Kim Chiu tells Maja Salvador to "stay strong" now that she has broken up with Gerald Anderson.
Before Maja and Gerald became an item, Kim had a relationship with the Kapamilya actor.
What is Kim's reaction to the breakup of Maja and her ex-boyfriend Gerald?
"Wala na po ako diyan," Kim pointed out during the launch of her second album titled Chinita Princess, held earlier today, April 21, at Vanilla Cupcake, Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City.
She added, "Siguro it's their decision.
"Nasa kanilang dalawa iyon, and they are asking for respect and privacy, so ibigay na lang po natin sa kanila iyon."
When PEP asked if she was surprised by the Gerald-Maja breakup, Kim answered, "Hayaan na lang natin, respeto na lang natin sa kanila.
"Kasi siyempre hindi madali 'yon at hindi simple yung bagay na 'yon."
Does this breakup have an effect on her friendship with Maja and/or Gerald?
"Sobrang okay naman na kami. Sa mga nakikita nila sa mga pictures, sobrang okay, lahat ayos na," Kim said.
Kim believes that Maja will be able to surpass this challenge in her life.
"Alam ko naman strong siya, kaya alam kong kaya niya 'yon. Kaya niya 'yan.
"Sobra siyang strong at madami siyang friends na happy na nakapalibot sa kanya."
Kim also revealed that she hasn't talked to Maja and Gerald since news of their breakup was confirmed last week.
EX-GIRLFRIENDS. Kim and Maja are now both ex-girlfriends of Gerald.
It will be recalled that Kim and Maja had a falling out when Gerald hooked up with Maja in the past.
Eventually the two actresses patched things up.
What was Kim's initial reaction when she found out?
"They are asking for privacy and respect, so sana ibigay natin, kasi they deserve it naman as individuals.
"They deserve to be respected by fans and lahat ng tao."
What is her advice for Gerald and Maja now that they have parted ways?
Kim said, "Stay strong, stay strong. Everything happens for a reason."
What was the biggest lesson she learned when she herself experienced breaking up with Gerald in the past?
"Wala kang dapat na pagsisihan kasi lahat ng mga nangyari sa iyo, it has a reason.
"At kapag nalampasan mo 'yan, you will be two times or ten times happier na nakatayo ka."
What is Kim's advice for women who are dealing with a breakup?
"Hindi lang naman lahat ng heartbreak... every struggle in life, maganda 'yan, kasi you will become a better person.
"Kasi everything happens for a reason. 'Yan ang saying ko talaga sa buhay ko.
"Lahat 'yan nangyayari kasi may reason si God kung bakit mo naranasan 'yan at kung bakit nangyari sa iyo iyan."