MANILA, Philippines — Kapamilya singer Regine Velasquez has now officially replaced
Karla Estrada as one of the hosts on the ABS–CBN morning talk show “Magandang
In Monday’s episode of the program, Regine thanked Karla for hosting the show for six
“Gusto rin nating magpasalamat siyempre kay Momshie Karla, who’s been with
‘Magandang Buhay’ for six years,” Regine said.
“She has become part of the show so thank you very much and happy anniversary to
you also. Siyempre, bahagi talaga siya ng ‘Magandang Buhay,’” she added.
Regine became the guest host of the program after Karla filed a leave of absence when
she ran as a representative of a partylist in the recent national elections.
“Actually, kinakabahan ako. Hindi ko alam. Pang–ilang beses ko na dito, but for some
reason, since I’m officially going to be part of ‘Magandang Buhay’ today, I’m so nervous.
Kabadong–kabado talaga ako,” she said.
“Excited ako, siyempre, very excited, but I’m just a little nervous. I don’t know why. Pero
siguro kasi kasama ‘yun ng kapag naging host ka, there’s a certain responsibility. But
I’m happy. I’m very, very happy to be part of the family of ‘Magandang Buhay,'” she
The show’s other hosts, Jolina Magdangal and Melai Cantiveros, said that having
Regine as their official co–host is the best gift “Magandang Buhay” received while
celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. (JM Severo, PS)