Quotes of the Week: Duterte on rape, Bea Alonzo on being single + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte has been all over local and international news this week. His statement on rape was picked up by news sites and social media followers, with many criticizing his stance while some loyal followers still openly cheering him on.
In other news, new beauties were crowned earlier this week during the Bb. Pilipinas pageant. For Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach, she also took her last walk as Bb. Pilipinas-Universe.
“Wala, single but happy. Sabi nga ni Basha.” — Bea Alonzo answering rumors about her and John Lloyd Cruz.
Popoy and Basha forever!
“Nothing justifies rape as a joke.” — Monique Wilson on Rodrigo Duterte's comments on rape.
Nobody's laughing now.
“Sometimes my mouth can get the better of me.” — Rodrigo Duterte on his rape joke.
The theme song of his life is probably John Mayer’s "My Stupid Mouth."
“Rest assured that I will do my best to improve more and to be the pride of my country.” — Maxine Medina, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe, on keeping the Miss Universe crown for the Philippines.
Are we looking at a back-to-back win?
"My biggest realization is that you should never give up on your dreams." — Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach on her last time on stage as Bb. Pilipinas-Universe.
And never stop dreaming.
“Hello my #BabyDynamite.” — John Prats on his new baby.
It's raining babies in showbiz.
“Pag talaga namang importante ang isang tao sa iyo eh, ang hirap magpanggap.” — Daniel Padilla on being accused that he shows too much PDA with Kathryn Bernardo.
Can’t fight it, can’t hide it.
“I’m so happy that finally our love story ay nagbunga na.” — Toni Gonzaga on expecting her first child with Paul Soriano.
There must be something in the showbiz water!
“Dream come true talaga na mapabilang lang ako sa isang proyekto na gawa nating mga Pilipino tapos mapapasabak internationally.” — Andi Eigenmann on starring in Ma’ Rosa which will be screened at Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Another #PinoyPride moment.
"I was down there and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down." — U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump talking about 9/11.
Nope, that was not a typo.
Art by Warren Espejo, with photos from PEP.ph, screenshots from Facebook fan pages, various TV show videos, news clips, and images used by fans in YouTube slideshow videos.