In a heartfelt revelation on Tuesday morning, LJ Reyes delighted her fans and followers as she announced her engagement to her non-showbiz boyfriend, Philip Evangelista, who is based in New York.
Taking to Instagram, the actress marks a new chapter in her life sharing a series of photos capturing the emotional moment. In one image, LJ can be seen in tears as Philip kneels down, holding a ring. Other pictures show the couple embracing each other with pure happiness radiating from their faces.
LJ accompanied the post with a quote from the Bible: “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord. ‘They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’”
Friends and colleagues of the actress flooded the comments section with messages of joy, celebrating this special milestone with her. Marian Rivera expressed her excitement with the comment, “Awwww, happiness.”
Camille Prats also chimed in, saying, “Maaaaars!!!! So happy for you!!!! No wonder you’ve been quiet there!!!!” Meanwhile, fellow Starstruck Avenger Ryza Cenon wrote, “Awww, gf!!!!!!! I’m so happy for you!”
Following a painful breakup with actor Paolo Contis after a six-year relationship, LJ, along with her children Aki and Summer, relocated to New York, USA, in September 2021.