Social Media Roundup: What Celebs Said During the #PiliPinasDebates2016

Everyone had something to say, even your favorite celebrities.

( If we could describe the March 20 presidential debates in one word, it would be "messy." First, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago announced that she wouldn't be part of the debates because she will be undergoing treatment. Then the debates were delayed for over an hour...and well, it just escalated from there.


The hashtag, #PiliPinasDebates2016, trended worldwide even hours after the debate ended. The Internet, of course, had plenty to sayincluding some of your favorite local celebrities.


For instance, they couldn't help but comment on the hour-and-a-half delay...which was said to have been caused by Vice President Jejomar Binay because he wanted to bring "notes":


Suzette Doctolero, TV and film writer


Jake Ejercito, celebrity


Raymund Marasigan, musician


Wanggo Gallaga, writer


Antoinette Jadaone, filmmaker


Paolo Paraiso, celebrity


CJ de Silva-Ong, artist


TV 5 also aired behind-the-scenes footage of the candidates while they were waiting for the debates to begin:



Anne Curtis, actress and TV host


Mark Bautista, musician


John Lapus, comedian


A lot of people also felt for the debate's sign language interpreter...and TV 5 News Chief, Luchi Cruz-Valdez.


Kim Chiu, actress


Jim Paredes, musician


Perci Intalan, filmmaker


Ramon Bautista, comedian


Amy Perez-Castillo, TV host


Meanwhile, others just had this to say about the debates in general:


Luis Manzano, TV host


Pepe Diokno, filmmaker


Dawn Zulueta, actress


Bianca Gonzalez, TV host


Rico Robles, radio DJ


Rico Blanco, musician


BP Valenzuela, musician 

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Chito Miranda, musician


Also read: 
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