John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna: Are they or aren’t they?
John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna: Are they or aren’t they?
(3rd UPDATE) 'Sobrang baduy neto pero this girl really did something good to my soul. I'll always be grateful,' says John Lloyd of Ellen

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Are John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna together? This is the question many people on social media are asking when photos of the two vacationing in Cebu went viral earlier this month.

The pair, who are part of the show Home Sweetie Home, were spotted with friends enjoying the beach and, quite obviously, each other .


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Fambam trip #goodtimes #drunkAndLovinTimes #provinciallyf #whuut BAKASYON!!

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I DON'T HAVE THE CHANCE!!! the movie: w/ Ms. Nel , JLC & feeling famous Ms. VAN #happiness #love

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Shofa Shofo and Shofe!

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But it wasn’t just the photos the got everyone’s attention. A series of videos showing what seemed to be an inebriated John Lloyd singing and having fun made headlines. In one of the videos, John Lloyd even called Ellen “baby.”

According to a report from Pep, a source said that it was just clean fun for John Lloyd, who maximized his vacation after being busy with his showbiz commitments.

When asked if the two were together, the source neither confirmed nor denied they were together.


Following the videos of him on Instagram that went viral, John Lloyd issued a statement though his public Instagram saying: ” Diz iz mi lerning. Very humbling, but I do apologize to the little boys and girls. No regrets babies just life revealing its raw beauty.”


Star Magic head Johnny Manahan issued a statement saying that John Lloyd was merely blowing off steam after working non-stop. However, with netizens scrutinizing both the photos and videos on social media, things have been magnified.

Ellen also defended John Lloyd’s actions on the videos. In the post by radio disc jockey Rico Robles defending the two of them, Ellen said: “Hindi naman kami nag yoga retreat lol.” (We weren’t at a yoga retreat lol.)

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In a video posted on September 13 by Ellen (and reposted numerous times since), she further tantalizes the curious with John Lloyd playing with John Lloyd the Dog. How very meta. 


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On Sunday, September 24, John Lloyd shared a photo of him and Ellen in each other’s arms with the caption: “Sobrang baduy neto pero this girl really did something good to my soul. I’ll always be grateful.”



News of the two getting close was reported as early as February when they were reported to have been spotted at the EDSA Shangri-La. 

Before John Lloyd and Ellen became were linked as a couple, the two were already in high profile relationships. Ellen was last linked to presidential son Baste Duterte, while John Lloyd was rumored to be spending time with his ex-girlfriend, actress Angelica Panganiban.

The duo seem to enjoy dangling hints and clues about their official status, posting photos that leave much to the imagination, and netizens can’t get enough of this pairing. –