- Marco Gumabao was asked if Barbie Imperial is his cousin
- confirmed that he and the actress are relatives
- The young actor talked about how they confirmed that they are related
- He also shared that he became closer to Barbie after they found out that they are cousins
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Speculations about Marco Gumabao and Barbie Imperial being cousins had been going around recently.
The Los Bastardos star addressed the rumors in an episode of ABS-CBN's Magandang Buhay.
Apparently, Barbie's grandfather is the brother of Marco's grandfather, which means that they are second cousins.
"Since Imperial siya, 'yong mommy ko din. Sabi ko, siguro kamag-anak namin 'to. So tinanong ko kung taga saan siya"
"She said Bicol. E 'yong family namin is from Bicol."
"Tinanong ko siya kung sino lolo niya then she sent me a picture. Pinakita ko sa mommy ko."
"Kapatid ng lolo ko 'yong lolo niya," Gumabao shared.
Marco said that they became closer after knowing that they are related. They even spent Christmas together last year.
In a previous report by KAMI, celebrities and netizens reacted to Marco Gumabao's trending photos.
Marco Gumabao is a Filipino actor, model, and entrepreneur. He is the brother of Michelle Gumabao, a beauty queen and volleyball player.
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