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LJ Reyes reflects on wedding with Philip Evangelista: 'I can't ask for more'

By Brooke Villanueva Published Oct 15, 2023 12:20 pm

LJ Reyes took the time to reflect on her special day with her non-showbiz partner Philip Evangelista, expressing her excitement over the new chapter of their lives as a married couple.

Sharing some photos from their intimate wedding on Instagram, the actress wrote: "I think this day speaks highly of how we are as individuals and as a couple—coursing through life with love and joy. We remain in God’s presence and now He has granted us with His great promise, a gift that we will treasure even beyond this lifetime."

LJ described the recently concluded affair as "a day full of laughter and full of love—not just between us but from our family and friends who came to celebrate with us. And, I can’t ask for more!" she wrote.

"I can’t wait for what this new beginning holds for all of us!" she added.

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The local star tied the knot with Philip on Oct. 8 at The Bevin House in New York. It was also livestreamed for their loved ones who weren't able to witness their wedding in person.

LJ announced her engagement to Philip in May, quoting the bible verse of Jeremiah 29:11 NLT in the caption. "’For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord. ‘They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’" 

She moved to New York in September 2021 following her controversial breakup with Paolo Contis after a six-year relationship. They share a child named Summer. LJ also has a son named Aki with Paulo Avelino