Carlo Aquino and Angelica Panganiban shippers were given another reason to gush over Carlo's surprise visit to the launch of the book Para Kay Ex, which was a collaboration between Angelica and writer Beau Ang.
Their encounter at the launch was met by squeals of kilig when the 32-year-old Meet Me in St. Gallen star dropped by with a bouquet of flowers. At the event, he said, "'Yung title kasi [ng libro ay] Para Kay Ex. Parang nararapat lang na kahit may isang ex man lang [narito bilang] representative ng mga ex mo."
During the book signing, when the two were asked about the reason of their breakup in 2006 after their six-year relationship, Angge called Carlo an "astronaut na nanghingi sa kanya ng space." In his defense, Carlo reacted, "Natanggal lang ang helmet niya."
In an interview with PEP.ph, Carlo was asked about his thoughts on the book and shared, "Wala na kasi siyang [Angelica] dapat patunayan [sa pag-arte], so libro naman." He was also asked what Angelica wrote in his copy of the book. He said, "Mayroon, pero 'di ko pa kasi nakikita. May dedication siya 'dun, ipu-post ko."
With all the Team CarGel shippers out there, he says of their relationship, "Friends, enjoy lang, company, friendship. Kiligin? Tingnan natin. Court? Wala pa, 'yun nga fresh pa, sabi nga nila i-enjoy mo."
According to the actor-singer, Angelica will always hold a special place in his heart. He said, "Always, hindi na mawawala 'yun. Tulad ng sinabi ko dati, kung sakaling magkaroon ako ng ibang partner, magkaroon siya ng ibang partner, sana matanggap ng mga partner namin na special siya. Hindi naman nawala kasi 'yung closeness, talagang close naman kami. Kahit hindi kami mag-usap, once na mag-text ako, gan'un pa rin, walang nagbago." He then joked, "Ako, espesyal siya para sa akin. Hindi ko alam sa kanya."
In fact, during his recent breakup with his non-showbiz girlfriend, Angelica became one of the friends that gave him support during this rough time. "Oo, nagte-text ako. Sabi niya, 'Enjoy ka lang. Maraming magandang mangyayari sa iyo. Accept mo lang, saka be happy.'"
In more exciting news, Carlo confirmed that a reunion project between with Angelica is in the works! "Oo, parang gan'un nga yata. Parang three years ago 'yung MMK [Maalaala Mo Kaya] namin, eh. Hindi ko pa alam kasi magpi-pitch sila sa akin, next week or next, next week."
When he was asked about the ongoing support of the solid fanbase for their love team since the '90s, he had this to say, "Siyempre masaya, hindi ko alam na nandiyan pala sila pagkatapos ng napakatagal na panahon. Thankful."
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