- Piolo Pascual got embroiled in a controversy after he was spotted with Direk Joyce in Sagada
- Direk Joyce was trying to get permits for a shoot that they would be making for the President's SONA
- The actor said that he was sad to be judged without knowing the facts and that he was there to help his friend, Direk Joyce, set footage for her personal message before the start of the SONA
- The actor also reiterated his loyalty to ABS-CBN and that his trip to Sagada had nothing to do with the government nor the President
Piolo Pascual finally aired his side on the controversy that involved him and Direk Joyce. This was referred to as the Sagada controversy, which put the loyalty of the actor in question.
In an Instagram post, Piolo aired his side. He started by saying that in the current time of pandemic and uncertainty, he always prays for the grace and wisdom of God.
"I grew up in a Christian home and we were raised to value hard work and loyalty. To not bite the hand that feeds you."
"With the recent controversy involving my firend Direk Joyce and myself, it saddened me to be judged without knowing the facts..."
"My loyalty has been with ABS-CBN since I was born in this business. My trip to Sagada had nothing to do with the government. I haven't met the President personally and I don't do politics as some my know. I was there with Direk Joyce and my friend Illac Diaz to help Direk Joyce get footage for her personal message/video before the start of the SONA, showing how the environment has changed positively because of the pandemic.."
"This isn't about the President..."
The other two pages of his statement are found below.
Piolo Pascual trended when he was reported to be involved in a team that was trying to shoot for Duterte's SONA. He was with Direk Joyce when he was spotted.
Previously, the actor also got emotional in Magandang Buhay. Here he recalled his mom and admitted that he was a mama's boy.
Piolo Pascual is a Filipino actor and endorser. He has done many hit movies and is with the Kapamilya network.
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