Many couples, when rocked by cheating, usually end up in a separation. However, there are also couples that survive and become stronger even after experiencing infidelity.
KAMI presents to you a list of Filipino celebrity couples that are perfect examples of the latter.
1. Bong Revilla and Lani Mercado
Lani Mercado admitted during her interview on the ABS-CBN program “Magandang Buhay” that her husband Bong Revilla cheated on her after their daughter passed away.
According to Lani, Bong had an affair and a child with his former girlfriend who he got reunited with.
“Siyempre sa una normal na magagalit ka kasi masakit yun eh. Pinagtaksilan ka eh at may bunga yung pagtataksil na yun.
“Pero as time goes by, inisip ko kasi that I also came from a second family. I came from a second relationship of my mom…
“Although, siguro this is the first time na sasabihin ko ‘to sa publiko, the mother of Luigi was Bong’s former girlfriend, before me, so I would understand the relationship.
“The relationship rekindled after I lost my daughter, noong 1991. So it was very difficult for me because I just lost a child.
“And when I was talking to her, I was explaining to her na, ‘You still have a way out kasi you’re not married. I am here for life and I’m here to stay. So whatever you have with my husband, I hope ma-realize mo na hindi ito maganda,’” Lani revealed on Magandang Buhay.
2. Vhong Navarro and Tanya Bautista
Vhong Navarro made headlines years ago when he got involved in a cheating scandal with model Deniece Cornejo. Despite the controversy, her partner of many years Tanya Bautista kept her composure and stayed with her man through it all.
3. Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo
Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho’s relationship had its ups and downs. Hayden has been accused of cheating on Vicki with former actress Nancy Castiglione and with Katrina Halili.
“Nancy Castiglione, you can now openly date Hayden. You have my blessings. Hope you’ll both be happy,” Vicki tweeted at that time.
The two are now married and has a daughter named Scarlet Snow Belo.
4. Chito Miranda and Neri Naig
On her blog, Neri Naig gave a detailed account on how she endured years of Chito Miranda flirting with other women. Fortunately, Chito changed and married Neri.
“Anyway, minahal ko si Chito nang buong-buo kahit na alam kong malandi siya. Kasi malandi naman talaga siya bago niya ako nakilala, likas na sa kanya 'yun. Hindi ko rin siya sinabihan na magbago siya dahil kami na o 'yung mga linya ng iba na, 'kung talagang mahal mo ako, magbabago ka na.' No, never kong sinabi 'yun sa kanya. Pero 'di ko rin naman maikakaila na umasa ako na magbabago siya kung talagang mahal niya ako. Sa akin na lang 'yun, kinipkip ko lang 'yun, sinulat sa journal ko. Oh by the way, malaking tulong ang journal, try mo.
“Ilang years din akong nagpaka-martyr pero dumating din 'yung tamang panahon na naglakas loob akong sabihin sa kanya na hindi ko na kaya, na mukhang 'di talaga magwo-work 'yung relationship namin, na talagang hindi kami para sa isa’t isa. Never ko pa ring in-ask sa kanya na magbago siya para sa relationship namin, para sa amin, para sa akin. Hindi talaga. Kasi gusto ko na gawin niya 'yun para sa kanya at gawin niya 'yun nang kusa kasi gusto niya, kasi hindi niya akong kayang pakawalan, kasi nga mahal na mahal niya ako,” Neri wrote.
5. Senator Manny Pacquiao and Jinkee Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao, before becoming a devout Christian, was accused of cheating on his wife Jinkee with actresses Ara Mina, Valerie Concepcion, and Krista Ranillo.
She had these strong words to say about Krista:
“I hate her. Parang hindi niya inisip na may pamilya ‘yong tao. Bakit hindi siya na lang ‘yong umiwas sa tao o sa camera? Siya pa ‘yong nakalantad ng harap-harapan. Silang dalawa, hindi nila ako nirerespeto. Kung ako matinong babae, hindi ako nakabuntot sa lalaking may asawa.
“Kasi ‘yung kay Ara (Mina) at Valerie (Concepcion) nagtatago sila. Pero itong girl na ito (Krista), sa isang interview yata, sabi niya, parang sa Team Pacquiao kasama siya, part siya ng entourage. Nakikita sila magkasama sa States o sa Baguio. Nag-away kami [ni Manny], lumala, tumagal. Usually ang away namin, one or 2 weeks lang. Ngayon ang pinakamatagal,” Jinkee stated.
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