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Kris Aquino in ‘stable’ condition in California

Here’s good news to friends, relatives and fans of actress and television host Kris Aquino.

Reports of various media from California in the United States where she is being treated for rare disease for months now indicate that Kris had improved a lot and currently in stable condition.

In fact, Kris’s son, James Yap Jr. who is known as Bimby, told Ogie Diaz in an interview that Kris slow recovery has been impressive.

“OK naman [siya], you know — stable. That’s the good word for it: Stable lang, pero of course, still beautiful. Forever beautiful,”  Bimby said as quoted in a GMA News report.

Bimby also disclosed that Kris has gained weight and is now approximately 103 pounds.

“For me, kahit 80 pounds si mama, even if she was 80 pounds, she will still be the most beautiful mama ever para sa akin,” he added.

Bimby also disclosed that Kris has two nurses taking care of her. Bimby added he sleeps with her mother every night.

“Ako yung night duty, basically,” he added in the GMA News report.

According to Bimby, it is his “duty as her son to take care of her.”

“I promise, as her son, to do everything I can to take care of her and to make her better,” he added.

Bimby said he is studying in a remote schooling arrangement with his teachers in Manila, adding he might study in the United States beginning next school year.

“Siya ‘yung priority ko e, of course. ‘Yun ang choice ko talaga. Wherever mom is, I’ll be there,” Bimby said.

In an ABS-CBN report, Bimby expressed his gratitude to those who have been praying for his mother’s recovery and promised to do everything to care for her and help her get better.

“Maraming salamat po. Thank you talaga for praying for mama’s good health,” he said. “It’s my duty as her son to take care of her.”

GMA News reported that Kris has been diagnosed with various autoimmune diseases and has been staying in America for her medical treatments.

In February, Kris remained positivedespite a scary red flag found in her test results, the network added.

Kris. the youngest daughter of the late Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. and President Corazon Aquino, turned 52 last February 14.

Earlier, she dispelled rumors that she was in a relationship with Batangas Vice Governor Mark Leviste, who has been her frequent visitor. (Jennifer T. Santos)