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Andi Eigenmann speaks out on viral video of Philmar Alipayo with another woman

By Melanie Uson Published May 28, 2024 7:59 pm

Andi Eigenmann has addressed the viral TikTok video involving her fiancé Philmar Alpayo who was seen hanging out with a woman in Siargao. 

ICYMI, Philmar recently went viral on TikTok after one user shared a video with the champion surfer.

"For how many weeks staying here in [S]iargao finally [I] saw you!!!" TikTok user @crishabibi, or Crissa Liaging, wrote in the caption. The said video, which had the song Weak by SWV as the background music, has earned over 140,000 likes and 4.5 million views, as of writing.

In the clip, Philmar was seen leaning his head close to the woman, standing near her as they talked, and later reaching out his arm to her and playfully kicking her leg.


For how many weeks staying here in siargao finally i saw you!!! 😭

♬ ur soo kewt if u use this sound . - monnie.

Andi did not mince her words as took to Instagram Stories to share a cryptic message, which was seemingly about the TikTok video going around.

“He can go out with his friends, go drinking every once in a while, and chat with whoever he wants. No harm in that,” Andi wrote in her now-expired story on Monday, May 27. 

“What's shameful is purposely posting and editing a video to cause a stir, disturbing the peace of people and dragging them into their negativity, just for some social media attention,” she added. 

Andi Eigenmann / Instagram via @auntieselinamo / X

For her part, original poster and the woman in the video Crissa denied the rumors surrounding her and Philmar via a TikTok video.

“Hindi totoo ang inyong iniisip at hindi totoo ang mga naglalabasang issue sa social media. Alam ko na mali ko, ako rin ang naglaglag sa aking sarili,” she said in Bisaya. 

The TikTok user also acknowledged her fault for not keeping her distance from Philmar, but she stressed that they were not flirting in the posted video.

“Walang flirting na nangyari dahil nasa public place kami. At hindi ko rin ma-please si Philmar the way siya tumingin at mag-act sa akin. Ang mali ko lang talaga, hindi ako dumistansya,” she explained. 

Crissa reiterated that Philmar has his own family and admitted she got “overwhelmed” because she did not expect him to know her.  

The social media personality also added that they were only talking about a certain surfer colleague of Philmar.

Crissa later said that she regrets uploading the video and that she should have kept it to herself. 

"Walang nangyari sa amin,” she stressed as she concluded her statement.

Earlier this month, Andi refuted breakup rumors surrounding her and Philmar when the social media users pointed out that the champion surfer was not with her when she went on a vacation in Japan with her family.

Andi moved to Siargao in 2017 and announced her romance with Philmar in 2018. They got engaged two years later and share two kids Lilo and Koa.

She often shares their journey as a family on their YouTube channel dubbed "Happy Islanders." 

In late April, she revealed that they were supposed to tie the knot this year but they decided to postpone it following Jaclyn Jose's death.