Gretchen Ho, Robi Domingo announce breakup

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Posted at Mar 01 2017 11:45 PM

Robi Domingo and Gretchen Ho have apparently decided to break up. 

The news was announced on Wednesday's "Tonight with Boy Abunda" through a joint statement.

"There is too much happening for the both of us right now," the statement said. "We have to focus on our careers. There is no appropriate time yet for a relationship to grow. But we're not closing our doors on each other in the future." 

Ho furthered that a third party did not figure in the split. 

The couple had been together for more than three years. 

 

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The two first began dating back in 2012, but started to court breakup rumors only last January. Fans were quick to notice that both Domingo and Ho have stopped posting photos together on Instagram. 

Domingo was also speculated to have been pursuing Korean pop star Sandara Park. The former 2NE1 member, however, downplayed the suggestions, saying she and the "Pinoy Big Brother" host are just close friends.

Domingo first explained his love for Ho in an interview back in March 2013, saying: "Just thinking about her makes me smile for some reason. Being with her is a different kind of feeling. When I'm with her, I become more of myself. Ayaw ko 'yung 'You complete me' na 'yun pero I begin to discover myself more through her." 

 

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Last September, Ho posted a sweet birthday message for Domingo. 

"To my best friend in the highs and lows and life's in-betweens, thank you for making me feel like a kid again every time. And for reminding me that no problem is ever big enough to defeat us. You have me, and I have you," she said. 

Both have repeatedly said they would love to spend the rest of their lives together, but were in agreement that it would be too early for them to be talking about settling down. The two added that their careers remain their priority.

On Wednesday, hours after her breakup with Domingo was revealed, Ho turned biblical on her Instagram account, posting that she is leaving things in God's hands. 

 

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