Photos of veteran singer Freddie Aguilar kissing an unidentified girl surfaced online on Thursday, creating social media frenzy. The photos surfaced amid his admission to media interviews that he is in love with a 16-year old girl. It has not been confirmed, however, if the girl in the photo was his teenager girlfriend.
The legendary “Anak” said in an interview with Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP) that he was not aware of his girlfriend’s age when he started courting her. ”Nung malaman ko, sabi ko, ‘Andun na, eh. Ano pa ang magagawa ko?’ Aatras ka ba noon, eh na-in love na?” he said.
The 60-year old singer said that the girl’s parents know about their relationship. He added that they are already planning marriage but they have to wait for the girlfriend reach her legal age. With a 44-year age gap, he said that they are currently, Aguilar said he and his girlfriend have had to make adjustments for their relationship. He expressed confidence that their age difference won’t become a problem in the long run.
The admission drew mixed reactions from netizens, with most of them expressing disagreement about the 4-decade age gap, while a few showed support for the singer stating “age doesn’t matter”.
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