.]

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1 on 1 turorial with Big Papa 🦅#DanteGulapa #Gulapanatic #Daigonatics #Magpakailanman

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To prepare for the role, Jak Roberto even got dancing tips from the man himself!

Do you think he’ll be able to pull this off?






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