Meet Miss U Catriona Gray’s supportive boyfriend Clint Bondad
MANILA, Philippines — Hours before Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018, her longtime boyfriend Clint Bondad penned a message rallying for her to win the title.
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@catriona_gray you have the whole arena behind you ❤️ Go get it! Since the very day I met you in Baguio in that tiny elevator when we merly were just kids I knew that you are different. You felt untouchable. Like I met someone specific but couldn't figure out who it was. Never met a more intelligent woman in my life. You seem to capture the stars and are simply a creator by heart. You are a specialist made to move the world. A rocket breaking through the atmosphere bringing back a piece of heaven. Words will never be enough to capture who you are… I know this is a huge day but this will literally just be the beginning. Special thanks to @jhay.layson for the amazing outfit 🤗🤗🤗FEATURED STORIES
In an Instagram post on Monday, Bondad recounted the first time they met and said, “Since the very day I met you in Baguio in that tiny elevator when we merely were just kids, I knew that you are different.”
“You felt untouchable. Like I met someone specific but couldn’t figure out who it was. Never met a more intelligent woman in my life,” he added.
The Filipino-German model and actor also did not miss to share a video of his reaction to Gray’s winning moment.
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I seriously didn't take any video till the final moment because I knew I wouldn't need to film anything before that! I won't say anything anymore here in the caption… We are drained ❤️ Will let the video speak for itself. Sorry for the swearing. Thank you #CATGANERN
“I won’t say anything anymore here in the caption… We are drained. Will let the video speak for itself,” Bondad said.
Bondad and Gray have been dating for six years, according to one of the former’s Instagram posts.
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The day we celebrated 6 years ❤️ Funny we never realised that our anniversary was on the Independence Day of the 🇵🇭 Ironically however is that we instead lost our independence… but won an amazing journey together that I personally wouldn't exchange for anything. @catriona_gray you have given me an amazing 6 years. You supported me literally in my weakest moments but also kept me from becoming a complete idiot. You are the woman that a kind of man like me needs. Strong, viciously intelligent and not afraid to speak up. First picture by @dookieducay thanks!
“You supported me literally in my weakest moments but also kept me from becoming a complete idiot. You are the woman that a kind of man like me needs,” Bondad said of Gray.
He had also been candid about their relationship, constantly sharing moments with Gray.
“The face you make when the cutest nose in the universe presses against your face,” he wrote in one of his posts.
Bondad wrote in another, “The worst part about bringing you to the airport is watching an angel fly away.”
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My Life Partner <3 We will still have our belated valentine's day ;) Thank you for everything @catriona_gray . You are the one person in my life who I would die for a million times but resurrect one million and one times just to make sure that I give you everything that I have and become even more then I am. You are my life's biggest motivation. I love you. #valentinesday #love #you
Bondad is a member of the “ASAP” cover boys alongside Tanner Mata, Tommy Esguerra, Albie Casiño and Luis Hontiveros.
He has also appeared in several movies like “Girlfriend for Hire” (2016), “Chain Mail” (2015), “Your Place or Mine?” (2015), among others. /cbb
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