Claudine remembers ex Rico Yan on his birthday


Posted at Mar 15 2020 02:03 PM

MANILA – Claudine Barretto paid tribute to her former boyfriend, the late actor Rico Yan, who would have turned 45 years old on Saturday.

Through an Instagram post, Barretto shared an old photo of them together where both of them are flashing huge smiles.

In the caption, she wrote: “Happy birthday in heaven RY. Know that you are still loved and remembered.”

Although her greeting was short, several netizens commented how heartwarming it is to know that Barretto still has Yan in her thoughts all this time.


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Barretto was dating Yan when the young star was found dead inside his hotel room at a Palawan resort. He died in his sleep due to acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis on March 29, 2002.

Barretto and Yan starred in the hit series “Mula Sa Puso” and “Saan Ka Man Naroroon” and headlined movies like “Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita” and “Got 2 Believe.”