Claudine Barretto finds new love?

Posted at 05/08/2014 2:05 PM | Updated as of 05/08/2014 3:01 PM

MANILA – Former Kapamilya star Claudine Barretto sent her Instagram followers abuzz after she posted pictures of her with a man many believe is her new boyfriend.

In a post last May 4, Barretto shared a picture of her with a certain Mark. They appeared close in the “selfie” which was obviously taken by the man.

Barretto accompanied the photo with the capiton, “Mark & i :) thanks for today.super thank u.i luv u!”

It immediately drew over 760 “likes” and almost 100 comments, with many people asking if Mark is Barretto’s boyfriend.

Two days later, the former Star Magic talent again posted a picture of them together but this time clarified that they are just friends.

“Yesterday's Bonding With Mark Anthony:) @ the Salon.MY FRIEND MARK ANTHONY,” she said in the caption.

Citing one of the actress’ television interviews, The Philippine Star reported on Wednesday that Barretto and Mark are workmates.

“Kaibigan ko talaga siya. We’re usually always together because we work together, may project kami together,” she said.

Barretto is currently married to actor Raymart Santiago, although they are not living together.