Teen actor Grae Fernandez took to social media on Tuesday afternoon to post his support to father Mark Anthony Fernandez. The 37-year-old Kapuso actor was arrested Monday night for alleged possession of marijuana.
"No matter what people say about you,I will always be proud to be your son because you're the best dad!" Grae wrote on Twitter.
No matter what people say about you,I will always be proud to be your son because you're the best dad! #markanthonyfernandez— grae fernandez (@graecamfer) October 4, 2016
Grae, 14, is the eldest son of Mark Anthony with Melissa Garcia Fernandez.
According to reports, the police officers found a kilo of marijuana with an estimated street value of P15,000 inside Mark Anthony's car. He was stopped by the authorities because his car didn't have a front license plate. The found the illegal substance upon inspection.
The former matinee idol tried to escape, resulting in a car chase. The police was forced to shoot the tire of the actor's car.
He was arrested at San Fernando City and was later temporarily detained at the Station 6 of the Angeles City Police.
The actor reportedly admitted to using marijuana but only for medical reasons.
He went through a drug test Tuesday morning at the Philippine National Police's crime laboratory. He tested positive for marijuana and negative for shabu.
He is scheduled to face inquest proceedings for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Mark Antony is a son of the late Rudy Fernandez with actress and politician Alma Moreno. He entered drug rehabilitation in 2004 and made a showbiz comeback after six months.
Photo: IG / graefernandez