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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Dec 28, 2016

Yearender 2016 - Part 2: A Controversial Relationship And Others Who Fell In Love

A controversial relationship involves that of sexpot Ellen Adarna and presidential Baste Duterte, simply because Baste already has a model girlfriend with whom he has a child.

Those who got together include Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola. Jessy earlier rekindled her romance with JM de Guzman, which crumbled once again when JM was reported to not have succeeded in kicking an old habit. Jessy was later accused of causing the break up of Luis and Angel Locsin, which was also just rekindled, but Luis says his relationship with Jessy started long after his split from Angel.

JaDine love team’s James Reid and Nadine Lustre finally admitted that they’re on after working together for nearly two years. Their “On the Wings of Love” soap was a big hit when they still kept people guessing about the real score between them. Sadly, after they admitted that they’re really on for reel and real, their new soap “Till We Meet Again” failed to hit the high ratings of their past soap.

Following in the footsteps of JaDine, the KathNiel love team of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla also admitted that they’re officially together and this resulted in the big box office hit that was “Barcelona: A Love Untold”.

Just like Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo whose romance was rekindled, it’s also a case of love is lovelier the second time around for Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica who broke up in 2014 and got together again after two years. While they were off, Kylie was linked to teen actor Julian Trono, with whom she had a break up, according to Aljur himself.

After Piolo Pascual and Paulo Avelino, KC Concepcion seems to have gotten tired of actors and is now going steady with athlete Aly Borromeo, team captain of the Philippine Azkals. Both her parents Gabby Concepcion and Sharon Cuneta have expressed their approval for Aly.

Other stars who have found romance in a non-showbiz partner are Sunshine Cruz, the ex-wife of Cesar Montano, who found new love in the arms of Macky Mathay, the half brother of actress Ara who’s also separated from his first spouse. Both of them have kids from their past relationships.
Alex Gonzaga finds a new beau with non-showbiz guy Mikee Morada who’s said to come from a well-to-do family. After her controversial relationships with Jake Ejercito and Albie Casino, Andi Eigenmann found new romance in non-showbiz guy Emilio Arambulo. Kapamilya matinee idol Sam Milby was last linked to Anne Curtis. He now finds comfort in the arms of a Japanese-English model, Mari Jasmine.

Kim Chiu and Xian Lim used to deny that they are on but when they did their soap this year, “The Story of Us”, they finally admitted that they’re romantically involved with each other. Still, this did not help the show to achieve high ratings.