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Alden Richards wants to keep it ‘personal’ with Kathryn Bernardo

May 8 ------ Alden Richards remained tightlipped on the real score with “Hello, Love, Goodbye” co-star Kathryn Bernardo, as he pointed out that he wants to keep the details of their friendship “personal.” 


In his cover story with fashion magazine Preview, Richards spoke about the reported budding romance between him and Bernardo. “Whatever is happening between Kath (Bernardo) and I, I really want it to be personal,” he said. 


The actor also touched on his onscreen partnership with Bernardo in the hit 2019 film, in which he admitted that he was surprised they earned support the support of viewers as it was their first time working together. “I was actually surprised [with] how people reacted to [us]… I don’t want to be the first person to say a lot of things about it, but I’m glad that it’s being received well,” he said of the KathDen craze. Richards shared that he, Bernardo, and the “Hello, Love, Goodbye” cast built a “solid” friendship, which lasted until today. He also said its success, which is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the Philippines, still overwhelms him up to now. “The friendship never ended. Naging solid din talaga yung samahan naming lahat [during filming]. And right now, I’m just quite overwhelmed,” he said. 


In a recent interview with GMA’s 24 Oras, the actor also chose to keep mum on the status of his relationship with Bernardo, saying “what you see is what you get.” Richards said he would rather keep it “personal.” Richards and Bernardo’s friendship remained a topic of interest after the actor was first seen at the Kapamilya actress’ birthday party in Palawan, before surprising her with a bouquet of flowers and a Bacarrat box at another surprise celebration for Bernardo. He also made an appearance at the actress’ housewarming party last month. In a report from entertainment insider Ogie Diaz, Richards is said to have been courting Bernardo, but the actor has not addressed this directly, as of writing. 




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