Bela Padilla and her ex-boyfriend Neil Arce broke off their five-year relationship in January. Even after they split, the actress and the film producer have been working closely on their collab project Luck At First Sight, a film which they co-wrote.
But rumors of Neil's new dating status recently surfaced over the Holy Week break when he was pictured with some friends and another actress, Angel Locsin. But what's the big deal, though?
Well, ICYDK, it was in March when Angel confirmed that she was dating a non-showbiz guy:
"Kaka-start din naman. Huwag na nating pangunahan. But happy heart naman."
Makes all the difference, no?
In a recent report by PEP.ph, Bela was hounded by questions about her ex and his relationship with Angel. When asked about Neil's dating life, Bela revealed that she already knew he was seeing someone new:
"Okay naman. Okay lang talaga. Actually, alam ko naman na nagdi-date na si Neil. I didn't ask for specifics, but I'm aware that he’s already in the dating scene. So, I'm okay with that. Super."
But the actress denied to comment about the rumors linking Neil to Angel:
"No, no. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to answer these questions because he's right there. And he firmly told me not to answer questions about him. Firmly being the operative word. Actually, wala na akong say."
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