People & Inspiration

In Focus: 10 Celebrity Friendships You May Not Know About

In Focus: 10 Celebrity Friendships You May Not Know About


Making friends can't be learned, but it can be done. The challenging part is finding a person you can trust and jive to. We bet you can all agree when we say that having that instant connection with someone doesn't come easy.

Sometimes, we expect that people only become friends when they fall in the same circle or age group. But nuh-uh, some celebrity friendships will surprise you. Here are some famous personalities you never imagined would hang out but are actually tight off-cam!

1. Kathryn Bernardo and Ria Atayde

The KathNiel film The Hows of Us was just the beginning of Kath & Ria's bond. It turns out that the two gals remained friends even after wrapping up their project together and it only grew stronger. They're the perfect example of colleagues turned best mates!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Kathryn Bernardo ?? (@bernardokath) on

2. Julia Barretto and Erich Gonzales

These two ladies became friends when they did a magazine cover shoot abroad. Since then, they found their chemistry to travel the world together and hang out whenever their schedule permits. Excuse us as we look for the "Chulia" to our "Princess!"

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Erich Gonzales (@erichgg) on

3. Bela Padilla, Kim Chiu, and Angelica Panganiban

Angelica just wanted to have fun and, luckily, so did her newfound gal pals or else their friendship wouldn't have happened. It started when Bela and Kim decided to gatecrash a birthday party where Angelica was invited to. Who would have thought that coming to an event uninvited could be a good idea? Now, this trio even have matching tattoos!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Kim Chiu ?? (@chinitaprincess) on

4. Ylona Garcia and Produce 101's Somi

Though it seems that they haven't met in person yet, Ylona and K-pop star Somi quickly became friends through the internet after the former slid into the latter's DMs to thank her for supporting her new song. See, friendship knows no distance!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by ylona. (@ylonagarcia) on

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by ??? (@somsomi0309) on

5. Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence

These two Oscar winners got linked after having the same suspected stalker. JLaw then asked for Emma's number from a mutual friend. They've kept in touch since then, and it was only a year later when they decided to meet in person. With such vibrant personalities, it's no surprise that these two hit it off!

6. Kelsey Merritt and Nina Dobrev

We all had an OMG moment when we saw Kelsey and Nina being in the same vacation along with other personalities. But we shouldn't be really surprised anymore because, given the Fil-Am supermodel's promising journey in the US, it's only fitting that this VS wonder becomes part of a celebrity squad!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Nina Dobrev (@nina) on

7. Ross Butler and Noah Centineo

Even before Ross was cast to join Noah in the squeal of To All The Boys I've Loved Before, the two were already spotted attending the same Halloween party. We don't need 13 reasons why this happened because having two of our biggest crushes share a bromance is what we live for!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Ross Butler (@rossbutler) on

8. BLACKPINK's Jennie and Red Velvet's Irene

Rumor has it that these K-pop idols met at a salon, and it didn't take long for them to be the closest of friends. And they don't shy away from showing how much they adore each other even during public broadcasts! Every JenRene interaction is totally precious!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by j ????? (@jendeukie.aegyo) on

9. EXO's D.O and Park Bo Gum

It's no secret that D.O has a lot of big names on his friendship list which apparently includes actor Park Bo Gum. They starred together in the 2015 drama I Remember You and also had numerous encounters around the entertainment scene.

10. BTS' J-Hope & Jung Hae In

If we're talking about surprising friendships then we shouldn't forget to mention J-Hope and Hae In's. Just so you know, the BTS member recently sent the actor flowers in support of his fan meeting, and the way that he chose to put it under his nickname "Hobi" means they are very close, right? This bromance is giving us life!

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by BTS JHOPE ??? (@bts_jhope) on

They say the best friendships are the ones you never saw coming. In terms of lasting connections, you'll know it when you feel it. And as we go through our own journey of self-discovery, it wouldn't hurt to have a few like-minded people to tag along!

ALSO READ: In Focus: 5 Friendship Rules Everyone Should Live By




The Writer

View All

Recommended from Other ABS-CBN Websites