Quotes of the Week: Kris Aquino on cutting her hair, Bianca Gonzalez on being a #proudmorena + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) Your Facebook feed must be hot with election news and posts from news sites and opinionated friends alike, and we're quite sure there's been a lot of unfriending over the last couple of weeks. So much dirt is being thrown around that we're not entirely sure who to trust nowadays, but the conversation on social media has been nothing short of noisy and exciting.
In other news, the stars are having to defend themselves from Internet bashers and overeager fans. Here are the week's top stories, in quotes!
"Bakit ba akala ng tao insulto sakin ang pagiging morena? It's a compliment." — Bianca Gonzalez-Intal, on being a #proudmorena.
Say it loud and proud!
"Mayor Duterte who brags that he is not corrupt and is a simple and poor man should be asked to explain about his secret bank accounts that contained at least P200 million." — Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's alleged "hidden wealth."
We have so many questions.
"I think we can all talk about our differences in a very respectful way. No need to say bad things, or call each other names." — Aiza Seguerra on social media bashing over the elections.
How's your FB feed looking these days?
"No excuse na nangyari ito...At least tingin ko we've lessened the glitches as compared to a year ago. The people deserve better services, much lesser interruptions and more trains." — DOTC Sec. Joseph Emilio Abaya on MRT interruptions.
Yep, we've known this for a while now...
"Girls—if ever you're heartbroken—don't cut your hair." — Kris Aquino on hairstyles.
"If we go along with the commercial survey firms, they will be the ones to choose our next leaders. That cannot be. So I hope you will go to your homes and your neighborhoods and tell them about this sorry conspiracy." — Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on election surveys.
We don't know who to believe these days.
"Instead of wasting their talents, these talented Filipino Internet experts should be employed by the executive department as white hat hackers to protect us from real cyber-criminals." - Sen. Ralph Recto on the COMELEC hacker.
We don't want to encourage hackers, but...sure?
"Kahit sino pa man ang manalo. Respect lang, ang IMPORTANTE mapabuti ang PILIPINAS. Hindi natin kailangan mag away away. Mas importante tayo." — Jun Sabayton on social media bashing over the elections.
Respect goes a long way.
"Minsan natatakot pa rin akong lumabas kasi feeling ko may sasabunot sa akin anytime." — Nadine Lustre on being “the most envied girlfriend.”
Don’t be scared, Nadine. We’re sure James will protect you.
“Looking forward to Manila...and pancit canton.” — One Republic on their upcoming show in Manila.
So many concerts to look forward to!
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.