- As shocking as a breakup may sound, it is even more shocking when caused by an “outsider” or a “third-party”
- Several relationships in the showbiz industry were victim to this – married or not
- Others even try to settle everything in court
Nobody could deny the butterflies and giddiness of entering a relationship could bring into your life. Suddenly, the world looked a better place. Not until you experience the cold hard slap of reality once everything had started going downhill.
These celebrities know it all too well, but with fans and the media added to the mix – it just became even more complicated as it is. These breakups are hugot worthy as it was confirmed or speculated to have been caused by another person.
1. Sunshine Dizon and Timothy Tan
Sunshine proved to be a real life Pirena, refusing to back down in this chapter of her life. The actress posted a photo of her husband’s alleged mistress, named as Clarissa Sison, on Instagram who only lived 3 floors above where their family stay. It was hinted that Sison and Tan had recently gone on a trip to the US, and that she has a husband as well. Dizon refused to have her marriage with Tan annulled, “There is no forgiveness for what you did. No annulment for you. I will seek justice. I will see you both in court.”
Dizon and Tan got married on 2010 and have two children.
2. Nikki Gil and Billy Crawford
The ex-couple was dating for 5 years and everyone assumed that they were well on their way to their happily ever after until they surprised fans and media alike when they broke up. Billy took the blame, saying that he needs to find himself. However, after months of silence, Nikki hinted that Billy cheated on her in an interview with Cosmopolitan. Since then, Billy was linked to his Momzillas co-star Andi Eigenmann and Showtime co-host Coleen Garcia, who is now the actor’s current girlfriend.
Albeit being linked during the heat of the breakup, Coleen denied having a role to play in it. She insisted that they only started seeing each other months after the breakup.
3. Karylle and Dingdong Dantes
When Karylle and Dingdong broke the news, all fingers pointed to Marian Rivera, who was Dantes’ then co-star in ‘Marimar,’ who had caused it. However, Karylle cleared the air when asked if the breakup was prompted by a third party. The singer clarified that she asked Dingdong about it, and the actor denied. A few years later, though, the ‘Showtime’ host was forced into answering a question about cheating partners during their AdVice Ganda segment, in which she claimed to have experienced.
Marian and Dingdong denied talking about the incident as Karylle didn’t drop any names and that Dingdong was not her only ex.
Both parties are now happily married. Karylle and Yael Yuzon had tied the knot on 2014, as well as Marian and Dingdong and is now blessed with a baby girl.
4. Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson
The love team which sprouted from PBB and blossomed beyond the house left fans devastated when they separated ways in 2010. Their relationship took another controversial turn when Kim’s best friend at that time, Maja Salvador, admitted that she was dating Anderson. Kim was honest and open about her disapproval, which put a strain to their friendship. Maja and Gerald had since then broken up on 2015.
In an interview on ‘Gandang Gabi Vice,’ Kim revealed that she knows the feeling of being cheated on. Upon Vice Ganda’s clarification if it was Gerald she was pertaining to, she was quick to evade, “Nananahimik na siya.” However, it was made clear that Kim only had one relationship in the past.
5. Heart Evangelista and Jericho Rosales
The on-screen partners in ‘Panday’ became a real life couple despite the objections of Heart’s parents. In an interview on 2013, Heart shared that she and Jericho parted ways because her mom made her believe that the actor had cheated on her with Carmen Soo, who became his co-star on ‘Kahit Isang Saglit’, and she was convinced.
The two were linked with other personalities after their breakup, but both are now enjoying their married life – Jericho with Filipino-Australian TV host and blogger, Kim Jones, while Heart with Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero.
6. John Lloyd and Shaina Magdayao
Their relationship ended on 2012, but it was only on 2015 when Angelica Panganiban stated that she was the reason behind it.
Angelica, who was a guest in ‘Gandang Gabi Vice’, said that she initially did not know how to inform her best friend, John Prats, that she was currently dating John Lloyd. She shared that in order to help Prats move on from his breakup with Shaina, they have been bashing the ex-couple.
“Sinasabi ko talaga, ‘Ano ka ba, kaya mo ‘yan, isipin mo hindi sila bagay, maghihiwalay din sila.’ Ako pala magiging dahilan!” Angelica said.
7. Zanjoe Marudo and Bea Alonzo
After five years, Zanjoe confirmed in an interview on ‘Tonight with Boy Abunda’ that he and Bea had split up. The actor admitted that breakup rumors were not new to the couple, though they did suffer having a rough patch. However, the added twist that Bea and John Lloyd were spotted in Balesin made it more complicated, with Popoy still in a relationship with Angelica Panganiban then.
8. Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsay
Before all the John Lloyd drama, Angelica was in a 6-year relationship with Derek Ramsay. The news surprised everyone as the ex-couple were even living together already.
When Angelica planned to break her silence through an interview in ‘The Buzz’,she happened to be under the weather, and so brought it to Twitter instead, prompting a Q&A with her followers. When asked about the real reason she and Derek broke up, the actress replied, “Napagod na ko magtiis.” Another fan asked if a third party played a role, she had this to say, “6 party.”
9. Cesar Montano and Sunshine Cruz
Their split made headlines on 2013 after their marriage of 13 years. Sunshine dropped bomb after bomb on Cesar afterwards. The actress found out that the items starlet Krista Miller was posting on Instagram were given to her by her husband. She then accused the actor of raping her on Mother’s Day, and then filed for annulment in 2014. Last year, she filed child abuse raps and accused him of “performing lewd acts” in front of their children. It was, however, junked by the Quezon City’s Prosecutor’s Office earlier this year due to lack of evidence.
10. Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez
The former couple, now happily married with their own spouses, was still being paired up in several movies and TV series. In an interview on ‘Gandang Gabi Vice’, the popular love team was game on being on the hot seat. When asked about the cause of their breakup, Richard was honest to admit that he got involved with other women. Dawn did not disagree to this and even claimed to have knowledge of who the women were which prompted her to call off their relationship.