’15 years, everything has changed’: Ruffa posts photos taken months after giving birth to Venice

Images via Ruffa Gutierrez | Facebook
  • Ruffa Gutierrez posted some old photos of her on Instagram
  • In the caption of her post, she shared that the pictures were taken 15 years ago; a few months after she gave birth to her daughter Venice Gutierrez Bektas
  • The actress said: everything has changed, yet I’m more me than I’ve ever been

“Everything has changed,” actress Ruffa Gutierrez expressed as she posts some of her old photos on the photo-sharing app, Instagram.

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Because of the photos, the former beauty queen went back to her younger years and wrote, “Oldie but a goodie. Thr0wback to 2004, 15 years ago. Taken just a few months at home after giving birth to @venicebektas. Everything has changed, yet i’m more me than I’ve ever been.”

It was only more or less a year after tying the knot withTurkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas. A lot of things happened after the photos were taken; her separation with Bektas in 2007, her comeback as an actress, her journey as a single mother, among others.

In the comments section of the post, Ruffa’s friends and supporters expressed admiration not only on her timeless beauty but also on her strength as a woman.

“Ganda mo talaga, Ate Ruffa!” wrote actress Iza Calzado.

“Beautiful then, beautiful now,” wrote Instagram user @spcrnch.

“You’re more than just a pretty face. You’re an incredibly strong, intelligent woman, as well, and a loving mom to your kids. @iloveruffag more blessings,” @samjie2715 commented.

Image via Ruffa Gutierrez | Facebook

Sharmaine Ruffa Gutierrez in real life, the daughter of actor Eddie Gutierrez and Annabelle Rama started her journey as an actress in the 1980s, when she became part of That’s Entertainment as a teen star.

In the early 1990s, the gorgeous actress became the Look of the Year-Philippines 1992, the Binibining Pilipinas-World 1993, and Miss World 1993 second runner-up.

Ten years later, she married Yilmaz in a marital union that was dubbed as “2003’s wedding of the year”. Few years later, on the other hand, she came out publicly, revealing everything she has gone through in the hands of her husband. In 2007, they announced their separation through a joint statement. She has been a single mother to Lorin and Venice since then.