Celebrities share their joy with Kris Aquino as she announced her engagement to Mel Senen Sarmiento on Instagram on Sunday, Oct. 24.
Actresses Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis, K Brosas, Mariel Padilla, singer Moira Dela Torre, and fashion designer Francis Libiran congratulated the couple, commenting hearts on Aquino's post.
Kim Chiu, meanwhile, shared how the sweet video made her smile. "Wow!!!!! I was smiling the whole video!!!!❤️❤️❤️ so much love and happiness ate❤️❤️❤️ you deserve all the happiness in the world ate," she commented.
Pokwang, Aquino's longtime friend, also got emotional from the post, writing "Waaaaaaaa!!!!!!! bakit ako naiyak dito waaaaa ?."
"I love you, my nanay ❤️❤️❤️," commented Miles Ocampo, who Aquino treats like her own daughter. Earlier in the year, Aquino and her son Bimby surprised the 24-year-old actress for her birthday.
Atty. Gideon Peña, whom people earlier speculated Aquino was dating, showed his support for the couple. "'Hindi ako pang showbiz' #TeamReal ??????," he wrote.
The 50-year-old TV host's sidekick on her show Kris TV, Darla Sauler, shared her well wishes for the couple, saying "I'm so happy for you Krisy!"
Aquino's post about her engagement on Oct. 24 marks the first time she publicly acknowledged her relationship with former Interior and Local Government Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento. She hinted about being in a relationship when she posted a birthday message to a special someone without mentioning who that person was.