For the first time, Maine Mendoza broke her silence over rumors that “something” is brewing between her and Arjo Atayde.
In a chance interview at the sidelights of “Popop Em Jack: The Puliscredibles” press conference, the 23-year-old TV host-actress reiterated that she and Arjo are friends.
Maine and Arjo’s alleged “dating status” has been in the headlines for some time now, this after being spotted together in numerous occasions.
“We’re going out as friends,” she reiterated, adding she and the actor are still in the “getting-to-know-each-other” stage.
Prodded if she is happy with her personal life, Maine briefly answered “yes.”
According to her, she is fortunate to experience the “freedom” she has now.
“I can now do things I want to do as person and as an actress,” she smiled.
Merely three years in the industry, the budding actress has learned a lot of lessons.
“I realize that sometimes the people in front of you are not all true,” she noted.
Maine stars in “Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles” alongside Vic Sotto and Coco Martin. The film will be released on Dec. 25 as an official entry to the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival.