MANILA — “Wala akong sinuntok.”
This was the statement on Friday by actor Matteo Guidicelli as he vehemently denied punching someone as reported on national media.
The “punching” incident accordingly occurred following his heralded civil wedding with pop star Sarah Geronimo on Friday and circulation of a police report where he was accused of figuring in an altercation.
“Wala akong sinuntok,” Guidicelli was quoted as saying during an interview with told ABS-CBN News’ Mario Dumaual by phone patch.
Nevertheless, the 29-yer-old Guidicelli thanked well-wishers after confirming his wedding with Geronimo, 31, his partner of nearly six years.
As reported, the couple exchanged vows in a clandestine ceremony at a hotel in Bonifacio Global City, kept hush-hush even from the bride’s parents who have long been cold toward their relationship.
It was learned that over the years, Matteo and Sarah kept asking for acceptance from pop star’s parents.
Clandestine as it was, the secret civil wedding of the country’s hottest pair today, leaked allowing Philippine Star Entertainment Editor/Columnist to write a preemptive report online.
With it, Geronimo’s mother, Divine, caught wind of the event and showed up uninvited at the hotel where wedding was being held.
Jerry Tamara, a bodyguard employed by the Geronimo family, allegedly reported to police that Guidicelli accused him of informing Divine, that all but led to the untoward incident.
The police blotter also revealed that after the ceremony had finished, Divine insisted on speaking with her daughter.
Sarah Geronimo has yet to release an official statement on the incident. (Ismael Amigo/sovereignph.com)