Friday, March 14, 2014, Claudine Barretto visited the tomb of Rico Yan on the occasion of the late actor's birth day anniversary that would have turned 39 last Friday. Rico Yan was a former on-screen on his last movie entitled "Got to Believe" and real-life partner of Claudine. Yan died on March 29, 2002 due to cardiac arrest resulted from acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
It was believed that the most popular love team in the late '90s were Claudine Barretto and Rico Yan. They were co-starred in several ABS-CBN series and 6 movies under the network's film arm Star Cinema based on the record. They first work together in the 1996 film entitled "Radio Romance" then eventually became a couple in real life after being paired on-screen.
Rico Yan passed away 26-days after their fourth anniversary on March 4, 2002. There were rumors that the couple was already broken up when Yan died but it was not confirmed. Four years later, Claudine Barretto got married to actor Raymart Santiago on March 27, 2002 and recently separated.
As we recall, Santiago and Barretto got involved into controversy last May 2012, wherein they were allegedly ganged up on veteran journalist Ramon Tulfo at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. They filed a physical injury complaint against the Ramon Tulfo but soon was resolved via peace talk on both parties.
Raymart Santiago and Barretto are currently have legal battle over the custody of their two children and so said allegations of domestic violence and still