Most relationships in showbiz are short-lived. Sometimes, lovers part ways because of a third party.
Films about the other woman found its niche in our mainstream media. Movies and TV shows often become a hit because a lot of people can relate to it. Below are some of the most publicized showbiz break-ups due to a third party.
1. Krista Ranillo
Actress Krista Ranillo was linked to Manny Pacquiao and caused distress in the relationship of Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao. However, the actress insisted that she is innocent.
2. Katrina Halili
People raised their eyebrows in the May-December romance of Dra. Vicki Bello and Hayden Kho. However, former Starstruck avenger Katrina Halili made headlines when she was involved in a scandal with Hayden Kho, Vicki Bello's lover. This caused a media circus of Hayden Kho and Dra. Vicki Bello's love affair.
3. Krista Miller
Krista Miller was caught in between the annulment of Cesar Montano and then-wife Sunshine Cruz. Miller was Cesar's leading lady in the film, “The Turning Cradle: The Untold Story of Alfredo Lim.” Miller was called out by Sunshine at social media claiming that the gifts received by Krista is from Cesar bought by Shine.
4. Ara Mina
One of the most controversial love triangles in showbiz involves Aiko Melendez-Jomari Yllana-Ara Mina. After Jomari and Ara co-starred in a movie "Sagad sa Init," the two became an item. Both confirmed their relationship after the marriage of Jomari and Aiko was annulled. After the controversy, Aiko dated Bulacan mayor Patrick Meneses, but they broke up. Then, reports confirmed that Ara dated the mayor and was the baby daddy of Ara's daughter.
5. Vanessa Del Bianco
John Estrada and Janice De Belen made news when they are breaking up due to the blossoming relationship of John and his co-host Vanessa Del Bianco in "Magandang Tanghali Bayan". The two confirmed their relationship after the annulment of John and Janice. However, their relationship was cut short in 2006.
6. Ruffa Gutierrez
Ruffa Gutierrez was caught in the mix of John Lloyd Cruz and Shaina Magdayao. Ruffa and John Lloyd met at the set of the show "Betty La Fea". However, in a tell-all interview, Ruffa said that she was the girlfriend first, before Shaina came into the scene. According to the Miss Philippines 2nd Princess, they broke up because of John Lloyd's drinking.
7. Valeen Montenegro
Valeen Montenegro was dragged in the separation of Ciara Sotto and her husband, Joe Oconer. The actress, however, denied the issue and said that she did not cause the split.
8. Coleen Garcia
Nikki Gil and Billy Crawford was one of the most beloved couples in showbiz, but their relationship came into a halt when Crawford broke up with Gil saying that he needs to find himself. In a later interview, Nikki said that the split was due to another girl, which everyone suspected as Coleen Garcia.
9. Marian Rivera
Marian Rivera rose to stardom when she bagged the title role in "Marimar" alongside Dingdong Dantes. Dingdong's then-girlfriend Karylle changed networks and cited lack of time because of their busy schedules that led to the split. However, everyone thinks that Dingdong's chemistry with Marian caused the break-up. The two admitted their relationship after.
10. Kris Aquino
The whole world witnessed the tumultuous romance between Kris Aquino and Joey Marquez. Joey Marquez has his marriage to Alma Moreno in the process of annulment.