PBA rising star Mac Belo wades into uncharted waters as Blackwater endorser
PBA rookie Mac Belo joins fellow endorsers Christian Bautista and Derrick Monasterio during the launch of Blackwater's television commercial. Jan Ballesteros 

THE rising PBA star is now a product endorser. 

Mac Belo just cemented his status as the face of the Blackwater franchise after officially becoming one of the three endorsers of the fragrance line. 

The top PBA rookie, in fact, appears in the new Blackwater TV commercial with showbiz personalities and fellow endorsers Christian Bautista and Derrick Monasterio. 

Belo said he was surprised upon learning that he would promote the product but was glad nonetheless for the opportunity to do so. 

"It's an honor na binigyan ako ng chance na maging endorser ng Blackwater. Masaya ako sa opportunity na binigay nila sa akin," the soft-spoken player told SPIN.ph during the TVC's official press launch on Tuesday at the PBA Cafe. 

"Nung una nahihiya ako, tapos nawala yun nung nakasama ko na sila kasi sorang bait, humble at professional nila," he added of his experience with the two celebrities.

While he feels blessed to share the spotlight with Bautista and Monasterio, Belo said he has no plans to venture into the world of showbiz even after his basketball career.

His heart belongs only to basketball, he added. 

"Wala, sa sports talaga ako," he said with a laugh.

But given a chance, the unassuming cage star picked his celebrity crush, Anne Curtis, as his choice for leading lady.

"Crush ko talaga si Anne," he said, blushing. "Mukang masusubukan talent ko sa action diyan. Pero di ko alam kung makakaya ko e, pam-basketball lang talaga."

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