Despite her busy schedule with her tapings, actress Ria Atayde made sure she was present when her older brother, Arjo Atayde, proposed to Maine Mendoza last Thursday, July 28. She was also active in helping her brother prepare the necessary details for the proposal.
On Instagram, Ria shared how important family is for her and the rest of her siblings. She, along with the rest of the family, is overjoyed to have found a new sister in Maine. The actress shared a sweet and short message to her brother.
“You’ve always been Mister Grand Gestures @arjoatayde. But I think among all you’ve done, this has got to be my most favorite,” Ria wrote.
In one of her Instagram stories, the actress shared a picture of herself and Arjo with the rest of the siblings to show how tight knit their relationship is. In the following story, Maine was added in the middle and the siblings shared a moment with her.
“I think among all the many changes we welcomed in our lives this year, this has got to be the best. So excited to officially welcome you into the family @mainedcm,” she added.
Maine, her future sister-in-law, commented on her post to thank Ria for everything that she did for the event. According to Maine, she knew all the efforts that Ria had put into this just to make sure everything would go as smoothly as possible.
“Thank you, Ri!!! I know how much effort you put into this. All wouldn’t have been possible without your assistance too. thank you so so much,” Maine shared.
In response to his sister’s post, Arjo reposted it on his Instagram story and shared how much he loves his sister.
“Thank you for everything wiwi… I love you,” he said.
Maine rose to popularity after being part of the AlDub love team with actor Alden Richards. Since then, Maine took on different acting roles and pursued her individual growth as an actress. Meanwhile, Arjo just recently won a seat in the House of Representatives and is currently serving as the congressman of the first district of Quezon City.