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Angel Locsin says she and Phil Younghusband aren't pressured by intrigues

Angel Locsin says dating football star Phil Younghusband is anything but a publicity stunt.

BY RHEA MANILA SANTOS

Twitter: @allaboutmanila

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7/9/2011 2:24 AM
Angel Locsin says she and Phil Younghusband aren't pressured by intrigues


070911-angel-main.jpgAfter she was last seen on local TV cheering her heart out with the rest of the Azkals fans at the Rizal Memorial Stadium last July 3 during their momentous 4-0 win against Sri Lanka, Angel Locsin admitted she has gotten closer to Fil-Brit Azkals forward Phil Younghusband. During the Century Tuna press conference last July 7 at the Hotel Intercon in Makati city where she and Phil were launched as the newest endorsers, the 26-year-old actress said that she does not care if some people think her blossoming romance with Phil is just a publicity stunt. “Hindi namin kailangan ng gimmick. Kasi hindi naman kami love team. Hindi naman kami magkakaroon ng pelikula, hindi kami magkakaroon ng teleserye so what’s the point?” she told the media.

Angel also shared that if their pairing up was just a gimmick, then how come they have not accepted all the projects being offered to them to be seen together? “Actually hindi lang naman ito yung nag-offer, madami pa. Ito kasi nauna and ayaw namin na lahat ng commercial kami,” Angel said.

The rumored couple, who have yet to formally announce their relationship, were also caught being sweet to each other by cameras during the Azkals after party at Robot restaurant in Makati last Sunday night. But Angel said that she sees nothing wrong with Phil giving her a kiss on the cheek. If this is any indication as to their growing closeness, then the adoring public need only wait before any big announcement. Angel said that the despite the intrigues, her relationship with Phil has only been growing stronger. “Sa bawat controversy naman na lumalabas, mas lalo namin nakikilala ang isa’t isa kasi kunwari may bagong issue, magtatanong ako sa kanya tapos siya rin magtatanong sa akin. At hindi rin kasi kami masyado nagpapaapekto sa kung anong sinasabi ng iba. Mas importante sa amin kung ano ginagawa ng isa’t isa,” she explained.

Angel also assured her fans that if ever the time comes that she and Phil do end up officially becoming a couple, she will gladly share the news with the world. “Aaminin ko naman kung ganun. Pero nasa ganitong stage pa lang kami. Wala rin naman kaming control sa iniisip ng ibang tao. Hindi rin naman namin sila ma-blame kasi pag nakikita nila kami sa public, naiisip nila yun,” she shared.