- They say that age doesn’t matter when it comes to love. With the Filipino culture however, this still needs to have some type of “getting used to"
- Pauleen Luna was once a contestant on Eat Bulaga's "Little Miss Philippines" contest
- The photo of her as a little girl with then hosts Vic Sotto and Jimmy Santos elicited mixed reactions from the netizens
It was in the 2011 when rumors about Vic Sotto and Pauleen Luna being linked together after they both did the movie “Enteng Ng Ina Mo.”
They both did not address the issue right away but there were negative reactions regarding the huge age gap of Pauleen and Vic.
This affected Pauleen's loved ones especiall her mom who said, “Since her start in this industry, she has but one goal—that is to enjoy what she loves the most—acting and hosting. What she earns from this profession comes secondary to her passion. That is why it pains her and us as well to hear that she is using someone else for financial gains…”
"She is a very simple lady with simple wants and needs. She has been smart in ensuring that her future is secured through her investments. We would like to extend our regrets to Mr. Vic Sotto for being dragged in this issue. We respect his show of interest with Pauleen and trust that whatever she decides regarding this matter will be for the best of everyone," added her.
It was in the year 2013 when Vic finally confirmed being in a relationship with Pauleen Luna.
Their 34 years age gap made the public doubt about their love.
Even Vic's children and former wife Dina Bonnevie commented about his relationship with Pauleen.
Danica Sotto-Pingis said, “Ayokong magsinungaling. Nung una, parang medyo nakakailang 'yung edad... I will just continue to pray kung ano ang will ni God para sa kanila. And we'll continue to respect them and be there also for my dad."
Dina Bonnevie, hi ex-wife said, "Sabi ko, ‘Alam mo, Vic, kaya nasasaktan yung mga bata kasi mas bata pa sa kanila. Parang, ewan ko, ha? Look after your future. Baka naman pag sixty-five ka na, at masakit na yung mga tuhod mo, uugud-ugod ka na, e, gusto pang pumarty nung isa? Ang layo masyado ng agwat.’”
Over time, they have proven their love for each other and everybody close to them and even their fans believed their love is indeed true and strong.
It is not a secret that Pauleen Luna once joined "Eat Bulaga's" Little Miss Philippines in 1995, where Vic Sotto is one of the original hosts.
A Facebook post showing the little Pauleen with Vic Sotto as the host is circulating the internet and is eliciting mixed reactions from the netizens.
In time for the month of Love, A netizen named Dane Bautista Jr. posted this throwback picture and captioned, "This is Pauleen Luna's photo with Vic Sotto when she joined Little Miss Philippines 1995 in Eat Bulaga. Today, they are happily married. Kaya maghintay ka lang, baka fetus pa yung magiging forever mo. #waiting
P.S. Hinihintay lang din ni Alden si Ryzza."
Here are some of the netizens' reaction to this.
Pauleen and Vic got married on January 30, 2016 at Ayala Alabang in Muntinlupa City.
They were blessed with a daughter named Talitha Maria. Talitha is Pauleen’s first child and Vic’s fifth.
Vic’s other children are Danica Sotto – his child with Dina Bonnevie; Oyo Boy Sotto – his second child with Dina; Vico Sotto – his child with Connie Reyes; and Paulina Sotto – his child with Angela Luz.
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