Richard Poon and Maricar Reyes are engaged

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Less than a year after they became sweethearts, Richard Poon and Maricar Reyes have decided to get engaged.

Richard revealed this new development in his life at the press launch of his new album "Legends" at Hotel Celeste on Monday, April 29. But he remained tight-lipped on the details of the engagement.

Read related story: Richard Poon thinks Maricar is 'the one’

"Pina-plan pa talaga namin. If you are planning for a wedding, ang daming detalye na pumapasok," Richard said when asked when he and Maricar will tie the knot.

"Pag may detalye, dahan-dahan naming ibibigay," he added.

Parents’ support

The crooner shared that their respective parents highly approve their relationship.
Maricar Reyes and Richard Poon (Screen grab from Maricar Reyes's account)
"I met her parents. I also told my parents about her. Every Sunday, nagmi-meet kami sa resto ng daddy ko. Lagi silang nag-uusap ni Maricar. Gustong-gusto niya si Maricar," he said.

Richard  admires Maricar’s character and simplicity.

"Unang kita ko pa lang kay Maricar sa Betty La Fea, crush ko na siya. May character siya, grace under pressure. She has gone through a lot. I like how her character handled it. She's a very simple and private person."

The couple  announced their relationship on Kris TV in August 2012.

Together at last: Richard and Maricar

Watch: Richard Poon and Maricar Reyes in MCA Music Philippines' "You and I"

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