- Kapuso star Jennylyn Mercado defended single parents against criticisms on social media
- A netizen referred to single mothers as “babaeng inanakan lang” and it did not sit well with Jennylyn
- She said that being a single mother helped her to be stronger and she shared the difficulties of being a single parent
- Jennylyn shared encouraging words to empower all the single mothers who are raising their child
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Jennylyn Mercado took to social media her thoughts after a netizen referred to her as “babaeng inanakan lang.”
KAMI learned that Jennylyn fired back to those who belittle single mothers and those who got pregnant at an early age.
In a series of tweets, the Kapuso star shared that being a single parent made her stronger and that having a child early does not make a person less of a woman.
The netizen said: “Respeto naman sa mga babaeng inanakan lang!”
“To all the single moms out there, Never let comments like this get to you,” Jennylyn said.
“Having a kid early doesn’t make you less of a woman. In fact it’s the opposite. Being a single parent made us stronger than ever. Mahirap maging nanay at tatay ng ating (mga) anak pero kinakaya natin,” she added.
The actress also advised other single parents to always hold their heads up high.
“Kaya always hold your head up high. We are more powerful than they think we are,” she said.
In a different tweet, Jennylyn said that despite the criticisms thrown at them, single parents are staying strong to raise their kids the best way they can.
“And for those people na minamaliit pa rin kami hanggang ngayon, I feel so sorry for you,” Jennylyn said.
“Lahat ng mga kritisismo sa pagkatao namin nasabi na samin, and yet here we are. Raising our kid(s) the best we can. Whatever you say, You can and will never bring a strong woman down,” she continued.
Jennylyn Mercado is a famous actress in the Philippines. She has a kid with her former partner, Patrick Garcia. Jennylyn is now in a relationship with actor Dennis Trillo.
Earlier, Jennylyn thanked Dennis for having a surprise for her son Jazz who recently celebrated his 12th birthday.
The actress also went viral for her tweet after she learned that her latest payslip still has a deduction from PhilHealth amid the agency’s corruption allegations.
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