Live na nag-guest ang Philippine Volcanoes rugby player na si Gaz Holgate sa Showbiz Central noong nakaraang Linggo, October 9.
Ang naging topic ng interview ay ang pagkaka-link nila ni Lovi Poe.
Sina Gaz at Lovi kasi ang magka-date sa ginanap na Esquire Philippines launch noong October 5 sa Peninsula Manila.
Nagkakilala sina Gaz at Lovi through their common friend na si Solenn Heussaff.
Kuwento ni Gaz, "Actually, I’m friends with Solenn and I saw her [Lovi] picture on Solenn’s Facebook and I thought I’d like to be introduced to her, and Solenn introduced the both of us."
Childhood friend daw ni Gaz si Solenn.
Ano ang naka-attract sa kanya kay Lovi?
"I think Lovi’s very beautiful, she’s very attractive, and I thought I’d like to meet her.
Dahil sila nga ang magka-date sa Esquire Ball, nagkaroon naman daw sila ng chance na mag-bonding at makilala ang bawa’t isa.
"Yeah, of course, we hang out and she’s a really cool girl actually.
"And then we all went to one of the nightclubs afterwards and partied a bit.
"And she then met some of the Volcano players and it was really a pretty good time."
Nilinaw ni Gaz na kaibigan lamang ang turingan nila ni Lovi, wala raw ligawan na nagaganap sa pagitan nila.
"Nah! I think we’re just good friends and, hopefully, we’ll keep it that way, but nothing romantic at all."
May girlfriend na raw kasi si Gaz.
"I have a girlfriend actually. She’s actually based in U.K."
Si Gaz ay half-Filipino, half-Welsh. Ang kanyang ina ay Filipina. Kahit isinilang siya sa Wales at doon na rin lumaki at nag-aral, marunong pa rin siyang mag-Tagalog.
Dahil sikat ang kanilang rugby team at guwapo naman siya, may plano ba si Gaz na pasukin ang showbiz?
"Yes, it’s an opportunity I’d love to do," sagot niya.
"But I think it’s very hard for me because I play rugby.
"And to try to manage both at the same time... I only get a couple of weeks off a year out of training for rugby, so I take that time to have holidays and vacations and it’s just too difficult.
"But it’s something I’d like to go into."
Nanalo ang Philippine Volcanoes ng silver medal sa 2011 Asian Men’s Rugby 7s Championships.
"So, we’re ranked top two in Asia which is amazing!" pagmamalaki pa ni Gaz.