WATCH: Jodi Sta. Maria Hints That Bela Padilla Once Had Feelings For Zanjoe Marudo

Bela looked totally flustered!
PHOTO: Instagram/jodistamaria; YouTube/ABS-CBN Entertainment

There's always something that gets exposed when stars guest on Tonight With Boy Abunda.

In a recent episode, Jodi Sta. Maria and Bela Padilla appear together on the show to promote their latest soap, Sino Ang May Sala? Mea Culpa. 

In classic TWBA style, Boy Abunda asks his guests to play a game called "WhoLa," where Bela and Jodi each hold up a photo of their past leading men. They can't look at the photos they're holding, so they have to give each other clues so they can guess.

At one point, Bela holds Zanjoe Marudo's photo and Jodi couldn't help but stifle a giggle at first. 

Boy later on asks Jodi, "Naging sila ba ni Bela?" Jodi answers, "'Di ko alam."

"Wala pa akong leading man na naging kami," Bela shares confidently, and then Jodi's eyes widen. Boy replies, "Ah talaga? Wala pa?"

"Muntik, muntik nang minahal?" Jodi then adds, to which Bela responds, "Wow!"

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Bela looks away. "Ay, hindi ko sasabihin!"

Jodi gives another clue that he used to be Bela's co-star in the 2017 prime-time drama series My Dear Heart, and she names Zanjoe.

In 2017, Bela and Zanjoe were rumored to be dating after Zanjoe shared that he was single but not available. Bela said she wanted to keep herself available but she also wanted to give Zanjoe "a chance." There was also an Instagram exchange where Bela commented on one of Zanjoe's shirtless photos. 

On another TWBA guesting in 2018, Boy asked Bela directly about whether her chapter with Zanjoe had come to an end, to which she replied how she's uncertain about this. She shared that she doesn't belong to anywhere or anyone and that she was just very happy. About a month later, the two were reported to have unfollowed each other on IG.

Bela just turned 28 on May 3. She recently flew to Thailand to visit her dad who is unwell.

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Jodi, on the other hand, is on her final year as a BS Psychology student. She's also a Dean's Lister and an acupuncture detox specialist! In March, she joined global ambassadors for a photo shoot in Arizona.

Watch the "WhoLa" segment on TWBA here:

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