Wedding’s coming up but Yeng stays relaxed
Yeng Constantino isn’t stressing over her coming wedding. The singer-songwriter said she started to plan for the big event soon after her boyfriend of eight months, Yan Asuncion, proposed marriage to her last March.
“The very next day, I was already looking for pegs—how I want my wedding to look,” she told reporters at a recent press conference for her coming “Icon” concert, which she will coheadline with rapper Gloc-9 and rock artist Rico Blanco. The show is set Nov. 21 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The pop-rock artist said that she’s not feeling the pressure that most brides-to-be experience. “I’m very relaxed. I’m not one to obsess over details. I’m enjoying myself,” said Yeng, who will tie the knot with Yan on Feb. 14 next year in Tagaytay.
The couple will stay for a week in the Maldives for their honeymoon. “We’ll go immediately after the wedding. I’m so happy because it’s my dream [destination],” she said. “Then we’ll fly to the United States.”
She added, “Yan and I are also excited to live in our own house.”
Though she doesn’t plan to have a baby until two years after they wed, Yeng said that it’s something that she and her fiancé had long been discussing. She would like a baby girl for a firstborn.
“My fiancé’s siblings are all boys, so he didn’t get to experience what it’s like to have a little princess in the house,” Yeng related, adding that waiting two more years would be ideal for her, so she could prepare herself better, and attend to her career meanwhile.
“Having a child is a responsibility,” she stressed. “I’ve started reading up.”
Meanwhile, some of her fans are worried that she will stop making music after getting married. “I understand,” she said. “They have been supporting me for the past eight years—they’re emotionally invested in me.”
The 25-year-old assured her supporters that she’s not giving up on music just yet. “For as long as my fans love me, I’ll continue writing and singing songs,” she said.
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