The “couple” Maine Mendoza and Arjo Atayde keeps their relationship private and remain low key amidst of issues and speculations about their growing relationship. Just an update for Maine-Arjo shippers, recently Arjo celebrated his 29th birthday on November 5 and his “girlfriend” Maine greeted him through a swoon worthy photo.
Maine Mendoza took her Instagram uploading a photo of her and Arjo as they were seen holding hands while walking down the road, wearing matchy monochromatic colors outfit. Maine captioned her photo, “happy birthday” capping it with a heart emoji. Awww, can you even handle this Maine-Arjo shippers?
Last March of this year, before Maine’s birthday, Maine confirmed that she and Arjo are dating, “It’s true, I am dating Arjo,” Maine expressed in an interview with Pep.ph “I wouldn’t deny that our friendship is growing deeper with time,” Maine added. Even Sylvia Sanchez, Arjo’s mom, expressed her admiration and approval of Maine to her son, “Swak kaming dalawa. Nagkakaintindihan kami. Napapatawa siya ni Maine. Mahal talaga ng anak ko si Maine. Nakikita ko ‘yon.” Sylvia revealed in an interview in Tonight With Boy Abunda. She also commends Maine for standing up for her son Arjo amidst of stalker issue, “Pero nilaban mo ang anak ko. Masaya ako kasi hindi natakot si Maine at pinanindigan din niya ang alam niyang tama.”
Meanwhile, Arjo can’t help but to thank Maine as his source of inspiration for his growing acting career, as he bagged Best Drama Supporting Actor portraying the role of Elijah for The General’s Daughter at the recent Philippine Movie Press Club Awards. Arjo ended his acceptance speech with a sweet message to his “main”, “for being such an inspiration, for being my every day, for keeping up with my weirdness. This one’s for you.”
Happy Birthday Arjo! All the best for you and Maine!