Just as TV actor and model Jerome Ponce was getting busy with new projects comes the news that he and his girlfriend of four years, volleyball star Mika Reyes, have split up.
In fact, it was Mika herself who ended their relationship, saying Jerome cheated on her.
“Cheaters are losers, remember that,” Mika, middle-hitter/blocker of the Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors, posted on her Facebook page, along with photos captioned: “With or without Jerome Ponce, she is still THE Mika Reyes whom people love and support for her swag and charm.”
Mika and Jerome have also unfollowed each other on social media.
This was not the first time that their relationship became fodder for gossip. In early 2019, rumors had it that they had broken up. But they took to social media to declare that they were still together.
However, observers noted that the Jerome and Mika love story was complicated right from the start.
Fans of Mika said she and Jerome were dating at the time when the actor was in Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) in July 2016 with PBB housemate Elisse Joson, his ex-girlfriend whom he was then trying to win back.
Mika’s previous relationship with basketball star Kiefer Ravena ended unpleasantly in 2015 due to an alleged third party, TV-film actor Jasmine Curtis-Smith, not to mention a viral video of Mika kissing another athlete.
Jerome is in the cast of the comedy show Sunday Kada on TV5, as well as in the Boys’ Love series Ben x Jim with Teejay Marquez.