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Award-winning actress Maria Elisa "Boots" Anson-Roa and Atty. Francis “King” Rodrigo Jr. tied the knot on Saturday, June 14 2014 in a Catholic wedding ceremony held at the Villa San Miguel of the Archbishop’s Palace in Mandaluyong City.
This is the second marriage for both couple. The wedding was officiated by His Eminence Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, D.D. Archbishop of Manila.
According to the report of Manila Bulletin, the principal sponsors were Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, actress Susan Roces, Raul B. de Mesa, film producer Marichu Vera Perez Maceda, Eduardo N. Roa and Christina Xerez Burgos.
The report also list King’s best man composed of Francisco S. Rodrigo III, Vicente S. Rodrigo, Roberto S. Rodrigo, Rafael E. Evangelista, and Ramon E. Rodrigo for best men, while Boots’Matrons of Honor were Vicky Anson-White, Leah Roa- Cuevas, Chiqui Roa- Puno, Josefina Rodrigo and Elizabeth R. Velez as Matrons of Honor.
Deputy House Speaker Roberto Puno and Ms. Lani V. Enriquez were the veil sponsors.
Atty. King Rodrigo, 75-year-old, met actress Boots Anson Roa, 69-year-old, in a gathering for his mother’s 96th birthday.
Atty. King is a former Philippine consul general in the US, while Boots teaches mass communication at the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University and Manila Times School of Journalism.
According to Yahoo Philippines, the couple gave each other a gift for the wedding. The bride’s gift to King is a branded watch while the groom gave his new wife a set of jade earrings, ring and necklace.
The new couple plan to honeymoon in South Korea. According to Atty. King, he will bring Boots to Seoul after they get married.
The wedding reception was held at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club which was attended by known personalities like Gary Valenciano, Manny V. Pangilinan, Gloria Romero, Pilita Corrales, Jose Mari Chan, Ricky Davao and and Willie Nepomuceno who performed during the gathering.
Here are some photos and video of Boots Anson Roa and Atty. Francis “King” Rodrigo wedding.