How Xian supports Kim

Xian Lim stands by special friend Kim Chiu, now that she is embroiled in a controversy over the rumored romance between Maja Salvador and Gerald Anderson.

[Related: Kim Chiu On Maja Salvador: 'Nasayang 'Yung Friendship']

At the press conference of ABS-CBN’s teleserye “Ina, Kapatid, Anak,” (book two) Xian didn’t leave Kim’s side  while the press interviewed her on the issue.

“I'm always here, giving her an open ear and a lending hand. I will always be there for her,” Xian said.

[More: Gerald admits he wants to pursue Maja]

Is there more than meets the eye behind their friendship?

Xian insists they’re just “good friends.”

Xian Lim with onscreen partner Kim Chiu (NPPA Images)“Pag mas matagal mo naman talagang nakakasama yung tao, mas nakikilala mo na sila. Mas nagiging komportable ka sa kanila at mas maganda yung pagkakaibigan.”

Xian spent the New Year with Kim and her family in Subic. Kim posted some of their photos on Instagram.

“Noong Christmas Day they were in Hong Kong. After Christmas, nakakatuwa kasi ininvite niya ako. I surprised her. Kami naman wala kaming pupuntahan sa New Year. Masaya na nakasama ko si Kim noong bagong taon. Sana ii-invite pa niya ako sa mga susunod na party. I’m happy to be with her,” Xian said.
 
[More: They Fight, They Make Up: Celeb Girl Pals Who Survived Storms]

As an only child, Xian feels happy Kim and her family make him feel very welcome in their get-togethers.
 
“Parang relax lang, kumportable lang ako na kasama sila kasi they accept me kapag nandiyan ako,” he said.

Xian Lim Only On OMG!Xian Lim talks about dealing with fame, making music and working with Kim Chiu. Interview by Jason Domantay. Video produced by Yahoo! Southeast Asia and Digitank Studios.


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