Come on, guys, it’s 2018! Should we still criticize the celebrity couples who decide to live together despite not being married?
Conservative Filipinos who claim to be progressive probably don’t know that a lot of people have already done this. So, what makes local celebrity love birds who choose to live together any different?
Of course, these famous personalities still have to be careful with the lifestyle they promote. But other than that, they have the freedom to do what they want.
Here is a short list of local celebrities who live together despite not being married.
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1. Aljur Abrenica and Kylie Padilla
Despite having a young son, Aljur and Kylie have yet to get married. However, the two young stars decided that it was best for their family if they lived under the same roof.
2. Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico
Were you aware that this wacky pair lived in the same house for five years before they got married? Things turned out pretty well, don’t you think?
3. Gretchen Barretto and Tonyboy Cojuangco
We all know that Gretchen Barretto is the common-law partner of the business tycoon. While Tonyboy is still legally married to his first wife, he and his longtime girlfriend live in a beautiful mansion in Makati.
4. Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsay
This has got to be one of Angelica’s longest relationships to date! The six-year relationship enjoyed a great run until rumors of Derek having a child ruined it.
5. James Reid and Nadine Lustre
This young couple made headlines last year because of the same issue regarding living together. Nadine didn’t give a concise answer, but everyone was sure that these love birds only live in one cage, if you catch our drift.
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6. Philip Salvador and Kris Aquino
This relationship was very controversial because Philip was having an affair with the Queen of All Media during the time. Even though the late former president Cory Aquino didn’t approve of this, the two stars still decided to live together.
7. Boy Abunda and Bong Quintana
Three decades in and Boy Abunda is very happy with his loving partner. They share a quaint bungalow in Metro Manila.
8. John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna
This entry isn’t much of a surprise since we all know that Ellen and John Lloyd are preparing for the birth of their child.
9. Divine Lee and Victor Basa
While Victor was still with Divine, they were hounded by the media seeking answers about their live-in issue. The actor said that they were merely enjoying a “sleepover.”
Here are some of the netizens’ reactions to this list.
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