LOOK: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo impersonator Ate Glow gets married
MANILA, Philippines – One of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's impersonators, comedian Ate Glow (aka Rene Boy Facunla) is now married.
According to a report from PEP, Ate Glow married her British boyfriend on Saturday, July 2, at the Chelsea Registry Office in London, United Kingdom. Her husband has not been named.
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In an interview with Rhea Santos on GMA's Tunay Na Buhay in 2014, Ate Glow said that she met her husband through Facebook.
"I met him in London last year when I visited my best friend. Nakita niya ako sa Facebook ng friend ko kaya nako, thank you kay Mark Zuckerberg at nang dahil sa Facebook, nagkaroon ako ng love life," she said.
(I met him in London last year when I visted my best friend. He saw me on my friend's Facebook, so thank you Mark Zuckerberg. Because of Facebook, I now have a love life.)
In the same interview, Ate Glow shared that her British boyfriend knew about her gender identity.
"He had an idea kasi 'yong common friend namin is also a transsexual pero tinignan niya raw kasi 'yong mga pictures ko," she said.
(He had an idea because our common friend is also transsexual, but he looked at my pictures, too.)
Aside from impersonating the former president, Ate Glow also appeared in TV shows and movies, the last being Moron 5 and The Crying Lady in 2012. – Rappler.com
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