MANILA - It doesn't matter how bad James Reid wants to shower his girlfriend Nadine Lustre with affection. While in Doha, he can't.
In a press conference for their upcoming concert in the Qatar capital city held Thursday, the 22-year-old Reid was reminded that public displays of affection are frowned upon in the country.
It, however, did not stop him from drawing "kilig" from fans when he shared a conversation he had with Lustre moments after getting off their flight from Manila.
"They reminded us [about that rule]. So I said to her while she was getting her luggage, 'I want to hug you so much right now," he recalled.
In the same press conference, the two also talked about feeling uncomfortable with the thought of kissing other onscreen partners.
"Why am I feeling like this? I think It's an obvious no. And I'm saying that as of right now. Maybe later when I'm more mature," Reid quipped.
Reid also revealed their plans to go skydiving. "Even though she [Lustre] doesn't want to go, she'll do it for me," he claimed.
The Doha performance is the first leg of their "JaDine in Love" world tour, which will also take them to Dubai (March 19), London (March 26) and Milan (March 27).
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