A beautiful woman like Ellen Adarna isn’t going to run out of suitors, that’s for sure. A year before her controversial relationship with veteran actor John Lloyd Cruz was revealed to the public, Ellen Adarna was aggressively linked to another influential man. A lot of people were convinced, and for good reason, that the actress was dating President Rodrigo Duterte’s youngest son, Baste Duterte.
Netizens were entranced by the chemistry Ellen shared with the ruggedly handsome Baste. You may have seen the viral picture of the pair kissing, which further served as proof of their relationship.
Alas, in January of 2017, the Kapamilya actress confirmed her split with the Davaoeño. Replying to an Instagram user, Ellen said:
“Hindi na po kami. 2016 pa po yon. Bagong taon na. At para manahimik na tayong lahat.”
Now that she seems to be enjoying her place beside John Lloyd, PEP couldn’t help but ask Baste his thoughts on his former flame’s new relationship. As expected, the man gave a direct and honest answer wherein he said that he was happy for Ellen and that he has already put their past behind him.
“Kung masaya siya, okey na ako doon. Nangyari lang talaga yun. Ewan ko… Alam mo yung buhay, kapag nangyari na, nangyari na.”
It isn’t easy to be subjected to the unsolicited comments made by netizens but luckily, this part is quite easy for Baste Duterte. Whatever you have to say about Baste regarding Ellen’s new relationship, it won’t bother him because he’s used to it.
“Tapos yung tatay ko, nung lumaki ako, mayor na siya [ng Davao City], nasa politics na. So, yung mga intriga-intriga, wala na sa akin. I do not want to defend myself.”
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What do you think of Baste Duterte’s sentiments about his ex-girlfriend’s current status? Which of Ellen Adarna’s lovers – past and present – do you prefer? Share your thoughts, reactions, and opinions in the comments section below!