After breakup, Elmo walks red carpet with Janella

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Posted at Oct 22 2016 09:29 PM | Updated as of Sep 12 2017 10:58 AM

MANILA - A couple of days after it was confirmed that he called off his two-year relationship with actress Janine Gutierrez, actor Elmo Magalona walked down the red carpet of the Star Magic Ball with onscreen partner Janella Salvador. 

The "Born For You" stars wore contrasting outfits. Magalona went with a black tuxedo by Ivon Aseron, while Salvador was clad in a high-collared, glittering silver patterned gown by Jo Rubio. 

Magalona was asked about his reaction to the news of his breakup with Gutierrez. He replied: "I don't think this is the right venue to do it kasi I just want to have fun, to attend the Star Magic Ball, and I'm really excited to see with what's going to happen inside." 

He also denied that he is courting Salvador. "I'm just really happy that she accepted my request to be my date tonight," he explained. 

Ever since they were paired together for a primetime series, Magalona and Salvador have been subject of romance rumors. The two have repeatedly downplayed these, but admitted that they do enjoy the close friendship that they have. 

"I discovered na he is very hard-working pala. He really loves what he's doing," explained Salvador about Magalona, adding that she enjoys her time with her onscreen partner. 

A portion of the proceeds from the 10th Star Magic Ball will be donated to Lingkod Kapamilya for the benefit of the victims of Typhoon Lawin.

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