- James Reid and Nadine Lustre confirmed that they have already broken up their romantic relationship
- Six years ago, James also had a public and painful breakup with actress-model Ericka Villongco
- At a 2014 press conference for her movie, Ericka said that she had no hard feelings towards James and that the latter was loyal and honest to her during their three-year relationship
- James also explained that he broke up with Ericka because he wanted to focus on his showbiz career
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James Reid and Nadine Lustre have confirmed that they have already broken up after many years of being a couple.
However, James also had a public and painful breakup six years ago with actress-model Ericka Villongco.
Sun Star Pampanga reported about Ericka’s 2014 interview at a press conference about the breakup, where she said that she had no hard feelings towards James and that the latter was loyal and honest to her during their three-year relationship.
“I love him, our love was one of a kind… I cannot explain. We spent almost every day together. I can’t explain love.
“It’s been almost been five months, I can say I’m much happier now. The only regret is that I wish that we were able to end civilly or like friends.
“It’s hard, kasi every day in social media, I see his name all over, that's what makes it hard.
“I wish that we had that closure. I wish we were able to talk. I wish I was also able to say my side of the story. Kasi this is the first time I’m telling my side.
“We can’t never unlove a person, that’s what I believe. I still care for him.”
“Siyempre, at first, very emotional, but I accepted it because I know he’s doing it not for himself, but he’s doing it for his family.
“He never wanted the fame, he never wanted the attention. He’s a very simple guy. He’s doing it for his family, for his dad.”
“Hindi naman bad breakup na nagsigawan kami, but it was not good in a way na sana we were happy.
“We had this fantasy where we just want to end things good, so in the end, we can save it. I know what he tells the press also, which is the truth.
“James is very honest, he never lies, he’s very down to earth. Very loyal and faithful.”
As for James, he explained that he broke up with Ericka because he wanted to focus on his showbiz career.
“I wanted take my showbiz career seriously and I found it too hard at the same time –handling both a relationship and work –and I had such a big opportunity. I didn’t want to waste it. She [Villongco] understood this,” James said.
KAMI reported earlier that Ogie Diaz shared his opinion on the breakup between James and Nadine.
James Reid and Nadine Lustre are two of the critically-acclaimed celebrities in Philippine showbiz. They have worked together in films like “Never Not Love You” and “Diary Ng Panget.” Their fans and followers got heartbroken when they finally admitted that they have broken up.
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