Coco Martin: I did not marry in Canada


COCO Martin

Did he or did he not?

A recent tabloid report alleged that Coco Martin married a nonshow biz girl in Canada, where the Kapamilya actor once worked as a janitor. The rumor was not entirely new, but it nonetheless piqued the interest of the entertainment press during the recent Yahoo! OMG Awards at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, where Coco bagged the actor of the year award.

“Where did they get that [story]? ’Di naman ako umaalis [ng bansa],” said Coco, looking unperturbed.

“Not when you were back [in Canada]?” a reporter pressed. “Wala…never,” he replied.

The anticipated denial, however, didn’t happen without a bit of a hassle. A few moments after Coco received his trophy onstage, he proceeded backstage for the requisite congratulatory chat with the event’s hosts.

Not about to go without videos and juicy sound bites for their talk programs, TV crews from the three major networks, together with a pack of jostling writers, hounded Coco, his staff and a group of bouncers who were trying to make their way out.

Arms outstretched and recorders and mics on hand, they all did their best to get as many quotes as possible from the actor. All the while, amid the chaos, lesser stars slipped out of the venue almost unnoticed.

One dropped microphone and not a few tangled wires after, Coco’s staff finally conceded, and gave the media a five-minute interview with their ward. Needless to say, the exchange that followed was nearly as harried as the chase prior—the questions vacillated between the 31-year-old actor’s alleged marriage and his supposed courtship of singer-actress Angeline Quinto.

With his hectic schedule, Coco insisted, he simply has no time to find a girlfriend. “I’m in no rush. I’m still young. My family is my priority.”

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  • Noel

    I don’t think Coco has a wife but he has a love child with a woman.

    • Bluebeat

      Really? Is this true?

      • dexter ngayan

        sabi nga ni totoy martin ‘wala’!

    • madam01

      yeah, with Katherine Luna

  • fache

    This is not worthy of a news!!

    • nick

      entertainment section. bow.

      • fache

        Since when a person being married or not an entertainment? No wonder the Philippines is short of understanding about how political failures is affecting your country!!!!!!!!

      • nick

        My goodness, how st u pid can you be? Have you read
        any broadsheet? Do you know the parts of a newspaper? Do you know what an entertainment section is? My GAWD!!!

        If you don’t like reading life stories of artistas, you can go to sports section, business, national, metro, or even obituary…

        Stop being st u p id so the country can be great again.

      • fache

        I read newspapers, LA Times, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journals and others while going from city to city. Stupid? I don’t think I will ever call you that name, because, I am well informed about Filipinos. You have a Senator who was elected from the last election by Filipinos, and Time magazine called that stupid, just because she had 20 years of OJT. Do you read about that? I doubt it! You people are putting actors and actresses in Congress, because you are so engrossed with entertainment section of newspapers, and I wonder how you call those voters? Luck of newsworthy knowledge or just plain stupidity? I understand newspaper company have to inject something to appeal to non thinking group of people and to make money. Huh! I know entertainment section is the first thing you open and read and throw away the rest, now, that is stupid. Have a nice day and while you’re thinking of comment to my post, drink some water, it is good for the brain!

      • nick

        Sooo.. you read all those papers? Funny.. you dont know what section your reading? Expecting business story on entertainment section? Now thats really st u pid.

      • fache

        I was not gonna reply on your comment but, I found your reason way too shallow and your thinking make me think you’re a child or a young teen that need to grow up.

  • Ncarreonjr

    Please please, there are more important things in life than somebody got married or not.

    • nick

      are you effing kidding me?? this is entertainment section, you want national/international issues to be tackled here?

  • blue_lights

    who cares, apart from his gay fans? if he died tomorrow, my heart wouldn’t even skip a beat…

    • BCon

      If you didn’t care, you wouldn’t have read and commented on this report. he he he

      • blue_lights

        he he he you have a point, I admit I did read the article.

        I was curious because I have never heard of this person before and decided to try to learn something. The reason it made me upset, is because it made me feel like I wasted a bunch of time reading it… I learned nothing, and I cared nothing for the person after.

      • nick

        Deny all you want. We know you were interested.

  • sanjuan683

    Gimmick only hahahahahaha kasi laos na laos na

    • BCon

      Kung laos na laos na si Coco Martin, sino ang sikat na sikat? Si Papa P?

    • JanofVA

      Ha…ha…ha….laos daw oh….sus, inggit ka lang..balik kana sa panonood ng kabaklaan sa My Husband’s Lover…

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