Ma. Sugar Mercado, professionally known as Sugar Mercado is a 32-year-old dancer, actress, and host from Cavite. She rose to prominence being a former member of the famous girl group which originated in the noontime show Eat Bulaga. After that, she was also given some stints in television series in the same network. She was also known to be one of the co-hosts of Wowowin in GMA network.
A lot of people noticed that she was not seen on the Wowowin program from quite some weeks already. There were speculations that she already decided to resign or she might be terminated. Along with these, she was not also seen on the Singapore trip of Willie Revillame together with the other co-hosts of Wowowin for the contract signing of their mobile app “Wil to Play”.
It was just on July 31 when the 32-year-old Kapuso dancer and host attended the launching of the new make-up line of actress turned businesswoman Ara Mina known as Ara Colours held in Luxent Hotel in Quezon City. Sugar attended the said event to support her friend Ara Mina with her new product launching.
With her interview with “pikapika.ph” Sugar revealed her reasons why she left the program. She clarified that it was all because of her children. She wanted to take a rest for a while and to spend more time with her kids as they are growing so fast already. As of now, her small business keeps her busy as well as the online shop she uses for their household expenses.
She also confirmed that she was not terminated as she is in good terms with the program’s host, Willie Revillame. She was also very grateful for all the things the latter had helped her and her family. As of now, she is not closing her doors for guest appearances and other television series in the future but as of now her top priority are her children.