Coco Martin helps comedienne Whitney Tyson return to showbiz

Seen in popular TV shows in the 90’s like Still Goin’ Bananas, Mara Clara, Tropang Trumpo, and Richard Loves Lucy, comedianne Whitney Tyson will finally be able to return to TV through the help of Coco Martin.

She was seen by the actor in an episode of the ABS-CBN’s Sunday program Rated K, that shows her life after that the show business seemed to have closed its doors for her.

She is now an performing in fiestas across the country and a singer in a karaoke bar. “Masakit. Kasi yung mga tao kapag nakikita ka nila sasabihin nila, ‘Ay, yung laos na artista.’ Yun yung madalas kong naririnig,” Tyson said.

Tyson also lived under the Nagtahan Bridge in Sta. Mesa, Manila until she was transferred to a resettlement area in Bulacan with her 75-year-old mother.

In the feature, Tyson expressed her wish to be able to return to the showbiz industry.

Through Martin, the comedianne’s wish came true when she was offered to play the role of Elizabeth in the ABS-CBN soap “Ang Probinsyano.”

Tyson is also seen in one of Dreamscape’s teaser for the TV soap’s following episode.

Tyson was last seen on television playing the role of herself in Tunay na Buhay in 2014.

Note: Photo used in the article was taken from Rated K feature of Whitney Tyson.


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