Let’s find out the story of the long-talked about relationship between Actress Gretchen Barreto and businessman Atong Ang. Her name is often heard when my controversy involves Gretchen unless it is the Barreto Sisters.
Atong became close to the family because the mother of Nicole Barreto, Gretchen’s niece, worked with her at the time and later it was reported that they had a relationship. Ang is also a business partner of Gretchen’s longtime partner Tony Boy Cojuangco in several Casinos they manage.
Gretchen Barretto and Atong Ang together in the cockpit in a viral video, which has reached 5,000 shares on Facebook.
In the video, the former actress is referred to as the owner of the fight as “Lady Tiger.” I see that Ang was the chicken handler in a fight. The 12-Stag Derby (4 Stag Prelim) event was held on July 30, according to the video taken from WPC 2029, where the cockfight can be watched live.
Relationship goals, ”hirit a Facebook page that posted a video, regarding the previous speculation between Barretto and Ang. October 2019 when Ang denied that they had a relationship with Barretto, in the midst of a dispute between the actress and her sister Marjorie.
The businessman Clarified how he is associated with each of the Barretto women. The businessman said Nicole and her mother used to work for him; Gretchen was a business partner; and he once helped Claudine with her personal issues.
The full text of his statement can be read below:
“Tungkol kay Nicole, mga four to 11 years ago ay nagkakasama kami nang mommy niya. Kung ano man ang relationship namin, walang kinalaman si Gretchen.
“Si Gretchen kasosyo ko sa casino at saka sabong. Si Tonyboy Cojuangco, kasama ko rin sa casino. May junket ako sa mga casino, si Tony kasosyo ko sa Okada.
“Kung nagkahiwalay kami nila Nicole walang kinalaman si Gretchen. Ang relasyon namin ni Nicole, parang taga asikaso ng mga flights ko and schedule ko noon.
“Iyong relasyon kay Claudine, ako ang nag-ayos nang nagkaproblema sila ng anak ni Mayor Martin Castro -that was the only relationship we had.
“Si Nicole, pinagaral ko ‘yan, ang nagtrabaho sa akin ‘yung nanay niya. Si Gretchen malapit siya sa asawa ko.”
Ang and Barretto have previously worked together in several businesses, including operating a cockpit and casino. This is the reason Ang pointed out then, so they also spend a lot of time together with Barretto. The actress was also open in posting photos of herself and Ang. The two were most recently involved in the controversy in November 2020, when their visit to Janiuay, Iloilo to meet with cockfighting operators was questioned, for allegedly violating health protocols.