Popular model and television host Phoemela Baranda has been hiding her daughter from the public eye for 14 years!
Barranda, 33 revealed recently on national television via “The Buzz ng Bayan” that she has a 14 year old daughter named Kim. She was pregnant when she was just 18 years old, to protect her modelling career, that time she is at the peak of her modelling career.
How she hide it from the public? She said that when she was 4 months pregnant, she went to the US and waited there to give birth and came back after.
She heeds the advice of her mother not to divulge it to the public of her giving birth to a daughter. And when her daughter was 4-6 years old, she even introduced her to the public as her niece.
Now, she finally introduced her to the world by saying:
“I’ve been wanting to do this. I’m proud of Kim and I want to acknowledge her. I want to show her to the whole world.”
Kim, her daughter has this to say:
“I appreciate all the things you did for me and all the catching ups you are making… I love you.”