- Claudine Barretto posted a picture with ex-boyfriend Rico Yan
- The late actor passed away on the 29th of March 17 years ago
- Their fans and supporters also recalled how well they loved Claudine and Rico's tandem
Claudine Barretto posted a throwback picture of her with her ex-boyfriend Rico Yan. She posted it on Instagram on March 29 to commemorate the late actor's 17th death anniversary.
"March 29,2002, the day my heart broke into pieces.#foreverloved #neverforgotten" she wrote in the caption.
The followers and fans of their on-screen tandem also recalled their fondness for the couple who have been among the most sought after pair on TV and movies in the early 2000s.
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However, there are some who reacted harshly. Some of the netizens believed that Claudine was partly to at fault for the actor's death.
The late actor would have celebrated his 44th birthday on March 14. He died from cardiac arrest due to acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis on March 29, 2002, at the age of 27.
Rumors about their split up also broke around that time. Claudine Barretto is a Filipino film and television actress, product endorser and entrepreneur. In 1992, she first appeared in "Ang TV," a youth-oriented variety show which aired in ABS-CBN. Claudine also became a part of Home Along Da Riles, Mula sa Puso, Saan Ka Man Naroroon, Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan, Marina, and Iisa Pa Lamang. She tied the knot with Raymart Santiago in 2006 but were divorced eight years after in 2014.
In a previous report by KAMI, Claudine also posted a heartwarming message for Rico Yan's 44th birthday.
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