Former Bb Pilipinas-Universe Jewel Lobaton, wife of Sen Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel, wants out. After 13 years of marriage, Lobaton is seeking an annulment of their marriage, citing Pimentel’s alleged abusive nature. Her lawyer Salvador Panelo told TV station ABS-CBN, “We have cited several instances that show that there have been abuses from Day One of the wedding up to the day of the separation, and continuing up to the present.” When Pimentel was seeking re-election in the 2013 mid-term elections, Lobaton denied she was a battered wife. They wed in 2000 after Pimentel topped the Bar and she was crowned beauty queen.
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