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Jennylyn Mercado shared there was a point in her life when she thought she’ll never get another shot in showbiz.

Jennylyn, the “Hindi Ka Na Mag-Iisa” actress revealed that after giving birth to her son, Alex Jazz, she was ready to leave showbiz.

“Wala na sa isip ko na bumalik din eh. But GMA na mismo ang nagsabi na meron akong gagawin (I did not think of returning to showbiz. But GMA Network said that I will do something),” she said.

The actress said he never thought that the public would still accept her after she gave birth and broke up with actor Patrick Garcia, the father of her son.

Presently, Jennylyn and Patrick are civil with each other. She said Patrick gets to visit her son and could borrow him for play dates.

Jennylyn has been dating television host Luis Manzano for over a year now. She said their relationship is “going strong.”

But despite the comfortable life she’s enjoying now, Jennylyn said she’s not in a hurry to get married and have more kids.

She said she’s okay with her son and doesn’t do timeframes when it comes to her love life. “Para sa akin enough na sa akin si Jazz (For me, Jazz is just enough),” she said.

She said she enjoys being alone with her kid.

The actress said Luis has a lot of things to do when it comes to his showbiz career. Both are trying to balance their respective career and private lives, she said.

Jennylyn is thankful for getting a second chance in the entertainment industry. She said if it weren’t for GMA-7 and the fans, she’s not here doing what she loves most, and that’s acting and singing. (MNS)