Iya Villania, Drew Arellano finally tie the knot


MANILA, Philippines—No matter how long the procession is, it will head nowhere else but the Church.

Proving the Filipino proverb right, celebrity couple Iya Villania and Drew Arellano took their 10-year relationship to the next level and finally tied the knot on Friday.

The television hosts exchanged their lifetime vows in a private ceremony around 3 p.m. at at Meditation Point, Kawayan Cove in Nasugbu, Batangas.

The supposed secret wedding of the 34-year-old travel host and Villania, 27, was made public by singer Paolo Valenciano in his Instagram account.

He posted photos before the wedding started and while Villania was walking down the aisle in a white bridal gown.

Before the guests began coming in the outdoor wedding, Valenciano took a photo of the groom while doing his “last minute inspections.”

Saying it was the “best wedding sign EVER,” the direction sign going to the venue of wedding showing Arellano carrying Villania was also captured by the singer, who is a son of veteran singer Gary Valenciano.

Last 2012, Villania said “I think he’s ready. Maybe he’s waiting for me,” when asked by the press what was keeping her and longtime beau from finally tying the knot.

“We’re happy where we are right now. Drew is in his 30s … He’s really patient with me,” she said.
In a previous Inquirer report, the female host and dancer said, “When the time is right, we’ll know it.”
The couple had been lauded for their romance that “crossed network lines.” Villania is from ABS-CBN, while Arellano is a talent of GMA.


Trust keeps sweethearts from rival stations together

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First posted January 31, 2014 | 6:29 pm

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  • Mang Teban

    Chinese New Year pa…
    Best wishes to the bride and congratulations to the groom!
    God bless your marital union!

  • Noel

    Waiting 10 years before marrying, that’s something couples should emulate.

  • Anak Dalita


  • junior tulo

    A far cry from other movie actor Vhong.

  • hustlergalore

    buti naman at napaka-private nila.

    hindi tulad ng iba. pati ba naman pagsabi ng ilovu dun sa ex dinaan sa twitter, magkakabalikan daw matapos ang ilang buwang paghihiwalay sa sucker player tapos panay panay ang pda pa na pinopost sa social media. tapos yun pala isasabay sa ginamit na gimik sa palabas. pwek!


  • blue_lights

    “lauded for their romance that crossed network lines” Whaaat? Who cares where they work?!

    Does that mean someone who works in BPI can’t marry someone who works in HSBC? What about someone who works for Shoemart, they can’t marry somebody who works for Robinsons? Kagaguhan!

  • jajabeltran

    hintayin na lang natin ang inevitable na paghihiwalay ng dalawa.

  • Hey_Dudes

    WOW! This is a face that can launch a thousand ships! Maganda tulad ni Aya at Julie.

  • I_kabod

    low profile. nice. congratulations.

  • intsikbeho

    diba may anak na sila?

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