MANILA – Julia Barretto shrugged off rumors that her friendship with Liza Soberano has been affected since they are constantly being compared to each other.
On Instagram, Barretto posted a picture of her and Soberano where she can be seen hugging the “Forevermore” actress.
She posted another photo where they are staring at each other’s eyes.
In the caption, Barretto wrote: “Rivalry? What rivalry?!”
She even said sorry to actor Enrique Gil in another caption because she was keeping Soberano from him on that day.
Gil, who is Soberano’s onscreen leading man, has been vocal about his feelings for the actress.
The posts immediately garnered thousands of “likes” and hundreds of comments, with some netizens saying they are happy that Barretto and Soberano have kept their friendship despite the rumors.
Some even urged the bashers to stop comparing the two young stars.