Francis Magalona, wife Pia had a ‘dysfunctional’ marriage, says pal Robby Tarroza
The controversy surrounding Francis and Pia Magalona seemed to be far from over after concert producer and former model Robby Tarroza, who claimed to be a close confidant of the late music icon claimed the couple had already been having a tumultuous relationship when he met his “real love,” Abegail Rait.
On Facebook, Tarroza told his “Francis Magalona story,” appearing to give credence to Rait’s claim that she and Magalona had a secret relationship, and that it resulted in the birth of their 15-year-old daughter, Gaile Francesca.
“So for all you judgmental people that did not know the real story, Francis and Pia were already separated before he got into this amazing relationship. He deserved to experience real love at least once in his lifetime,” said Tarroza in a lengthy post wherein he claimed that Magalona had confided in him several times about his relationship with the former Pia Arroyo.
Tarroza said that while Magalona and Pia had six children together, he said the singer had used to confide to him that the couple had a “dysfunctional and destructive relationship,” and that the former Close-Up commercial model was a witness to their “bloody fights.”
He claimed Magalona told him that he only stayed with Pia “for the kids,” referring to the couple’s eight children, two of which are Pia’s children with her previous partner.
“I knew them both, Pia and Francis, I witnessed bloody fights between them. Very destructive and dysfunctional. He told me he only stayed for the kids and wished he was free from ‘that f****n b*tch,’ those were his words,” he continued. “I know Kiko is watching all this and he knows what he wants for his children, all his children,” he added, referring to the rapper using his nickname.
He said that Magalona “couldn’t take” being with his wife anymore. Besides, he said that Pia shouldn’t act like the victim since no one broke up their marriage.
“So fast forward to 2007, [If I’m not mistaken] I ran into Kiko (Magalona) in Makati. He looked so fresh and glowing… Francis then told me he was done with Pia and left her. He told me he couldn’t take it anymore. All the fights and bugbugan nila. Yung ugali daw ni Pia nakakasira ng utak. He said he now has peace,” Tarroza said.
Magalona then told him about his being with “another woman who is totally the opposite” of Pia, saying the mysterious woman was the one who made him feel what “real love” is about.
“A few months later, we met again and he mentioned he was with another woman who is totally the opposite sa ugali ni Pia. He stressed, ‘Ang sarap pala ng ganitong ‘real love, (It’s so nice to experience real love)’” he continued. “Francis and I kept in touch and I vowed to keep everything between us. I never had the chance to meet this girl he loved so much.”
The former actor-model’s post, however, didn’t disclose the identity of Francis’ alleged other woman, although he hoped to meet her and their “love child” which was “conceived by real love” someday.
“Maybe one day I will, both her and Francis’s love child. yes, love child because she was conceived by real love. Francis wants the world to know about her. I’m sure he does. So for all you judgmental people that did not know the real story, Francis and Pia were already separated before he got into this amazing relationship. He deserved to experience real love at least once in his lifetime,” Tarroza further said.
Throughout the controversy, Pia and their children have opted to remain quiet on the matter surrounding Rait’s revelations, and now, of Tarroza, as of writing. EDV