Mark Bautista is not gay, says Christian


Posted at Dec 06 2011 01:16 PM | Updated as of Dec 07 2011 02:36 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Romantic balladeer Christian Bautista came to the defense of his friend, singer Mark Bautista, whose name is being dragged into the breakup of celebrity couple Piolo Pascual and KC Concepcion.

In an interview with, Christian belied rumors that Mark is gay.

“Mark is not gay. Ganun ang industry. Matagal na ito. It’s not new, and Mark and Piolo have proven themselves time and time again. No matter merong isyu na ganito, they will survive. They have songs, they have concerts,” he said.

Christian said that he himself was also once rumored to be gay. But instead of dwelling on the issue, the romantic balladeer chose to move on.

Meanwhile, Christian said he has not yet talked to Concepcion and Pascual, who are also his friends.

He said he will just pray that the two will surpass this challenge in their lives.

“In any breakup, medyo malungkot. They’re both my friends. They just have to go through it,” he said.

Last November 27, Concepcion turned emotional in a tell-all interview with “The Buzz” as she finally admitted that she and Pascual have called it quits.

The actress, who chose not to disclose the real reason behind their separation, hinted that she is not the one that Pascual needs in his life.