Coco Martin unaffected by marriage rumors

Contrary to tabloid reports, OMG! Awards Actor of the Year Coco Martin wasn’t secretly married to a non-showbiz partner in Canada.

This was the reaction of the “Juan dela Cruz” star in response to persistent rumors that the supposed wedding happened before his current status as a sought-after leading man.

The 31-year-old actor also clarified that he has been staying in the Philippines even during his indie films” days as he dismissed speculations that he holds a Canadian passport.

Coco thinks the rumors may have resulted from his being single, despite being romantically linked to a number of Kapamilya stars namely, Sarah Geronimo, Angeline Quinto, Erich Gonzales and Julia Montes.

As one of the current most bankable stars, Coco has made family and career his priorities adding that the possibility of settling down is not among his immediate plans in the future. The actor also understands the public’s curiosity with his personal life, though he stressed that when he finally finds time to be in a relationship, or have a family of his own, he would want to keep it private.

Recently Coco was adjudged the “OMG! Awards 2013 Actor of the Year.”

It was a tight race between him and Kapuso star Dingdong Dantes, who took the second lead with 169,923 votes. John Lloyd Cruz took the third spot with 79,147 votes, while Dennis Trillo and Derek Ramsay took the fourth and fifth spot with 23,955 and 7,541 votes, respectively.