“A diamond has to shine”: This was what Barbie Forteza said after walking the red carpet solo at the 2023 GMA Gala and it went against previous expectations that he would bring a date with her.
The actress, who caused a stir after going solo to the event, addressed this when she responded to Twitter user @ShowbizBanter, via Forteza’s Twitter page on Sunday, July 23.
“Going solo,” it read, showing off individual photos of Forteza, her boyfriend Jak Roberto, and their lovey-dovey teammate David Licauco at the event.
“The long wait is finally over. Millions of fans got their answer,” he added.barbie strength, jak roberto and david licauco they all went solo as they walked the red carpet at GMA Gala 2023.”
Forteza shared the tweet, quoting a line from Taylor Swift’s hit song “Bejeweled” in the caption: “What’s a girl gonna do? A diamond has to shine.”
“What’s a girl going to do? A diamond has to shine”
— Barbie Forteza (@dealwithBARBIE) July 23, 2023
Forteza was then greeted with admiration by fans who praised the actress for owning her moment and “shining bright” on her own.
Some netizens previously pitched in at Forteza, Roberto and Licauco’s solo red carpet walk, lamenting how show business’s love team culture has apparently affected the couple’s real-life relationship.
Forteza has been in a relationship with Roberto for six years. Meanwhile, the actress’ love team with Licauco began after their union in the hit GMA TV series “María Clara en Ibarra” in 2022. edv
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