Actor-host Richard Gutierrez cleared out the rumor on their reality show ““It Takes GUTZ To Be A Gutierrez” aired on E! Channel on June 1, 2014 Sunday, regarding with his son to former Kapuso actress Sarah Lahbhati, by saying “Yes, I’m a proud father.
After Richard Gutierrez confirmed that he has a son with 20-year-old girlfriend Sarah Lahbati, the actress then took on her Instagram account and posted her official statements in secreting her son to the public, as she said “Once and for all, I do not care about the hate tweets and all the ‘poor baby bakit ganito, ganyan,” “I just want to make it clear to you that from DAY ONE, we took care of him, loved him, protected him and gave him everything, until now.”
Furthermore, the actress added, “Oh well, I love my family and I’m extremely happy and blessed that we were able to finally share our life with everyone. Spread the love. Sarah Lahbati also posted a photo with her baby, accompanied by a caption “Extremely happy to announce the new member of our family, baby Zion.”
Since the couple hide their real status to the public, Sarah Lahbhati received criticisms and negative comments on her Instagram account in secreting her child with Richard Gutierrez.
On the other hand, to defend herself, her baby and Richard Gutierrez away from the bashers’ speculations, Sarah Lahbati break her silence and answer the controversy in Philippine Portal Entertainment, Pep.ph early morning in June 2, 2014, saying “WE NEVER DENIED HIM. We just wanted to keep our privacy.”
Rumors and speculations with the couple Sarah Lahbhati and Richard Gutierrez started to leak on social media sites, after they decided to leave the country for vacation.