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JM and YAM show acting prowess, draw praises from netizens

July 15, 2021 AT 03:00 PM

Netizens lauded JM de Guzman and Yam Concepcion’s performance in Tuesday's episode of the hit series "Init sa Magdamag," where they saw Peterson (JM) get consumed by his obsession and jealousy, harming Rita (Yam) and endangering her pregnancy.  

The show's hashtag, #ISMBatteredWife plus JM and Yam's characters, Peterson and Rita, were the top trending topics on social media. @santoscharot tweeted, "Ang heavy ng episode tonight. Sorry pero ang bigat sa feeling! Huhusay ng Yam and JM #ISMBatteredWife." 

"Wanna applaud Yam Concepcionʼs and JM De Guzmanʼs acting. Award-winning!," @TeamJoshNellaPH posted while @JanKeerBee said, "I watched this #ISMBatteredWife yesterday in @iwanttfc and I have a feeling na magtetrend ito and yes, nagkatotoo nga. JM and Yam’s scene was superb. Great acting! Intense and dalang dala ka. Applauded! Grabe!" 

Aside from admiring JM and Yam, netizens also praised how ABS-CBN still produces top-caliber series despite the pandemic. 

"Creativity, cinematography, story, production, acting, actors…let’s admit it only ABSCBN can give us dekalidad na teleserye!! Iba basta tatak Kapamilya! Ang husay!!! #ISMBatteredWife," @AizySky said. "Si JM De Guzman, given naman na halimaw sa acting-an yan. Grabe yung mata pa lang, nangungusap at nakakatakot na. Perfect trio si Yam, JM and Gerald,” Dubai based radio DJ,Johnny Biryani, stated.  

"Hands down to the whole creative and production team!!!! ABS-CBN pa rin talaga!!! Congrats Yam, JM, and Gerald!!! #ISMBatteredWife," @chnohernandez voiced.  

In the said episode, Peterson accused Rita of cheating, which led to a violent fight. With all her might, Rita fought and managed to run far enough for Raymund (Albie Casino) and Tupe (Gerald Anderson) to find her as the two were trying to check on her after they learned that she was missing.    

Meanwhile, viewers learned that Kiko's (Gab Lagman) father Lab (Boom Labrusca) was the one who killed Tupe and Hannah's (Alexa Ilacad) father as his past crime flashed before him upon seeing their family picture while visiting.  

Will Rita be able to escape the prison that has become of her marriage? Will Hannah discover the dark secret of Kiko's father?  

Watch “Init sa Magdamag” nightly at 9:20 on TV5, A2Z, Kapamilya Channel, Jeepney TV and Kapamilya Online Live via the YouTube channel and Facebook page of ABS-CBN Entertainment. Outside the country, it is available on The Filipino Channel while its advanced episodes can be accessed on iWantTFC and WeTV and iflix.  

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