Filipino-Swiss racer Marlon Stockinger admitted during an ABS-CBN Push interview at the 2016 Star Magic Ball that he and the beauty queen are seeing each other.
“The truth? Let’s put it this way: If Pia was here tonight she’d be my date here so yeah obviously we see each other but we just want to keep it down low pretty much but yeah, I’ve been seeing Pia.”
He also cleared the air about the issue between Pia and Dr. Mike Varshavski. “I guess we wouldn’t be seeing each other if that was happening,” he said. “So what I know is it’s just Pia and I at the moment.”
In a previous Instagram post, Pia called Marlon her “favorite Swiss,” fanning the rumors of a possible dating status.
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At least now the guessing game is over as Marlon shared his excitement about getting to know Pia more and how he thinks things will play out between the two of them.
“It’s amazing! Pia is very beautiful of course, that is the reason why she is Miss Universe. I just feel lucky that we got to meet and we’ve been seeing each other.
“You can say that we’re on the early stages, obviously we’ve just begun to know each other and can’t predict the future right now, but probably that would be an awesome Christmas gift, so we’ll see.”
Sources: ABS-CBN Push, Pep.ph, GMA News