Vice wants to protect Ion’s family

posted January 06, 2020 at 06:15 pm
by  Joseph Peter R. Gonzales
At this point, many are curious to know as to Vice Ganda’s present relationship with the family of his boyfriend Ion Perez. The couple had been together for more than a year already.

In a recent interview, the TV host and comedian shared that they are open to their respective families regarding their relationship. 

“In fact, both our moms are on speaking terms. They converse with each other. My mom personally made a visit to Tarlac where Ion’s family lives. She ate ‘kakanin’ with Ion’s mother. When it comes to his siblings, I would admit that I’m not close to all of them but I’ve already met and talked to them and we’re okay,” he said.

Checking the timeline of his relationship with Ion, it can be remembered that the box-office star officially confirmed their romance on the tenth-anniversary celebration of It’s Showtime in October where the two of them are mainstays. 

Prior to this, a photo circulated on social media sometime in July of last year in which he and Ion posed together with their respective moms. 

LOVEBIRDS. TV host and comedian Vice Ganda is now very open with his 14-month love affair with male pageant winner and 'It's Showtime' co-host Ion Perez
Now that the two are on their 14th month together and can talk freely about their relationship, people are curiously asking what stopped them before from admitting about their romantic state to the public.

“It’s because I wanted to protect Ion’s family. First of all, they’re not showbiz. They are the typical Filipino family---simple yet full of happiness. I’ve witnessed it myself because I visited their home,” he explained.

“I’ve met all his siblings and they’re happy people. That’s really one of the main reasons why I decided to just keep quiet back then. I opted to keep things to myself and didn’t talk about it right away in the open. When you love someone, you protect those who are dear to him.”

Vice, who headlines the top-grossing 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival entry The Mall, The Merrier stated that he and Ion are not just thinking of themselves. 

“When people from outside start invading their personal life, definitely, I won’t be happy with it. Of course, I’m after their welfare especially that I’ve seen and felt their acceptance.”

 “I don’t want that their personal privacy would get affected just because of the happiness Ion and I feel. That would be very selfish of us. I only want the best for his family because apart from their kindness, I’m very grateful that they also love me,” he ended. 

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On Christmas day, GMA couple Max Collins and Pancho Magno took to social media the good news that they’re already expecting their firstborn. 

Max Collins and Pancho Magno just announced they're expecting their first baby.
Yes! Through her Instagram account, Max uploaded a photo of her and her hubby holding a sonogram. The caption read: “The more, the merrier! Merry Christmas from our growing family to yours! (heart emoji).”

Pancho also posted the same picture on his Instagram account which he captioned: “The more, the merrier-er Christmas…from our growing family to yours. Thank you Lord our God for giving us the gift of love and life on your birthday.”

The couple’s friends from rival networks GMA and ABS-CBN instantly sent their warm congratulatory messages through their respective social media accounts. 

Some of the celebs who greeted the couple were Carla Abellana, Solenn Heussaff, Kyline Alcantara, Yasmien Kurdi, Kate Valdez, Maricris Garcia, Chynna Ortaleza, Chariz Solomon, Joyce PringKim Domingo, Isabelle Daza, Denise Laurel, Precious Lara Quigaman, and Jessy Mendiola.

Max and Pancho have been married for two years. They tied the knot in 2017.

Topics: Vice Ganda , Ion Perez , The Mall , The Merrier , It’s Showtime , Max Collins , Pancho Magno
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