AFTER the claims of his former wife Liezel Sycangco that he does not have enough time for their kids, actor-turned-TV-host Robin Padilla breaks his silence and faced the controversy.

“Ang Ramadan ay buwan ng pag-aayuno, pagpapatawad at pagmamahal. Ako ay nakikiisa sa Islam sa pagbibigay halaga sa mga ina, sapagkat ang paraiso ay nasa paanan lamang ng mga ina,” Robin’s statement read.

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He added that he will personally talk to his kids and ask them to go back to their mother, who is now based in Australia.

“Ako mismo ang kakausap sa aking mga anak na umuwi na sa kanilang ina. Kung ako man ay may pagkukulang bilang ama, ako'y mapatawd ng Allah, ni Liezel at ng mga bata.”

Before the statement of Robin was made public, Liezel via phone patch interview by Startalk said that Robin has neglected their kids.

“Three weeks ago sabi nya (Ali) sa akin 'I want to go home ma.' Sabi ko why don't you tell daddy,” said Leizel.

Liezel admitted that there is no communication between her and Robin, saying she just wants their kids, especially Ali and Kylie, to continue their studies.

“Dapat sabihin nya sa mga anak nya na they have to go to school, hindi yung pababayaan mo ang bata ng ganun,” she said.

Liezel cleared that she's not bitter on Robin for having a new relationship with Mariel Rodriguez and that what she really wants is for her kids to continue their studies and be taken good care of.

She added that she'll do everything to get Ali from Robin for their son to continue his studies in Australia. (Glaiza Jarloc/Sunnex)