outbrain
Close  

Carlo Aquino denies sending flowers to Angelica, says he’s still healing from breakup with GF

/ 03:34 PM January 27, 2018

Image: Facebook/@carloaquino11

Speculations of a budding romance between childhood sweethearts Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino have circulated, but both have maintained in separate interviews that they were merely friends.

Panganiban, on the talk show “Magandang Buhay,” was asked how she would respond to Aquino possibly courting her.

ADVERTISEMENT

Sobrang aga (Too soon),” she said. 

In a press conference interview, Aquino told reporters he was still healing from his recent breakup with longtime girlfriend Kristine Nieto.

FEATURED STORIES

With regard to a tweet about friends becoming lovers, he denied it was for Panganiban or anyone for that matter.

Wala akong pinapatamaan o inaalayan ng tweet na ‘yon. Random thought lang ‘yon kasi nga galing ako sa Panglao (I wasn’t hinting at anyone with that tweet. It was a random thought because I just came from Panglao),” he explained. 

As for the flowers that Panganiban received from a mystery admirer, Aquino was also quick to deny they were from him.

But he had this to say about his ex turned friend: “Mahal ko siya, I care for her. Never nawala yun.”

Panganiban said on “Magandang Buhay” that the two became an item when they were 13 until the early years of college.

Image: Instagram/@iamangelicap

But after their youthful romance, they have remained close friends and regularly talk to each other.

Kasi noong may pinagdaanan ako, hindi naman ‘yan nagkulang na mangamusta sa akin. Kaya ngayong siya naman ang nangangailangan ng kaibigan, kami namang mga kaibigan niya ay kinakamusta naman siya,” she said. (When I was going through a hard time, he always reached out to me. Now that he needs a friend, we reach out to him.)

ADVERTISEMENT

In separate interviews, both recounted that they even hung out in Singapore last year, when Aquino was still with his girlfriend.

Aquino said it was never an issue that he maintained ties with Panganiban. “Ever since naman, very special siya. Katulad ng sinabi ko, hindi ‘yon mawawala. Katulad ng sinabi niya, magkasabay kaming lumalaki. Naging magkaibigan muna kami, ‘yung ganoon, so sobrang special siya sa akin.” (Like I said, it won’t go away. Like she said, we grew up together. We were friends first, so she’s very special to me.)

On getting back with his ex-girlfriend, he said, “Not just yet.”  Niña V. Guno /ra

RELATED STORIES:

LOOK: Angelica Panganiban gets cheered up by a mysterious bouquet of flowers

Angelica Panganiban on dinner with ex Carlo Aquino: ‘Why not?’

Carlo Aquino titillates netizens with teasing ‘kilig’ tweet

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino, celebrity romance
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.