The rumors are now confirmed: young celebrity couple Barbie Imperial and Diego Loyzaga have split ways.
Fans have been speculating for a while that the two have broken up after they noticed that the two were no longer posting pictures together on social media. The rumors then grew when Diego had flown out of the country for a sudden spontaneous trip to the US at the start of the year notably without Barbie.
When asked about it in an interview, all he said was that Barbie lacked the documents to be able to go to the US, if she wanted to.
Now, Barbie has come forward to confirm that they indeed have parted ways.
She told media outlets in a press conference that their breakup was on good terms and that she will use this time to focus on loving herself more.
“Natutunan ko na baka kaya paulit-ulit nangyayari sakin to kasi hindi ko talaga minamahal ang sarili ko (I’ve learned that maybe the reason why this keeps happening to me is that I don’t love myself),” she said.
“It’s like all the same stories each boyfriend. So for me parang, what if ibahin ko ngayon? Sarili ko naman ang mahalin ko. (So for me, it’s like what if I change it now? I should love myself this time.)”
Barbie and Diego first went public with their relationship last January 2021 and celebrated their first anniversary last December.
They were also involved in controversy when social media personality Xian Gaza suddenly accused Diego of cheating on Barbie, which both parties had denied.
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