Claudine Barretto is set to start her political career
Optimum Star Claudine Barretto is running for this position as she has decided to enter the world of politics.
Celebrities crossing over to public service is not new anymore. In the history of politics in the Philippines, several celebrities made a success as public servants both in local and national posititions.
Former President Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada was an actor and several Senators, past and present, also came from the entertainment industry before they became politicians.
Based on the article in the Philippine Entertainment Portal, another celebrity is added on the list and it is Claudine Barretto. Reportedly, she will be running for councilor in Olongapo.
The start of the political career of the Optimum Star is under the team of talent manager Arnold Vegafria who is running for Mayor. He was born in the said city. A Facebook Page was created for the the team of Vegafria which is named Bangon Olongapo 2022. Also included in the their team is Mr. World Philippines 2019 JB Saliba.
Meanwhile, Claudine Barretto said in a previous interview that deciding to have her showbiz break was painful for her. She had to leave the limelight for a while because she has to attend to the needs of her children. This happened when she and her estranged husband actor Raymart Santiago ended their relationship.
Despite the fact that her children is her priority, her passion for acting will not change. She said that this is her field of expertise.
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