Singer and actor Markki Stroem denied the allegation that he treats Marvin Agustin as more than just his friend.
According to numerous speculations, Markki Stroem and Marvin Agustin are currently in a romantic relationship.
The rumor became even stronger after the two male celebrities were spotted together on various vacation trips – Batangas and Japan.
In an interview with the Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP), the 31-year-old celebrity set the record straight during the Kwai media launch at Market Market Activity Center in Taguig City.
“Everyone has their perception. Ako naman, di ba, kung pinag-uusapan, pinag-uusapan…Any publicity is good publicity, positive or negative… I’m not saying this is negative.”
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He even added that they were already friends before this rumor started. As for now, they are currently doing business together.
“He’s my friend, we do business together, so we’ve been working together for a while. “Dati… kasi we’re friends. We’re just friends.”
After shrugging off the speculations thrown at him, Markki Stroem admitted that he’s currently single. According to him, he wanted to prioritize his work first.
“None, because I’d like to focus on work. Some people are called to be married, some people are called to be single, and I’m called to be single. I’m still young. “I’m not closing any doors yet, but now I’m enjoying my life and living my life.”
Then, he referenced his mother who had him at the age of 38.
“My mom, she had me when she was 38. I want to be able to make enough money, to make enough livelihood so that my kids would be able to have a good life.”
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Markki Stroem will be appearing in numerous films soon – “I Love You, Hater” starring Joshua Garcia, Julia Barretto and Kris Aquino, “Paano Ako Naging Lady”, and “Tres of Bryan, Jolo, Luigi Revilla.”