- Benj Manalo starred with James Reid and Nadine Lustre on the teleserye “On the Wings of Love”
- The actor finally broke his silence on the controversial breakup of James and Nadine
- He admitted in a new interview that he felt sad and disappointed over the split
- According to Benj, he is sad because he witnessed how the two stars loved each other as a couple
Benj Manalo was a co-star of James Reid and Nadine Lustre when their romance began while filming the ABS-CBN teleserye “On the Wings of Love.”
KAMI learned that Benj finally broke his silence on the controversial breakup of James and Nadine.
In an interview with PUSH (authored by Leo Bukas), the actor said that he felt sad and disappointed over the split.
He explained that he is sad because he witnessed how the two stars loved each other as a couple.
“Nakakapanghinayang kasi nakitamo yung growth nung dalawa, eh. Nakita mo mahal na mahal nila yung isa’t isa. So, nakaka-sad lang.
“To be honest, naging fan ako ng love team nila. Naging fan talaga ako walang ha¬long biro, promise. Naging fan ako kasi, wala eh, nakakakilig sila, eh, on and off cam, that time, sobrang nakakakilig sila.
“And kapag nakikita ko sila lumalabas, makikita ko sila somewhere,they’re still the same people na nakatrabaho ko. Kahit sabihin mong matagal kaming hindi nagkita, ganun pa rin si James,” Benj told PUSH.
In a previous report by KAMI, James and Nancy McDonie’s look test for their series “Soulmate Project” went viral.
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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