24 Jun â€“ After mourning the lack of veteran actor Eddie Garcia, many influential celebrities just lately expressed assist for the award-winning thespian to lastly be named Nationwide Artist.
As reported on ABS-CBN, former actress and present Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos said that she wish to co-sponsor a invoice within the Home of Representatives to make sure that Garcia’s contribution is rewarded.
“After all, everybody is aware of that Tito Eddie is an establishment. [He was] concerned in showbiz as much as his final breath,” she mentioned.
Senator-elect Bong Revilla additionally supported this initiative, saying that he’ll push for it as “there is just one Eddie Garcia”.
Alternatively, Christopher de Leon believes that Garcia ought to have been honoured with that title even throughout his life.
“Now he is up there… past. All of the credentials are right here,” he mentioned.
The identical notion was shared by Richard Gomez, who mentioned that it’s nonetheless thought of too late for a legend like Garcia, however an honour match for him nonetheless.
Garcia handed away on the afternoon of 20 June, after exhibiting minimal indicators of mind exercise – two weeks after he was rushed to the hospital following an on-set accident.
He was 90.
(Picture Supply: When In Manila)