Imelda Marcos reportedly kept unaware of Typhoon Yolanda tragedy

They tell her that the TV is out of order.

Kyodo News (via reports: "Fomer  First Lady Imelda Marcos, 84, has not been informed about the extent of the destruction caused by super typhoon Haiyan in her former home city, Tacloban in the central Philippines."


According to the report, Marcos’ media relations officer Lito Gorospe, the congresswoman "cannot be stressed" because she has just been discharged from hospital. Gorospe revealed, "You very well know that Ma’am is very emotional. So, her relatives looking after her tell her that the television set is out of order (to isolate her from the news). She knows about the typhoon, but she doesn’t know the extent of the damage," Gorospe said.


The report noted: "Marcos, who is currently the congresswoman of Ilocos Norte’s 2nd District, lived in Tacloban City in the 1940s, after her father, Vicente Romualdez, decided to return home following the death of her mother in Manila."


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