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Solenn Heussaff "very offended" by French documentary calling her a "bimbo" and her friends "spoiled brats"
Published on: Jan 12, 2011 - 9:12am

Saksi report


Singer-model Solenn Heussaff said yesterday that she feels "very offended" by the editing of a French documentary that "made (her and her friends) sound like total spoiled brats." She told, "Not to mention the title of the documentary was (Stories of) Gangsters, Drug Lords and Bimbos."

The documentary by French channel M6 supposedly made Heussaff and her friends "look like (they) don't work, and (that) all (they) do is live the lifestyle." There were no names mentioned on the video but Heussaff said the title was "obviously referring" to them. She said, "All my friends are well-educated, respected, self-accomplished, down-to-earth, and successful women."


The French documentary showed Solenn Heussaff's friends including actress-host Ruffa Gutierrez and Professional Models Association of the Philippines Vice President Mikaela Lagdameo-Martinez


Heussaff, who is half-French and half-Filipino, added, "I was very offended since my dad and I helped them organize their documentary here (and provided for their) transportation. They wanted to film several sides of the Philippines and they just totally exaggerated the differences between the poor and more fortunate."

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  • anonymous
    Well it didnt help her when she flashed that manila polo club membership card
    Oct 05 2012 @ 07:28am     Reply  
  • violet
    rnShe's not the one talking in French. It's the narrator of the documentary. Probably one of the producers.
    Mar 24 2011 @ 03:53pm     Reply  
  • frenchie
    I'm a 30 year old french and im really familiar with Pinas being that my gf pinay cha and ive been and live numerous times there. First of all she shouldn't be so annoyed cause to say the truth she is totally unknown in my country. After the documentary pass on tv noone will remember of her in France so not a big deal for her i think she shouted more about it to get more publicity in PI. rnNow that girl is not what she seems she is a really nice girl and has really talent in painting and arts.rnNow what i think the french wanted to portray is the immense gap there is in your country, some people are treated like sh*t and live in poverty while some others get valet for their cars and are spoiled as hell. I witnessed that too and was shocked so many times in Pinas, went to some nice clubs etc etc and some people act even more posh than the rich people of my country. There is a certain wannabism in your country which is to want to look like us and appoint to the nice spots mestissas and mestissos, you guys need to stop that, i always hear proud to be pinoy but at the end of the day its all about being copycats of europe or america, just be yourself...
    Mar 08 2011 @ 10:05pm     Reply  
  • mountaineers inc.
    Tell me who your friends are and I'll tell you who you are.
    Jan 13 2011 @ 03:14pm     Reply  
  • jay
    well, i dont like her - Ruffa is her friend. Same feathers flocks together hehehe.....
    Jan 13 2011 @ 11:42am     Reply  
  • ike
    i don't think they told her what the title would be! why would she have agreed if they did?
    Jan 13 2011 @ 08:20am     Reply  
  • bibbo
    I'm commenting in English so Ms. Heusaff would understand and realize how st*p*d she is.rnrnThe documentary is titled '(Stories of) Gangsters, Drug Lords and Bimbos' from the start that alone should have raised a red flag.
    Jan 13 2011 @ 07:55am     Reply  
  • lolabelle
    I have seen the show when it was aired. I dont they were referring to her as bimbo. They featured how wide is the gap bet the poor and the rich here. Other than that they dont show her as much as Jamby Madrigal. eh di si Jamby, bimbo din. hehe. rn after the phil feature, sa Portugal ata naman ung pinalabas. and it was abt prostitution if i remember it correctly. And i think un ung bimbo feature nila. I maybe wrong though.
    Jan 13 2011 @ 07:19am     Reply  
  • nosurpriseshere
    What did she expect? How else would she be portrayed given the extreme poverty in our country?rn rnHow naive.
    Jan 13 2011 @ 01:07am     Reply  
  • carlos celdran
    I have worked with MANY photographers and journalists who want to "feature" the PH. Many of them have not had our best interests in mind. Carpetbag a story on poverty and perversion and create a caricature that will sell is the situation I was confronted with MANY a time. Make the PH look like a basketcase. Show only one pathetic layer, sell the story, and move on.rnrnI have since been more careful in accepting jobs to "guide" these journalists.
    Jan 13 2011 @ 12:37am     Reply  
  • solennawhat?
    No- obviously spending more time with Solenn made them turn on her and to show the true sense of the word "BRAT"rnIn a hunger striven poor country with children starving in the philippines- we do not need to see documentaries about people who want to be in the lime light-rngrow up solenn- maybe you should have done a documentary on Smokey Mountain instead of flaunting yourself in boracay in a bikini 24 hours a day during New Years.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 11:34pm     Reply  
  • roxy
    she is hot, talented, sexy! God is not fair. rn I met her and she was very nice!rn
    Jan 12 2011 @ 11:04pm     Reply  
  • tsara
    I've always found her nice in person. Although good point about Ruffa. Why is she your friend? As for the French crew, way to live up to the stereotype...
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:59pm     Reply  
  • j'adore solenn
    super HOT nga to see her speak French. Wow.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:54pm     Reply  
  • stop the hate
    Who said they made out? Grabe talaga ang mga tao!
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:52pm     Reply  
  • daily
    Judging from your friends Ruffa G , hehehehe , need I say more ?
    Jan 12 2011 @ 09:08pm     Reply  
  • buti nga kina ruffa!
    Well, isn't she part of the biracial Pinay socialite groupies who made out with Mark Salling?
    Jan 12 2011 @ 06:37pm     Reply  
  • oh poor solenn
    it's really hard being a beautiful, rich, young woman living in the Philippines. It's just so terrible with the struggles they face each day.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 03:46pm     Reply  
  • atm
    kakatuwa magsalita ng french si solenn!
    Jan 12 2011 @ 03:42pm     Reply  
  • joe
    She's French, she should know by now that French people aren't the nicest people in the world. They even take pride in being snobby and rude.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 03:41pm     Reply  
  • raina
    Sorry, what? I got totally distracted by Solenn Heussaff. Speaking French. HOT.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 02:18pm     Reply  
  • redsocks
    they're so nasty!
    Jan 12 2011 @ 01:17pm     Reply  
  • jada
    ooh snap!
    Jan 12 2011 @ 12:18pm     Reply  
  • pinoy cualiti
    only in the philippines can an average looking guy or girl become a model. as long as they are thin and above 5'7, which is short globally, and have a non filipino face. she isn'y even model material!
    Jan 12 2011 @ 11:34am     Reply  
  • dwayne
    Well, last I noticed, being a make-up artist isn't really the most promising and educated job in the world. Maybe it does hold some water, these French people did in fact meet her face to face. And if you do bump into these people, you can overhear them talking about shoes and alcohol and a lot of "liiike duhhh... They were talking about it a lot" in the new bar of Tim Yap called Robot.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:49am     Reply  
  • jiki
    Makeup artist, fashion designer, artist, atbp. I read about it on Spot beforernrn
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:18am     Reply  
  • summerinparis128
    unfair's not Solenn's fault to be born beautiful and rich.i've read in that Solenn work as a Make up artist prior to joining Survivor Philippines.i think people should stop assuming that she's spoiled and she doesn't have a job.rn...never judge someone,especially if you don't know them personally.
    Jan 12 2011 @ 10:08am     Reply  
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