What Lovi Poe has to say about the Ronald Singson issue

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Actress Lovi Poe, 21, finally agreed to be interviewed about the drug trafficking charges against her rumored boyfriend, Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson, 41, who is currently detained in Hong Kong after being caught with illegal drugs at the Chek Lap Kok International Airport on July 11, reports 24 Oras. Asked how she was doing, the Cinemalaya Best Actress said, "Emotions? Ah, lutang (laughs)."

Poe, who has been avoiding interviews with press people, explained why she has been maintaing a low profile. "Masyadong maselan na topic ito... I don’t want to say anything about it first." She confirmed reports that she was seen crying in the dressing room during the taping of Party Pilipinas on August 1. "I was just really exhausted. You can’t bring what you have onstage... I wasn’t expecting people would see me crying." She added, "I’m just happy that I get to work during these times. Keeping yourself busy is the best thing to do."

Poe told Pilipino Star Ngayon that if her father, the late action star and presidential candidate Fernando Poe, Jr., was still alive, he would probably not get mad about her name being dragged into Singson’s controversy.

Singson’s father, Ilocos Sur Gov. Chavit Singson previously told ABS-CBNNews.com that the younger Singson and Poe broke up on the night of Usher’s concert in Manila on July 9. He added that his son went abroad because of the breakup and to see Usher perform in Macau. Though she was often seen with Singson at showbiz functions, and in the video above looking like they were travelling together, Poe denied speculations that Singson is or was her boyfriend, reports ABS-CBNNews.com.

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