Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo took to social media to clarify that she is only friends with former Pinoy Big Brother: Otso housemate Andre Brouillette.
This was after netizens spotted them having lunch together alongside a companion in California, stirring speculations online.
On Wednesday, May 26, Andre posted on Instagram, "Lunch with the lovely and beautiful Miss Universe Philippines @rabiyamateo."
Rabiya also documented their lunch on her Instagram Stories.
Weeks ago, Andre also posted a photo with Rabiya on social media cheering for the beauty queen days before the Miss Universe pageant.
Clarifying speculations linking her to Andre, Rabiya posted on her Instagram Stories, "#Friends #Workmates #NoMalice #Empire #Mercator #ImNotAvailable."
Rabiya is currently in the US attending events after joining the Miss Universe pageant in Florida.
Meanwhile, Andre took part in the Miss Universe pageant as an online host for Empire Philippines, sharing pageant updates.
Andre is currently single. In January this year, the former housemate revealed his separation from Lou Yanong
Meanwhile, Rabiya has been in a relationship with her non-showbiz boyfriend Neil Salvacion for six years. However, rumors of their separation circulated online as netizens noticed that photos of Rabiya were no longer visible on Neil's Instagram page.