Rabiya Mateo ‘accepted’ ex-BF’s marriage proposal, his sister claims
The sibling of Neil Salvacion, Rabiya Mateo’s ex-boyfriend, addressed the actress-beauty queen, urging her to own up to a “sin” she committed after she had supposedly “accepted” Neil’s marriage proposal, without elaborating.
Neil’s sister, who goes by the Facebook username Nhel Skie, spoke up against Mateo after the latter disclosed in a recent interview with Boy Abunda that her ex-boyfriend had proposed to her before they broke up.
Mateo, who said she was not ready to settle down at the time, clarified that the marriage proposal was not the main reason for their split, but that their “conflict” over it led them to decide to end their relationship.
“There’s always an option. To answer a question truthfully or to spill the tea with a fib,” Neil’s sister said in a Facebook post, along with a screengrab from Mateo’s interview. “In addition, I’d like you to pay attention to this. You never rejected my brother’s proposal.”
“In fact, you accepted it and wore the ring before your pageant started internationally. Something happened along the way and you opted to commit a sin during the pageant and you have to own up to that,” she claimed. “You’re lucky na mas gustong manahimik ng kapatid ko kesa patulan ang mga scripted na sagot mo.”
Mateo has yet to respond to these claims as of this writing.
During the interview, Mateo said that she has maintained her friendship with Neil, whom she described as a kind person. When asked if her current boyfriend, actor Jeric Gonzales, gets jealous over it, Mateo admitted that he does.
Mateo’s breakup with Neil, who she had been with for over six years, was confirmed to the public in June 2021. Later in the year, Mateo and Gonzales sparked dating speculations after they were spotted together in several instances.
In 2022, Mateo and Gonzales confirmed their relationship in March and was speculated to have broken up the following months. Their reconciliation was apparently confirmed last Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, as they marked the occasion with greetings to each other.
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