Vickie Rushton dreams of portraying ‘Darna’

  • Vickie Rushton admitted her dream role is to play “Darna”
  • After her hopes of winning a Binibining Pilipinas crown failed, she said life must go on
  • She admitted she is “perfecting my imperfect self”

Vickie Rushton falls into a long line of celebrities all wishing to be given the chance to play the Filipina superheroine “Darna.”

Image by Bb. Pilipinas (Official) via Facebook page

The Negrense beauty shared with Tito Boy Abunda on his late night talk show, Tonight with Boy Abunda that she has a “dream role.” Upon prodding, Vickie proudly reveals, “May dream role po ako. Gusto ko maging Darna.”

After a series of excited reaction from the audience, Tito Boy asked Vickie to play out the popular scene from the superheroine movie. Vickie was all “game” and asked Tito Boy, “Ding, ang bato?” After getting the “magical stone,” Vickie went on to shout, “Darna!”

Aside from looks, the beauty queen has already proven her acting chops on several TV shows.

Vickie has starred on ABS-CBN shows such as “Maalala Mo Kaya”, “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” and “La Luna Sangre.” She also starred in Star Cinema’s movie “The Break Up Playlist.”

Aside from Vickie, there have been many celebrities who admitted that they are also eyeing the coveted role. Among them are Miss Universe beauty queens Pia Wurtzbach and Catriona Gray.

While her hopes of getting a Binibining Pilipinas crown to represent the country in an international pageant failed, Vickie said “Life goes on.”

Tuloy ang laban sa buhay,” she said.

On her Instagram, Vickie shared a lengthy post about the lessons she learned after Binibining Pilipinas. Part of which said she is using comments and critics to “perfect my imperfect self.”

Vickie also shared she and her longtime boyfriend actor Jason Abalos still have no plans of tying the knot anytime soon. They both don’t feel ready yet, she said.

You can watch part of Vickie’s interview from ABS-CBN’s Youtube channel: