- Angel Locsin has recently been used as an example of an "obese person" in a viral learning module
- While the actress has remained mum about the issue, the Department of Education has finally released a statement regarding the matter
- According to DepEd, the said module is not a part of their SLM but was a "teacher-made assessment" for Grade 10 students
- The Department of Education also apologized to the individuals who were mentioned in the viral module in their online post
Angel Locsin has recently made headlines earlier this week after she was used as an example in a learning module that was made for the Schools Division of Occidental Mindoro.
In the module's Physical Education category, the Iba 'Yan host was called "an obese person." Aside from the actress, Ang Probinsyano star Coco Martin was also mentioned in the said module.
Following this news, KAMI learned that the Department of Education has finally addressed the viral module in an online post on their Facebook account.
DepEd began by stating that the viral module was not part of their SLM or self-learning module but was a "teacher-made assessment" for a MAPEH class.
It can be recalled that the teacher whose name was on the module was Keith Richard O. Firme, a subject teacher.
Aside from this, DepEd also apologized to the individuals who were involved in the module, "We would like to express our sincerest apology to the concerned individuals who may have been offended or harmed by this incident."
Furthermore, DepEd revealed they have already talked with the teacher whose name was on the module.
Read the full statement below:
Angel Locsin is a famous actress, endorser, and host in the Philippines, who is best known for her portrayal of the superhero Darna. The actress is currently engaged to her partner, Neil Arce. They were scheduled to get married this year but have put it on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As reported earlier by KAMI, the Kapamilya actress was used as an example in a module which called her "obese."
Aside from this, Angel also made headlines when she was spotted helping people in Marikina City after the onslaught of Ulysses in the area.
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