Kim reacts to Xian's 'single' remark

Posted at 05/05/14 11:02 AM

Kim Chiu. File Photo.

MANILA – Apparently, Xian Lim’s controversial “single but ready to mingle” remark was only part of his job.

This was revealed by Kim Chiu, Lim's leading lady in a number of showbiz projects, during a live interview on “Buzz ng Bayan” on Sunday.

During the said broadcast, Chiu was asked by host Boy Abunda for her reaction to Lim’s statement, which raised questions about their current status.

Chiu and Lim have been vocal about considering each other special although they have yet to confirm that they are a couple.

Responding to Abunda with a big smile, Chiu said, “Tumawag siya actually before siya sumalang. Sabi niya 'May pinapasabi sa aking ganito ah.' Parang ganun. So ako, okay sige mag-work ka diyan.”

Asked to clarify whether Lim’s call was sort of a permission, Chiu said, “Yes!”

The 24-year-old actor made the candid confession at an event for a skincare brand he endorses, and it raised questions whether Chiu, his rumored girlfriend, is now out of the picture.

In an interview with ABS-CBN North America News Bureau last month, Lim said he just wants to keep things private between him and Chiu as “there is always a proper timing for everything.”

“We are just going to be thankful sa lahat ng sumusuporta sa amin [ni Kim]. Maraming, maraming salamat. What we always say is we keep whatever we have private and in God’s time, there’s always a proper timing for everything,” he said.

Lim and Chiu are currently busy pursuing individual ventures but in a couple of months, both have said they will start preparing for their reunion project.