‘Block nalang and not read’: Ex-PBB housemate Franki Russell on comparisons to Pia Wurtzbach


Franki Rusell has dismissed rumors that she is dating Marlon Stockinger.

The former Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) housemate revealed in a Tonight With Boy Abunda interview that she is just friends with the model and race car driver.

“(We’re) getting to know each other po, as in friends kami. We’re hanging out in groups, and just enjoying getting to know each other,” she said.

She also shared that she and Marlon go out alone together sometimes.

“We’re both single po. He’s single, I’m single, so I see nothing wrong with that naman,” she added.

Speculations about the two being together sparked after clips and photos of them getting cozy in La Union circulated online.


With her being linked to Pia Wurtzbach’s ex-boyfriend, Franki admitted to seeing comparisons being made between her and the former Miss Universe.

“There was a time when I would read negative things. Pero ngayon na-realize ko it’s not going to make me feel any sort of happiness to read negative things. So I just try to block na lang and not read,” she shared.

Pia and Marlon ended their three-year relationship last December 2019.

The former PBB housemate said that she’s not closing doors on dating Marlon, whom she named as the “sexiest man in the Philippines” during the show’s Fast Talk segment.

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