Gretchen Barretto is controversial in every way. Gretchen Barretto even relishes the thought of being the Paris Hilton of the Philippines. So when Gretchen Barretto released the album, Unexpected, not everyone are surprised. Gretchen Barretto was accused of not being able to carry a tune. To which Gretchen Barretto answered, "It doesn’t matter to me kasi hindi ko naman kini-claim na napakagaling ko eh. I’m just sharing (my voice). Whether they like it or not okay lang. (Basta) I’ll love some more so when I sing mas may feelings pa."
"It’s a dream come true to have a CD. Now I have something new to present everybody. Hindi lang puro intriga, may CD din." Gretchen Barretto even dedicates her song "I Will" to her "friend" who recently caused her much pain. She claims that she still loves this person despite her betrayal. "Ang buhay ko, ang puso ko, nasa CD na 'to. Wala na kayong pwedeng itanong kay Gretchen Baretto after you listen to this CD."
But Gretchen Barretto will not only have an album soon. Gretchen is happy to reveal that Tony Boy Cojuangco has finally allowed her to do a movie and a teleserye soon. And she’s eyeing Aga Mulach or Piolo Pascual to be her leading man.
You can catch Gretchen Barretto live to promote her album, Unexpected, on the following dates/venues: SM Davao on April 5, 2008, 5:00pm and SM Dasma, April 26, 2008 at 5:00pm.