In a recent interview with veteran journalist Julius Babao, former Star Magic artist and child actor John Wayne Sace candidly discussed the tumultuous period in his life marked by struggles with vices and the subsequent transformation that allowed him to resurrect his career.
Sace recounted how his involvement with vices led him into precarious situations, including a harrowing experience in 2016 when he was an eyewitness to a police operation popularly known as ‘Tokhang.’ This particular incident served as a pivotal moment in his life, prompting him to reevaluate his choices.
The actor revealed that he has since triumphed over his past troubles and made a remarkable return to the small screen as part of the cast of ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsiyano’ in 2021. This career resurgence signifies a significant step forward in his efforts to rebuild his personal life and professional trajectory.
During the interview, John Wayne Sace touched on his family and his former relationship with renowned actress Maja Salvador. Their on-screen pairing in 2006 led to rumors of a romantic involvement, which Salvador acknowledged as a “short-lived” relationship. She characterized it as a brief “fling,” mainly due to their intensive collaboration during that period.
In a separate conversation, Sace delved into his journey of self-improvement and recovery, highlighting the instrumental role of the authorities in guiding him toward positive change. He underscored their unwavering support and the requirement for him to attend specific rehabilitation and personal development programs.
Sace expressed his assurance that he has successfully detached himself from the negative influences of substances and vices that once plagued him. He remains resolute in his commitment to continue progressing on the path of recovery and growth.
Conveying his heartfelt message to Coco Martin, the leading star of ‘FPJ’s Batang Quiapo,’ John Wayne Sace signified his eagerness to return to the acting scene. This message serves as both an expression of gratitude for the opportunity he has been given and a declaration of his dedication to resuming his career in the entertainment industry.