"Pinoy Big Brother Otso" alums Lou Yanong and Andre Brouillette, collectively known as LouDre to their legion of fans, have officially announced their breakup.
In a joint statement they released on Instagram yesterday, January 27, the former reel-and-real life couple said that they have come to a mutual decision to "move on from being a couple."
"We realize we’re going on different journeys in our lives and no matter how hard we tried to make it work, it isn’t meant to be,” they said.
Nonetheless, the two assured their fans that “We [will] still be in each other’s lives forever as friends.”
And while it breaks our hearts to see them part ways, let's all take a moment to relive the kilig of how LouDre went from being a controversial "PBB" love team to one of the most shipped couples today:
February 2019: Lou and Andre confessed their feelings to each other
Back during their "PBB Otso" days where they first met, the two were a bit hesitant about their feelings up until Big Brother set up a special date for the two. During the date, they finally had the chance to confess their true feelings for each other.
March 4, 2019: The controversial kiss
LouDre really shook the online world when they had quite a heavy make out session by the pool, which scandalized their fellow housemates. The two then explained their side that they were just drunk and out of control.
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March 28, 2019: Andre asks Lou to be his girlfriend on national TV
Even with all the controversies hounding them, Andre had the courage to pursue his feelings for Lou. During the Adult Big 4 Tapatan, Andre took the chance to finally ask Lou to be his girlfriend, to which Lou said yes.
April 6, 2019: Lou's first Instagram post about Andre
As they temporarily exited the house, the couple had the chance to take their love to the outside world. Lou shared this photo of them staring at each other, and we could still remember the kilig we felt when we first saw this!
April 28, 2019: LouDre marks first monthsary
In now-deleted posts, Lou and Andre penned their messages for each other as they marked their first month together.
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June 2019: Andre attends Lou's college graduation
Andre was present during Lou's college graduation and even posed for a photo together with Lou's family.
September 2019: LouDre became MYX's celebrity VJs for the month of September!
The couple is slowly making their waves in the industry by achieving showbiz milestones together!
LouDre goes to El Nido, Palawan
Also in September, the couple flew to El Nido in Palawan, which marked their first out of town trip together.
December 2019: LouDre graces CHALK.ph's December digital cover
And yet another milestone for the couple, LouDre graced their first-ever magazine cover as a love team!
LouDre joins ABS-CBN Christmas Special
The couple was among the love teams who were present at the annual ABS-CBN Christmas Special — another first for them!
January 2020: LouDre goes to Baguio!
Lou and Andre drove all the way to Baguio for an episode of "Matanglawin." In an Instagram post, we had a glimpse of their fun strawberry picking session.
April 2020: LouDre graces FitFil
With the whole country under lockdown, the couple was among the ones who were able to showcase their fit side in the show via Zoom.
May 2020: LouDre does a quarantine shoot
The couple finally reunited after being on lockdown, and they immediately served us these awesome shots!
July 2020: LouDre graces Garage cover
For their second magazine cover together, Lou and Andre graced the July issue of Garage magazine. The two totally looked fab with their retro style.
November 2020: LouDre stars in "Pilikula: Still Connected" with Fumiya Sankai and Yamyam Gucong
Team LAYF headlined the last "Pilikula" of ABS-CBN who played as famous vloggers. Of course, the kilig LouDre parts were our favorite!
January 2021: LouDre announces their breakup
And just this year, Lou and Andre have finally called it quits. It was indeed a memorable journey for the two as a reel-and-real life couple, but we'll always be here to support them in their individual endeavors.
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