Ricci Rivero and Los Baños Councilor Leren Mae Bautista have yet to confirm their relationship, but it seems that they are no longer appear shy about being seen together in public.
The rumored couple was recently seen at a fiesta in Laguna.
Photos and videos of the two seated beside each other at the event was uploaded by one @memememe.meow on Tiktok last Sunday, Sept. 24, in which they were seen having a good time, and in some instances, even holding hands while walking at a carnival or going on a ride.
“Photos of Leren Mae Bautista and Ricci Rivero, September 23,2023 at Los Baños Laguna,” @memememe.meow’s caption read.
@memememe.meow Photos of Leren Mae Bautista and Ricci Rivero, September 23,2023 at Los Baños Laguna. #ricci #riccirivero #leren #lerenmaebautista #lerenbautista #laguna #losbañoslaguna #bañamos #fyp #bagonglosbaños #fy ♬ original sound – ✨🇬🇹2000s&2010s throwbacks✨
Rivero and Bautista were also spotted holding hands while accommodating photo requests from passers-by, as seen in a separate video.
“Who are we to judge? credits to the rightful owner of this video,” the post read.
@memememe.meow Who are we to judge? credits to the rightful owner of this video. #ricci #riccirivero #leren #lerenmaebautista #lerenmae #losbaños #bagonglosbaños #losbañoslaguna #fyp ♬ original sound – Andrei King
In this photo, the rumored sweethearts were spotted seated next to each other during the event.
@memememe.meow Spotted Basketball player Ricci Rivero attended the Bañamos Festival with Beauty Queen/Konsehal Leren Mae Bautista at Los Baños Laguna 👀 #riccirivero #lerenmaebautista #losbañoslaguna #bañamos #fyp #bagonglosbaños ♬ original sound – ✨🇬🇹2000s&2010s throwbacks✨
The sightings come a month after Rivero and Bautista were seen checking out plushie toys at a shopping mall.
The pair’s alleged romance emerged in June, after the beauty queen-turned-politician was accused as the third party in Rivero and actress Andrea Brillante’s 14-month relationship. The athlete and Brillantes eventually called it quits for good last May.
Following their split, Brillantes then accused Rivero of cheating on her after witnessing a naked woman in his apartment. Rivero, however, denied the allegations, saying the woman that Brillantes saw was “not his” but a companion’s girlfriend.
Meanwhile, Bautista’s camp denied any romantic involvement with the baller in an official statement last June 12, claiming the rumors were “false and have no basis in reality.”