Shaina Magdayao says she is grateful that Piolo Pascual is present in her life, but says it's still early to label their status.
File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Shaina Magdayao has spoken up about Piolo Pascual saying that he and the actress have been "exclusively dating" for 5 years . "Just for the record – he is free to date anyone he wants the same way I'm free to date anyone I want.
Piolo and Shaina recently divulged about the relationship during a press conference.
Even after years of dating, Piolo still doesn’t want to label the relationship, what matters is that they value, treasure, and appreciate what they both have.
In a statement sent to on Tuesday, February 14, Shaina said: "Yes, it has been years that [Piolo] has been there for me, as a great friend I can always count on. (That's why there's an exclusively) dating label," she said.
Shaina also said that she appreciates that Piolo has been consistent about not seeing anyone else but her.
"Shaina and I have a mutual understanding na hindi namin alam kung paano ipaiintindi sa tao." "What we have is really something special and mahirap kasi nga pareho kaming public figure and so we just decided na huwag na lang magsalita.
Kapamilya star Piolo Pascual had no hesitation in saying he loves actress and rumored girlfriend Shaina Magdayao when asked during his interview on "Tonight with Boy Abunda" on Friday. " asked host Boy Abunda, to which Pascual replied: "Oo naman." Pascual made headlines last month when he revealed that he and Magdayao have been "exclusively dating" for five years now.
Pascual made the confession as he appeared on Wednesday's "Tonight with Boy Abunda" to promote his movie.
He and Magdayao have been repeatedly linked together romantically.
Magdayao, however, was quick to downplay Pascual's confession by clarifying that they are free to date whoever they want.
In his "Tonight with Boy Abunda" interview, Pascual tried to explain their relationship.
"We have become very special to each other, even his whole family has become dear to me." "Just for the record, he is free to date anyone he wants, the same way I'm free to date anyone I want," she continued.