Actor Diego Loyzaga (age 23) has allegedly attempted suicide but is now in stable condition, according to online websites Manila Times (MT) and PEP.
The news first broke out on PEP, saying that the blind item which circulated online on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, about a young actor who attempted to commit suicide is pointing to Diego Loyzaga.
According to both MT and PEP, Diego’s suicide attempt happened on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Diego was reportedly overheard by members of the Loyzaga household, anxiously telling someone over the phone that he was “okay” and “kaya pa” (I can still handle it).
When his housemates checked on Diego, they saw him trying to slit his neck with a Swiss knife. They immediately called for paramedics, who aptly responded and applied first aid on Diego.
The emergency responders waited for Diego to calm down before bringing him to St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City.
Diego is now reportedly in stable condition.
His estranged parents, Cesar Montano and Theresa Loyzaga, have not issued official statements.
Star Magic’s public relations head Thess Gubi has responded via text message to inquiries, saying that “Diego and family are doing fine.” She added that they are also requesting for privacy at this time.
Diego Loyzaga is currently part of the cast of “Los Bastardos”, a drama romance TV series which airs on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Gold afternoon block.