- Gab Valenciano and Tricia Centenera called it quits after almost a year of marriage
- Kiana Valenciano, the youngest child of Gary Valenciano and Angeli Pangilinan, spoke about her brother's failed relationship
- The newcomer singer said that the family continues to pray for the two's possible reconciliation
The issue of Gab Valenciano and Tricia Centenera's separation is about to closed for good, now that Tricia said that they are currently working on their divorce.
Aside from Gab's father, his youngest sister was asked regarding his current state of affairs as there was an opportune moment for the press.
Kiana Valenciano has recently signed a contract with Viva Artist Agency to become their latest recording artist.
The 23-year-old revealed that the former couple has become civil since they have to work together on legalizing their split.
"They're okay. They've decided to be mature about it and they don't want to give the family hard time also. She's a part of the family, but she and I have discussed as well that she knows that he's my brother, he knows that she's my ‘ate.’“
Mr. Pure Energy shared the same sentiment, as he still considers Tricia as one of his daughters.
"They've [Gab and Tricia]] never put me in a position where I have to choose between the two of them," she added.
Kiana is present in both Gab and Tricia's social media accounts, which put her in a compromising situation.
"It's hard not to take sides when you know one is hurting...but you have to remember that there are two people who are hurting."
The rookie singer said that as a family, praying for the ex-couple is the best thing they could do for now.
However, when she was asked about the involvement of her friends as the separation between Gab and Tricia, she admitted that it was not easy on her.
"Although [Gab] has told me that some that has come out isn't true, it's been exaggerated. That I know, because some of the girls that were put into that list were my friends. And there are tweets that I saw, like, 'Lauren Reid was spotted with Gab and yada yada…’ People don't know that I was there with Lauren, and it was a group outing.
It's tough, kasi those people who know the least have the most to say talaga. But, you know, you just have to be strong enough to let it face you.”
It has been a month since Tricia dropped hints of her crumbling marriage, which was caused by Gab's infidelity and money problems.
Although the latter has not been confirmed yet, the former was implied when Tricia noted that the parents of the alleged third party apologized to her.
In contrast to their short-lived union, here is a clip of some of the longest-standing couples in Nigeria.