Sylvia Sanchez and Ria Atayde React to Arjo and Maine’s Engagement

When Congressman Arjo Atayde popped the question to his longtime girlfriend, Maine Mendoza, the family was ecstatic about their engagement!

Besides being happy for Arjo Atayde’s victory as a congressman, there’s another reason for both actresses Sylvia Sanchez and Ria Atayde to celebrate. Both served as witnesses to Arjo Atayde’s grand proposal and engagement to Maine Mendoza, with Ria even nicknaming him “Mister Grand Gestures” as he didn’t just time it. He made the opportunity!

Gideon Hermosa served as the stylist for the event with Juan Carlos the Caterer being in charge of the food. NicePrint Photo took charge of taking the pictures.

Sylvia Sanchez and Ria Atayde: “Welcome to the family, Maine!”

For any married woman or bride-to-be, it’s always one of their goals to have their in-laws wholly accept them. Especially by the sister and mom. And Maine has found it in both Sylvia Sanchez and Ria Atayde. In Ria’s post, she shared how Congressman Arjo’s proposal and engagement was the change she “welcomed the most”. “We’re so excited to welcome you,” she adds to the caption.

Sylvia’s reaction was equally heart-warming to Maine Mendoza and Arjo Atayde’s engagement. Aware of how people bashed Arjo for using Maine’s popularity to win the elections and also busting Maine over it, she has decided to defend Maine as her own. “Finally!! Welcome to the family, Maine ❤️ Thank you for loving my son. Love you Nak,” she writes in the caption, “I promise that I will take care and love you as my own Daughter <3!”

From “Arjo Cutie” to now “Arjo Hubby”

Maine Mendoza had no idea that her Tweet in 2013 would age so well. First calling “Arjo cutie”, now she will soon get to call him “hubby” and even finds love in both her soon-to-be sister-in-law and mother-in-law. Once again, congratulations to Congressman Arjo Atayde and Maine Mendoza on the engagement! We’re really happy for you both! And congratulations to Sylvia Sanchez for earning a daughter and Ria, a sister!

More couples that tied the knot this year:

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are Officially Married!
LOOK: Aubrey Miles and Troy Montero Are Now Married
Donita Rose and Felson Palad Are Officially Engaged!

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