- Maris Racal admitted that what prevented her from immediately publicizing her relationship with Rico Blanco was their age gap
- She and Rico have talked about how they would admit their relationship, but Maris said that everytime that's the topic, she would feel jittery
- The singer also said that her relationship with Rico was "strange" and described it as a big elephant in the room
- She then said that she was quite surprised at the reaction of the public when they finally admitted their relationship
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Maris Racal, during an interview, revealed that she used to have her own fears when it comes to the prospect of revealing her relationship with Rico Blanco to the public.
She admitted that the primary consideration why she was initially worried at admitting their relationship was their age gap.
Maris is 23 years old, while Rico is 48 years old, giving it a 25-year age gap.
"Lagi po naming pinag-uusapan, pero every time na ganun po 'yung topic, natatakot talaga ako, nape-pressure ako. Kasi natatakot ako sa kung anong iisipin ng mga tao," said Maris.
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She added that their relationship is strange, and yet felt quite surprised when she saw the reaction of the public after the reveal.
"Kasi strange po 'yung relationship namin because of the age gap. It's like the big elephant in the room, so parang natatakot ako [sa kung anong sasabihin ng] mga tao," she said.
Maris Racal is a Filipina singer-songwriter. She is an actress, host and vlogger. She rose to fame when she joined Pinoy Big Brother:All In in 2014.
Maris Racal and Rico Blanco happily shared that they have gotten their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine. They received their vaccine jabs together on Saturday, Independence Day. The couple took to their respective Instagram pages to announce their vaccination. They likewise encouraged their followers to get vaccinated as well.
She opened up about her relationship with Rico Blanco during the media conference for the Father’s Day Special of “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” In that same event, Maris was asked if there’s something she desires in her life, what would that be, and why. She replied that there are so many roles she still wanted to portray, particularly in terms of her career. In her answer, the singer-actress also dropped a hint as regards settling down.