Freddie, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Star Awards for Music held at Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City last Sunday, October 13, made the confirmation during an interview with entertainment website Philippine Entertainment Portal.
The living legend said his girlfriend is currently 16 years old, which makes a really wide 44-year age gap between them.
The “Anak” singer said they’re not yet planning to marry until his girlfriend reaches eighteen or above, but they’re definitely “talking about having a baby.” He was married thrice, divorced, and already has six children from his previous wives.
Freddie said he’s not bothered to be called “cradle snatcher” saying he is used to the criticism as his third wife was only seventeen when she became his girlfriend.
In a separate interview, Ka Freddie revealed he met the girl in one of the campaign sorties in Mindoro and fell in love with her. “Love at first sight,” he said.
They kept in touch by phone and after a week of getting to know each other, the living legend said he asked the teenager if she can be his girlfriend.
Freddie insisted he only knew of the girl’s age when they were already a couple. He calls her “Babe.”
The music icon noted that in love, age doesn’t matter.