Both of them are of Chinese descent and their successful portrayal of their respective characters in the shows that they worked on made them seem like they would hit it off in real life.
The two are reunited in the ABS-CBN new daytime soap Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin to air weekdays beginning May 1 before It’s Showtime.
“We felt awkward at first because we’re not that super friends,” said Kim during the soap’s grand launch.
Gerald, 27, admitted he “fell in love fast and really hard” with Bea. But I was also looking forward to being with someone.
The two developed feelings for each other in Apr 2010 during a concert tour with other ABS-CBN artists in the United States.
Meanwhile, Kim is currently starring in soap opera .