Quotes of the Week: Kris Aquino on her big move, Marian Rivera on being a hot mama + more
The city's most interesting sound bites.
(SPOT.ph) This week, the Official Gazette of the Philippines was accused of “historical revisionism” after a Facebook post about former president Ferdinand Marcos's birthday went viral, for all the wrong reasons.
In other news, Lav Diaz won big in Venice, and Kris Aquino announced her big move...to another network.
Here are the rest of the week's highlights, in quotes!
“As much as I wanted to believe I was a pillar of the network, everybody is dispensable.” — Kris Aquino on leaving ABS-CBN.
Wise words, for people with any kind of job, really.
“Sana, hindi na hindi na mauulit 'yan. I make a commitment. May internal investigation.” — Presidential Communications Office Assistant Sec. Ramon Cualoping on the controversial Official Gazette post about Ferdinand Marcos.
We all live and learn.
“Sana anuman ang kasalanan ng aking ama—sapagkat hindi naman niya kailanman sinabi na siya ay hindi tao lamang na nagkakamali at nagkakasala...mahanap na nila ang kapatawaran.” — Imee Marcos asking for forgiveness on behalf of her father.
Sorry seems to be the hardest word!
“We trust that the Administration will immediately shed light on this report to address the understandable concern of so many of us Filipinos.” — Vice President Leni Robredo on reports that Duterte gave the “go signal” regarding the execution of alleged drug mule Mary Jane Veloso.
Another miscommunication or misinterpretation?
“Artists who feel like they’re superstars treat our seniors poorly...I don’t understand why major networks tolerate these kids’ rude behavior.” — Judy Ann Santos on young artists who disrespect veteran artists.
Oh, these young hotshots.
“Di mo dapat pigilin sarili mo kapag nasa scene ka na 'yon.” — Jericho Rosales on doing love scenes.
Go lang ng go!
"I don’t make a conscious effort to be a hot mama." — Marian Rivera-Dantes on not dieting and just eating nutritious food to stay fit.
“This is for my country, for the Filipino people, for our struggle and for the struggle of humanity.” — Lav Diaz on winning the Golden Lion Award at the 73rd Venice Film Festival for his film Ang Babaeng Humayo.
“Taking another’s life becomes a form of vengeance. It doesn’t solve the problem.” — Noel Cabangon on extrajudicial killings.
And the cycle doesn’t end.
“If she says sorry, sure!” — Katy Perry on the possibility of collaborating with Taylor Swift.
Band-aids don’t fix bullet holes but an apology might.
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.