Protective na tita! Helen Gamboa hid Gabby Concepcion's letters away from Sharon Cuneta

Protective na tita! Helen Gamboa hid Gabby Concepcion's letters away from Sharon Cuneta

- The Sharon-Gabby reunion commercial drew nostalgic emotions from fans

- Even Sharon's aunt Helen Gamboa cried while watching the TVC

- Sharon revealed that Helen didn't give her Gabby's apology letters when they first broke up

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The widespread kilig over the reunion project of Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion is proof of the strength and power of the Sharon-Gabby love team.

Even after they parted ways early in the 1990s, they still have undeniable chemistry together.

Seeing them being sweet to each other on a commercial is enough to make fans (old and new) feel emotional, just ask veteran actress Helen Gamboa.

The wife of Senator Tito Sotto and Sharon's aunt, Helen actually cried while watching the commercial.

Sharon posted a video of her aunt on Instagram on February 9. It showed Helen failing to hold back tears as she watch the commercial. The video was taken by Helen's daughter Ciara Sotto.

Sharon wrote: "Ano ba naman ang TVC na ito?!!! Pati Mama Helen ko napahagulgol. Siempre she was there from the very beginning..."

The actress revealed that Helen protected her during her first break-up with Gabby when she was just a teenager.

Helen actually prevented Gabby from visiting Sharon and hid all his letters!

"Mama may I remind you when we broke up the first time when I was 16 and lived with you in White Plains for a while he came pala several times and you didn't let him in and you didn't tell me! And you kept all his letters! I had no idea! I found out hiwalay na kami at may anak na! Hahahahahahahahahaha!"

Sharon asked her dear aunt to stop watching the video so she wouldn't cry anymore.

"Awwwww Mama ko... itchokey... he is happy na and me ren, so please stop na crying. Stop watching it over and over and over! Ciara!!! Don't give her na the phone! Hahahahaha! Jusko pati lahat ng Gamboa kong Tita at clan ay nabulabog. First time in our history ito ano ba yan! Hahahahaha!"

Sharon and Gabby were a hot and popular love team in the 1980s.

The were first paired in Sharon's debut movie Dear Heart in 1981. Sharon was just 15 years old.

The film was an enormous success and paved the way for more movies for the love team.

The onscreen pairing led to real-life romance. However, they broke up only a year after, in 1982.

When they reunited onscreen in 1984, they also reignited their romance. They got married in September that year, only eight months after Sharon's 18th birthday.

Their daughter is actress KC Concepcion. Their marriage eventually ended in 1987.

Sharon married Senator Kiko Pangilinan on April 28, 1996. They now have two daughters.

Meanwhile, Gabby re-married twice. His second wife is Jenny Syquia, whom he was married to from 1993 until 1995.

He is now married to Genevieve Yatco Gonzales. He married her in 2004.

Learn about the inspiring story of Cheneleng Pili, who was able to reach her dreams through hard work and determination.

Road to success: I cried a hundred times - makeup artist and business owner Cheneleng Pili - on KAMI YouTube Channel


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