Turkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas with daughters Lorin and Venice Gutierrez.
PHOTO BY RUFFA GUTIERREZ/INSTAGRAM
Actress Ruffa Gutierrez’s daughters have finally reunited with their Turkish father, Yilmaz Bektas.
Gutierrez said the reunion, which came after 15 years, “took patience and a whole lot of faith, but everything was worth the wait”.
In a video on Instagram, Bektas was seen waving from the driver’s seat while their daughters Lorin and Venice sat in the backseat. The father and daughters reunited on a trip in Istanbul, Turkey. The family also went on a yacht outing, with Lorin and Venice seen with their half-sister Ilknaz on the deck.
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Gutierrez previously said her daughters were “looking forward to reuniting with their baba and Turkish loved ones.”
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She and Bektas separated in 2007 and their annulment was granted in 2012. She called their marriage a “bittersweet journey”. ICA/Expat Media
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