Not all celebrity relationships have a fairytale-like quality to them.
Sometimes, the parents of the famous personalities involved are opposed to the relationship and do their best to break it off.
Here are some famous pairings that did not meet parental approval.
1. Heart Evangelista and Chiz Escudero
First up is the Kapuso actress/fashion icon Heart Evangelista and Senator Chiz Escudero. The public is well aware that their relationship is not accepted by Heart’s side of the family. The misapprehension between Heart’s family, particularly Heart’s mother, took time. It even got to the point where Cecile Ongpauco, mother of Heart, called the senator an opportunist. But now Heart and Chiz are happily married.
2. Heart Evangelista and Jericho Rosales
Kapuso Actress Heart Evangelista also had a long relationship with actor Jericho Rosales. According to her, she considers Jericho as her ‘greatest love’. Heart did not speak to her parents for three years over the course of the relationship. Heart’s family didn’t approve of their relationship since Jericho had a child in his teenage years. Despite their messy breakup back in 2008, the two have moved on and are now happily married to their partners.
3. Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Sam Concepcion
GMA Network’s Descendants of Sun actress Jasmine Curtis Smith had a two-year relationship with Sam Concepcion. Despite their strong relationship, rumors and speculations circulated that the reason for their breakup was because of Jasmine’s sister, Anne Curtis, who did not like Sam for her. Sam also reported that Anne had yelled and insulted him at a party because of this.
4. Kris Aquino and James Yap
In this case, James Yap’s family had doubts about the basketball star’s relationship with the former Queen of All Media, Kris Aquino. One of the reasons that James’s family was doubting the relationship because of Kris’ status. But this didn’t stop the two from getting married and having a son, Bimby. Kris and James eventually separated.
5. Kris Aquino and Gabby Concepcion
It was former President Cory Aquino who didn’t approve of Gabby Concepcion’s relationship with daughter Kris Aquino. It was because Kris lied to her to go on a date with Gabby Concepcion. This resulted in Kris having Presidential Security Group men assigned to guard her.
6. Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion
Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion made up one of the most sought love teams before and even now. Fans still get the kilig vibe whenever the two are seen together. The former couple also had a rough patch in their relationship. When the two had a civil wedding. Sharon’s father went on a hunger strike and Sharon’s mother didn’t talk to her.
7. Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica
Kapuso Actress Kylie Padilla and Kapamilya Star Aljur Abrenica also started on a rough patch since action star Robin Padilla, Kylie’s father. wasn’t happy with his daughter’s relationship with Abrenica. It even got worse when Kylie announced that she was pregnant and even had to leave her acting job on Encantada. But Robin gave his blessings and the two tied the knot.
8. KC Concepcion and Rico Blanco
KC Concepcion’s relationship with former Rivermaya frontman Rico Blanco also wasn’t approved by KC’s family. Sharon even brought KC to Europe to put some distance between them and also to keep KC away from her dad Gabby.
9. Sarah Geronimo and Rayver Cruz
Mommy Divine is known to have a tight hold on daughter Sarah Geronimo and she didn’t approve of Sarah’s relationship with Rayver Cruz. Just like high schoolers, the two only communicated through Skype and text messages which caused their breakup.
10. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli
And last but not the least, the most recent and controversial pairing of Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli. Because of Mommy Divine’s overprotectiveness, it even came to a point that Sarah and Matteo got married in secret. Mommy Divine rushed to the venue and a shouting match erupted with Matteo allegedly punching Sarah’s bodyguard for telling Mommy Divine where they were. Netizens posted their reactions on different social media platforms on how Mommy Divine is a money hoarder since rumors had it that Mommy Divine wanted to transfer all of Sarah’s assets to her own name.