Ariella Arida Speaks up About Rift With Former Manager Jonas Gaffud

Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up Ariella Arida spoke about her rift with former manager Jonas Gaffud of Mercator and Aces & Queen.

In a statement she divulged to an entertainment site just recently, she said that she’s no longer under the management of Jonas Gaffud.

When asked if they had a rift, she said: “Siguro normal naman po yun from previous handler mo. Nagkaroon po talaga ng point na medyo nagka-gap kami.”

“Pero ngayon, I’m thankful, okey naman po kami. At naiintindihan ko naman we’re he’s coming from that time,” she added.

But how they were able to mend their rift?

According to her statement in an interview with, she caught the renowned manager off guard during one of the events of Miss Universe.

“Actually, na-caught-off-guard ko po siya during one of the events ng Miss U. So, hinug ko siya. Siguro, nabigla siya. Alam mo yun, hindi siya emotionally prepared,” she said

“Then, after that, siguro after how many months, siya na ang lumapit sa akin. Niloko niya nga ako, ‘wag ko raw siyang biglain. Sabi ko, ‘Sorry na Mama, nakita kita, na-excite ako,” she added.

Meanwhile, Ariella Arida earlier announced that she’s looking forward to find a new manager.

The 28-year-old beauty queen first came to prominence when she won as third runner up in Miss Universe 2013.

But before she was crowned as Miss Universe 2013 third runner-up, she competed in the 2012 edition of Miss Philippines Earth.

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