#WalangForever: Kilig memories of former love teams that thrilled us

Whether you are single or in a relationship, love teams fuel everyone’s daily dose of kilig. Unfortunately, even for these on-screen couples, “walang forever.” Former tandems KimErald, CarGel, ElNella, JoshLia, and JaDine are proof.


Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson met as housemates on Pinoy Big Brother back in 2006. In fact, their first date was sharing sorbetes inside Kuya’s house. After the reality show, KimErald starred in the 2008 movie My Girl. Later in 2017, the two appeared on Gandang Gabi Vice as friends and talked about the gifts they gave each other. She bought him a 65-inch television. He bought her a cellphone. Gerald jokingly asked, “Ba’t mo binigay?” She candidly responded, “Mahal, dati.


Carlo Aquino and Angelica Panganiban were both in the 90s hit G-Mik. This was decades ago but fans got to relive the romance between CarGel thanks to their television reunion for the 2018 morning show Playhouse. During an interview on GGV, Vice Ganda asked Carlo the big question, “Mahal mo pa ba?” His short response was, “Hindi nawawala ‘yun.


Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador established their tandem on Wansapanataym. They both appeared on “Christmas Witch”, “Holly and Mau”, and “Jasmin’s Flower Power”. By 2016, ElNella starred in their own teleserye, Born For You. When asked about the true status of their relationship on Magandang Buhay, the two tiptoed around a label. Although, they confessed to treating each other special.


Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto first worked together on the 2016 hit movie “Vince, Kath, and James”. In 2018, their primetime series Ngayon at Kailanman was also a success. During the “Tanong Mo, Mukha Mo” segment of GGV, JoshLia talked about their physical displays of affection when Marjorie Barretto’s photo was shown.


James Reid and Nadine Lustre joined the cast of the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry “Beauty and the Bestie”. That same year, JaDine starred in the popular teleserye On the Wings of Love where they shared a lot of on-screen kisses. On GGV, James shared that he tends to show physically affection. This was perfect because Nadine enjoyed being held.

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