- Jake Cuenca attended the mass protest against the shutting down of ABS-CBN along with other celebrities and citizens
- A netizen insinuated on social media that the Kapamilya star got paid to join the said protest
- According to Jake, he was not paid anything to protest against the Congress’ rejection of the network’s franchise renewal
- He also revealed that he is protesting on behalf of ABS-CBN even if his contract for the network just got canceled
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Jake Cuenca was one of the celebrities who attended the mass protest against the shutting down of ABS-CBN.
KAMI learned that a netizen insinuated on social media that he got paid to join the said protest.
The actor responded to the netizen, explaining that he was not paid anything to protest against the Congress’ rejection of the network’s franchise renewal.
He also revealed that he is protesting on behalf of ABS-CBN even if his contract for the network just got canceled.
“Nothing, not a cent. In fact, my contract is cancelled. I might have even paid to go to QC today for gas. I went to ABS-CBN on my own free will,” Jake said.
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Furthermore, Jake posted on social media to express his gratitude to ABS-CBN, saying that he would have gone to Spain if the network did not give him a shot.
“I’ve been part of ABS-CBN for 14 years straight. Before I got here I was just about to migrate to Spain with my family because I couldn’t even call acting a career till ABS-CBN gave me a shot. I’m fighting for abs cbn, ABS-CBN is my home,” Jake posted on Instagram.
The ABS-CBN shutdown is one of the most controversial issues in the Philippines these days. Supporters of the network claim that the ABS-CBN is being unfairly targeted for political reasons.
Many famous stars have expressed their reaction to the closure of the Kapamilya network. Angel Locsin admitted to getting emotional over the decision against the network.
Anne Curtis also admitted to getting heartbroken over what happened to ABS-CBN. As for Vice Ganda, he walked out during the opening segment of “It’s Showtime” since he could not contain his emotions.
Jake Cuenca is a Fil-American actor and model in the Philippines. He is known for his high-profile projects such as Los Bastardos, Pasion de Amor, and Ang Probinsyano. Jake is in a relationship with beauty queen Kylie Versoza.
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