Here is the message from Ruffa Gutierrez to Herbert Bautista
RUFFA GUTIERREZ – The beauty queen-turned-actress openly expressed her appreciation and affection for Herbert Bautista, an actor and politician who she’s rumored to be dating.
She admired his consistent support, especially during both good and tough times, and thanked him for his love for her father. Ruffa shared glimpses of her dad Eddie Gutierrez’s 82nd birthday celebration on her Instagram Stories, where Bautista was also present and acknowledged.
In a video, Bautista can be seen singing Billy Joel’s “Just the Way You Are,” adding to the warmth of the occasion. Notably, Bautista has been seen with the Gutierrez family on various occasions. Besides the Gutierrezes, other celebrities like Sen. Robin Padilla, Sunshine Cruz, and Karla Estrada were also present at Eddie’s birthday bash.
Speculations about Ruffa and Bautista’s romantic involvement surfaced in 2022 when they were seen together multiple times. Ruffa had previously mentioned having a close yet platonic relationship with someone, describing it as more of a mentor-student dynamic.
Addressing persistent rumors, Ruffa has denied being pregnant with Bautista’s child, clarifying similar speculations that arose in 2022.
Meanwhile, Ruffa Gutierrez is an actress, model, television host, and beauty pageant titleholder. Rising to fame as the 1992 Look of the Year – Philippines and later securing the title of Binibining Pilipinas World 1993, she garnered international recognition as the Second Runner-up in the Miss World 1993 pageant.
Gutierrez commenced her acting career in the 1980s and became a prominent figure on German Moreno’s That’s Entertainment before transitioning to beauty pageants in the early 1990s. In addition to her professional endeavors, Gutierrez is the daughter of actor Eddie Gutierrez and talent manager Annabelle Rama. She shares two daughters from her marriage to Turkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas, which ended in annulment in 2012.
Throughout her journey, Gutierrez has showcased her versatility in various television shows and films, captivating audiences with her talent and charm. From her early appearances in That’s Entertainment to her recent roles in productions like Love Thy Woman and It’s Showtime, she continues to leave a lasting impact on the Filipino entertainment industry.