In her first lead TV role as Madam Inutz in “Maaalaala Mo Kaya,” actress Dawn Chang realized how different the controversial online seller is in person.
Initially, Chang said her own persona is different from that of Madam Inutz, Daisy Lopez in real life, making it a challenge for her to portray Madam Inutz.
“It’s not easy kasi iba ‘yung pinaghugutan ni Daisy. Dito sa episode na ito, mas makikita ng tao si Daisy Lopez, kung paano naging Madam Inutz si Daisy Lopez,” she said during the online press conference for “Maalaala Mo Kaya” yesterday, May 4.
(It’s not easy because Daisy is drawing from somewhere else. In this episode, people will better see Daisy Lopez, how she became Madam Inutz.)
Also, seeing Madam Inutz’s online video while selling and playing her character has changed Chang’s perception of the controversial online seller.
“Ay, oo kasi nadadaanan ko lang naman ang videos niya bago ako matulog, kapag nagba-browse ka na lang ng social media before bed. Siyempre, nakikita mo lang ‘yung pagmumura niya, kapag lasing siya, sobrang bardagulan level ang pananalita,” she noted.
(Oh, yes, because I just chance upon her videos before I sleep, while browsing social media before going to bed. Of course, you just see her cursing, when she is drunk, her level of speech is really vulgar.)
Chang also realized that Madam Inutz did not really like talking in a trashy way, but it so happened that people like her being that way.
“Ginawa niyang hanap-buhay. Can you imagine, siya lang naman ang nakakagawa noon. Siya lang ang nakakagawa na nagmumura pero kumikita ng pera,” she said.
(She made a living out of it. Can you imagine, she is the only one who can do that, cussing to earn money.)
Chang’s portrayal of Madam Inutz will be featured in a two-part Mother’s Day special for MMK on May 7 and 14. JB