- Michael V. reacted to the circulating sketch and statement of him used by netizens as “campaign materials”
- Bitoy clarified that the post expressing support for President Rodrigo Duterte was made four years ago
- He said he did the sketch and poem to call for the public to respect the 2016 election results
- The Kapuso comedian also debunked an art card showing a phrase that reads, “I stand with the President”
Michael V. finally shed light on the circulating sketch and statement of him used by netizens as “campaign materials.”
According to the Kapuso comedian, his post expressing support for President Rodrigo Duterte was made four years ago as his call for the public to accept the 2016 election results.
“Madalas kong nakikita sa circulation ‘tong quote ko na ‘to which I posted more than 4 YEARS AGO nu’ng nanalo si Digong as President, to encourage people to accept and respect the election results, consistent with the “Dapat Tama” campaign na ginawa ko with GMA Network. To set the records straight, it’s NOT A RECENT POST.”
Bitoy also posted an art card allegedly made by supporters of the President and his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte with a phrase that reads, “I stand with the President.”
“Please pay attention to the LAST LINE NA ALL CAPS. I have no problem with people using it for the right reason pero HUWAG PO NATING GAMITING CAMPAIGN MATERIAL. #FakeNews.”
Michael V. is one of the most acclaimed male actors and comedians in the Philippines. In 2013, he won Best Comedy Actor at the prestigious PMPC Star Awards for Television.
He announced in his vlog uploaded on July 20 that he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The comedian, also known as Bitoy, recently assured netizens that he is alive following a death hoax about him circulating online. His fellow artists from both Kapuso and Kapamilya network then could not help reacting to the said hoax.
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