Ricci Rivero Confirms Breakup With Andrea Brillantes; Basketball Player-Actor Accused of Cheating

Ricci Rivero and Andrea Brillantes have broken up

RICCI RIVERO – The basketball player-actor has confirmed that he and Kapamilya actress-influencer Andrea Brillantes have broken up after one year of being together.

In a tweet, Ricci acknowledged the mistake of keeping their relationship private and stated that he believed it was unnecessary to share their struggles publicly. He asked for respect and emphasized the importance of preserving their friendship.

Ricci also urged people not to make up false stories or involve others in their situation. He apologized for any disappointments and encouraged everyone to move on peacefully without holding onto negativity.

Ricci Rivero and Andrea Brillantes
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Some netizens criticized Ricci and accused him of cheating, while others speculated about the involvement of a “councilor” in the breakup, although no further information was provided. Andrea has not yet commented on the breakup, leaving her stance on the issue unknown.

To recall, it was during a UAAP basketball game when Ricci publicly asked Andrea to be his girlfriend, with two men holding up T-shirts displaying “YES” and “No.” Andrea chose the “YES” shirt, confirming their relationship amid enthusiastic cheers from the audience.

Their love story continued to unfold, with public sightings and Andrea sharing details in a vlog released on October 4, 2022. She revealed that she had made the first move by following and messaging Ricci on social media.

Andrea Brillantes and Ricci Rivero
Photo: Andrea Brillantes / Instagram

Meanwhile, here’s the Twitter post of Ricci Rivero:

“I own up to the mistake of not making my relationship status public because I felt there’s no need to add up to what were going through. Please respect our decision to keep it to ourselves so that we can preserve whats left of our friendship. I hope let’s stop creating your own versions and dragging other characters into these false accusations. I am sorry for whatever disappoinments it may have caused you – for everyone’s peace of mind, please allow ourselves to heal and move on peacefully without hate and pain.”

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