Quotes of the Week: Atom Araullo on Martial Law, Rodrigo Duterte on being proper + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) It’s post-election week! Can everyone be friends again? Apparently not. Some people, even celebs, forgot to follow rules on election day, causing an uproar on social media. What’s more, a certain candidate is crying foul over alleged cheating. At least there were some candidates who can finally breathe a sigh of relief now that the campaign season is over and they can go back to their normal lives. Like going on a honeymoon!
Here are the week's highlights, in quotes!
Let's set this thingy straight.
"I cannot be bastos because I am speaking for our country. If you are the president of the country, surely you need to be prim and proper, prim and proper na almost maging holy na ako." — Rodrigo Duterte on changing his ways once he steps into Malacañang.
It's a good start.
"Digong, I wish you success. Ang iyong tagumpay ay tagumpay ng ating bansa." — Mar Roxas conceding to presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte.
After all the hate, love!
"He deserves my 100% support and this is good for the country. It will not benefit the Filipinos if I do not give him the support he deserves." — Leni Robredo denying allegations that the Liberal Party is planning to impeach Rodrigo Duterte.
Hugs all around.
"Lumaban kami ng malinis at patas...Ginawa natin ang lahat ng ating makakaya." — Sen. Grace Poe conceding to Rodrigo Duterte.
Consolation: White shirts will always be in style.
“Honestly, I really don't think I did anything unlawful. I have reviewed the reminders of the voting rules.” — Mariel Rodriguez on wearing a “DU30” shirt inside the precinct.
Wrong spelling, still wrong.
“Siguro 'yong matagal nang naudlot na honeymoon ay matutuloy na.” — Chiz Escudero on his plans after conceding.
At least someone’s happy.
“The total votes for President are not the same total for Vice President. What the hell #DayaangMatuwid.” — Sandro Marcos, son of Bongbong Marcos, on alleged cheating in the VP race.
He did say he was a newbie.
“These past months I was gifted with a role of a lifetime and I have been savoring every single day.” — Chynna Ortaleza on her pregnancy.
"I’m so happy I was able to share with the Filipino audience what I do in London." — Rachelle Ann Go on returning to London.
Do you hear the people sing?
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.