Naging emosyunal si Derek Ramsay sa press launch ng second season ng The Amazing Race Philippines ng TV5 noong Lunes, September 22, sa Genting Club, Resorts World Manila. Ito ay dahil sa kabilang ng pinagdadanan niyang problema sa kanyang personal na buhay ngayon ay may mga taong naniniwala at nagtitiwala pa rin sa kanya. At kahi daw sinasabi ng ibang laos na siya, may naniniwalang nasa "top of his game" pa rin siya. Sa presscon proper, tinanong ng PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) si Derek kung ano ang pinakamahirap na pagsubok na pinagdaanan niya—ang karera para mapanatili ang mataas na stature ng kanyang showbiz career o ang kinahaharap niya sa kanyang personal na buhay para lang maging smooth-sailing ang agos nito? Mula sa kanyang ngiti, biglang nagseryoso si Derek at saka nagsalita. Saad niya, “You know, you just have to always remain positive with your life, and I'm blessed with a successful career. “A lot of people try to bring you down. “I love my craft, I love my job. "I love the people that are always there to support me and carry me through this problem that I… “If one person who does not have problems in their lives, I bow down. “Everybody has a problem. I think that’s what life is all about. “If life was just perfect, I think it would be a boring life. “In your life, you make a lot of mistakes. Important is that you learn from them. “And with my craft, with my career, every project that has given to me, every project that entrusted to me, I cherished and I learned to better myself. “So, with season one [of Amazing Race Philippines], kinakapa ko.