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Jessy Mendiola Reveals Deets About Her Relationship With Luis Manzano

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So there’s a new showbiz couple we’re keeping tabs on–Luis Manzano and Jessy Mendiola.

After rumors about the pair hit headlines last month, Luis confirmed that he and Jessy are indeed ~*dating*~.

Now, Jessy has also opened up about her relationship with the Kapamilya host during a press conference after being hailed as FHM Philippines’ Sexiest Woman for 2016.

Speaking to, Jessy revealed that they’ve been long-time friends but only became close after the infamous airplane incident with Enrique Gil last year.

Ang tagal-tagal na niyan, dati pa. Pag nag-a-ASAP ako, lagi siyang nangangamusta. So, palagi kaming naglolokohan as friends. Siya yung tipong friend na ang tagal-tagal mong hindi nakikita, pero kapag nag-uusap kayo about life, ang dami ninyong napag-uusapan, nagka-catch up kayo…

Naging mas close kami, of course, not-so-good incident sa…Huwag na nating pag-usapan yun.”

Luis, who reportedly defended Jessy from Enrique in the flight en route to London, stuck by her side even after the altercation.


Nangangamusta siya from time to time, kasi alam niya kung gaano ako ka-depressed nong mga panahong 'yun. Pero as a friend talaga.”

This closeness eventually led to Luis courting Jessy at around May this year. “So, siyempre, alam naman natin na how things turned out unexpectedly, so I guess, naging ganun na lang 'yun.”

Yup, as always, Life. Just. Happened.

Jessy was all praises for her new man: “Well, obviously he’s very mature. He’s a gentleman, such a gentleman, and very kind-hearted. Lahat ng nakakakilala kay Luis, [sinasabingsobrang bait niyang tao. Siya 'yung tipong lahat ng tao pagbubuksan niya ng pinto. At igi-greet niya from good morning, good afternoon, to good evening.”

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