- Ara Mina recently got married to businessman Dave Almarinez in a gorgeous wedding ceremony in Baguio
- The actress invited her ex-boyfriend Vice Mayor Patrick Meneses who is the father of Ara's daughter, Amanda Gabrielle
- The vice mayor of Bulakan took to social media to pen a wonderful congratulatory message for the newlyweds
- Netizens praised the politician for his kind and sweet words to his former girlfriend
Ara Mina just got married to Philippine International Trading Corporation Undersecretary Dave Almarinez in a lavish wedding ceremony at Alphaland Baguio Mountain Lodges Chapel in Baguio City.
Many celebrities and politicians were invited as guests for the couple's wedding which included Ara's former boyfriend, Patrick Meneses.
The Bulakan vice mayor who attended his ex-girlfriend's wedding took to Instagram to share several photos of him posing with the couple. He also penned a lovely message for the newlyweds.
"We hardly ever come across a love that is unconditional & so committed to each other, transcending the test of time and growing even stronger through trials."
"I am honored to have witnessed such promising love that you both shared during this memorable occasion. Wishing you both all the best & a Happy Ever After! [sic]"
Ara and Patrick had their daughter Amanda Gabriel back in December 2014. According to the actress, the Bulakan vice mayor broke up with her when their daughter was only three months old. However, the celebrity mom previously explained that she continued a cordial relationship with Patrick for the sake of their daughter.
Going by their words and actions, it seems that the former lovers remain friendly with one another which many netizens commended on social media.
Hazel Pascual Reyes-Almarinez, known professionally as Ara Mina, is an actress, aspiring politician, singer, and entrepreneur. She has a daughter with Mayor Patrick Meneses who was born on December 17, 2014. The actress tied the knot with businessman Dave Meneses in a grand wedding ceremony in Baguio City on June 30, 2021.
KAMI previously reported that the actual video of Ara Mina's wedding has instantly gone viral, thanks to her events stylist Gideon Hermosa and her wedding gown designer Leo Almodal. Netizens noticed that the design of the chapel was reminiscent of the wedding scene in Crazy Rich Asians.
Ara Mina's pre-bridal walk video has also gone viral. Thanks to Gideon Hermosa who was able to capture the precious moment of the bride. In Gideon's video, which Ara shared in her Instagram Story, the actress closed her eyes, breathing calmly and ensuring that she would be in her best as she walks down the aisle.
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