- Cherry Pie Purisima and her husband are still on a quandary whether to file a case against the wedding coordinator who was paid in full but did not book the reception venue
- She revealed to Cebu Daily News that when they learned that he was rushed to the hospital because he attempted to take his own life, she and her husband discussed whether to visit him or not
- They were thinking maybe he has problems, but they insisted that he should have talked to them and let them know
- The couple now want their money back even if it meant that the coordinator will be paying in installments
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Cherry Pie Purisima revealed to CDN Digital of Inquirer that they were still thinking of whether to file a case against the wedding coordinator, Naser Fuentes or not.
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She said that when they heard that he tried to take his own life, she and her husband even discussed whether they would pay him a visit or not.
The scammed bride still felt pity towards Naser upon hearing his plight, thinking that he might have some problems, and that he should just have told them.
"Siguro magpapa-blotter pa rin kami, kasi I'm confused. Pero, mag-uusap pa rin kami. Kay actually, kahit na ginanito kami, naawa pa rin kasi ako sa kanya, kasi di natin alam kung ano talaga dahilan niya..."
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"Yung ginawa niya, sa lahat ng mga nagawa niya, may dahilan lahat. Yung samin lang, sana kumontak siya," said Cherry.
The couple now wants to have their money back. She said that even if he would also return it in installments, that would be fine with them.
She added that even if he would subtract the fees intended for the photographers and other suppliers.
Cherry was the bride who went viral after crying inconsolably outside the wedding reception venue because it was closed, not booked.
Over the years, when online transactions have become rampant, many people were victimized by scammers. Many ended up letting go of their hard-earned money.
Cherry Pie Purisima revealed that she came to know the wedding coordinator who was not able to book the reception venue through Facebook. She said that she got convinced after reading favorable comments on the social media platform. According to the bride, she has already paid the P65,000 in full to the wedding coordinator, having made negotiations in February of this year but started paying the initial installment in June. Cherry paid the remaining balance of P3,800 on Tuesday, Sept. 21, which is the day before the wedding.
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The wedding coordinator of the viral bride who was inconsolable outside her reception venue due to the alleged non-booking of the coordinator was brought to the hospital. He reportedly tried to take his own life a day after news broke out about the allegedly "scammed" bride and groom. The situation of the bride was publicized by the photographer, who was also hired by the wedding coordinator, wherein he posted the video of the bride crying inconsolably. The coordinator, identified as Naser Fuentes, allegedly cut his wrist in his home in Barangay Casili, Consolacion.
The Department of Health urges people with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues to call the National Center for Mental Health hotlines at 0917-899-USAP (8727) or 899-USAP (8727); or its Mind Matters hotline at 09189424864.