On the May 14th taping of ABS-CBN's Sunday night show 'Gandang Gabi Vice' (Good Evening Vice), 2NE1's Dara was surprised by her Star Circle Quest batch mates including actress Melissa Ricks, actor Joross Gamboa and her former boyfriend actor Joseph Bitangcol.
When Joseph Bitangcol was interviewed by Push at the backstage, he expressed that he was happy seeing his former flame for three years before Dara flew back to Korea in 2007, reports Dkpopnews.
He said "I'm happy especially that I'm also with our other SCQ friends. She's still the same, she's still good in speaking Tagalog and you can really feel her love for the Philippines."
When he's asked if he felt awkward talking to Dara again, he answered, "No awkwardness because before she became what (perhaps K-Pop star)... we've seen each other so many times so we're okay. We just feel awkward in sharing stories. but we're friends."
Joseph gave his final message to Dara saying, "More blessings to come and I hope that she won't change because that's what (referring to her bubbly personality) her Filipinos fans loved about her and more success."
Dara is dubbed as the 'Pambansang Krung-Krung ng Pilipinas' because of her crazy but entertaining acts.
On her Twitter, Dara didn't forget to thank Filipino Blackjacks who went at the studio to show their unwavering support.
She said,"Thank you so much #blackjackPH and #daralingPH for your support!!! The ones who were not able to enter the studio yesterday (showing the photo)"